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July 2014 Edition

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Lohan sues over 'Grand Theft Auto V' game

NEW YORK (AP) - Lindsay Lohan is suing the makers of the "Grand Theft Auto" video games. The actress says the latest installment used her image and created a character based on her without her permission.

New Monthly Supper Club at Gallerie

This month marks the first installment of the Monthly Supper Club at Gallerie Bar & Bistro. On the second Thursday of every month through December, executive chef Bill Glover will prepare themed dinners that go beyond "typical wine dinners, which have gotten a little tired," he says.

Wedding fashions from 1800s to today featured

DENTON, Texas (AP) - Wedding dresses from the 19th century to the present day are featured in a new exhibit showcasing the changing styles of American brides, from a 1900s dress with a lace choker collar to a beaded flapper dress from the 1920s to a 1980s satin confection with an explosion of organdy ruffles.

Oscar-nominated writer-director Mazursky dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Paul Mazursky, the innovative and versatile director who showed the absurdity of modern life in such movies as "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice" and "An Unmarried Woman," has died. He was 84.

Oscar-nominated writer-director Mazursky dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Paul Mazursky, the innovative and versatile director who showed the absurdity of modern life in such movies as "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice" and "An Unmarried Woman," has died. He was 84.

Watergate as seen through eyes of Dick Cavett show

NEW YORK (AP) - PBS is marking the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon's resignation by running a documentary on the Watergate scandal as seen through the prism of Dick Cavett's late-night talk show at the time.

Meatless Monday: The Crest Gastropub

Put simply, I'm drawn to The Crest because I'm consistently surprised by the food. Most of all, executive chef Dustin Brafford's background in Lebanese cuisine shines across the menu, even in the sides, salads and sauces. It's a reminder the little things count and can even define your restaurant.

The 6 most memorable moments from the BET Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After nearly four hours of prizes, performances and the occasional bleeped expletive, the 2014 BET Awards came to a close. When it was all over, Pharrell Williams had two trophies, as did newcomer August Alsina, and Lil Wayne dropped the mike, apparently breaking it.

The 6 most memorable moments from the BET Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After nearly four hours of prizes, performances and the occasional bleeped expletive, the 2014 BET Awards came to a close. When it was all over, Pharrell Williams had two trophies, as did newcomer August Alsina, and Lil Wayne dropped the mike, apparently breaking it.

'Designing Women' star Meshach Taylor dies at 67

Meshach Taylor, who played a lovable ex-convict surrounded by boisterous Southern belles on the sitcom "Designing Women" and appeared in numerous other TV and film roles, died of cancer at age 67, his agent said Sunday.

'Designing Women' star Meshach Taylor dies at 67

Meshach Taylor, who played a lovable ex-convict surrounded by boisterous Southern belles on the sitcom "Designing Women" and appeared in numerous other TV and film roles, died of cancer at age 67, his agent said Sunday.

ComFest after-parties at Brothers Drake

What better way to unwind after a day of booze and live music than with more booze and live music? Every night after ComFest, Brothers Drake Meadery is hosting a live music after-party.

Shia LaBeouf arrested for disrupting Broadway show

NEW YORK (AP) - Shia LaBeouf was released from police custody Friday after he was escorted from a Broadway theater for yelling obscenities and continued to act irrationally while being arrested, authorities said.

Shia LaBeouf arrested for disrupting Broadway show

NEW YORK (AP) - Shia LaBeouf was released from police custody Friday after he was escorted from a Broadway theater for yelling obscenities and continued to act irrationally while being arrested, authorities said.

Pick of the week: Bibibop Asian Grill

After returning from a weeklong food and wine excursion in Napa Valley this week, "dining out" translated more accurately into "takeout" as we needed a few blissful nights at home. Lately, when I feel I've been overindulging and don't want to whip up something light at home, I've been swinging by build-your-own-bowl concept Bibibop Asian Grill.

King writes for new season of 'Under the Dome'

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - The fictional Maine town of Chester's Mill is "Under the Dome" for a second season, and author Stephen King, on whose novel the popular show is based, has written the first episode for this summer's run.

Alana's turns 15

Upscale and quirky, you never truly know what you're going to get at Alana's Food and Wine. But tonight, as the Campus restaurant turns 15, you can expect old favorites to return in celebration.

City Opera conductor Julius Rudel dies at 93

NEW YORK (AP) - Julius Rudel, who was the general director and principal conductor of the New York City Opera for 22 years until 1979 and led other operas around the world, died Thursday morning, his representative said. He was 93.

