You got your housewares to the left, you'll find your appliqued sweater upstairs, and all the plastic flowers are way in the back. But what's this?
Some special offer in the bathroom?
An employee turning tricks he ensnared from Craig's List? The same guy who offered money to guys who'd hook up wit ... More >>
When a worker in this city has to endure a three-hour walk to work because his minimum wage salary doesn't allow for him to afford public transportation, that's a problem.
Low-wage workers across the city have stood up in the past year to demand that such insecurity be eradicated and to pressure e ... More >>
Pencil-sharpening maven David Rees turned the non-fiction writing series at the Mid-Manhattan Library upside-down Tuesday night with his edgy pencil-sharpening workshop -- based on his instructional book How to Sharpen Pencils.
Rees, a former full-time political cartoonist, is like the Liam-Neeson- ... More >>
The 99 percenters' continual assault against banks starts today with what is being dubbed another "Week of Action" (They might as well start calling it the year of action) that started yesterday with a rally at Union Square that will culminate on Tuesday with what, they say, will be a massive conver ... More >>
Reverend Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., defender of Wal-Mart and namesake of a building housing a gay community center, is nothing if not a paragon of family values. So that's why we assume, when the highest holiday of his religion's year comes around, Diaz will be celebrating it with a Christmas party ce ... More >>
Cheezburger.comWe're feeling a bit woozy after this week of Scientology watching here in the underground bunker. Not sure if it was something we ate, or just the thought of Tom Cruise hurling at Gold Base that has us a bit dizzy.
Anyway, Mr. Cruise was very much on our minds this week, as h ... More >>
"Those are mah cheesy poofs!"If you're a South Park fan -- and who isn't these days -- get excited for a new snack the Frito-Lay division of PepsiCo is preparing to launch next month. Finally, Cheesy Poofs will be real, for a limited time.
via ReutersOfficials say that highly radioactive water is leaking into the Pacific from a crippled reactor at Fukushima Daiichi. Water from a concrete pit has been seen escaping through a crack into the ocean; radiation levels in that pit have been measured at "1,000 millisieverts per hour, which ... More >>
via TreehuggerAre you tired of trying to come up with a use for the cardboard tube that remains when you finish a roll of toilet paper? Irritated by the lack of economy in the toilet-paper scraps that are always left behind, clinging to the tube? Sick to death of the chafing that occurs when ... More >>
The new NYC Target is open for business, much to the pleasure of many a New Yorker who no longer has to transfer boroughs for their cheap bulk items. But perhaps we should not be so fast to be smug with our "getting a good deal" and "shopping somewhere other than the much-maligned Wal-Mart" f ... More >>
Did you buy the paper this morning, or perhaps have it delivered to your stoop or front door, depending on the sort of place you live? Maybe it was heavier than usual, even for a Sunday, and you paused on the third landing of your fourth floor walk-up to wonder, winded. Perhaps you should hav ... More >>
In items we would never purchase even if we did have the money but that might be nice to see in person, and perhaps hold in our warm arms for just a moment, we have "The Solid Gold iPad SUPREME Edition" (uniquely designed and crafted by Katherine Hughes of Stuart Hughes, a company that's real ... More >>
Forget the spicy pirates of the Fabio days! Today's lover of paperback romances demands men of today! Men as wealthy as Warren Buffet, as jet-setting as Aristotle Onassis, and as Tea-Party wholesome as Scott Brown, whose Cosmo spread is just a cowboy hat away from making a perfect cover for H ... More >>
At East River Plaza, just off the FDR Drive at East 116th Street, Manhattan's first Costco opened today. The famous high-volume low-prices price-club chain already had stores in Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island; Manhattan's zoning and community boards have traditionally made it a slightly ... More >>
I generally get inundated with emails from all varieties of show biz types, all regularly hawking their wares, their firstborn, their mood swings, and their genital jewelry, in eternal hopes of a mention.
But two figures rise way above the pack in the sheer volune of promo materials they put out ... More >>