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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • Five questions with interior designer Barbara Portnoy

    Five questions with interior designer Barbara Portnoy
    The woman behind the interiors of many of Baltimore's significant buildings celebrates this year the 15th anniversary of the founding of her business, Portnoy Levine Design Associates or PLDA. Raised in Connecticut and educated at the Pratt Institute in...
  • Inspiring Women: Kavita Shukla

    Inspiring Women: Kavita Shukla
    When Kavita Shukla was 8, she designed a cage cleaner for her pet rabbit, Monet. Removing the cage’s tray to empty bunny pellets and food scraps was difficult and messy, and the third-grader was determined to improve on its design. “I came...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Casino operators join forces on New York venture

    Casino operators join forces on New York venture
    Two Maryland casino operators are teaming up in hopes of opening a casino and resort in the Hudson Valley-Catskills area of New York, and are considering other projects in that state, the companies announced. The Cordish Cos., which runs Maryland Live in...
  • Car catches fire in Mount Washington

    Car catches fire in Mount Washington
    A car caught fire in Mount Washington Wednesday night, sending flames as high as 20 feet in the air, according to witnesses. The fire department said no injuries were reported and the fire was put out shortly after firefighters arrived on the scene in...
  • 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...
  • Democracy, not capitalism, is failing the middle class [Commentary]

    Democracy, not capitalism, is failing the middle class [Commentary]
    The new book by French economist Thomas Piketty, "Capital in the Twenty-First Century," has rocketed to the top of the Amazon.com bestseller list. It accomplished this feat by offering yet another apocalyptic vision of capitalism in the tradition of...
  • Here's how we do it

    Earlier today, Robert of Cross Keys, a longtime reader here at Wordville, made this request on Facebook: "I would love to know the secret of making edits quickly and decisively, so that I may share it with my bosses who live to re-edit. If my office...