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Historic JFK terminal gets new life as luxury hotel

May. 16, 2019 12:33 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The famous winged TWA terminal at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport came out of its decades-long retirement Wednesday with a new life as a luxury hotel. Gov. Andrew Cuomo was on hand for a ribbon cutting ceremony opening the $268 million project. He said he remembers seeing the terminal as...

TV's Sandra Lee selling home she shares with NY Gov. Cuomo

May. 15, 2019 1:53 PM EDT

NEW CASTLE, N.Y. (AP) — Food Network star Sandra Lee says she is selling the home in the New York city suburbs that she shares with her longtime partner, Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Lee tells The New York Times that the 1950s Colonial in the northern Westchester County enclave of New Castle will...

2019 James Beard restaurant and chef award winners

May. 6, 2019 10:20 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The winners of the 2019 James Beard Foundation restaurant and chef awards announced Monday are: ___ NATIONAL RESTAURANT AND CHEF AWARDS —Best New Restaurant Frenchette, New York City —Outstanding Baker Greg Wade, Publican Quality Bread, Chicago —Outstanding Bar Program...

Zahav, Ashley Christensen win big at James Beard Awards

May. 6, 2019 10:19 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chef Ashley Christensen's comfort food at Poole's Diner in North Carolina and the modern Israeli cuisine at Zahav in Philadelphia took top honors Monday night at the James Beard Awards, which many consider to be the Oscars of the culinary world. Zahav's nod for outstanding restaurant comes...

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek's Emmy Award comes with ovation

May. 6, 2019 12:30 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Trebek got a standing ovation as he accepted an Emmy Award as host of "Jeopardy!" — and immediately set the audience at ease, even as he alluded to his cancer diagnosis. Trebek, 78, who announced in March he has advanced pancreatic cancer, told the theater audience Sunday he...