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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • Google, Barnes & Noble team up for same-day book deliveries

    Google, Barnes & Noble team up for same-day book deliveries
    Google and Barnes & Noble, taking on their mutual rival Amazon.com, have paired up to offer same-day delivery of books purchased online. The service -- initially limited to three communities -- launched Thursday as part of Google Shopping Express, which...
  • Rufus Cuff smartwatch is one of 443 crowd-funded hardware projects

    Rufus Cuff smartwatch is one of 443 crowd-funded hardware projects
    Tired of staring at his phone screen all day, Gabe Grifoni set out to return “humans back to being humans” by creating a smarter screen. Grifoni designed the Rufus Cuff, a giant wrist-worn screen that he hopes someday will replace the need...
  • West Hollywood commission votes against 'poor door' housing development

    West Hollywood commission votes against 'poor door' housing development
    A controversial West Hollywood housing development that had called for separate amenities for low-income residents -- including a pool they could not access -- has failed to gain the approval of the city’s Planning Commission. The proposed project...
  • Google and Barnes & Noble take on Amazon's same-day delivery

    Google and Barnes & Noble take on Amazon's same-day delivery
    Customers who want to order books online and get them delivered that very same day now have two choices: Amazon or Google, which has teamed with Barnes & Noble. "Starting on Thursday, book buyers in Manhattan, West Los Angeles and the San Francisco...
  • First came data-driven policing. Now comes data-driven prosecutions.

    First came data-driven policing. Now comes data-driven prosecutions.
    Prosecutors' offices are finally joining the intelligence revolution that has transformed policing since the 1990s. That revolution dates to 1994, when William J. Bratton took over the New York Police Department and declared that his goal was to prevent...
  • Prosecutorial indiscretion [Commentary]

    Prosecutorial indiscretion [Commentary]
    On an evening in June 2013, New Jersey Det. Joseph Walker was driving his minivan along Route 3 near Interstate 97 with his wife and three young children when he accidentally drifted into Joseph Harvey Jr.'s lane of traffic. Harvey, who was with a...
  • Sports agent Gary Uberstine sells Manhattan Beach townhouse

    Sports agent Gary Uberstine sells Manhattan Beach townhouse
    Gary Uberstine, the founder and CEO of the Los Angeles-based Premier Sports & Entertainment management firm, has sold a townhouse in Manhattan Beach for $3.139 million. Located in the Gas Lamp section, the Tuscan-style residence has 2,520 square feet of...
  • After hours at Restaurant Row bars in Orlando

    After hours at Restaurant Row bars in Orlando
    A couple months back, I did an article that was far too many beers in the making: A drinking tour through 11 of my favorite local neighborhoods. It was a pretty inclusive list, I thought, but it turns out there's no such thing in a city as diverse as...
  • UCF bar scene grows up

    UCF bar scene grows up
    I've racked up a lot of bar tabs in my time on the job, but nothing quite prepares me for the challenge of a night out with the college crowd. The students at the University of Central Florida can be a thirsty bunch — but they can also be fickle,...
  • Old World charm

    Old World charm
    ★★★ One of the delights of living in a tourist destination is that the tourists go away. At least most of them. Every summer. I'm so used to the crowds at Tramonti overflowing on to the sidewalk of Atlantic Avenue, that...
  • Author Rachel Bertsche attempts to live like a celebrity

    Author Rachel Bertsche attempts to live like a celebrity
    The front door stood wide open and Rachel Bertsche could be seen from the street, zooming through the foyer of her Lincoln Park townhouse, a peach Lululemon blur in black tights. I stepped tentatively inside the doorway and reconsidered immediately:...