What New York City Can Learn From Its Relationship With The Sea

Can New York City survive the sea? This is the question Ted Steinberg, a Case Western Reserve University professor, poses in his recent book, Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York. From the days when Mannahatta island was home to the indigenous Lenape tribe to today’s five-borough metropolis that houses more than 8 million people, one thing has …

58-Foot Dead Whale Washes Ashore On Long Island

SHIRLEY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of 58-foot finback whale that washed ashore on an eastern Long Island beach.Kimberly Durham of the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation says the whale was spotted Thursday morning at Smith Point County Park beach in Shirley. Durham says a forensic examination is being conducted …

Here Are The Most-Googled Brands In Each State

Wisconsinites love their PBR and tech giants such as Microsoft, Google and Yahoo reign supreme on the West Coast, at least according to America’s Internet search histories. This map, created by finance company Direct Capital, shows the most-Googled brand in each state. The company analyzed Google Trends’ per capita search data for some of the …

NYC Lawmakers Vow To Ban ‘Poor Doors’ In Luxury Buildings

New York City officials are vowing to reverse a law allowing luxury developers to install two separate entrances in new residential towers — one for residents paying at market rate and another for low-income residents who qualify for affordable housing. Such buildings include affordable housing units so that developers can receive tax credits.

Here Is The Income Level At Which Money Won’t Make You Any Happier In Each State

Money can only buy happiness up to a point. But just how much you need to get to that threshold really depends on where you live, according to a new analysis by Doug Short, vice president of research at investment group Advisor Perspectives. Short’s analysis found that if you live in a place like Hawaii, where the …

14 Places to Eat, Drink and Shop in New York City’s Chelsea Neighborhood

By Marissa Finn, Writer at Edible Manhattan Chelsea’s restaurants, shops and producers offer some of the greatest food in the city. Whether you’re looking for a local grocer or an elegant dinner, there’s something for everyone in this community. If you’re visiting Chelsea for the first time, there’s no better place to start than Chelsea …