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    February 13, 2013

    A Dancer's Tour of Duty

    Iraq changed Marine Sergeant Roman Baca — ballet brought him back

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    June 17, 2011

    Live: K-Holes And Making Friendz Try To Outdo Each Other At Shea Stadium

    K-Holes.​ HoZac Records Presents w/ K-Holes, Xray Eyeballs, My Teenage Stride, Making Friendz Shea Stadium Thursday, June 16 Better Than: Losing on a walk-off balk. Half the fun of going to a show at Shea Stadium is walking to Shea Stadium. It's better when there's no one around except for y ... More >>

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    March 21, 2011

    The 2011 James Beard Award Finalists Are...

    ​Earlier this afternoon in Portland, OR, the James Beard Foundation announced the finalists for the 2011 James Beard Awards. So without further ado, the nominees, after the jump:

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    February 17, 2011

    James Beard Awards Restaurant and Chef Semifinalists Announced

    opentable.comThe product of blood, sweat, and tears​It's almost time for the Oscars. That is, the Oscars of the food world: the James Beard Foundation Awards. Today marked the announcement of the restaurant and chef semifinalists, who were chosen from a record 28,000 online entries. Finalists ... More >>

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    July 6, 2010

    Priest Accused of Stealing $1 Million in Church Money, Spending It on Male Escorts

    via Hartford Courant​Weren't we all just talking about how the BP spill totally helped the Catholic Church with its little "priest situation," at least where the media was concerned? Got 'em out of the spotlight for a bit, took the heat off, what have you? Well, today we heard that we all migh ... More >>

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    February 18, 2010

    The James Beard Awards Semi-Finalists Have Been Announced

    Will the spirit of James Beard smile upon New York chefs?​The James Beard Foundation announced its list of semi-finalists for the annual James Beard Awards today, kicking off the food world's very own Oscar season scrum. The semi-finalists were selected from a pool of 21,000 online entries; th ... More >>

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    December 18, 2009

    A Guide To This Weekend's Holiday-Party Glut

    ​If there's one thing that people of all faiths can agree on, it's that the best thing about the "Holiday Season" is all the parties. There's nothing quite like sipping on some good ol' rum punch with your co-workers or donning your cheesiest Xmas swag for your apartment-building potlucks. On ... More >>

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    February 13, 2009

    James Beard Semifinalists Announced

    The semifinalists for the illustrious James Beard awards have been announced, with a quite a few hometown favorites in the lot, including Dan Barber and Tom Colicchio in the the Outstanding Chef category; Babba and Jean George for Outstanding Restaurant;  Corton, Momofuku Ko, and Scarpetta for ... More >>

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    April 29, 2006
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    November 22, 2005

    Mob's Thruway Detour

    A major contracting firm is barred from state roadwork as crime ties are cited

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    November 22, 2005

    Shopping Spree

    Hit up builder, win free suit

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    August 16, 2005

    Hunting the Magic Number

    In council races around town, it's a tale of two cities

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    March 16, 2004

    Day by Day, Death by Death

    A Chronology of U.S. Military Fatalities Since 'Mission Accomplished,' Part II