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Saturday, Apr 25, 2015

Off-Broadway Play "The Fantasticks" Offered a Lifeline

Off-Broadway Play "The Fantasticks" Offered a Lifeline

The off-Broadway phenomenon "The Fantasticks" won't be closing next month after all — thanks to a pair of fantastic fans.

Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015

Record-Breaking Show "The Fantasticks" to Close in May

Record-Breaking Show "The Fantasticks" to Close in May

The off-Broadway phenomenon "The Fantasticks" will pack away its confetti and cardboard moon this summer, ending a record-breaking, fantastic run that started when Dwight D. Eisenhower was president.

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013

"The Fantasticks" Celebrates 20,000

"The Fantasticks" Celebrates 20,000

Sunday's show marks the first time any production on or Off-Broadway has ever neared that milestone.

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Minivan Driver Runs Over Child in Brooklyn, Leaves: Video

Minivan Driver Runs Over Child in Brooklyn, Leaves: Video

A child was injured in a hit-and-run in Brooklyn Wednesday, police say, and surveillance video shows the minivan running entirely over the child before taking off. The minivan struck the child at the...

Frantic Search for Missing NYC Teen With Autism

Frantic Search for Missing NYC Teen With Autism

Police, family and friends are searching anxiously to find a missing Bronx teen with autism who wandered away from a group this week.

6-Ton Potato Spotted on Hudson River

6-Ton Potato Spotted on Hudson River

If you happened to see a giant potato being hauled on a barge on the Hudson River Wednesday, your eyes were not deceiving you.

Burned Firefighter Thriving 1 Year After Face Transplant

Burned Firefighter Thriving 1 Year After Face Transplant

The volunteer firefighter who underwent the most extensive face transplant in history last year at a New York City hospital last year can now swim and drive a car.

Rescuers Search for Survivors in Italy Quake That Killed 247

Rescuers Search for Survivors in Italy Quake That Killed 247

Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors Thursday from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble. The death toll rose to 247, but the number...

Courteney Cox 'Regrets' Plastic Surgery Procedures

Courteney Cox 'Regrets' Plastic Surgery Procedures

Courteney Cox expressed regret over choices she's made while dealing with the pressures of aging in Hollywood and maintaining her appearance during her recent appearance on "Running Wild with Bear Grylls."