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A broken condo-conversion deal in lower Manhattan that was one of the last lingering casualties of the recession has turned into a quick—and sizable—profit for the firm that won the... To view the full story, click the title link.
For couples who are planning their wedding, one of the most important decisions to make is what food and wine to serve at the wedding reception. There are several popular items to serve at a...
Do you consider yourself fashionable? A piece on fashion blog The Cut alerted me to a trend circulating through the circle of people whose job it is to tell us about the new hot trends in fashion. According to these folks, a trend called "Normcore" has invaded the cities of Milan, Paris and New York. Show More Summary
AUSTIN, Texas It's been 11 days since the Blackhawks invaded Soldier Field as a snowstorm hammered Chicago. That seemed more distant this weekend, when reps from the team and the NHL headed to South by Southwest to discuss the Stadium...Show More Summary
"You may write me down in history with your bitter, twisted lies, you may tread me in the very dirt, but still, like dust, I'll rise." The Success Academy Bronx 2 dance team opened up their performance with these words. These beautiful words are from one of my favorite poems, "And Still I rise," by Maya Angelou. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — A week before the primary election in Illinois, U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis said today that he is in Florida for "a few days" to mark his wife’s birthday and raise campaign funds.
Fire rages across China Basin Photo by freelancer Alex Tidd A 6-alarm fire is raging across structures under construction and other buildings in Mission Bay, at 4th street and China Basin. The San Francisco Fire Department is fighting...Show More Summary
Now you see it, now you don't. Data on CleanPower SF scrubbed from a city report on renewable energy. Graphic by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez The fight for clean power in San Francisco just got a whole lot dirtier. In an update to the City’s...Show More Summary
The Herald Examiner alumni on Facebook have posted the news that former city editor Larry Burrough died Monday in Ellensburg, Washington. He went to the Orange County Register and also was managing editor of the Denver Post.
My father was a blue-collar guy who never went to college. But for some reason he was mad about music and museums. So as a kid I was dragged to the opera every Saturday afternoon, which has led to my passion today for the LA. Opera programs. Show More Summary
California still has some big problems, as pretty much always, but as observers across the spectrum and around the world have noted, the state's political system, long mired in gridlock has become increasingly functional. EspeciallyShow More Summary
Kelly O The conversation right now about the minimum wage is veering off in the wrong direction. That’s because all the parties are not showing up for the debate. Take the wave of small-business owners saying recently that the implementation of an immediate $15 minimum wage would be catastrophic for them. Show More Summary
Though initial impressions abound, it's still early to fully assess this year's Whitney Biennial. This conversation with Co-Curator Michelle Grabner gives us her first thoughts. JS: At this particular moment, the day after the show opened,...Show More Summary
Obamacare Enrollment Numbers: Way up. Reconsider the Lobster: A new study suggests that crabs and lobsters probably feel pain. Too Many Hypothetical Cars: Why does the United States Department of Transportation keep hugely overestimating...Show More Summary
Rasulov | Shutterstock So here's an issue I'd never considered: Should Seattle prohibit landlords from charging an extra monthly fee to tenants who have a pet? Slog tipper Annie apparently thinks this is important because she sent us...Show More Summary