Can New York City Function Without the BlackBerry?
Only days after coming up with a contingency plan for a crippling snowstorm, City Hall is scrambling in the face of another potential freeze: the potential cutoff of wireless service to the 6,100 city employees who are issued BlackBerry devices.
“I’m always nervous in the electronic Read More
We’re getting fatter and fatter, or so the endless flow of statistical surveys would have us believe. But is this the whole picture? I think not. Based on my observations at last week’s New York Fashion Week frenzy, I am forced to the conclusion that there’s a hell of a lot more going on. The Read More
And so we’ve come to the final days of 2005.
The tips have been distributed; the holiday cards have been dispatched. And all that’s left is that flurry of last-minute shopping for the most difficult gifts—the gifts for whom it’s not just “the thought” that counts.
So what, then, is the perfect gift Read More
Wordcraft: The Art of Turning Little Words into Big Business , by Alex Frankel. Crown, 241 pages, $24.
The spring, Manhattan shoppers were greeted on the bustling corner of Broadway and Houston Street, with a lime-greenbillboardannouncing “Fashionable planes now departing from the runways of La Guardia and JFK” followed by the enigmatic brand name Read More