Manhattan rents declined for a fifth straight month in January! "Renting in Manhattan may not be out of reach, after all," reports today's New York Business Journal. "Renters who have given up the dream of an affordable Manhattan apartment may have a second chance," concurs the Wall Street Journal's ... More >>
Look: No turkey neck!Happy birthday to our very own Lady Liberty, whose 125 years of standing alone in New York Harbor we mark this very Friday. If you'll recall, the French gave us the statue to pay tribute to American liberty back on October 28, 1886. Now they've ruled against kids eating k ... More >>
They say beggars can't be choosers, but one man refuses to accept the age old wisdom. Robert Darling commutes to Manhattan from his New Jersey apartment twice a week to look for a bride, but he won't marry just anyone; his future wife has to be loaded. He dons a cardboard sign that reads, "Hi ... More >>
A reprieve for Ray himself.After months of trying to revive his ailing business and cut through a thicket of bureaucratic red tape, Ray Alvarez has finally gotten a break. The Ray's Candy Store owner, who was born in Turkey almost 80 years ago, has received his green card and Social Security ... More >>
Green card. This marriage will totally last.U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services have announced today that the Permanent Resident Card -- aka, the "Green Card" -- will be redesigned to incorporate several major new security features (and -- hey, hey! -- deter immigration fraud).
Target has taken down an "illegal alien" costume from their website after "several complaints," including one from the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles, which called it "distasteful, mean-spirited, and ignorant of social stigmas and current debate on immigration reform."
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