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BWW Reviews: Voices for Relief Typhoon Haiyan Fundraiser From Academy ...
VOICES FOR RELIEF, a pair of benefit concerts for Philippine typhoon relief, is the brainchild of noted young tenor Jeffrey Halili, who's recently concluded in FALSTAFF with the Virginia Opera .
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Black Racism Emerges With "Knockout Game"
A twisting column of flame arcs toward the sky during a 2006 wildfire in Los Padres National Forest near Castic, California.
Freekibble and Halo deliver food for homeless pets during Holiday Kibble Drop
Ellen DeGeneres' natural pet food company, Halo, Purely for Pets , and Freekibble.com are once again helping feed homeless dogs and cats this year.
Top 3 Ways the U.S. Favors Middle East Airlines Over U.S. Airlines
As the big three Middle East carriers continue their rapid expansion into the U.S., the threat to U.S. carriers continues to mount, even as the U.S. government continues to back the three carriers in inexplicable ways, said the president of the leading airline pilot union.
New York Daily News
Meet the Philly pretzel, right here in Brooklyn
You call this a pretzel?! Um, actually, yes. A dough-loving Philadelphian has landed in the Big Apple with the most-important message since Philly put out the Declaration of Independence: New York can be a pretzel-making capital - if it's willing to listen.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
NBC New York
Cop Gets Pension for Stapled Finger
A former New Jersey Transit police officer who retired on disability is the subject of renewed scrutiny after a video emerged, showing him repeatedly firing an Austrian sniper rifle at a gun range.
Executions for 2 Murderers
Laquaille Bryant, 32, of Philadelphia was convicted of shooting two women to death back in 2008.
Comedy duo from CNY decks the halls with parody of Miley Cyrus' 'Wrecking Ball'
Dave Hopping, left, and Brian Richard Smith met at summer camp in Rome, N.Y., before becoming musical comedy duo Dave and Brian.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Detroit Free Press
Travel woes continue; stormy weather not done yet
An unrelenting winter storm continued to spread its misery along much of the East Coast on Monday, providing a wake-up call of freezing rain, fog and mist to commuters and travelers.
Lady Gaga Tickets on Sale December 9: SuperbTicketsOnline.com Announces Tickets for ARTPOP Ball Tour
The star will have finished her residency at the soon-to-close Roseland Ballroom in New York by the time her tour begins, and fans cannot get enough of this popular and talented performer.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Binns Management will be scouting talent at Bellator MMA tryouts on Dec 14
Bellator MMA announced their Bellator MMA Open Tryouts will take place in Philadelphia on December 14th, 2013 .
Local Arts Index: Samuel Harps
For over a century, our region has been home to extraordinary artists. Local Arts Index highlights the work of individuals who continue our community's rich creative legacy.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Grouplove Ready Documentary, Spring Tour
Grouplove has spent a decent portion of 2013 on the road in support of their latest studio effort, Spreading Rumours , and show no signs of slowing down, having announced a series of new tour dates for 2014.
One Couple's Elegant Wedding at Philadelphia's Franklin Institute
When Elizabeth began throwing her annual Christmas cocktail party for her friends in New York, she had no idea that the event would become so popular, or that one day, three years later, her future husband would walk through her front door.
'Mob Wives' returns with some new blood
Ms. Graziano told the Advance that fans will love the latest installment, billed as "Mob Wives: New Blood," which launched Thursday night.
I Really Do Hate Top-Ten Lists
For the past two years at this magazine, I have resisted the editorial demand to produce a top-ten list, having endured much numerical violence in my writing past.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Wall Street Journal
New Police Chief Faces Less Crime, More Counterterrorism
New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio named William Bratton as the next New York Police Department commissioner, giving the former police chief under Mayor Rudy Giuliani a second turn at the helm.
Remembering Nelson Mandela in PhiladelphiaHis empowering 1993 Liberty Medal speech.
On Thursday, Nelson Mandela died at his home at the age of 95. The anti-apartheid leader was imprisoned for 27 years and later became South Africa's first black president.
Slow Burn, Slow Fade: Inside The Walkmen's Final Days
Somewhere along the line, something went wrong. Things fell out of place, or failed to fall into place to begin with.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Watertown Daily Times
Fort Drum man faces 10 years' probation for promoting child porn
A Fort Drum man faces 10 years' probation supervision after pleading guilty Monday in Jefferson County Court to a charge that he tried to promote child pornography.