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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • Harry Blumenthal, engineer and opera fan

    Harry Blumenthal, engineer and opera fan
    Harry Blumenthal, a Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany who became an engineer and an ardent opera fan, died Aug. 12 of a stroke at the Broadmead retirement community. He was 89. The son of shopkeepers, Harry Blumenthal was born in Limburg, Germany, and was...
  • Strong service at Tavern on the Hill

    Strong service at Tavern on the Hill
    Sometimes, it takes only a single element to elevate a new bar from "perfectly fine but forgettable" to something exciting and memorable. On a recent Saturday night at Tavern on the Hill, the new restaurant and bar that replaced Howard's of Mount Vernon...
  • Glenelg High grad to star in national tour of 'Evita'

    Glenelg High grad to star in national tour of 'Evita'
    Growing up in Howard County, Caroline Bowman often fantasized about what it would be like to star in a Broadway musical. On an October afternoon in Manhattan in 2011, she came one step closer to finding out. "My cellphone rang and it was the casting...
  • Catherine Mallette: Having it all vs. having enough

    Catherine Mallette: Having it all vs. having enough
    On a recent cold and foggy Sunday morning in Nantucket, I decided that, no, I wouldn't be going to the beach. I wouldn't be riding the bike I'd lugged to the island, or taking the run I'd envisioned. For the third day in a row, my vacation plans were...
  • Columbia native in 'total shock' after Emmy nomination

    Columbia native in 'total shock' after Emmy nomination
    Jason Odell Williams doesn't yet know if he'll attend the 65th Emmy Awards on Sept. 22 or even for sure if he'll receive his own golden statuette. When the Columbia native got a text message July 18 from an executive producer of National Geographic...
  • Catonsville Elementary effort aids NJ community ravaged by Superstorm Sandy

    Catonsville Elementary effort aids NJ community ravaged by Superstorm Sandy
    Sometime this week, a van from Elkridge-based DH Moving and Storage with two shipments for Massachusetts will make a detour delivery to a small beach community in New Jersey. Inside more than 100 boxes to be dropped off in Keansburg, across from...
  • Winner of $61k Kerr literary prize announced

    Winner of $61k Kerr literary prize announced
    As the five young writers sat with bated breath, Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post book critic Michael Dirda told them that a life of wordsmithing would bring them pain. One of them would soon win the nation's most lucrative literary award, the...
  • 'In the Heights' soars at Toby's Dinner Theatre

    'In the Heights' soars at Toby's Dinner Theatre
    As a Broadway musical with a Latin beat, "In the Heights" rises pretty high. Set in the Manhattan neighborhood of Washington Heights, it fuses the traditional sound of Latin music with contemporary hip-hop energy. The vibrant result makes for a lively...
  • Raise your glass, the Weeping Cherry at Bad Decisions

    Raise your glass, the Weeping Cherry at Bad Decisions
    Thank you, Al Capone. Fortunately for me, one of your worst decisions has resulted in one of the best ones I've made in recent months: ordering the Weeping Cherry from -- wait for it, wait for it … -- Bad Decisions in Fells Point. Turns out...
  • Group chosen to help implement health reform settled with feds over fraud

    Group chosen to help implement health reform settled with feds over fraud
    Maryland tapped the nonprofit Seedco to help implement health care reform despite a $1.7 million settlement the agency agreed to in December to resolve a federal fraud suit. The U.S. government sued the agency, saying it defrauded a federal employment...
  • Fine acting makes Bay Theatre production worth 'The Price' of admission

    Bay Theatre Company in Annapolis caps its 2012-2013 season with Arthur Miller's "The Price," a play that may be among the lesser-known of his works but nonetheless strikes a nerve with contemporary audiences. Miller's rarely staged, insightful play...
  • Appaloosa, jazz, progressive and country music June 28-30 in Catonsville

    The Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce's Frederick Road Fridays Summer Concert Series continues June 28 with Appaloosa taking the stage at the Mews on Mellor Avenue, a block from the series' previous location on Egges Lane at Frederick Road. Heavy...