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  • Investors can buy a piece of the Empire State Building

    Investors can buy a piece of the Empire State Building
    NEW YORK — King Kong climbed it. A bomber crashed into it. Now the country's most iconic building is going public. The Empire State Building is set to make its debut Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange. And for $13 — about half the cost...
  • Federal shutdown spoils KKK plan to desecrate Gettysburg's sacred ground

    Federal shutdown spoils KKK plan to desecrate Gettysburg's sacred ground
    No one can say that nothing good came of this week's federal government shutdown. In an affront to every decent American, the hallowed ground of the Gettysburg National Military Park — a world-renowned symbol of the gallant struggle against a...
  • 'Doctor Who' fans petition to turn Empire State Building TARDIS blue

     
    One "Doctor Who" fan has figured out how to make the show's 50th anniversary even more special. He's started a petition to light up the Empire State Building in TARDIS blue to celebrate....
  • Oliver Stone: Film School 'Seemed Like a Crazy Idea'

    Los Angelenos got a taste of the Big Apple on Oct. 28 when NYU's Tisch School of the Arts held a benefit gala in L.A. for the first time in 10 years. The Beverly Wilshire received a New York City makeover with Statue of Liberty, Chrysler Building, Empire...
  • Man charged in Times Square weekend shooting; bystander hospitalized

    Man charged in Times Square weekend shooting; bystander hospitalized
    NEW YORK--A woman¬†remained hospitalized, two police officers were¬†put on desk duty, and a 35-year-old man was facing several criminal charges Monday after a shooting near Times Square that officials say was prompted by the man’s desire to commit...
  • 'Diana' the movie: Not bad, but not that good either

    "YOU KNOW, Hillary Clinton gives of herself. Princess Diana gives of herself. But they are not saints," said actor Edward James Olmos. Well, during no point in Hillary Clinton's lifetime has she ever been considered a saint. Princess Diana, however, even...
  • 'About Time' and the Pleasures of the Time-Travel Romance

    "About Time," Richard Curtis' third and final film as a director, is -- wait a second. Today's theme being time travel, let's suspend that thought and return to the not-terribly-distant past -- specifically, to the fall of 1980, when Universal (the...
  • Film Review: 'Levitated Mass'

    Skillfully structured and highly entertaining, Doug Pray's docu chronicles the saga of Michael Heizer's monumental sculpture "Levitated Mass" from its conceptual inception in 1968 to the installation of a 340-ton boulder at the Los Angeles County Museum...
  • Review: 'The Big New Yorker Book of Cats' with foreword by Anthony Lane

    Review: 'The Big New Yorker Book of Cats' with foreword by Anthony Lane
    V.S. Naipaul, who wrote one of my two favorite novels, "A House for Mr. Biswas," is not exactly known for his winning personality — even many of his admirers find him arrogant, vicious, racist and misogynist. But a beautiful interview with him in...
  • Review: 'Finding Mr. Right' a quest worth taking

    Review: 'Finding Mr. Right' a quest worth taking
    As a cinematic lodestar, "An Affair to Remember" is to "Sleepless in Seattle" as "Sleepless in Seattle" is to "Finding Mr. Right," a runaway smash at the Chinese box office this past spring. Lovers unite, or are meant to unite, atop the Empire State...
  • What makes a skyscraper the tallest? A ruling is coming

    NEW YORK — It was all so simple for King Kong, the giant ape who fled his captors by clambering to the top of the Empire State Building. Back then, there was no question the Manhattan icon was America's tallest skyscraper. But that was before...
  • 'Sleepless in Seattle' musical looking to book flight to London

    'Sleepless in Seattle' musical looking to book flight to London
    Annie is from Baltimore. Sam is from Seattle. They meet on top of the Empire State Building in New York. But will the musical version of their love story be heading to London? "Sleepless in Seattle," the musical version of the hit 1993 movie, is...