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Quick Bites: Fox Bros. update, Le Bilboquet opens, Cooks & Soldiers, and more

The latest location of New York-based bistro Le Bilboquet opens tonight at the Buckhead Atlanta development. Variations on traditional French fare include Cajun chicken with pomme frites, foie gras terrine, filet mignon, and mushroom risotto.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

L.A., Seattle, New England, New York; 4 Local Writers on Who'll Win MLS Cup

This weekend the MLS Cup Conference finals will begin. Sounders FC, LA Galaxy, New England Revs and New York Red Bulls are the four teams left standing. This past week on soccerly.com, I asked four writers from LA, New York, SeattleShow More Summary

Q&A with Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen

Alicia Glen, deputy mayor for housing and economic development, delivered the keynote speech at Crain's New York Business's "Future of New York" conference Nov. 20, touching on the de Blasio... To view the full story, click the title link.

Immigration debate explodes despite voter desire for change

Far from settling matters, President Obama’s unilateral action on immigration all but ensures at least two more years of fierce and angry debate over one of the most contentious and polarizing issues facing the country.

How Obama's immigration order hits NY biz

New Yorkers' reaction to President Barack Obama's executive order offering legal status to undocumented immigrants is mixed, with some employers praising it but some immigrants lamenting that it... To view the full story, click the title link.

Clippers have a season high in alley-oop dunks against Miami Heat

The Clippers returned to playing the type of basketball that earned them the nickname "Lob City" in Thursday's 110-93 win over the Miami Heat.

Here Comes The Holiday Train! CTA Announces 2014 Schedule, New Holiday Bus

The CTA has announced the 2014 Holiday Train schedule, and introduce the new new Holiday Bus. [ more › ]

President Obama takes immigration plan on the road to win support

President Obama took his plan to spare millions of immigrants from the threat of deportation to a Las Vegas high school gym Friday, the first step in an effort to put a human face on his divisive new policy.

Boys' basketball: King-Drew will be City Section Division III title contender

With all five starters returning from an 18-13 team, King-Drew could be the team to beat in City Section Division III basketball.

Fernbank Forest re-opening in 2016

For the past two years, Fernbank Forest in DeKalb County has denied visitors regular entry into its 65 acres of undisturbed, hardwood forest. With warning signs and chain-link fences put into place by Fernbank Museum of Natural History...Show More Summary

Florida State gunman was hearing voices two months before shooting

Myron May, the Florida State University alumnus who was killed by police after shooting three people on campus Thursday morning, told police in New Mexico he was hearing voices two months before the attack, according to police reports made public Friday.

Mayor taps Craig Richard to become Invest Atlanta's next leader

Mayor Kasim Reed has filled the last remaining vacancy in his cabinet, hiring Craig J. Richard to oversee the city's economic development agency. Following a seven-month search, Reed yesterday named longtime economic development official Craig J. Richard as Invest Atlanta's next president and CEO.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Easy Thanksgiving appetizers can make everyone right on time

In Southern California, invite family and friends over for Thanksgiving and you never know exactly when they'll arrive. Some show up early while you're still chopping giblets for the gravy or worrying over the pumpkin pie in the oven, throwing your whole cooking plan out of kilter. Others...

Rand Paul Compares President Obama's Immigration Order to Japanese Internment Camps

Senator Rand Paul, ever the sensitive thinker on matters of race, has compared President Obama's plan to offer citizenship to nearly five million immigrants with America's World War II-era Japanese internment camps. Watch this video and pass it around: (Via Talking Points Memo.) [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Layoffs ordered at state Senate to avoid deficit

After years of turning down cost-of-living increases for its budget, the state Senate on Friday notified its workforce that 39 employees will be laid off at the end of the year to avoid a multi-million-dollar deficit, a cut of about 4% of the total staff in the upper house.

Bratton: Unarmed Man Fatally Shot By Rookie Cop Was "A Total Innocent"

The 28-year-old man who was fatally shot by a probationary NYPD officer in a housing project hallway last night was "a total innocent," NYPD Commissioner Bratton told reporters at a press conference today. Victim Akai Gurley had entered...Show More Summary

Wave Of Ditmas Park Robberies Has Neighborhood On Edge

A series of armed robberies at cafes and businesses in the normally low-crime Ditmas Park has ruffled the neighborhood in recent weeks, and last night, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams hosted a town hall meeting at P.S. 139 to address community concerns in the affected 70th Precinct. [ more › ]

South Pasadena High on lockdown over 'possible suspicious activity'

South Pasadena High School was placed on lockdown Friday after district officials received a "communication about potential suspicious activity" involving the campus.

Party At Two Events For The New Issue Of 'The Pitchfork Review'

Lovers of the indie music scene have two chances to party this weekend for the launch of the fourth issue of 'The Pitchfork Review' music magazine. [ more › ]

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