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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • Blue Pit BBQ an attractive option off Hampden's Avenue

    Blue Pit BBQ an attractive option off Hampden's Avenue
    After a brutal winter, a still spring night means a little more. Recent memories of bitter wind chills and injury-inducing ice can make something as simple as sitting outside with a drink on the cusp of June seem revelatory. A few friends and I were...
  • TNA wrestler Gunner talks about upcoming shows in Maryland

    TNA wrestler Gunner talks about upcoming shows in Maryland
    TNA is coming to Maryland for a three-city swing this weekend. They'll be in Bowie on Friday, Salisbury on Saturday and Aberdeen on Sunday. Leading up to the shows, Ring Posts had a chance to talk with former tag and TV champion Gunner. We talked...
  • Triple Crown would be historic, but that doesn't mean it would change the sport

    Triple Crown would be historic, but that doesn't mean it would change the sport
    ELMONT, N.Y. — For months now, California Chrome has carried the outlandish dreams of his little-guy owners and his unsung trainer every time he's roared around another racetrack. As his victories have mounted, so has his cargo. When he enters...
  • Ill-fated love affair, set to song and dance, at Laurel Mill Playhouse

    Ill-fated love affair, set to song and dance, at Laurel Mill Playhouse
    When community theater vaudeville landed on Main Street in the Laurel Mill Playhouse's spring production of Andrew Lippa's "The Wild Party" weekend before last, it roared. Based on Joseph Moncure March's 1928 narrative poem of the same name —...
  • After tragedy, Porochista Khakpour develops fanciful fiction

    After tragedy, Porochista Khakpour develops fanciful fiction
    The author Porochista Khakpour's earliest memory is of being terrified by anti-aircraft missiles dropping near her Tehran home during the Iran-Iraq f War. Her shell-shocked family relocated to Los Angeles in the 1980s — and she had barely...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    'Live-lining' rockfish Monday, May 19: Capt. Wayne Morgan will discuss "live-lining" for rockfish at the regular monthly meeting of the Perry Hall Chapter of Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association beginning at 7:30 p.m. Gunpowder VFW Post 10067,...
  • Looking Out: Baltimore author releases debut novel about 3 gay friends

    Looking Out: Baltimore author releases debut novel about 3 gay friends
    The debut novel of a 30-year-old author born in the Baltimore area and now living in Owings Mills is landing higher and higher on Amazon.com's list of top-selling new releases in gay paperback fiction. Jeremy Scott Blaustein attended the Carver Center...
  • On the 9/11 memorial and museum [Commentary]

    On the 9/11 memorial and museum [Commentary]
    The new memorial and museum commemorating the worst attack on the continental United States in history stands starkly as remembrance of that morning in lower Manhattan nearly 13 years ago when terrorism rained down on the Twin Towers from those two...
  • HBO's 'The Normal Heart' brought back memories of death, and I'm only 28 [Commentary]

    HBO's 'The Normal Heart' brought back memories of death, and I'm only 28 [Commentary]
    As I watched HBO's new film "The Normal Heart" this weekend, sharp memories kept flashing through my mind of emaciated young people wracked with sores and dying before my eyes. They are memories I shouldn't have, memories most gay men my age...
  • Under Armour's Brand House in SoHo opens

    Under Armour's Brand House in SoHo opens
    Under Armourwill open its newest Brand House store -- its largest yet -- today in New York's SoHo district in a building once owned by John Jacob Astor. The Baltimore-based sports apparel maker hopes to attract international tourists and other...
  • Harry R. Vaughn, corrections official

    Harry R. Vaughn, corrections official
    Harry R. Vaughn, former deputy warden of the Montgomery County Correctional Facility who earlier had worked for the Baltimore City Jail, died April 19 of heart failure at his Randallstown home. He was 72. The son of Willie Dickerson, a North Carolina...
  • Movie review: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

    Movie review: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'
    "The Occasionally Amazing Spider-Man 2" might be a better way to think of the not-always-spectacular but sometimes satisfying Spider-Man sequel as it sprawls, brawls and wall-crawls over New York City. Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone remain the best...