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2009-07-04 21:34:13

A portrait of Michael Jackson by the late pop artist Andy Warhol is up for auction at a gallery in East Hampton, the summer haven of rich New Yorkers. Ruth Vered and Janet Lehr, owners of the Vered Gallery, are selling the portrait in a silent auction that ends July 12, the New York Daily News reported Saturday. Vered expects the top bid to be somewhere between $1 million and $10 million. The 1984 image, done in synthetic polymer, shows Jackson wearing his red uniform from the Thriller album....

2008-06-27 12:01:33

By Mitchell Freedman, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jun. 27--The very last East End Shuttle, a four-car train out of Montauk, pulled into the Speonk railroad station at 5:33 p.m., right on time. More than a dozen passengers got out, and -- a few minutes later -- Engine 510 gave a throaty diesel roar, the horn sounded, and what was one of the most popular trains ever run by the Long Island Rail Road moved a few hundred yards east, into a rail yard and into history. In its short life, the...

Word of the Day
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).