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Another Sex Offender Eyed In Decades-Old Disappearance Of Lyon Sisters

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

A convicted child sex offender has emerged as a person of interest in the presumed killings of two young sisters who vanished from a suburban Washingt...

Beyond Words

Brad Lander | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Brad Lander

Two of the people killed by Hurricane Sandy were two young Brooklynites, Jessie Streich-Kest (24) and Jacob Vogelman (23) -- both young people of extraordinary values and bright promise. I cannot find any way to understand or explain their loss.

Fetus Found In Philly Sewer Pipe

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 02.21.2012 | Weird News

Philadelphia cops are investigating the discovery of a fetus in a sewer pipe at a home in the Kensington area on Monday. Plumbers made the discover...

Philadelphia High School Dropouts And The Job Market: No Diploma, No Job

| Benjamin Herold | Posted 04.08.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of a partnership between the Philadelphia Public School Notebook, WHYY/NewsWorks, American Graduate: Let's Make it Hap...

A Great Antidote to Lack of Faith in Government

Brad Lander | Posted 01.04.2012 | New York
Brad Lander

When offered the opportunity to meet and talk together with neighbors in a collaborative process, and to use shared resources to confront common problems and improve our community, people respond enthusiastically.

Sensory Architecture In London's Hyde Park

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 09.26.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Swiss architect Peter Zumthor's latest creation wills people to stop for a minute and think. This year's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion is constructed un...

WATCH: Two Leiby Kletzky Tributes In Brooklyn

Posted 09.24.2011 | New York

Two Brooklyn communities this week held tributes for Leiby Kletzky, the 8-year old Brooklyn boy who was kidnapped and brutally murdered earlier this m...

WATCH: Charlie Siem Fiddles On The Roof

Crane.tv | Posted 09.11.2011 | Arts
Crane.tv

He is charming, talented, genius and above all, the most charismatic violinist of the year. Chosen as one of the ambassadors for the S/S 11 Dunhill ca...

Eating My Heart Out in Toronto

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

Peameal Bacon Sandwich: A Toronto Specialty There was nothing I didn't eat last weekend in Toronto, except maybe my custom-made hat from Lilliput h...

Anish Kapoor Turns The World Upside Down In London's Kensington Gardens

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Anish Kapoor WHAT: Turning the World Upside Down WHEN: 28 September 2010 - 13 March 2011 WHERE: Kensington Gardens Kensington, London W2 3, Un...

Michele Grant has Heard it All Before

Jeff Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeff Rivera

Drama, drama, drama. If you love it, then you'll enjoy reading Michele Grant's book, Heard it All Before. In my interview with the author, she discuss...

The Reader-Writer Covenant

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Randy Susan Meyers

Books are precious to me. If I am going to ask people to spend time and money on a book I've written, it better be one that broke my own heart in the process of writing it.

Saving Small Businesses, The Brooklyn Way

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Bob Zuckerman does not want to wait for the economic stimulus package to drip down to Brooklyn's quickly emptying storefronts.