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Elliot Lawrence, Award-Winning Conductor, Dies at 96
He led a big band, conducted on Broadway, collected Emmys and for nearly 50 years led the orchestra on the annual Tony Awards broadcast.
California and New York City to mandate vaccine for government workers
California and New York City announced Monday that they would require all government employees to get the coronavirus vaccine or face weekly Covid-19 testing, and the Department of Veterans Affairs became the first major federal agency to require healthcare workers to receive the shot.
22 essential vegetarian restaurants in Los Angeles
Los Angeles's vegetarian and vegan dining scene is as diverse as it is delicious, with a mix of establishments ranging from classic hippie-leaning joints to chef-driven places and just about everything in between.
Some Massachusetts Restaurants and Music Venues Are Requiring Proof of Vaccination
Nearly two months after Massachusetts lifted virtually all COVID-related requirements, Gov. Charlie Baker is reportedly not planning on reissuing any statewide mask mandates or advisories, although rising case numbers due to the delta variant are causing some cities and towns to make their own calls both in Massachusetts (see Provincetown and Nantucket) and elsewhere around the country (such as Philadelphia and Los Angeles).
Raptors rumors: Pelicans open up space for Kyle Lowry after huge trade
Most of the Toronto Raptors rumors that have sprouted up over the last few weeks have pertained to star point guard Kyle Lowry, as the future Hall of Famer could be contemplating leaving Canada after spending nearly a decade with Toronto.
Jobs of desperation: How ridehailing, food delivery workers lose in the gig economy - Phoenix Business Journal
Peter Young was napping between blood draws when his ringing phone woke him.
Predicting the Destinations of the NHL's Top 50 Free Agents -- including three potential Maple Leafs
Predicting where each free agent will go is an impossible task, but we're not going to let that stop us from trying.
DC's First-Ever Cat Cafe Has Reopened-With a Mission in Mind
If you've ever walked past Crumbs & Whiskers on M Street in Georgetown late at night, a peek through the windows reveals an astonishing sight-30 cats lounging about on an array of bougie benches and plush pillows.
Manhattan Lags Chicago, Los Angeles in Returning to Offices
For all of Wall Street's drum-beating to march workers back to their desks, Manhattan office buildings have actually been slower to refill than those in Los Angeles and Chicago.
COVID-19 Delta surge in US leads to new restrictions, jab push
Officials are growing more worried about the current rise in infections and are blaming the unvaccinated for the spike.