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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Aberdeen's historic B&O station moves slowly toward restoration

    Aberdeen's historic B&O station moves slowly toward restoration
    Restoration of Aberdeen's long-dilapidated historic Baltimore & Ohio Railroad train station might finally be moving forward with plans to construct a new foundation for the eventual relocation of the building. The Historical Society of Harford County,...
  • 'Occupy' merges emotional choreography, political awareness

    'Occupy' merges emotional choreography, political awareness
    " 'Occupy' is a big word, and, of course, when you say that to people it elicits a very specific thing," says Vincent Thomas. The dancer, choreographer and associate professor in Towson University's dance department sits in a North Baltimore coffee shop...
  • The Baltimore Sun's Top 10 men's teams (Feb. 14)

    The Baltimore Sun's Top 10 men's teams (Feb. 14)
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || No. || Team || Prev. || Record || Last game || Next game || || 1. || Duke || 1 || 1-0 || Def. Jacksonville, 16-10 || Vs. No. 4 Denver, Sat. || || 2. || Syracuse || 2 || 1-0 || Def. Siena, 19-7 || Vs. No. 7 Albany, Sun. || || 3....
  • Nation lacrosse: No. 14 Penn State men top No. 6 Notre Dame

    Host No. 6 Notre Dame scored four of the game's last five goals but its rally fell short as No. 14 Penn State won, 8-7, on Saturday. Penn State (2-1) increased its 5-3 halftime lead to four with early third-quarter scores from Shane Sturgis and TJ...
  • The Baltimore Sun's Top 10 men's teams (Feb. 28)

    The Baltimore Sun's Top 10 men's teams (Feb. 28)
        ++++++++++++++++++++ || No.Team || Pr. || Rec || Last game || Next game || || 1.Duke || 1 || 4-0 || Def. Stony Brook, 14-6 || At No. 3 Maryland, Sat. || || 2.North Carolina || 3 || 3-0 || Def. Dartmouth, 18-5 || Vs. No. 12 Notre Dame, Sat. ||...