The Body Shop International plc

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    "Catwoman" Burglar Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison

    Shana Spalding, the woman behind the infamous "catwoman burglary" of 2010, will be heading to prison for the next decade. The 29-year-old, who moonlighted as the lead singer of a death metal band called Divine Infamy before her crime spree landed her in jail, raged at prosecutors and reporters after ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Cat Woman Convicted, Will Face Up to 15 Years in Prison

    ​Last year we watched, aghast but slightly intrigued, as a woman in a cat mask, later identified as Shana Spalding, a/k/a, "Purgatory," the singer in a death metal band called Divine Infamy, robbed high-end boutiques with a feline intensity (and a gun). Her wanted poster was the stuff of great ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Police Release Surveillance Video of "Catwoman" Robber

    via New York Post​Police have released video of the "Catwoman" in action. As reported yesterday, this woman has robbed an Arche shoe store in the East Village and a Body Shop in Queens, as well as a Nine West in Queens. She wears a black scarf around her face, black clothing, and a cat mask as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Police Seek Catwoman

    via New York Post​A woman wearing a cat mask has been on something of a mission, stealing from stores in the East Village and Queens -- most recently the Arche shoe store on Astor Place and The Body Shop in Forest Hills, reports the New York Post. She was caught on video at Arche, where she br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Corporate Political Leanings Chart Threatens to Skew Christmas

    ​Fun for political obsessives: Fast Company informs us that the Good Guide, a green-products advocate, has analyzed the political contributions of several companies to create a Democratic-to-Republican litmus graphic by means of which their readers may decide whether they want to support said ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 16, 2008

    Olafur Eliasson's Waterfalls and Statues of Limitations

    A kinda grand tour of the city's new, giant public art. And speaking of dips, look in the East River.

  • NYC Life

    December 13, 2005

    I Smell Dead People

    If you visit 'Bodies: The Exhibition' do so slowly, and with great care

  • Books

    June 29, 2004
  • NYC Life

    May 11, 2004

    On the Waterfront

    A new flea at the Seaport, and other downtown shopping adventures

  • News

    May 15, 2001

    Beyond McVeigh

    What the Feds Won’t Tell You About Oklahoma City

  • News

    July 18, 2000

    Natural Capitalism

    An Interview With Corporate Guru Paul Hawken

  • Dining

    February 15, 2000
  • News

    December 1, 1998

    That Girl

    New York Senator Hillary Clinton?