?Austenland? premiered at New York City?s Landmark Sunshine Theater where first-time director Jerusha Hess and star Keri Russell, did their classiest red-carpet thing. ?We made the film with the intent of poking fun at the Jane Austen aficionados," Hess said. "but also knowing they are our number-one fans, we had to toe the line."
In a jolt to the Democratic campaign for mayor, a new poll suggests that Bill de Blasio, the most liberal of the leading candidates, has vaulted into first place among likely voters, passing City Council speaker, Christine C. Quinn.
Stock indexes edged higher in afternoon trading, led by gains in technology companies and banks.