Toledo, Ohio, circa 1905. "Madison Avenue from Summit Street." Featuring the Hotel Boody and a number of Painless Dentists, as well as a nice display of wallpaper and "decorative materials." 8x10 glass negative. View full size.
Hess' second-quarter net income dropped 35% in its second quarter as oil and gas production declined. Its adjusted profit and revenue topped analysts' estimates, and the energy company boosted its... To view the full story, click the title link.
510 Townsend today. When the motley mishmash of warehouses and parking lots that make up the 500 block of Townsend Street went up for sale last February, the property was heralded as San Francisco's next big development site. Alexandria Real...
New York City's tax collections this fiscal year will probably be $800 million higher than forecast after Wall Street reported strong first-quarter results, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli... To view the full story, click the title link.
Chinatown, San Francisco, August 1957. Taken on the same visit as the drive down the "Vertigo" location. Kodachrome slide, Contax camera. View full size.
"Some call it the summer lull, but to me it seems we have simply arrived in what we expected to be a ‘boring but better’ second half of the year," said Morgan Stanley's Joachim Fels. Fels is reiterating Morgan Stanley's house view, which they laid out in June. Morgan Stanley isn't the only Wall Street firm calling this market boring. Show More Summary
January 1942. Elm Street. Theater Row in Dallas. View full size. Medium format safety negative by Arthur Rothstein for the FSA. Supersize wallpaper.
Two electrical engineering students in Serbia were caught by the police preparing to rob a jewelry store. Amazingly, the whole chase and capture was recorded by Google Street View. Read more...
Circa 1905. "Street view, Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania." Where the architectural aesthetic seems to be Rustic Twig. 8x10 glass negative. View full size.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, both GOP presidential aspirants, recently had what one might call a frank exchange of views on foreign policy. After Paul wrote an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal opposing further intervention...Show More Summary
It was a bright and slightly breezy night when we headed over to Pier 6 in the Navy Yard for dinner recently, located on 8th Street just two streets over from Old Ironsides. Perched right on the harbor, with sweeping views of the city, we had reserved the Captain's Table. Show More Summary
Under the streets of most American cities, water and natural gas are leaking from aging pipes. Large natural gas leaks are an immediate safety risk, but even small leaks are not completely benign, and they may be more common than previously thought. read more
Paul Kasmin Gallery, in collaboration with Rail Curatorial Projects, announces the exhibition Bloodflames Revisited, curated by Phong Bui, on view June 26 ? August 15, 2014 at 293 Tenth Avenue and 515 West 27th Street, New York. With...Show More Summary
When an ordinary Minneapolis woman started filming herself confronting the men who hassled her in the streets, she never thought her videos would garner 1.5 million YouTube views. Now, she's helping women fight back against harassment...Show More Summary
Los Angeles's swiftly mutating downtown is usually viewed at street level. Now, thanks to filmmaker Ian Wood, we get a top-down perspective of the city's transformation in this gorgeous video, which he shot with a lightweight remote-controlled quadcopter and camera system. 20 stories up, there's change afoot as well. Read more...
Earlier this week, we told you about an incredible new website called TravelByDrone, which is basically a Google Maps Street View for aerial drone footage. While it doesn’t cover nearly as much ground as Street View, of course, TravelByDrone allows users to explore areas all over the world without leaving their homes. Show More Summary
Google has added another item to its lengthy list of services, and this one is something you really wouldn’t expect. Google’s Street View cars that map roads across the world are also being used to sniff out natural gas leaks that are surprisingly common
Moody's second-quarter net income increased by 42% as revenue improved at both of its divisions. The credit ratings agency's performance beat Wall Street's expectations, and the company raised its... To view the full story, click the title link.
Wall Street wants Argentina to get back into the bond market and continues to try to help the country get out of default. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's capital plan might come up $12... To view the full story, click the title link.