The upscale grocery chain is valued at almost $12bn, but six straight quarters of declining sales have led to speculation of a takeover bid. Lunchtime customers at Whole Foods in Manhattan’s Union Square had little trouble expressing the shortcomings that have led the once high-flying, organic-focused retailer to become linked with a takeover. Show More Summary
If you're looking for an affordable place to stay in New York City, Yotel will exceed your expectations. The contemporary hotel is just a couple blocks away from Times Square, and the room rates are ridiculously low. Rooms start at about...Show More Summary
The Times Square "Free Hugs" guy is still at it—a year ago he was arrested for allegedly attacking a Canadian tourist who refused to tip him, and though that case was dismissed, he's reportedly back to his old tricks. NBC 4 New York reports he's harassing women on the street once again. [ more › ]
For several years now, Rome has boasted its very own version of the off-brand Cookie Monsters and desnudas clogging Times Square: sketchy dudes dressed as Roman soldiers, looking to make a buck posing with tourists for photos and decried as an annoyance and even a downright menace. They were briefly banned but now… Read more...
The attacker who randomly stabbed a tourist in the head last December took a plea deal Wednesday in Manhattan court. Steven Tlapanco, 20, pleaded guilty to attempted murder in exchange for six years in prison. Justice Robert Stolz extended the offer over the objection of prosecutors who wanted no less than ten years for the...
When preparing a “square” meal—you know, the kind with a protein and at least two sides—I rarely struggle with the actual cooking. I can cook a chicken, mash some potatoes, and roast a sheet pan of broccoli without any issue, but timing it all so everything ends up on the table simultaneously—hot and ready—is what… Read more...
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Derek Klena and Christy Altomare pose on the red carpet at the Anastasia Broadway opening night party held at the Marriott Marquis Times Square on Monday (April 24) in New York City. Earlier that night, the entire cast took their opening night bows on stage at the Broadhurst Theater. Ramin Karimloo, John Bolton, Mary Beth [...]
Live coverage of all the day’s campaign action, as party leaders square off at prime minister’s questions for the last time until … who knows? Labour will lift pay cap for ‘overworked’ NHS staff Conservatives warned: don’t take ‘landslide’...Show More Summary
Gulliver’s Gate, a miniature metropolis now lives in the middle of Times Square, New York City. It features incredibly detailed miniature structures and figures representing many regions around the globe. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
Billy Joel hasn’t released an album since 1993, yet he is now among the highest-rated money-makers in popular music. Part of that is due to a monthly engagement he has undertaken at Madison Square Garden. As The Atlantic’s Adam Chandler...Show More Summary
On Saturday, a long stretch of Broadway—from Times Square to Union Square—went car-free. The event lasted six blissful hours, but at the strike of 4 o'clock the cars returned to the streets to continue the battle of machine vs. man, while making sure New Yorkers were breathing in their daily intake of carbon emissions. [ more › ]
A #deathsquared announcement coming soon pic.twitter.com/CK4sTnqV59 — SMG Studio (@smgstudio) April 24, 2017 The Death Squared devs have said multiple times that they're interested in a Switch port. Could this be the announcement? We'll keep tabs on the Twitter account and keep you posted!
At Union Square Ventures, network effects have been central to our investment thesis for a decade. From an investor perspective network effects are one of the few, possibly the only, source of sustainable competitive advantage in a world where almost everything else can be copied quickly. Show More Summary
The weather yesterday wasn't exactly ideal for frolicking around in the streets, but since the heart of Manhattan is bereft of cars only so often, plenty of people still came out to wander a car-free Broadway from Times Square to Union Square. [ more › ]
Bell & Ross’ first square diving watch. The BR 03-92 Diver is water-resistant up to 1000ft. It’s also shock- and magnetic-resistant and has a unidirectional rotating bezel that can be used to time dives. It comes with a rubber strap with a buckle and a fabric strap with a Velcro closure.
We've never met Joe Wadlington. But we'd like to buy Joe Wadlington a beer. Because when this Internet user discovered this month that he was on a date with a former manager at the Olive Garden in Times Square, Joe could not focus on...Show More Summary
The New York Rangers return to the friendly confines of Madison Square Garden on Saturday with a chance to eliminate the Montreal Canadiens from the Stanley Cup playoffs. Mika Zibanejad’s overtime goal gave them that luxury, putting the Rangers up 3-2 in the first round series. Show More Summary
The former welterweight titlists square off in Saturday's welterweight title eliminator