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WATCH: Oscar The Grouch Has Nothing On This Kid

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 12.31.2013 | Parents

In a world where so many little kids are obsessed with all things garbage, it's nice to meet Mycal -- an adorable little boy who made friends with th...

Pacific Standard Time At LACMA: The Untold Story

Harris Silver | Posted 01.22.2012 | Home
Harris Silver

Pacific Standard Time is a sprawling cultural initiative with 68 major museum shows and 125 gallery exhibitions including California Design 1930-1965: 'Living in a Modern Way.'

Saki Knafo

Levittown: The Baby Boomer Story, Part 3

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 12.25.2011 | Fifty

Over the few weeks, for a three-part series on the history of the baby boomer generation, The Huffington Post interviewed four men and women in their ...

Steve Bergsman's Growing Up Levittown: 'Spaghetti And Jam,' An Excerpt

Steve Bergsman | Posted 12.22.2011 | Home

(An excerpt from Growing Up Levittown by Steve Bergsman) A multitude of uniform, unidentifiable houses, lined up inflexibly, at uniform distances o...

Saki Knafo

Return To Levittown

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.13.2011 | Fifty

Last Wednesday, as thousands of protesters gathered in financial districts around the country shouting slogans like "Get money out of politics" and "T...

'The Kiss': An Excerpt From Growing Up Levittown

Steve Bergsman | Posted 12.12.2011 | Fifty

The following is an excerpt from Steve Bergsman's memoir Growing Up Levittown: In my first two years at the University of Florida, I never fell in ...

Woman Works To Keep NYC Warm

Levittown Patch | Posted 12.11.2011 | Impact

Some people have a life-changing experience that shows them what to do with their lives. Lindsay Gruntorad had two. Six years ago, Gruntorad, then ...

Steve Bergsman's Growing Up Levittown: 'The Hop,' An Excerpt

Steve Bergsman | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty

My only non-academic objective when I entered seventh grade was to overcome my shyness. I had emerged from elementary school bursting with a need to s...

Saki Knafo

Take Me Home Tonight: Eddie Money's Baby Boomer Playlist

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty

For our series on the Baby Boomer generation and Levittown, N.Y., we asked Eddie Money, who grew up in the town playing school dances and went on to r...

Steve Bergsman's Growing Up Levittown: 'The Brawl,' An Excerpt

Steve Bergsman | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty

In 1967, there were four high schools in Levittown, each catering to a specific geographic area of the township. Since we were all rivals to each othe...

Saki Knafo

Levittown: The Baby Boomer Story As Told By The Children Of America's First Suburb

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty

In 1946, a developer named William Levitt began buying up land from potato farmers in the Long Island town of Hempstead, N.Y., and within a few years ...

Can Architects Fix The Suburbs?

David Glick | Posted 08.01.2011 | Arts
David Glick

On a rainy Saturday in April, black clad city dwellers descended onto the quiet streets of Levittown, NY. Completely out of their element, and disori...

Four Years on Room Eight

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It's been four years since I first started posting on this site, and I might as well continue the tradition with another retrospective. First, I'd li...

Levittown Agrees To Accept Gitmo Prisoners

Steve Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Steve Young

"We have plenty of room at the abandoned Levitz Furniture warehouse in the Country Club Shopping Center. And the money we're getting should go a good way in paying for that fire truck we've been looking at for the past two years."

Down That Revolutionary Road Towards Many Award Accolades

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

In Revolutionary Road, audiences see the destruction of a relationship never really fated to be, somewhat thrown together by expectations they have for each other but are never realized.

Frank Rich Was Right

Thomas de Zengotita | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Thomas de Zengotita

I have been blogging ominously for months about American racism and how it could undercut Obama's lead in the polls come election day. I was wrong. Frank Rich was right.

Obama Courts Working Class Through 'Future Generations'

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

In Levittown, PA, yesterday Obama called for "sacrifice on the behalf of future generations." Forget race and gender. It's the "future generations" part that may spur people in Levittown to vote Obama.