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Alaska Ketchikan Rep. Kyle Johansen has proposed a resolution in the state Capitol urging the U.S. Congress to declare New York's Central Park as a wilderness area, subjecting it to the same building and construction restrictions currently affecting...
Tags: Natural Resources, Wildlife, Politics, U.S. Congress, Government
The Associated PressState Rep. Kyle Johansen might have penned a resolution urging the federal government to take over New York City's Central Park, but he might not have expected a hearing on the issue -- let alone a mention in The New York Times. But he's got both. The...
1925: In response to a diphtheria epidemic in Nome, 20 mushers and more than 100 dogs relay a 20-pound cargo of serum from Nenana to Nome, covering 674 miles from Jan. 27 to Feb. 2. A statue of Balto, the lead dog in the team that pulled Norwegian musher...
Tags: Cancer, Sarah Palin, Sled Dog Racing, Dog Racing, Health
F. Scott Fitzgerald's ambition for "The Great Gatsby" was scarcely modest: "Something new — something extraordinary and beautiful and simple and intricately patterned," the novelist wrote to his editor of his plans for the 1925 novel. Tobey...
NEW YORK — When the news broke in 1987 that Liberace, the famously flamboyant pianist, was dead at age 67 with what his manager had claimed was anemia brought on by a watermelon diet but was, in fact, AIDS, it made front-page headlines around the...
Special to the Hartford CourantNEW YORK CITY — Storybook-themed outings, particularly for young kids, abound in New York. Fans of "Eloise at the Plaza'' by Kay Thompson can book the Plaza Hotel's Eloise Suite, featuring a sparkly padded pink headboard and Eloise's name in neon...
More than a century ago, the rumbling, sputtering automobile put the horse and buggy out of business. Now, Jason Wenig wants to help history repeat itself. The owner of a Dania Beach car restoration company, Wenig is on a unique mission: harness today's...
The wounded warriors and their families led Saturday morning's Operation Giveback 5K, buoyed by a cheering crowd of spectators and fellow runners. Chris Gordon of Clermont, one of the wounded warriors, was grateful that the event for veterans and...
Tags: New York City, West Point, Orlando
After the coffee. Before eating something other than Sal & Carmine's pizza. The Skinny: My diet has taken a turn for the worse since getting to New York. I'll need an extra long run in Central Park this weekend burn off the grease. Friday's headlines...
Construction is set to begin on the first phase of a massive housing development that is part of the city of Irvine's long-awaited Great Park project. A total of 726 single-family homes and detached condominium units are planned for Pavilion Park, which...
In a sea of empty lots in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood sits a faded relic that is one of the most historically significant American movie theaters still standing. When it opened in 1917, the red-brick, three-story Central Park Theatre was...
New York is one of the most expensive cities in the world to visit, but there are ways to cut corners while having fun. Play: The Upright Citizens Brigade offers improv, stand-up and open-mic shows nightly. Even with $5 tickets most nights, it gets some...
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