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  • Stand-up Scene: Confessional jokes are therapy for the rest of us

    Stand-up Scene: Confessional jokes are therapy for the rest of us
    Drew Michael is staring out at the crowd at Zanies and describing us as a "sea of drunk silhouettes." From from where he’s standing I imagine it to be a more or less an apt reading of the room. He is dressed in his customary T-shirt and jeans and...
  • New York City needs to step up nail salon inspections: watchdog

    (Reuters) - New York City needs to beef up inspections of its 2,000-plus nail salons to ensure that customers are not exposed to health hazards during routine manicures, the city's top watchdog said on Monday. Public Advocate Letitia James recommended...
  • NYC's women-only taxi service brakes for now

    NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The debut of a livery car service providing women drivers for female passengers in the New York City area has stalled over lack of a sufficient number of drivers, the founder of the service said on Monday. In a...
  • Hudson Valley: small towns, artists, farmers, fall color

    Hudson Valley: small towns, artists, farmers, fall color
    Wending our way to the Old Chatham Sheepherding Company, we cross a creek, meander down a country road, then come to a farm with red barns, split-rail fences and flocks of sheep grazing in the green pastures. We walk past the cream-colored sheep with...
  • Developer buys Delray Beach land for hotel, condos

     Developer buys Delray Beach land for hotel, condos
    Hotel developer Alan Mindel wanted to boost his portfolio beyond New York, so he flew to South Florida last winter in search of deals. He figured Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood might offer the best opportunities, but then his brother suggested he...
  • Trump hotel to hire 500

    Jobs The Trump National Doral Miami is seeking to hire 500 new full-time, part-time and on-call workers.  Interviews will be held at the hotel at 4400 NW 87th Ave. in Doral. Positions range from management to hourly team members in roles varying from...
  • Llega a Nueva York servicio de taxi solo para mujeres

    NUEVA YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nueva York va a ser testigo próximamente del nacimiento de una aplicación para taxis manejados por mujeres solo para mujeres, según informa The New York Times. Prestando servicio a la ciudad de Nueva York y a las...
  • Los Angeles is largest manufacturing center in U.S., government says

    Los Angeles is largest manufacturing center in U.S., government says
    The largest manufacturing workforce in the country is based in the Los Angeles, Long Beach and Santa Ana metropolitan area, according to government figures. As of July, the region had 510,900 manufacturing workers, according to the Bureau of Labor...
  • Brothers Vichinsky Only Bother With Ultra High-End Hamptons Homes

    Summer might be nearing an end, but it's never too early for well-to-do New Yorkers to start scouting properties in the Hamptons for next year, if not the tail end of this year's season. The Long Island getaway has always been the best excuse for white-...
  • Towson Game Of Last Season Not Far From UConn's Mind

    Towson Game Of Last Season Not Far From UConn's Mind
    A year ago, the UConn football team opened the season with a loss to FCS opponent Towson. On Saturday, the Huskies host another FCS program when Stony Brook visits Rentschler Field. For the players who were part of last season's opener, the Towson loss...
  • New York man gets life in prison for killing policeman and driver

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York man was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Friday for fatally shooting a police officer during a traffic stop on Long Island and killing a second man in an attempt to escape, the local prosecutor said. Judge...