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Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: F-F-F-Fifty?

Shelly Peiken | Posted 05.19.2015 | Arts
Shelly Peiken

I often say (and you've probably heard me say it), that when I started out in this business of writing songs I was twenty. Everyone else was twenty. Now I'm fifty-something and everyone else is five. I'm exaggerating about the five, but you know what I mean.

Kim Bellware

Mag Mile Teen 'Wilding' Scene Leads To Chaos, Fights And Arrests | Kim Bellware | Posted 04.01.2013 | Chicago

A balmy Saturday of shopping on the Magnificent Mile turned to chaos when dozens of teens reportedly swarmed the tony retail district in a 'wilding' s...

The Central Park Five Premieres in Cannes

Annette Insdorf | Posted 05.26.2012 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

Audiences have been galvanized by The Central Park Five. "It would be foolish to say that the story is done, that we live in a post-racial society. That's what we struggle with ... to come to terms with America's original sin, which is race."

Matt Sledge

Compensation Proves Elusive For Men Wrongfully Accused In Park Rape Case | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.06.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- When police in New York are accused of misconduct, the city usually likes to settle quickly and quietly. New York City dished out $117 mil...

Counter-Terrorism's Revolving Door

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Another NYPD Counter-Terrorism Commissioner is leaving, the third since Police Commissioner Ray Kelly created the job in 2002. The latest departs to the usual chorus of hosannas from city officials.