(Reuters) - Over the past few years, Citigroup Inc has been grappling with an unusual problem - how to incur more U.S. taxes.
Tyga is not an especially good rapper by any metric, but he still made my favorite single of last year, in any genre, with “Rack City.” That track seems to hover in space. Its evil wobbling synth-bass, icy fingersnaps, mechanized hey chants, and perfectly places snare smacks are all just as important as Tyga’s nasal [...]
Officials are hoping new bicycle racks on city buses will gain popularity this summer.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, at the helm of arguably the most corrupt city in the nation, has an image challenge. He has created enemies left, right, and center in the name of budget cuts while racking up spending on pet projects for the 1% like a maze of protected bike lanes through the city. Show More Summary
DJ Mustard has a very distinct sonic signature. His productions borrow much from the Bay Area’s hook-heavy hyphy music and LA’s short-lived jerkin scene (see Tyga’s “Rack City”), but don’t be fooled; Dijon McFarlane doesn’t sound like anyone else. Show More Summary
As human beings, we are doomed to eternal restlessness, struggling endlessly to sift meaning from the silt of a chaotic world. Are we content merely smearing poop upon the new Citi Bike racks? Will we rest on our laurels, having shattered the kiosk's glass? No! We must continue to fight, and we must fight with trash. [ more › ]
Welcome to On the Racked, where Racked SF editor Kristen Philipkoski shares the most important fashion and retail news of the week. SAN FRANCISCO—Believe it or not, SF may be the most fashion-crazed city in the United States. MARINA—We sat...
When the final buzzer sounded in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals, the Oklahoma City Thunder's season drew to a close and the team was left with plenty to ponder. One of the biggest questions that was sure to be racking the...Show More Summary
After his bike was stolen near his New York City studio, filmmaker Casey Neistat decided to address the lack of bike racks in his neighborhood by installing a rack on the sidewalk outside his studio. His DIY solution was short-lived—the next day he was forced to remove it.
Like so many others, cartoonist Alex Gruss woke up one day to find a Citi Bike rack installed outside his Clinton Hill home. He wasn't thrilled about seeing Citibank's logo plastered around his historic neighborhood, but he did try to find an inventive way of fighting it: By placing a sculpture among the blue bikes, as a statement against corporate advertising. [ more › ]
Ah, Citi Bike racks, why must you continue to toy with us? You show up in the middle of the night, you eat cars, and then, surfeit on human suffering, you disappear as stealthily as you arrived. [ more › ]
... when the gas-powered vehicles they impede are ambulances and fire trucks. City workers swooped in Monday night and yanked out part of a bike-share rack blocking the front of a West Village co-op — just hours after The Post called...Show More Summary
The Post eagerly reported this morning that a 92-year-old man very nearly lost his life after helpless emergency workers became lost in a labyrinth of Citi Bike racks as they tried to rescue the ailing nonagenarian from the 20th floor of his Greenwich Village co-op building. [ more › ]
Oklahoma City tornado victims will not be forced to pay for any call overages they rack up with AT&T Wireless. The wireless giant on Tuesday announced that overage charges in the area will be suspended through June 30. AT&T notes that many Oklahoma City tornado victims are repeatedly calling friends and family to check on [...]Show More Summary
By now probably everyone knows about the devastation that racked Oklahoma City and its suburbs, especially the town of Moore. As regular readers of mine will know, my sister teaches at the University in Norman and I was relieved to hear that she and her husband are fine. Show More Summary
Tackle Winston Justice has racked up some frequent flier miles of late as he’s jumped from city to city in search of a team to sign him for the 2013 season. Nashville is the latest stop on his tour. John Glennon of the Tennessean reports that Justice spent Monday visiting with the Titans as Tennessee…
The common refrain among Citi Bike haters is that it's not the concept of bike share they loathe, but the ungainly and excessively sprawling bike share racks that have descended suddenly from the heavens and turned once scenic neighborhoods into alien incubation sites. [ more › ]
Residents of 60 Remsen Street have won a small but important victory in the War On Taliban Citi Bike, successfully lobbying to have the rack that was originally placed outside their 83-unit apartment complex banished down the block, where the kiosks will never threaten them or their loved ones again. [ more › ]
When New York City authorities announced details of a new municipal bike-sharing program last year, New Yorkers cheered. "What a fun, cheap, and easy way to traverse this great city of ours," thought citizens, 30 percent of whom said they would be at least somewhat likely to use the bikes. "And wonderful for the environment as well." Read more...
First Citi Bike came for the parking spaces, and we did nothing. Then they came for the parked cars, and some of us paid $250 cash to get our wheels back. Now they're coming for the bicycles, and IT'S WAR. In the greatest of ironies, some residents in Battery Park City are up in arms because Citi Bike is going to get rid of their bike rack. [ more › ]