Mitt Romney won the Nevada caucuses Saturday night. As of 9:20 a.m. with 71 percent reporting, Romney had 47.6 percent of the vote. Newt Gingrich trailed him with 22.7 percent. "This is not the first time you gave me your vote of confidence, and this time I'm going to take it to the White House," Ro ... More >>
Mayor Bloomberg appeared on a Super Bowl-themed Meet The Press segment this morning, and sounded off on topics like increasing taxes for the wealthy, his Mayors Against Illegal Guns Super Bowl ad and the potential for an Iraq War veterans' parade in the city. Paired with Indiana Governor Mitch Danie ... More >>
An Islanders arena campaign ad tries to warn of the consequences of a "no" vote, by using actual footage of the team's defense dissolving.Today's Daily News features an editorial on next Monday's New York Islanders arena vote, which is notable for a couple of reasons: One, it's a rare acknowl ... More >>
Never one to miss out on a marketing opportunity, Magnolia Bakery is selling a Gay Pride cupcake in honor of Gay Pride Week. And in case the rainbow decorations didn't signal that clearly enough, the company has helpfully included a fuschia boa in its promotional materials. T ... More >>
by Andrew Stout
First there's the owl; then there's the enormous afro. The sight of the two in close proximity means you've likely entered Roberto Carlos Lange's domain, whether it be through the front door of his Brooklyn home or by hearing one of the dozens of sound sculptures and animated ... More >>
Right now, Chidera Anamege--a.k.a. Chiddy from the Philly rap duo Chiddy Bang--is attempting to break the world record for longest freestyle rap. He started at 2:43 PM EDT, so he'll have to rap until midnight tonight to surpass the previous holder, the Indianapolis rapper M-Eighty, who rapped ... More >>
opentable.comThe product of blood, sweat, and tearsIt's almost time for the Oscars. That is, the Oscars of the food world: the James Beard Foundation Awards. Today marked the announcement of the restaurant and chef semifinalists, who were chosen from a record 28,000 online entries. Finalists ... More >>
Political aggregator site Indymedia.us was served with a subpoena by the U.S. Attorney in Indianapolis demanding the IP addresses of all the site's readers, along with a order not to reveal the existence of the subpoena.
For many years, there's been a feeling that SportsBusiness Journal is a publication only for insiders. Well, the web has changed the definition of "insiders," expanding it to heretofore unthought of numbers, and I can't think of any sportswriter, editor or fan who doesn't need to see and absorb B ... More >>
In what wine lovers and foodies are decrying as a great blow to life, liberty, and the pursuit of drink, today an appeals court judge has upheld New York laws that prohibit consumers from buying wine directly from retailers located out-of-state.
Two New York residents, Joshua Block and Sharon Silb ... More >>
While congress is set to sit in judgment of President Clinton, many of its members have their own indiscretions to deal with. Lucky for them Ken Starr isn't investigating them and the notoriously lax ethics committee is.