Weight Watchers is planning to cut $100 million in expenses and posted an outlook for this year's profits that fell far below Wall Street's expectations. The weight-loss program operator expects... To view the full story, click the title link.
A model by UW architecture student Michelle Kang shows her view of Union Street’s much larger, interconnected African American families being dispersed by smaller, isolated newcomer families. Courtesy of Sharon Sutton In my feature this...Show More Summary
John Rentoul's regular column for The Independent contained this gem about the views of focus groups when asked which high street supermarket the various party leaders would be: Aldi, the Co-op, Waitrose, Sainsbury or Lidl. And I have...Show More Summary
Morgan Stanley agreed to pay $2.6 billion to settle probes into its creation and sale of residential mortgage-backed securities, as the U.S. Department of Justice holds another large Wall Street firm... To view the full story, click the title link.
Firefighters are at the scene of a partial building collapse on Manhattan's West side. The Fire Department says one person may be injured at the three-story building on West 57th Street. Photos... To view the full story, click the title link.
New York, 1951. "Street scene, Corn Exchange Bank." Sharing the spotlight with two Sanitation Department trucks. 4x5 negative by John M. Fox. View full size.
Steve Burke also tells Wall Street that 70 percent of 'Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' views occur online, meaning they are not monetized yet. read more
Macy's topped analyst expectations in the final quarter of fiscal 2014 but started the new year with a forecast that fell short of the consensus on Wall Street. The department store operator said... To view the full story, click the title link.
Morgan Stanley's stock has returned 55% in the past two years, making the firm Wall Street's best-performing bank. The train-SUV crash in Westchester County that killed six people earlier this month... To view the full story, click the title link.
Ben Woolf has tragically passed away. The diminutive actor, who stood 4'4" and who appeared as Meep on American Horror Story: Freak Show, was crossing a street in Hollywood last week when he was clipped by a vehicle's side view mirror. He...Show More Summary
Jan. 27, 1947. "Kartch's, business on Main Street in Paterson, New Jersey. Interior, to rear." Witness to one of midcentury design's favorite mashups, the trapezoid and the amoeba. Large-format negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.
Sometimes you need to get up close and personal with your maps — Street View has you covered. While most people have played around with Street View for some fun exploring on the web, the full suite of Street View imagery is also available on your phone or tablet in the Google Maps app. Show More Summary
Portsmouth, New Hampshire, circa 1909. "Congress Street near Market Square." With at least two painless dentists, an optician, hatter and oyster house among the merchants vying for your trade. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full siz...
The Municipal Art Society has turned thumbs-down on plans for a controversial South Street Seaport apartment tower. In a letter to city officials this week, the MAS set itself apart from other... To view the full story, click the title link.
June 1944. "New York. School victory garden on First Avenue between 35th & 36th streets." Photo by Edward Meyer, Office of War Information. View full size.
Driver plowed into by Google vehicle gets $9100 Dylan Case, a 22-year-old laborer, said he "wasn't satisfied" with the payment. "But I didn't want to wait a year or two to get paid." Google Settlement read more
Don't call it a comeback. Okay, maybe you should: Google wants to revive Wallet after seeing how popular Apple Pay has been, according to The Wall Street Journal. To do so, Mountain View is apparently in the early stages of a deal to take ownership o...
Bonus points to the first person who can tell us the meaning of the tent-globe. Circa 1906. "Petoskey, Michigan -- Lake Street." Rolling out the Welcome Arch. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.
A series of photographs by one of the most original and creative photographers of the 20th century are the attraction at Bow Tie Chelsea Cinemas (260 West 23rd Street) to celebrate the theater?s reopening. Fourteen images by Weegee?best...Show More Summary
The number of employees at the world's 10 largest banks, including major Wall Street names, dropped 20% from 2010 through 2014. Federal regulators are reviewing the longtime policy of local leaders... To view the full story, click the title link.