City Opera conductor Julius Rudel dies at 93

NEW YORK (AP) - Julius Rudel (ROO-dell), general director and principal conductor of the New York City Opera for 22 years until 1979 and who led other operas around the world, died Thursday morning, his representative said. He was 93.

The Best Places to Root for the USA

Columbus Dispatch photo

The United States plays Germany at noon today. This is our third game of the 2014 World Cup. So far, we've beaten Ghana and tied with Portugal. It's a very big deal, and it should certainly be a good game. It's almost game time, and if time you still don't have anywhere to watch it,...

Blowouts at Canvas Salon

0626 Blowouts at Canvas

Photo courtesy Canvas Salon & Skin Bar

Want gorgeous hair for a night out? Canvas Salon & Skin Bar in Powell is now offering blowouts. Canvas has six different options, which include the The LA Lady...

HBO film explores marriages from their start

NEW YORK (AP) - As filmmaker Doug Block sat in a coffee shop talking about his "112 Weddings" documentary, a stranger interrupted him to talk - at great length - about the state of her marriage.

B Spot: What to order

If you haven't heard, Michael Symon's burger-centric, fast casual eatery B Spot opens at 11:30 a.m. today in Gahanna. Here's what you should order first.

ABC says Muir replacing Sawyer at 'World News'

NEW YORK (AP) - ABC News is making a generational change at the top of its evening newscast, replacing Diane Sawyer with 40-year-old understudy David Muir in an attempt to take a run at longtime ratings leader Brian Williams at NBC's "Nightly News."

Cameron Mitchell heads for The Joseph

It's been one of the worst kept secrets in town-that Cameron Mitchell Restaurants had agreed to open a restaurant inside the Short North's forthcoming boutique hotel. Today, the secret is officially out, and with new details on the eatery's name and concept.

Justices rule for broadcasters in fight with Aereo

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a startup Internet company has to pay broadcasters when it takes television programs from the airwaves and allows subscribers to watch them on smartphones and other portable devices.

Justices rule for broadcasters in fight with Aereo

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a startup Internet company has to pay broadcasters when it takes television programs from the airwaves and allows subscribers to watch them on smartphones and other portable devices.

Olde Towne East Tour of Homes

Photo courtesy Olde Towne East Neighborhood Association

Mark your calendar: The Olde Towne East Summer Tour of Historic Homes is happening on Sunday, July 13. From 2 to 7 p.m., wander through the Olde Towne East neighborhood to view a dozen homes, many of which have been...

Anatomy of a Pitch

Clippers pitcher Tyler Cloyd demonstrates what happens to a pitcher's body and mind when he winds up and lets loose.

Martin Luther King Jr., wife honored with medal

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional leaders commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act on Tuesday by posthumously bestowing the Congressional Gold Medal upon Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife, Coretta Scott King, for their efforts in passing the landmark legislation.

Rose Byrne to make Broadway debut this fall

NEW YORK (AP) - James Earl Jones is getting some help with his revival of "You Can't Take It With You" - Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Rose Byrne and Tony Award nominee Annaleigh Ashford have jumped aboard.

Max Crumm to star in 'The Fantasticks'

NEW YORK (AP) - Max Crumm, who played Danny Zuko in the latest edition of "Grease" on Broadway, will next tackle the longest-running musical in the world.

Max Crumm to star in 'The Fantasticks'

NEW YORK (AP) - Max Crumm, who played Danny Zuko in the latest edition of "Grease" on Broadway, will next tackle the longest-running musical in the world.

Lawmakers mark Civil Rights Act 50th anniversary

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional leaders are commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act by posthumously bestowing the Congressional Gold Medal upon Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King.

Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' draft sells for $2M

NEW YORK (AP) - A draft of one of the most popular songs of all time, Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone," sold Tuesday for $2 million, which the auction house called a world record for a popular music manuscript.

Ex-GalleyCat ed Jason Boog on raising bookworms

NEW YORK (AP) - Jason Boog was immersed in publishing for five years as editor of the MediaBistro blog GalleyCat. When he became a dad, he was curious how best to foster a love of books in his newborn daughter.

Will Johnston leaves Strongwater

Chef Will Johnston is no longer cooking in the kitchen of Strongwater Food and Spirits in Franklinton. Johnston appears in the summer issue of Crave as part of the 2014 class of Tastemakers.

Ex-GalleyCat ed Jason Boog on raising bookworms

NEW YORK (AP) - Jason Boog was immersed in publishing for five years as editor of the MediaBistro blog GalleyCat. When he became a dad, he was curious how best to foster a love of books in his newborn daughter.

US-Portugal game scores viewership goal

NEW YORK (AP) - The United States' 2-2 World Cup draw with Portugal is almost certainly the most-watched football game ever in the U.S., an emphatic confirmation of the sport's rising popularity in a country slower to embrace it than the rest of the world.

