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  1. Nets Need to Pave New Road to PlayoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wall Street Journal

    Nets coach Lionel Hollins is pushing a lot of buttons these days. And, as shown by Friday's thrilling 127-122 overtime loss to the visiting Toronto Raptors, some of them are the right ones.

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  2. Attorney General Nominee Seen in Contrast to Holder, Met With PraiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Wall Street Journal

    Republican senators offered cautious praise for attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch at her confirmation hearing on Wednesday, as she pledged to improve relations between the Justice Department and Congress. The ability of Ms.

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  3. Attorney General Nominee to Face Confirmation PanelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Wall Street Journal

    Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch plans to promise a "new and improved" relationship between the Justice Department and Congress on Wednesday, according to prepared remarks, comments intended to show Republicans she wants to avoid the contentious fights that marked the tenure of outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder. Ms. Lynch, currently the U.S. attorney in Brooklyn, N.Y., is set to appear before the Senate Judiciary committee for her confirmation hearing Wednesday morning.

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  4. Attorney General Nominee Takes the StageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Wall Street Journal

    Loretta Lynch will step into the Senate spotlight on Wednesday as the Justice Department she has been nominated to lead considers a series of hot-button issues ranging from possible civil-rights violations by police to government leaks. Ms. Lynch, currently the U.S. attorney in Brooklyn, N.Y., is scheduled to begin her confirmation hearing for attorney general before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

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  5. Jack White Shows His Stripes; Diana Ross Reopens Kings TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Wall Street Journal

    Madison Square Garden 4 Pennsylvania Plaza 465-6741 Friday The rise of garage-rock duo/ Mondrian art project the White Stripes introduced one of the 21st century's great stylists in guitarist Jack White. When that group disbanded, Mr. White had many irons in the fire: the Raconteurs and the Dead Weather; running artisanal record label Third Man; and working with artist such as Loretta Lynn and Insane Clown Posse.

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  6. Lady Lamb Makes Connection in 'Spat Out Spit' Lyric VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Lady Lamb celebrates the sheer weirdness of being alive in her new song "Spat Out Spit" and an accompanying lyric video that premieres today on Speakeasy. "As you listen and view, I encourage you to notice how uniquely strange you are, and how unwaveringly, incredibly, mesmerizingly brilliant it is that you exist at all," Lady Lamb mastermind Aly Spaltro says by email.

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  7. Foreign Real-Estate Developers Hit U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Wall Street Journal

    Foreign investors, no longer content paying top price for U.S. trophy properties, are increasingly getting in on the ground floor of development projects they hope will become the next Rockefeller Center or Chrysler Building. Japanese developer Mitsui Fudosan Co.

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  8. A New Festival for New MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Wall Street Journal

    With much of the classical music here focused on the starry 70th-birthday celebration that the San Francisco Symphony threw for its music director, Michael Tilson Thomas, it would have been easy to miss New Music Gathering 2015, a feisty, hybrid festival and conference that last Thursday through Saturday took over the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, just a short walk down Van Ness Avenue from Davies Symphony Hall. The Gathering was assembled by four Brooklyn, N.Y., composers-Lainie Fefferman, Daniel Felsenfeld, Mary Kouyoumdjian and Matt Marks-who hope to make it an annual event, probably in a different city each year.

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  9. Pushing History Into the Digital AgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Wall Street Journal

    She's a Budapest-born American. He's a Brooklyn-born Brit. Together they are helping to digitize some of the most important documents of American history.

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  10. Small Studies, Gentle Irony and Considerable HipnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Wall Street Journal

    Sometimes an artist is remembered mostly for just one work. Such is the case with Peter Blume and "The Eternal City" , which is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art.

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  11. Coney Island Comes Alive in a New Art ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Wall Street Journal

    The Wadsworth Atheneum's 'Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008' dives into the oceanfront playground's role as a muse to artists. With its new show, "Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008," the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Conn., explores the oceanfront playground's role as a muse to painters, photographers, filmmakers and other artists.

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  12. High Rises Spin Gold in Downtown BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Wall Street Journal

    There may not be a waterfront, but the glittering high rises piercing the sky in downtown Brooklyn give all the appearances of New York City's next gold coast. In the apex of that development is the patchwork of lots surrounding Gold Street.

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  13. Big Arts Building Projects Put Bite on PatronsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Wall Street Journal

    From Museum Mile to the High Line, many of the city's major cultural institutions are in the midst of costly real estate or strategic projects this year. That means arts fundraisers must polish their pitches, woo patrons with creative naming opportunities-your family name on the passenger drop-off area!-and target the next generation of donors.

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  14. Finding the Cash for Big Arts ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Wall Street Journal

    From Museum Mile to the High Line, many of the city's major cultural institutions are in the midst of costly real estate or strategic projects this year. That means arts fundraisers must polish their pitches, woo patrons with creative naming opportunities-your family name on the passenger drop-off area!-and target the next generation of donors.

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  15. Bed Bath & Beyond Takes Sunset ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Wall Street Journal

    Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has signed a lease to take more than 100,000 square feet at Liberty View Industrial Plaza, a technology and industrial complex in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Sunset Park, said an executive with the real-estate firm that represented the building owner in the deal.

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  16. Is the Time Ripe for Baby Bananas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Wall Street Journal

    Why only one type of banana? Baby bananas are popular in many other countries-and they fit perfectly into a peanut butter, raisin, mayonnaise and banana sandwich. Barry Newman reports.

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  17. Cherry on Top With New Album, Highline ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Wall Street Journal

    On Friday, more than 25 years after she became a pop star with the '80s hit "Buffalo Stance," Neneh Cherry will play her first-ever concert in New York. What took so long? "I don't have a logical answer," she said, in anticipation of her debut at Highline Ballroom.

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  18. Completely New Yet Pleasantly FamiliarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Wall Street Journal

    With shockingly little advance publicity, a new recording featuring jazz great Ornette Coleman has been released. The album, "New Vocabulary" , became available late last month via the label's website, and it features the innovative saxophonist and composer in a collective ensemble that includes trumpeter Jordan McLean, drummer Amir Ziv and keyboardist Adam Holzman.

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  19. Updating a '90s SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Wall Street Journal

    St. Vincent, Spoon and TV on the Radio were among the major rock artists whose 2014 recordings revealed a successfully updated sound. Now Guster has joined them, easing away from '90s-based guitar pop and indie rock for its new "Evermotion" .

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  20. The Band's Tribute Band and Other MayhemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Wall Street Journal

    City Winery 155 Varick St., 608-0555 Thursday The Band sounded old in the beginning and has aged well, even after most of its founding members died. Taking its name from one of the Band's most classic songs , the Weight pays tribute to the group that famously played with Bob Dylan in the '60s and made many classics of its own, beginning with its 1968 debut "Music from Big Pink."

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