The Power Broker
White Collar Grime
When the British Broadcasting Corporation began its search for new office space for the executive and sales staff in Manhattan last year, its focus was on finding space that had a newsroom feel, free of the labyrinthine private offices and barriers so common among law firms, doctors’ offices and corporate accounting firms.
Like the bullpen made famous by Mayor Bloomberg, the company envisioned a Manhattan office with open space that would inspire transparency and collaboration while eschewing privacy.
So a rogue employee of a venerable New York company calls his buddy on a burner to get some stock tips — oh, you already know this one?
This week’s unfortunates are Matthew Kluger and Garrett Bauer. The government claims they have been trading on inside information since the 1990s, when Mr. Kluger was a Read More
“I nanny in the afternoons. Yes, that is how I use my J.D.!” a 28-year-old woman wrote in an email to The Observer.
We met her last Friday at a West Village coffee shop filled with well-heeled bohemians sipping mid-morning lattes. The wistful Southern brunette rested one elbow on the table, a delicate engagement ring Read More