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  • 'The Good Wife': Top 10 things I learned on set

     
    Sunday night, Archie Panjabi realized the dream of thousands of aspiring actors the world over when she took home an Emmy for her work on "The Good Wife." Now, it's not quite the same thing, but not so long ago,......
  • Summer reading: Stephanie Anderson on Ernest Hemingway

     
    As summer gets underway, we've created the L.A. Times list of 60 books for 92 days. All of these are new titles, being released in time for summer 2010. At Jacket Copy, we're asking writers and other bookish types about......
  • Toxic Newtown Creek About to Get Cleaned Up

    Filthy Newtown Creek is about to get a lot cleaner. The 3.8 mile waterway that separates Queens and Brooklyn was named a federal super fund site today, giving people on both sides reason to smile. "This part is already developing gradually but slowly. I...
  • Toxic City Creek About to Get A Major Cleanup

    Toxic City Creek About to Get A Major Cleanup
    Filthy Newtown Creek is about to get a lot cleaner. The 3.8 mile waterway that separates Queens and Brooklyn was named a federal superfund site Monday, giving people on both sides reason to smile. "This part is already developing gradually but slowly,"...
  • Cup of Joe Sells for $12 at Brooklyn Cafe

    Cup of Joe Sells for $12 at Brooklyn Cafe
    The price for a cup of java at a Brooklyn coffee shop makes the prices at Starbucks seem like a bargain. The coffee -- which sells for a whopping $12 a cup at Cafe Grumpy -- is made from handpicked beans grown and coddled in Ethiopia. The unique,...
  • Greenpoint Ave. Bridge Gets Makeover

    Greenpoint Ave. Bridge Gets Makeover
    The Greenpoint Avenue Bridge is a key corridor between Brooklyn and Queens and it's long needed a makeover. Now, thanks to millions in federal stimulus money now it's getting one. So what's the controversy? It's boils down to a fight between bikes and...
  • Governors Island Opens To The Public Today

    Governors Island Opens To The Public Today
    Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Governor David A. Paterson and local officials today opened the newest section of Brooklyn Bridge Park at Pier 6 and kicked off the Governors Island 2010 public access season. Mayor Bloomberg also announced new, free weekend...
  • Greenpoint Beer Battle Heats Up

    Greenpoint Beer Battle Heats Up
    GREENPOINT, NY (PIX11) -- Don't pour the beer just yet in Greenpoint.  A controversy is brewing concerning the Polish Slavic Culture Center, application for a liquor license, to serve beer and wine in their cafeteria.  "So far there are 92 signatures...
  • Dressing the set and the people of HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire'

    The world of Atlantic City, N.J., in 1920 is not so far removed from our own in many ways -- houses have electricity, people talk on telephones and drive cars, men wear suits and ties, and women wear shorter skirts. But for all the ways it's similar, it's...
  • Greenpoint Residents Vs. H.B.O.

    Greenpoint Residents Vs. H.B.O.
    Residents and business owners of one Greenpoint neighborhood have had it with H.B.O., saying the ever-present shoots are turning parking spots into a sea of orange cones. When PIX11 News arrived Tuesday afternoon, cones completely lined several blocks,...
  • Brooklynites Fight To Save Their Stoops

    Brooklynites Fight To Save Their Stoops
    Some Brooklynites are fighting to keep their stoops from the City. Two weeks ago, the city sent dozens of residents on Monitor street in Greenpoint a letter notifying them that their stoop was on pubic property and was technically owned by the city....
  • Controversial Greenpoint Homeless Shelter Is Done

    A controversial proposal for a new homeless shelter in Greenpoint has unraveled. HELP USA has quietly retreated on Friday from its plan to develop a 200-bed men's center at a McGuinness Boulevard warehouse in the wake of fierce opposition from...