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On climate change, a destructive pattern reasserts itself

The Obama administration is announcing a bold new initiative to address climate change, calling upon states to implement policies that would reduce carbon emissions from power plants by 32 percent by 2030. The new rules...

Which company leases the most office space in Manhattan?

WeWork is the fastest-growing lessee of office space in New York City. So it's no surprise that the shared-workspace provider, now valued at $10 billion, has three of the top 15 deals on CoStar's... To view the full story, click the title link.

Restoration Hardware to debut its first-ever hotel in the meatpacking district

Restoration Hardware is getting into the lodging business. The upscale home-furnishings company is planning to open a boutique hotel and restaurant around the corner from its upcoming flagship store... To view the full story, click the title link.

Citigroup facing investigation over student-loan serving practices

Citigroup Inc., the third-largest U.S. bank by assets, is being investigated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau over its student-loan servicing practices, a person with direct knowledge of... To view the full story, click the title link.

Second drone spotted at Kennedy Airport within days

Federal officials say a pilot reported an unmanned aircraft while approaching John F. Kennedy International Airport Sunday night. It was the second drone sighting in days. The FAA says Shuttle... To view the full story, click the title link.

One of Brooklyn's most stable hospitals reports an unusual midyear loss

Maimonides Medical Center reported a $7.2 million net loss from operations in the first six months of 2015. With the inclusion of several nonoperating items, including a $3.8 million grant for... To view the full story, click the title link.

Empire State Building gets wild with projected images of endangered animals

Dozens of people stopped in Manhattan intersections gazing at photos of endangered animals shining on the side of the Empire State Building. Organizers say the Saturday night event was a... To view the full story, click the title li...

Medical-marijuana dispensary in the South Bronx concerns some

A building that was supposed to house a strip club will now become one of the city's first medical-marijuana dispensaries—and the South Bronx community is concerned, according to The New York... To view the full story, click the title link.

Private-equity pioneer Jerome Kohlberg, KKR co-founder, dies

Jerome Kohlberg Jr., who orchestrated the creation of the leveraged-buyout powerhouse Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.—today's KKR & Co.—only to walk away following a bitter struggle... To view the full story, click the title link.

Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract

Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled. The wireless carrier and leaders of the Communications Workers... To view the full story, click the title link.

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William Finnegan's San Fernando Valley days

In his new memoir about surfing, the New Yorker staff writer remembers the hot and dry, white, inland place that spawned him. We help him a little with the origin story of Tarzana.

Opposition to SF’s Plan to Destroy 26 Healthy Hardwoods at Geary & Masonic: “SAVE OUR TREES From DEVELOPERS”

TweetHere’s the word on the street, from fliers posted all over: Get up to speed on the coming ARBOR-GEDDON here. I’m not sure about the reference to “DEVELOPERS.” SFGov is fixing on taking out two lanes of parking / rush-hour lanes betwixt Geary and Masonic. It’s not like they’re cutting down these trees to put […]

Atlanta’s 13 Best Restaurants for Oysters – National Oyster Day

Did you know that August 5th is National Oyster Day? Whether you like them raw, grilled or smothered with cheesy goodness, here are a list of a butcher’s dozen spots in Atlanta to celebrate #NationalOysterDay. Atlantic Seafood Company Here, you can choose from sushi, seafood, and of course fresh oysters. Celebrate NOD by getting an […]

Jimi Hendrix performance at Atlanta Pop Festival chronicled in Showtime documentary

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI The association most people have between Jimi Hendrix and massive festivals is Woodstock. But on July 3-5, 1970, about 100 miles south of Atlanta in Byron, Hendrix played to the largest audience of his...

Concert review: Nicki Minaj showcases fierce assets in Atlanta

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI If anyone can stalk a stage, it’s Nicki Minaj. She’ll bat her eyelashes at you one second and shoot a death glare the next. But one reason that Minaj is so undeniably magnetic is because...

New York Today: Hope Is in Season

Monday: The Mets rally, it's still hot, and honoring James Baldwin.

The Profiler: Denby Montana

By Luis Taganas III Local author Denby Montana – a.k.a. Owen Mould – is a man of adventure. Having “hitchhiked north to south in this country,” gathered experiences in a slew of different odd jobs and earned a masters degree in creative writing, he seeks to “restore a sense of humanity” in his work. In

Movieland Mystery Photo

For Monday, we have a mystery woman wearing a tie.

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