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FDL Book Salon Welcomes Eileen Appelbaum and Rosemary Batt, Private Equity at Work: When Wall Street Manages Main Street

Welcome Eileen Appelbaum (CEPR), Rosemary Batt (Cornell University) and Host David Dayen (David’s webpage) (Twitter) Private Equity at Work: When Wall Street Manages Main Street A couple weeks ago, Burger King announced a merger with the Canadian coffee-and-donuts chain Tim Hortons. Well, not actually Burger King, but 3G Capital, the private equity firm that owns [...]

Private Equity at Work: When Wall Street Manages Main Street – Book Salon Preview

Private equity firms have long been at the center of public debates on the impact of the financial sector on Main Street companies. Are these firms financial innovators that save failing businesses or financial predators that bankrupt otherwise healthy companies and destroy jobs? The first comprehensive examination of this topic, Private Equity at Work provides [...]

Number of road-damaging DWP water main 'blowouts' up this summer

This summer, Los Angeles has seen more high-energy water line ruptures that cause street damage, according to data from the Department of Water and Power.

Young Men Allegedly Drugged, Assaulted at New Zealand Hostel

Police want recent guests to the Main Street Lodge in northern New Zealand to contact them. read more

Gilmore Girls Cast: Where Are They Now?

With news that all seven seasons of Gilmore Girls are coming to Netflix on October 1, we thought now made a great time to walk down Stars Hollow main street, aka Memory Lane. Where are our favorite Gilmore girls these days? What about...Show More Summary

Read George Romero's Angry Take On Modern Horror Movies

When it comes to zombie movies, filmmaker George Romero is a legend. The man who transported the walking dead from countless jungle voodoo movies to main street America is essentially the king of the form. His 1968 film Night of the Living Dead is enshrined at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Show More Summary

AMS-IX USA takes aim at California's Bay Area data center market

AMS-IX has taken another step forward in its goal to become a larger competitor in the U.S. data center market by establishing a Point of Presence (PoP) in Digital Realty's 365 Main Street facility in San Francisco.

Apple gives Wall Street a needed lift

After two down days, all three major indexes rose in Wednesday trading, thanks mainly to the tech giant's big move up

AMS-IX Heads For Silicon Valley, Sets Up Californian Exchange

The latest European IX foray into North America is by AMS-IX, which this morning announced plans to expand to the west coast. The Amsterdam-based internet exchange company has opened a new PoP at Digital Realty’s 365 Main Street facility in San Francisco. They’ll be calling it AMS-IX Bay Area, and will be seeking to replicate […]

Groundbreakings: Work Starts on Seven-Story Skid Row/Historic Core Mixed-User

Get ready for a crane on Main: the seven-story Topaz mixed-user broke ground last week on the site of a parking lot on Main just north of Sixth Street, broker/blogger Brigham Yen...

MN 100: Marathon Petroleum Corporation

539 South Main Street Findlay, OH 45840 Phone: 419 422 2121 Website: www.marathonpetroelum.com E-Mail: CustRelations@marathonpetroleum.com Senior Vice President,

Sample Acknowledgement of Non-Cash Donation

December 15, 20XX Favorite Charity, Inc. 8000 Main Street Anywhere, USA 99999 www.favoritecharityinc.org Jane Donor 1234 Spruce St. Anywhere, USA 99999 Dear Jane, Thank you for your generous donation of two new hand-made twin bed quilts for sale at our upcoming auction. Show More Summary

Shares Of Mattersight Are Poised To Triple

By Mark Gomes: In today's speculative investing environment, Main Street investors are quick to anoint virtually any flashy technology as "the next big thing." However, most have never been the CEO of a multi-million (or billion) dollar organization. Show More Summary

Water main break in Encino forces evacuation of two homes

A 16-inch water main that ruptured in an Encino neighborhood Monday tore through a street and sent gushing water into several backyards, prompting the evacuation of two homes, officials said.

A Weekend At The Last Abortion Clinic In McAllen, Texas

6 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Hannah Smothers The walk from the rear parking lot at Whole Woman’s Health to the entrance on Main Street is 100 feet down a sidewalk. The clinic is located in southwest McAllen, Texas at the corner of Main and Houston Streets — both of which are busy thoroughfares that run through the old medical area where Whole Woman’s is. Show More Summary

Today's Jobs Report And The Cult Of Central Banking: Counting Angels On The Head Of A Pin While Main Street Flounders

By David Stockman: That didn’t take long. The Fed’s unpaid PR flack at the Wall Street Journal, Jon Hilsenrath, was out with hardly an hour to spare after the August jobs report—relaying word from the Eccles Building that ZIRP is in no danger of being rescinded early. Show More Summary

Baking supplies, Guyanese meals and Bengali treats in Ozone Park

The Ozone Park streets served by the these three A train stops — Rockaway Blvd., 88th St., and 80th St. — are mainly residential, but these spots are neighborhood standouts.

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY!

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Late Night Snark: Total Hodgepodge "Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has taken a new job at a Wall Street investment bank. Now he can finally have some influence in Congress." ---Stephen Colbert Farewell,...Show More Summary

"Printed" Money For Nothing

Remember, it's for Main Street... World GDP growth expectations just hit their lowest in two years... and stocks didn't Charts: Bloomberg h/t @Not_Jim_Cramer

Kent, Ohio

This morning we took a walk around the campus of Kent State and then I did this gouache painting at the corner of Water and Main Streets.Colors: White, Cadmium Yellow Medium, Venetian Red, and Burnt Umber. In this set of colors, a tint of Burnt Umber looks like blue violet.

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