Synchronicity can be a scary, shocking and ominously timely thing. Only days after Barack Obama apologizes for a drone killing hostages held by al Qaeda in Pakistan, George Brant's Grounded opens. Yes, here's a play that's been heading,...Show More Summary
A 9-year old boy was stabbed to death in Discovery Bay, and investigators are working on establishing a motive with the teen suspect in custody. [ more › ]
A team of 57 Los Angeles County firefighters have been deployed to Nepal to aid in search and rescue efforts after a powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Nepal.
Metropolitan Diary: Conversation on a stoop ranges from small (first names, day jobs), to very large (the nature of God, and where we're all going).
THE DISTRICTTeenager shot in Southeast WashingtonA teenager was shot just after noon Sunday in Southeast Washington, D.C. police said.The teen, who was not identified and whose exact age was not known, was shot in the 1300 block of Savannah Street, one block south of the Congress Heights Metro station, police spokesman Paul Metcalf said.Read full article >>
Comedy promoter guy: Gentlemen, are you interested in seeing some comedy?Guy: I’ve already seen your shitty show!–78th & Broadway
Jim Fanning, the longtime Montreal Expos executive who guided the club to its only playoff appearance before the franchise moved to Washington, died April 25 in London, Ontario. He was 87.The Toronto Blue Jays confirmed the death. The cause was a heart attack, the Montreal Gazette reported.Read full article >>
After record-setting winter storms this year crippled the Boston area’s aged public transit system, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) wasted no time in trying to reform an agency that operates one of the nation’s busiest rail and bus networks.Read full article >>
Because of the NFL draft, The Joffrey Ballet had to move their final series of the season to the Cadillac Palace Theater this spring. Though still large, the placement of seating offers a more intimate venue than the Auditorium, the...
Saturday afternoon saw Santa Anita Park hosts to a much more lovable form of animal races: dachshund racing. [ more › ]
Montgomery County police do not have to send unattended children to Child Protective Services if they do not believe neglect is involved in the case, and instead they can notify parents and drive the children home, according to a newly...Show More Summary
As Bobbi Kristina Brown lays unconscious in an Atlanta area hospital, the Brown/Houston families are preparing to battle over her estate. The latest word on the curb is that Bobbi Kristina’s father, singer Bobby Brown, has filed for guardianship over his disabled daughter’s estate. Show More Summary
After aggressive lobbying, Fairfax County received an extra $8 million in regional transportation funds for congestion relief along Route 1 and two other corridors.The money for a project to widen a three-mile stretch of Route 1 near...Show More Summary
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The gay hoteliers who hosted a dinner for Republican presidential hopeful and anti-gay-marriage advocate Sen. Ted Cruz are facing a boycott campaign. [ more › ]
If poetry is good enough for the likes of Bill Murray and Anthony Weiner, it's certainly good enough for us. This week, the MTA Arts & Design and the Poetry Society of America set up poetry booths for the public at the MTA’s Fulton Center for Poetry in Motion: The Poet Is In. Show More Summary
Lady #1: I don’t care what anyone thinks! Lady #2: Yeah! Lady #1: I like watermelon! Lady #2: I hear ya! We can eat whatever we want! –Central Park Overheard by: ashley
Noted telephone-thrower Russell Crowe tries directing with The Water Diviner, 2014's highest-grossing movie (in Australia). Joshua, the titular diviner (surprise! he's played by Crowe), is mildly psychic and mourning his three sons who went missing during the Battle of Gallipoli in World War I. Show More Summary
Nene Leakes hit the stage of The Real Housewives of Atlanta season 7 reunion with an all-white pantsuit that many feel was a direct knock-off from Scandal’s ‘Olivia Pope’. Bravo even got in on the shenanigans, posting the photo above...Show More Summary
Weeks after Gov. Bruce Rauner and lawmakers in Springfield struck a deal to cut $300 million in spending across much of state government, the effects of that deal are starting to take hold.