I was in the British Virgin Islands last week, so I didn't have much to tell you about... but boy, oh boy, do I have some awesome experiences for you this week. I'm doing the New York experience from broke to ballers. I may be on the broke side, but I have a couple of friends on the baller side. Show More Summary
Seven months after her DUI arrest, Atlanta City Councilwoman Cleta Winslow is expected to face several charges in court tomorrow. Winslow - who was recently re-elected to represent parts of Castleberry Hill, Mechanicsville, and WestShow More Summary
The changes are scheduled to be voted on by the City Council this Thursday, but the Statesman reports that the vote will likely be postponed until January. [ more › ]
Nashville hot chicken is so trendy it’s probably not even cool anymore, but spicy food will always be popular and delicious, so I am always interested in trying fiery fried foods, especially of the chicken variety. (Note: Jimmy will also eat spicy fried shrimp, fish, quail, duck, and even tofu). The spicy chicken of the […]
Union Square is coming around again. He may have colonized Manhattan from the Battery to midtown, but Danny Meyer tells the Commercial Observer that Brooklyn is an entirely different ball game. "Because of the sprawl and the small spaces,...Show More Summary
There are no shortages of holiday extravaganzas in New York City. But one of my favorite events is the annual Peter & the Wolf production at the Guggenheim, which is narrated by none other than Isaac Mizrahi. Usually, the production is accompanied by a commissioned art installation. Show More Summary
A company that aims to make television advertising more like Web advertising, with the ability to target specific audiences, has raised $25 million from an A-list of investors, including a new fund led by Dick Parsons and Ron Lauder....Show More Summary
D.C., meet your new sister (city). [ more › ]
New York's Department of Transportation lacked records to show adequate and updated safety plans and inspections for many railroad bridges statewide, according to an audit due for release Tuesday by the comptroller's office. Comptroller...Show More Summary
Is Brooklyn and Manhattan state Sen. Daniel Squadron headed to the de Blasio administration? One City Council candidate this year is already preparing for the possibility. Jenifer Rajkumar, an attorney and district leader who ran a strong...Show More Summary
A New Jersey man died on Monday night after becoming trapped in a clothing donation box behind a Salvation Army Church in Bridgeton. [ more › ]
The Dec. 22 game between the Bears and Eagles was moved to NBC's Sunday Night Football time slot. That's right, the Bears and Eagles bumped Tom Brady from a national audience. [ more › ]
An off-duty police officer died after careening off an exit ramp on the Ed Koch-Queensboro Bridge in the same spot that has produced two other fatalities in the past three years. [ more › ]
Kelly O The Old Sage: mural of locomotive at left, Arthur Denny center. The Old Sage serves a roll that costs nine dollars. On the menu, it's called "Butter Flake Bread," and it is, in fact, buttery without being at all greasy, and it is full of light, flaky layers. Show More Summary
This GeekWire interview with Mayor McGinn indicates that blazing-fast internet may not be arriving in Seattle as promised: Financing problems are forcing Gigabit Squared to delay plans to implement a high-speed Internet network in 12...Show More Summary
The new design teaches motorists and cyclists to safety merge when approaching right turns off of Folsom Street. Steven T. Jones In the wake of some high-profile cases of motorists running over cyclists in San Francisco this year, including the Aug. Show More Summary
When I was originally asked if I'd be interested in trying Tasty Bite, a brand that sells quick-to-prepare Asian and Indian vegetarian/vegan meals, I said yes. Not because it sounded tasty (it didn't), but because I'm not one to turn down something for free. Show More Summary
If you’ve made a Christmas gift list that includes online gaming this year, you may want to be checking that twice. Intelligence agencies in both Britain and the U.S. have been paying attention to how you play games online — not for the sporting interest but to look for potential terrorists, and to recruit some likely candidates for spycraft.
The Chicago Cubs today won preliminary backing from aldermen to push back the exterior outfield walls at Wrigley Field as part of the team’s planned $300 million renovation of the iconic-but-aging ballpark.
A measure to regulate increasingly popular electronic cigarettes in Chicago in the same way as tobacco products ran into City Council opposition and went nowhere Monday despite the support of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and a powerful alderm...