Although Mayor Corey Booker is on a mission to re-invent Newark, the crime rate in the New Jersey city is still a statistic he cannot rub: the amount of violent crime rates is way above the national median for urban centers and, according to neighborhoodscout.com, one in 94 Newark residents are the ... More >>
Starbucks, no longer satisfied with being everywhere, has decided to be everywhere even more. The Seattle-based chain bought Evolution, a high-end juice company, Thursday. Execs plan on opening health and wellness-themed stores.[Washington Post]Papasito Grill and Agave Bar's Upper West Side locat ... More >>
"I'm ready to kill some cops" is probably the last thing anybody would ever think about calling 911 and telling an emergency operator when they pick up. One Inwood man did, and the resulting standoff ended up with him dead as of yesterday morning. A protest is being planned.