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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • Details of downtown Columbia arts park revealed

    Details of downtown Columbia arts park revealed
    Symphony Woods in downtown Columbia is a patch of nondescript land used mainly as a pathway for the tens of thousands of people who attend concerts at Merriweather Post Pavilion each year. But a new development plan calls for a dramatic makeover...
  • Small twists on classic cuisine at By Degrees Cafe

    Small twists on classic cuisine at By Degrees Cafe
    Omar Semidey likes to cook, and he also likes to think. At his new Harbor East/Little Italy restaurant, By Degrees Cafe, both talents are on display. Before moving to Baltimore three and a half years ago, Semidey, a New York native, attended the...
  • Alleged Silk Road mastermind denied bail

    Alleged Silk Road mastermind denied bail
    A federal judge in Manhattan denied bail Thursday to Ross Ulbricht after federal prosecutors alleged that he plotted six killings earlier this year to protect his position as the operator of the sprawling online drug market Silk Road. Assistant U.S....
  • Rouse aimed to 'soft pedal' Columbia announcement

    Rouse aimed to 'soft pedal' Columbia announcement
    James W. Rouse had a big idea that he announced on Oct. 30, 1963: a community in Howard County built on more than 14,000 acres, a swath nearly the size of Manhattan that amounted to about a tenth of the county's land. So after Rouse put out the word...
  • Terps hope to show a different New York state of mind against UConn

    Terps hope to show a different New York state of mind against UConn
    COLLEGE PARK — It might only be a year since Maryland took the same train ride to New York and bus ride to Brooklyn to play defending championship Kentucky at the Barclays Center. But a lot has changed for the Terps as they headed up again for...
  • At 50, vision for Columbia is still a work in progress

    At 50, vision for Columbia is still a work in progress
    Ian Kennedy's short walk to lunch from his office in Columbia's Town Center takes him through shopping mall parking lots and a parking garage — or along a sidewalk where lampposts block the way. It's enough to make him feel that as a pedestrian in...
  • Point man on harbor development confronts controversy

    Point man on harbor development confronts controversy
    When developer Michael Beatty comes home from a hard day of reshaping the city's skyline, first with Harbor East and now with its neighbor, Harbor Point, he relaxes by cooking. "I love seeing projects through, but they take so long to get done,"...
  • Josh Charles marries girlfriend Sophie Flack

    Josh Charles marries girlfriend Sophie Flack
    UPDATE: A representative for Charles confirmed the news of Friday's wedding. Baltimore native and "Good Wife" star Josh Charles has wedded his longtime girlfriend, Us Weekly is reporting. Charles, who appeared in "Sports Night" and "Dead Poets...
  • Maryland outdoors calendar: Sept. 15

    Learn about red drum Monday: The Broadneck/Magothy River Chapter of Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association will present a free seminar by Captain Chris Dollar about red drum, which are being caught in larger numbers in the Chesapeake Bay as far...
  • Midweek Madness salutes orchestra that performs for random conductors

    Midweek Madness salutes orchestra that performs for random conductors
    Well, something had to come along after all those cute videos of classical flash mobs. Maybe this project of Carnegie Hall and Ensemble ACJW will inspire the next craze -- an orchestra setting up on the street in front of a music stand with the words...
  • Mother's suicide leads documentarian to make candid film (Hudson's Corner)

    When I returned to my childhood home, I discovered 300 family Civil War letters. I have transcribed them, but nothing more. Not so Kathy Leichter. The Cornell graduate and daughter of former New York State senator Franz Leichter left Pittsburgh's public...
  • Toby's 'Miracle on 34th Street' captures holiday spirit

    Toby's 'Miracle on 34th Street' captures holiday spirit
    The sounds of the season are cheerfully asserting themselves at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, where "Miracle on 34th Street" brings Santa Claus to town. Considering that this musical adaptation of the 1947 Hollywood movie concerns a Macy's...