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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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Lightning Strike Damages LaGuardia Runway, Causes Delays
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NY Zoo Teases in Latest Pregnant Giraffe Update
NY Zoo Teases in Latest Pregnant Giraffe Update

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Viral Photo Showing Border Patrol in NJ Is a Hoax: Mayor
Viral Photo Showing Border Patrol in NJ Is a Hoax: Mayor

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Trump Gives GOP Leaders Rallying Cry, Roadmap for Change
Trump Gives GOP Leaders Rallying Cry, Roadmap for Change

President Donald Trump gave Republican congressional leaders a rallying cry and even a roadmap as they try to push through a sweeping and divisive agenda on health care, taxes and more. In his first address to a joint session of Congress, Trump said largely what GOP leaders were hoping to hear Tuesday night, staying on-message and talking in optimistic tones, even weighing in at one point to settle a brewing dispute over how to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday morning that Trump showed Congress and the nation his "broad shoulders, big heart, reaching out, focusing on the future." Pence spoke on MSNBC's "Morning Joe."

Severe Storms Coming Our Way Amid Possible Record Temps
Severe Storms Coming Our Way Amid Possible Record Temps

Another round of record-breaking temperatures is possible Wednesday, but Storm Team 4 says the unseasonably warm conditions may bring a bout of potentially severe thunderstorms that could complicate travel.

Katz’s Deli Says Brooklyn Outpost Just Weeks Away
Katz’s Deli Says Brooklyn Outpost Just Weeks Away

New York institution Katz’s Delicatessen is just weeks away from opening its first outpost in Brooklyn, the deli announced on social media this week.