| Aug 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
A few words about the "poor door."
Maybe you already know about this. Maybe you read on Slate, saw on Colbert or heard on NPR how a developer qualified for tax benefits under New York City's Inclusionary Housing Program by agreeing to add to its new...
| Jul 15, 2014
An Ohio man recently asked people on the Internet to give him money to make some potato salad. He wanted $10 but wound up with nearly $50,000 and counting.
That's bad news for potatoes but good news for Zack Brown, who used the fundraising website...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:42 PM
It's looking more and more like Jon Bon Jovi won't be getting his mitts on the Buffalo Bills, which means local fans are a lot less likely to lose their team across the Canadian border.
Plus, radio stations and bars around town may soon be able to start...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:56 PM
The Chicago Cubs earned another victory Thursday from the Commission on Chicago Landmarks — the second in a year — but it's beyond the outfield of their historic stadium where their unfinished business remains.
The unanimous decision gave...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 6:51 PM
The fortune-tellers hawk their services along the boardwalk, offering to read palms, study tarot cards and gaze into crystal balls for $5.
But for free, you can get most anyone along the seaside stretch to peer into the future, and it doesn't look...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Let's talk a little about August.
The old Romans called it "Sextili" instead of "August," but it seems like "sextili" was a common topic back then. Their calendar originally had 10 months, but, just like the SEC, the Romans decided to expand and added...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"RIGHT ACTIONS in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past," said theologian Tryon Edwards.
OPERATING ON that thought -- avoiding the mistakes that caused an apology -- can we really expect London's Daily Mail to:
A. Mend its...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Donald Trump, posing with a golden shovel marked with his brand name, broke ground last week on what will be a new addition to his hotel chain: renovation of the hulking Old Post Office building in Washington, D.C.
The company promises elegance and...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Well, that didn't take long. Donald Trump is already coming after Rosie O'Donnell again.
The irascible real estate tycoon and "Celebrity Apprentice" star lashed out at his old nemesis O'Donnell just a day after the comedian officially rejoined ABC's...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:39 AM
ATLANTIC CITY N.J. — Notices of job losses went out on Monday for roughly 1,000 employees of Atlantic City's Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in anticipation of a Sept. 16 closure, the company said in a statement.
The pink slips came as the company...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The news from the casino industry in Atlantic City, N.J., has been implacably, relentlessly horrific.
Over the weekend the owners of Trump Plaza, formerly a signature property on the boardwalk, said they expected it to close in September; the resort's...