| Jun 10, 2010
| 4:34 PM
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......
| Aug 31, 2010
| 4:35 PM
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,......
| Jun 12, 2009
Who needs a hospital when you have mass transit? For the second day in a row, a baby girl, who just couldn't seem to wait, entered the world with a whole bunch of New Yorkers looking on.
A woman gave birth shortly before 10:30 a.m. Friday on a B61 bus in...
| Jul 20, 2009
Bus riders traveling through Brooklyn may have an easier commute in January 2010.
The 10-mile B61 bus route will be split into two bus lines in an effort to reduce passenger wait times and provide consistent service.
The B61 currently runs from Long...
| Apr 18, 2010
| 12:05 PM
Police are searching for the driver of a car involved in a hit-and-run-accident in Brooklyn.
A 28-year-old pedestrian was struck around 3:50 a.m. Sunday on Calyer Street between McGuinness Boulevard and Newel Street in the Greenpoint section.
| May 4, 2010
| 5:26 PM
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,...
| Apr 10, 2010
| 6:16 PM
Tears are flowing in the streets of Greenpoint, the heart of Brooklyn's large Polish community.
"I cry because it's my country," said Elizabeth Kukikla. "I live for 24 years here and I never forget my country."
Before settling in Greenpoint three...
| Apr 11, 2010
| 4:37 PM
Church bells across Brooklyn's Polish community summoned people to mourn the loss of Polish president Lech Kazinski.
Hundreds of Parishioners packed St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in Greenpoint, which was standing room only Sunday. The corner church, on...
| Jan 3, 2010
| 12:18 PM
New Yorkers are taking a brisk ride Sunday to honor the street's fallen cyclists.
Cyclists, walkers, families and friends dedicated 11 "ghost bikes" memorializing accident victims Sunday.
Cyclists will ride through Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn,...