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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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Off-Duty NYC Correction Officer Shot to Death in Brooklyn

Off-Duty NYC Correction Officer Shot to Death in Brooklyn

An off-duty New York City correction officer was shot to death in her car Sunday night in Brooklyn, police said.

33 Killed, Death Toll Expected to Climb After Oakland Fire

33 Killed, Death Toll Expected to Climb After Oakland Fire

Thirty-three people were confirmed dead Sunday after a horrific Oakland warehouse blaze that has since been deemed one of the country’s deadliest structure fires, sheriff's officials said.

NJ Filmmaker Among Missing in Deadly Oakland Warehouse Fire

NJ Filmmaker Among Missing in Deadly Oakland Warehouse Fire

A filmmaker from Orange, New Jersey, is among the missing after a deadly fire tore through a warehouse in Oakland, California, during a music festival there on Friday night.

Boy, 3, With Skull Fracture Dies in Alleged Abuse Case

Boy, 3, With Skull Fracture Dies in Alleged Abuse Case

A 3-year-old boy has died less than a week after he was found with critical injuries at his home in Brooklyn, police said late Sunday night.

Trump Taps Former Rival Carson as Housing Secretary

Trump Taps Former Rival Carson as Housing Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump, moving to complete formation of his Cabinet and decide other key posts, chose former campaign rival Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban...

NYPD: 4 Men Attack, Rob Man in Central Park

NYPD: 4 Men Attack, Rob Man in Central Park

A man was attacked and robbed by four men in Central Park on Sunday night, police said.