| May 28, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Yet another city has turned its back on the Olympics.
Just a few days after residents of Krakow, Poland, voted not to try for the 2022 Winter Games, the mayor of New York City said he has no interest in a 2024 bid.
A top staff member from Mayor Bill...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:06 AM
As the allure of Grossinger's faded with the rest of the Borscht Belt in the 1970s and '80s, Mitchell Grossinger Etess and his family envisioned a casino to revive their hotel resort.
They tried to get New Yorkers to warm to the idea, which required...
| May 22, 2014
| 10:30 AM
It's the end of an era, as Time Inc. announced Thursday that it will move out of its offices in New York City's iconic Time-Life building.
The publishing company will decamp Midtown for Lower Manhattan and will ease into its new headquarters at...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:13 AM
President Obama spoke at the opening ceremony of the long-delayed National September 11 Memorial Museum on Thursday, invoking the memory of those killed in the 2001 terrorist attacks.
The dedication ceremony in New York was attended by current and...
| May 7, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Chicago and its home state of Illinois may have a reputation for corruption in politics, with its long list of governors, aldermen and even a mayor who have been tossed in jail.
But some are wondering whether the Empire State is now giving the Land of...
| May 4, 2014
| 4:30 AM
When director Marc Webb spoke to the big crowd at the premiere of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" here, he didn't open by saluting the cast or welcoming the colorfully dressed fans at the Ziegfeld Theatre.
Instead, he gave thanks — to New York.
| Apr 27, 2014
Hillary Rodham Clinton sure sounds like a woman who wants to run for president.
"If you really want to do something, if you believe you're the right person to do it, if you think that it could make a difference, then you have to be willing to compete,...
| Apr 21, 2014
Eight of the nine nominees for this year's best picture Oscar were filmed outside California. Nearly all of the live-action movies nominated in other Academy Awards categories were filmed in other states or countries as well. In the last two years,...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:30 PM
A Jay Z "curated" music festival being staged in downtown Los Angeles over Labor Day weekend will run concurrently with one in Philadelphia.
On the steps of City Hall on Wednesday, the music mogul and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Why is Martin O'Malley running for the democratic presidential nomination when everyone on the planet knows it belongs to Hillary Clinton?
After all, he is not a man known for flights of fantasy. And, according to a Baltimore Sun poll, most...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Movies filmed on location in the Los Angeles area surged 24.2% in the first quarter to 1,588 permitted days while TV activity slid 9.2% to 4,624.
Permitting agency FilmL.A. issued the the report Tuesday, which showed a 1% decline in overall production to...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Now that the Maryland General Assembly has adjourned for the year, it is time to take a quick review of significant accomplishments. Amid the hotly-contested debate on honoring soft shell crabs, kudos to the legislature for passing two little-noticed...