The Wizard of Oz

Actor Geoffrey Holder attends the 2010 Anglo-American Cultural Gala Awards reception at the Gerald W. Lynch Theatre at John Jay College on October 25, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Broadway Marquees To Dim Lights In Honor Of Geoffrey Holder Friday Night

Broadway theaters plan to dim their marquee lights Friday night in memory of Geoffrey Holder, a Tony Award-winning director who led the groundbreaking show “The Wiz” to Broadway.


Police are searching for a woman who they say stole a pair of original "Wizard of Oz" ruby red slippers from a Staten Island hotel (Credit: NYPD)

There’s No Place Like Home: Police Search For Woman Who Stole ‘Wizard Of Oz’ Slippers

Police said a woman made off with a pair of ruby red slippers from “The Wizard of Oz” worth $2,500 that belonged to a Staten Island hotel.


The Hello Kitty balloon makes its way along Central Park West way during the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade November 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Kelly/Getty Images)

Handlers Test Balloons For Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

A test run for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade took place at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, N.J. Saturday.


A still-damaged home in Toms River, N.J. - May 31, 2013 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Summer After Sandy: A Long Climb Back In Toms River

Toms River has lost 20 to 25 percent of its tax base and 400 homes are being demolished. 4,000 homes were damaged.


House on the edge - Rocky Point, N.Y. - May 3, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Rocky Point Residents Worried About House Falling On Them

Just like in “The Wizard of Oz”, Rocky Point residents say they fear being crushed by a falling house, a condemned vacant house teetering on the edge of a cliff worn away by erosion.