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Notes on the revised Dumbo; some worthy Canadian films and hot fun with McConaughey in Florida
And more: a glorious stroll through New York, ghosts in Quebec, indigenous struggle in Ontario and taming horses and yourself in a Nevada prison
Mar 28th, 2019
Stand Clear of the Closing Doors: an autistic boy's journey
An autistic boy in New York gets lost in the subway system for 11 days in a bold new film by Sam Fleischner.
Sep 30th, 2013
Bloomberg's plan to fortify NY against #climatechange storms
Mayor to sea levels: "You shall not pass."
Jun 14th, 2013
New York City and Hurricane Sandy in pictures
The largest Atlantic tropical system in history, Hurricane Sandy, made landfall south of Atlantic City, New Jersey last week. The system came ashore at 8 p.m. New York time. By 9 p.m. the...
Nov 4th, 2012
Apple pushers and pizza eaters at the Farm to Cart event
A milieu of tasting and talking turned into one of watching and contemplating at Thursday's From Food to Cart event.
Nov 3rd, 2012
Claire Wanhella: Lexington Models' youngest face
At just 14 years old, the sky's the limit.
Dec 5th, 2011
Noriki Tamura talks Japa Dog
For Japa Dog owner Noriki Tamura, food vendor wasn't always on the career menu. He moved to Vancouver in 2005. That year, mini Japanese style hot dog carts started popping up around...
Oct 4th, 2011
Moneyball, Abduction, Dolphin Tale, Killer Elite, Higher Ground and two documentaries at the Denman Theatre
Brad Pitt plays a baseball boss with big ideas and few resources in Moneyball. (read more)
Sep 23rd, 2011
Real Housewives gives Zarin the boot
The Real Housewives of New York City gives cast member Jill Zarin the boot? No, she says. In an exclusive interview with Showbiz Tonight, Zarin sets the Season 5 record straight. "...
Sep 16th, 2011
The Pentagon evacuates following a 6.0 magnitude earthquake
The Pentagon and U.S. Capitol building have been evacuated following a 6.0 magnitude earthquake that originated in Mineral, Virginia this morning. Tweets from Huffington Post Publisher, Ariana...
Aug 23rd, 2011