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    February 5, 2014

    Several Hedge Funds to Sue Big Banks for Role in Tom Petters Ponzi Scheme

    Six hedge funds are seeking to sue JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, and other banks for their role in a $3.65 billion Ponzi scheme. The hedge funds claim that they lost a combined $177 million to Tom Petters, the Minnesota-based CEO who was convicted for the fraud and sentenced to 50- ... More >>

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    April 25, 2013

    Meet Sophistafunk, Guy Fieri's Favorite Band

    It all started with a phone call. Shortly after Adam Gold's restaurant -- Syracuse's Funk-N-Waffles, a casual joint that offers exactly what it promises in both music and eats -- was featured on the Food Network's Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives, he got a call from the show's host, Guy Fieri. Fieri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Beigel's Knows What Your Nose Likes

    If you ever meandered up Vanderbilt Avenue in search of the Brooklyn Flea, perhaps you've caught a whiff of a toasty, sweet fragrance that's strong enough to dismantle a conversation and prompt pedestrians to stop and wildly sniff the air. "What's that smell?! Baking pastries? Toasted bread?" It's s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    What is the Street Price of Marijuana at Columbia University?

    ‚ÄčIt's High Times uptown these days, as five Columbia University students/fratboys were busted this week for selling all kinds of crazy drugs at school. Ivy League? More like High-vy League. Luckily, via Columbia's BWOG, understanding the numbers of the busts also gives us a chance to understand ho ... More >>

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    October 20, 2010

    25 Clubs Better than The Harvard Club Who Will Not Reject Eliot Spitzer

    ​Groucho Marx once said that he'd never want to be in any club that'd have him as a member. But what of those that don't? Just ask Eliot Spitzer, who the New York Times gets dishy on, revealing that the former governor of New York was rejected from The Harvard Club, his alma mater's cushy -- a ... More >>

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    May 27, 2010

    The Best iPad Kitchen Apps; the Worst Fast-Food Menu Items

    ​Big discount grocery clubs offer great deals on things like a 100-pack of tapioca pudding. But just how do they stack up against each other? BJ's Wholesale Club, Costco, and Sam's Club go head-to-head. [Wall Street Journal] A recent report reveals that when restaurants and food companies rem ... More >>

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    April 2, 2009

    New Depression Continues; Pro Gamers, Dogs Hit Hardest

    Won't someone please think of the gamers? Today the Times considers the plight in these hard times of professional competitive gamers who had been living off cash prizes from tournaments but, as "the professional sport of gaming has nearly collapsed," must take jobs for which their other talents sui ... More >>

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    April 18, 2000

    Presto Chango

    How to Make Yourself Disappear