A new bill requiring the Health Department to report the number of permits it issues each year to food trucks and carts was introduced yesterday. [NY Post] Manhattan isn't the only borough with fancy tasting events. Taste of Sunnyside kicks off tonight and A Taste of Sheepshead Bay will debu ... More >>
via CNN A U.N. security panel is meeting today to discuss how to go about fixing the situation in Libya. They're discussing whether or not to impose international sanctions on the Libyan government, including travel bans on Muammar Qaddafi and those who are close to him. The U.S. has already clos ... More >>
The 2011 Conservative Political Action Cnference (CPAC), held last week, was in some respects like the previous year's: For example, everyone loved that the place was full of young people, until the kids gave libertarian Ron Paul their straw poll vote. There were some changes, though. Perhaps hopi ... More >>
Hot off the video wire: CNBC's report on Erdogan walking out on Davos debate Veering off-topic from the global meltdown, Turkey's prime minister had his own meltdown today at Davos. See the CNBC video above and then read this BBC report, which captures only a bare hint of the full explosion: Turk ... More >>
The Times as Jimmy Cagney and the reader as Mae Clarke. It's about time. A banner day for the New York Times. Newspapers that don't go out for blood are worthless. The Times often should be itself flayed because it so often doesn't take full advantage of its tremendous resources and usually und ... More >>
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