Obama plans major business tax break, which means Wall Street will certainly love him now. [WSJ]
New poll shows New Yorkers like Bloomberg, but not as much as they like term limits. [NYT]
Samantha Ronson is extremely short-tempered when DJing in the Hamptons, apparently. [NYP]
Meanwhile, the Read More
Today in your lunchtime roundup of morsels from the Web we go to the surface of the sun, check in on an infamous Indonesian boy and take note of an invader named Earl.
1. Gaze Into the All-Seeing Eye of the Sun
The New Jersey Institute of Technology’s Professor Philip R. Goode and a team Read More
1. Michael Bay Briefly Offers Reward For Puppy-Throwing Bosnian Girl, Maybe
For a moment there it looked like Michael Bay, director of the loudest, smashiest-crashiest movies around was ready to offer good money for the identity of an Eastern European girl who has become infamous on the Internet for a video of Read More
Thursday Styles addresess male makeup, which insists that men who use it are often very masucline. [NYT]
“What were we thinking?” Page Six asks itself. “You’d have to be stupid to think Tiger Woods was moving here.” [NYP]
Many New York restaurants are being sued for wage violations, the Read More
Welcome to the second installment of OBSERVER.COM’s lunchtime rundown of the juicy (or at least pleasantly moist) stuff you may have missed on the Web.
1. Conan O’Brien’s New Show Has a Surprising Title
The towering ginger ninja of comedy has been sequestered with his writers and the execs at TBS and after Read More
What’s all this then? The Times kicks the tires on the Paladino campaign. [NYT]
New York ferries want to be paid more in the event of a disaster. [WSJ]
Feud between photographer and Italian fashion honcho is very public and very excellent. [NYDN]
New York’s standalone middle schools fail Read More
Now we bring you a new feature from OBSERVER.COM, a lunchtime roundup of recent things you may have missed around the web in the past day or so.
1. Prostitution Prosecution: Messy
Curious about the problems facing our city’s battle against prostitution? Look no futrther than this compelling Salon item that ran yesterday Read More
Everyone is sad about the Lincoln Center Barnes & Noble closing, especially the many, many people who didn’t buy anything, says heavy-handed Times article. [NYT]
But the location could sell for some $250 to $300 per square foot. Do you know how many Freedoms you’d have to stack to get that Read More