Daytime Emmys red-carpet banter turns dark

LOS ANGELES (AP) - When four social media divas were handed red-carpet and backstage interviewing duties for the Daytime Emmys, the result was anything but Hollywood magic.

The New Hospitals: House Specialties

By this time next year, Columbus will be home to two neuroscience hospitals that are less than three miles apart as the crow flies. Leaders at local health systems say the specialized hospitals are meeting the changing and growing needs of the region. But medicine is big business, and competition is stiff-so what's really driving the building boom?

Support hunger relief with FoodFight

If you're planning to dine out this Wednesday, chances are you'll have a hand in delivering a meal to someone in need. For the sixth consecutive year, more than 200 area restaurants and bars have teamed up for FoodFight, the Mid-Ohio Foodbank's "eat out to fight hunger" initiative.

Navigating the New Hospitals

In just the last five years, Central Ohio's major hospital systems have spent $2.7 billion on expansions. So how is all of this investment paying off for you, the patient?

The New Hospitals: What's in a Name?

Step inside most health care facilities, and it's not long before you start spotting names. Here's how five brands and individuals have left their mark on lobbies, wings and even entire hospitals in Franklin County.

Dinner at the museum: Real meal on fine ceramics

NEW YORK (AP) - Five nights a week at the Philadelphia Art Alliance, 16 people sit down to dinner. But they're not at a museum cafe. They're in the exhibit space, at a long pine farmhouse table set all day long with platters, bowls and vases made by a ceramic artist.

Med series producer directly sees impact of work

NEW YORK (AP) - Two of the nurses who treated ABC News producer Terence Wrong when he was hospitalized for a minor ailment recently told him they traced their interest in medicine directly to his work.

APNewsBreak: Flynn's Mitch Rapp series to continue

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Best-selling author Vince Flynn died just over a year ago, but his terrorist-fighting protagonist Mitch Rapp will live on in new books written by someone else, Flynn's publisher says.

'Think Like a Man' tops 'Jersey Boys' with $30M

NEW YORK (AP) - The Las Vegas ensemble comedy "Think Like a Man Too" topped a slow weekend at the summer box office with $30 million, besting blockbuster holdovers from last week and Clint Eastwood's new Four Seasons musical "Jersey Boys."

Milan fashion designers say: 'Go ahead and relax'

MILAN (AP) - Go ahead and relax: Next season's menswear fashion will be easy to wear and at times even athletic without requiring, or necessarily inspiring, actual exertion on the part of the wearer.

Bottega Veneta looks are lovingly distressed

MILAN (AP) - A beloved sweater left on a deck chair washes away in a storm, only to be returned much later with the tides, alongside driftwood and smoothed pieces of glass. Reclaimed, it is like a wish fulfilled.

Shooting involving rapper likely not random

DENVER (AP) - A shooting involving rapper ScHoolboy Q after a concert at the historic Red Rocks amphitheater west of Denver was likely not a random act of violence, authorities said Saturday.

Shooting involving rapper likely not random

DENVER (AP) - Authorities say they believe a shooting involving rapper ScHoolboy Q after a concert at the historic Red Rocks amphitheater west of Denver was not a random act of violence.

Going to extremes at a mountaintop weather museum

MOUNT WASHINGTON, N.H. (AP) - As Mae West might have said of Mount Washington's weather: When it's good, it's very good, but when it's bad, it's better. And true to form, it posed significant challenges to the recent overhaul of the museum atop the mountain's summit.

Going to extremes at a mountaintop weather museum

MOUNT WASHINGTON, N.H. (AP) - As Mae West might have said of Mount Washington's weather: When it's good, it's very good, but when it's bad, it's better. And true to form, it posed significant challenges to the recent overhaul of the museum atop the mountain's summit.

Part of Zimmerman defamation lawsuit dismissed

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Part of a lawsuit against NBC Universal that claims the television network defamed George Zimmerman in a 2012 broadcast was thrown out by a Florida judge Thursday, putting the entire litigation in jeopardy.

AP PHOTOS: Universal's new Harry Potter park

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A new park, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter-Diagon Alley, is expected to open to the public at Universal Orlando Resort on July 8. It's the theme park's second attraction inspired by the Harry Potter series of books and movies. The first one opened in 2010 and has been wildly popular with visitors.

Foodie Event: Play critic at The Big Pitch

The Big Pitch is a new culinary contest from local nonprofit FoodStart that invites the public to taste and rate dishes and products from more than 30 up-and-coming restaurants, food trucks and food stands.

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