Brian Block, the former chief financial officer of American Realty Capital Properties Inc. who resigned after the company found errors in its financial statements, is leaving behind a pay package... To view the full story, click the title link.
Hot and fresh to your doorstep. After announcing lackluster quarterly sales yesterday — revenue rose 10 percent, but still did not meet expectations — Starbucks chief executive Howard Schultz teased big news about the chain's next frontier, which will be coffee delivery connected to the chain's mobile-ordering app. Show More Summary
Canadian born photographer Joey L. has been shooting eye-catching portraits, campaigns and billboards of some of the most recognizable people of our time -- from Anne Hathaway to Jennifer Lawrence. He'll be the first to admit, however,...Show More Summary
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The course of true love never did run smooth, as one of Tom Stoppard's favorite writers once observed, but for the star-crossed adulterers in The Real Thing, his smart and funny play which opened last night in a curiously anemic andShow More Summary
The uncle of the mentally ill man who beheaded his mother earlier this week says that he was a "sick, sick kid" who had been off his meds for days. "He killed my sister because we couldn’t get the prescriptions he needed. For four days, he didn’t have his meds,” Rev. Show More Summary
Time Magazine's recent cover on teacher tenure has set up a furious debate nationwide about teachers and even a petition from the American Federation of Teachers for an apology from Time. The article itself is reasonable and focuses on the recent California decision in Vergara vs. Show More Summary
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio assured animal-rights activists during his run for City Hall that he would rid Central Park of horse-drawn carriages, which he called inhumane. "We are going to get rid... To view the full story, click the title link.
By: Kristin Hunt We've all outstayed our welcomes at bars and restaurants from time to time, but some places have pesky customers who have been there for ages. Literally. At these 13 creepy joints, the spirits extend well beyond a nice whiskey list. Show More Summary
Madison Square Garden Co., which is exploring a split into two companies, beat revenue estimates as sales from its concerts and events rose. Revenue for the quarter ending Sept. 30 rose 12% to $241.7... To view the full story, click the title link.
Two weeks ago, a man named Alexis Lodde made a $100,000 donation to a Hudson Valley Democratic account. It was an exceptionally large gift, particularly for a Texan who until recently had never given... To view the full story, click the title link.
A pedestrian was fatally struck by a garbage truck in Chinatown last night, and authorities say he was dragged for several yards by the vehicle before its driver sped away. [ more › ]
A woman was killed and two others were injured at a shooting outside a nightclub in Queens early this morning. [ more › ]
I was hanging around a crowded bar in Gowanus one recent Friday night when three women wearing earth-tone cloaks drifted in and started ringing a bell. Lavender Lake, the bar, was typically boisterous, and few patrons seemed to pay these solemn-looking priestesses any mind. Show More Summary
From left: Gingered grass-fed-beef broth, organic-chicken broth, and Hearth broth, made from two turkeys, 40 pounds of beef shin, and 15 stewing fowl. When most fine-dining chefs set out to choose the type of fast-casual spinoff which...Show More Summary
They broke out the tweezers and did their best Alinea impression last year, and today Real Kitchen is back with another Halloween spectacular. The home-cooking inspired establishment's parody of Grant Achatz's food was decidedly lighthearted,...Show More Summary
American workers are facing significant challenges. Whether it's low pay, a system that favors corporations over citizens, a gender wage gap, the effects of unfair trade or a voting system that hampers the most disadvantaged among us, these problems are real. Show More Summary
As daylight broke over New York's Upper East Side Friday morning it revealed a most eerie sight. There they were, hanging on railings, peeking through windows, resting on stoops, and climbing facades. Ghosts, goblins, mummies and skeletons. Show More Summary
Shortly after asking the public for help in identifying a man accused of following a Columbia graduate student into student housing and attacking her, police arrested the suspect. [ more › ]
There have been two contracted cases and one death from Ebola within the U.S., therefore it's a bit of a stretch to say we're facing an outbreak or epidemic. However, before discussing the injustices experienced by Kaci Hickox, a woman...Show More Summary