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    American Hustle’s star-studded cast does not disappoint

    With a humorous disclaimer about how some of the stuff in the movie actually happened, American Hustle will grab your attention from the start and never let go. It’s got that cool 1970s vibe, an appealing mix of comedy and drama, and offers up lots of twists and turns.


    Council overrides mayor’s medical zone veto

    Council voted against the veto, 16-1. The bill would require zoning variances for medical offices and drug treatment facilities, such as methadone clinics, which recently were a point of contention at an EKNA zoning meeting.


    Optimism running high for Public League ladies

    After a fall sports season that was blessed with usually supreme weather conditions, the Delaware Valley was blanketed by snow and ice this past weekend.


    Out of the Furnace tackles tough topics

    Is there a better setting for a bleak, gritty flick than Western Pennsylvania? Set in Braddock, a steel mill town just east of Pittsburgh where 35 percent of the population is under the poverty line, the setting is one of the few things that Out of the Furnace gets right. 


    Cuisinart Concoctions

    One kitchen tool I would never want to be without is my Cuisinart food processor.


    NE zoning overlay would prohibit medical offices

    On Oct. 24, City Councilman Brian O’Neill introduced a bill that creates a Northeast Zoning Overlay, which would prohibit certain medical uses in many zoning districts throughout the Northeast, in areas where they are currently allowed by right or by special exception. The overlay would cover both O’Neill’s 10th District and the 6th District, represented by Councilman Bobby Henon. 


    What’s your NoLibs story?

    Artist Jennifer Baker is curating an exhibit about the history of the neighborhood, with an emphasis on residents’ personal experiences.


    Around town: October 23, 2013

    City to begin collecting leaves


    A few fresh legs

    Guided by a fusion of veteran talent and young faces, the St. Hubert soccer team is finding its identity. With two of its stars leading the way, the Bambies may prove tough to stop.

    Kylie Bowers had just scored the biggest goal of her brief high school soccer career, though the uber-shy freshman’s reaction never showed it.