A Florida Mayor asked police to remove a man from a city commission meeting on Thursday night because he refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance and a prayer. “I just said, ‘Either stand or go in the hallway.’ He wouldn’t,”Mayor John Rees said. “It wasn’t premeditated. I just reacted. It hit me. I [...]
Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various NYC neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $3,800/month. Click here to view the full...
The current tallest residential building in the city may not yet be ready to welcome its own condo owners, but it nonetheless has one official resident: the Park Hyatt New York. The...
Detectives in Salt Lake City, Utah say the colorful toy bricks, collected as evidence from the home where Lucille Johnson was murdered in 1991, helped lead them to her alleged murderer
With so many titles to choose from, Netflix Instant's library can be overwhelming. So we bring you this biweekly column as a tool to cut through the clutter by highlighting some now streaming titles that pair well with the latest theatrical...Show More Summary
Liev Schreiber pushes his own luggage while attempting to make his way through JFK Airport on Tuesday afternoon (August 26) in New York City. The 46-year-old actor was returning home from attending the 2014 Emmy Awards in Los Angeles where he was a presenter. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Liev Schreiber While at [...]
The future of San Diego Comic Con is uncertain after plans for an expansion to the city's convention center are derailed by a court ruling.
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A warning bulletin for an imminent terror attack on the border was issued to federal law enforcement and intelligence sources Friday. Judicial Watch reported Islamic terrorist groups are operating in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez and planning to … Continue reading ?
Joan Rivers, 81, was placed in a medically induced coma Thursday at New York City's Mount Sinai Hospital after going into cardiac and respiratory arrest during a doctor's visit. EMTs rushed an unresponsive Rivers to the hospital after a 911 call at 9:40 a.m. Thursday. Doctors are unsure how long Rivers went without breathing.
At yesterday's meeting of the Winter Garden City Commissioners (in Florida), Mayor John Rees announced that they would begin with an invocation and the Pledge of Allegiance, as many government meetings do, and asked everyone to stand up.John Thoreau, an atheist, remained seated. Show More Summary
Welcome back to The Green Scene, a series in which Eater Editorial Producer Kat Odell unearths delicious healthy restaurants throughout the city that endorse a sustainable lifestyle. Photos by Kat Odell The sign outside El Rey Coffee Bar & Luncheonette...
An Alabama town’s police department explains why an enormous, half a million dollar militarized piece of equipment, obtained from the Pentagon, is necessary in a city with only 6,023 residents. The unrest in Ferguson, Missouri has brought attention to our militarized police departments. Chief Mike Reynolds of Chickasaw says he understands why the MRAP, a mine [...]
One or two tweaks and Lyft Line will…reinvent the city bus. The last tweet exchange below is the best, imo. No idea what that’s all about. @rstephens @shaunemiller @lyft If you take this to its logical conclusion you get…a city bus. — Michael Arrington (@arrington) August 29, 2014 @rstephens @lyft they should set up places […]
Corner Tavern in Little Five Points is finally renovating after a fire heavily damaged the restaurant back in May 2013. Construction is underway after a a wait for insurance money and then city permits, according to co-owner Melanie Rabb....
Inside the case of a public corruption ring in a small Texas town, where several members of the same family—all local government officials—were recently sentenced for using their positions to exact bribes and kickbacks from city and school district service providers.
TTC CEO Andy Byford and city manager Joe Pennachetti are going over council's head and taking their proposal directly to the province and the feds. TTC CEO Andy Byford and city manager Joe Pennachetti believe Toronto needs a new light-rail...Show More Summary
That didn't take long. The $300 Grand Cru Slam, which one could only think of as a shameless publicity stunt, appears to have been taken seriously by at least one Manhattan couple who ordered it at the city's first Denny's....
Foreign countries are sending tens of thousands of students to American universities every year, propping up school budgets and contributing billions of dollars to the U.S. economy. And no city sends students to American universities quite like Seoul. The South Korean capital funneled more than 56,000 students into U.S. bachelors, masters, and PhD programs between […]
In this week's statshot: A new study finds that large weddings seem to mean happier marriages; since Burning Man started, the annual weeklong desert festival has grown so much that it temporarily becomes the sixth-largest city in Nevada; and big-time college football will now have a four-team playoff.