Condo Owners Can’t Wait to Strip the “Trump” Name from Their Buildings

After more than 20 years under the Trump brand, Manhattan condominium “Trump Place” is dropping the president’s last name. Instead, it will simply be known as “200 Riverside Boulevard.” Located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, the 46-story building stands proudly between 69th and 70th Streets. Along with a number of residential units, hotels, casinos and golf courses, the building used to enjoy the Trump brand and the glamorous lifestyle it implies. Since Trump’s campaign and presidency, however, the building has attracted public scrutiny for its overt affiliation with the…

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To Tip or Not to Tip

Danny Meyer, an extremely successful restauranteur, has always been a forward thinker. He has never been satisfied with the status quo. In 1985, when he was 27 years old, Meyer opened his first restaurant. The restaurant, Union Square Café, was an instant hit with the public. Meyer didn’t have much formal training in business management when he started out in the restaurant world. More than thirty years have passed, however, and his empire has grown to include many award-winning restaurants at various price points. His casual Blue Smoke barbecue spot is…

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The Disney Superfans!

All is quiet at the Walt Disney Hollywood Studios in the early morning hours, except for a few people lined up at the gate. Kenny White, known as Kenny the Pirate, is one of them: he is anxiously waiting for his turn to ride the Slinky Dog Dash. No, he is not an impatient 5-year-old kid; in fact, he is a 50-year-old diehard fan attempting an impossible feat of riding all 49 rides in one day. Mr. White is not alone as there is an elite group of superfans who…

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Viva the Rats! Exterminate or Protect?

Rats have become a burden in Paris as of late, often seen scouring around popular tourist sights, restaurants and museums. When Geoffroy Boulard, mayor of the 17th arrondissement in the northwestern part of the city, attempted to have something done about the rodent infestation, to his great surprise, he encountered resistance. Ten members of the local lobby group showed up to protest the planned poisoning by exterminators: they proposed a more humane treatment of animals through the distribution of birth control. The local lobby called Rattus Norvegicus is active and…

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Walmart Partners With Waymo For Grocery Pickup Service

Waymo, a company which develops self-driving cars, has announced that it will partner with Walmart to test a service that will take customers to and from the store to pick up their groceries. Walmart announces a pilot program with Waymo, the self-driving division of Google's parent company, to offer shoppers free rides in autonomous cars to its stores https://t.co/vFVEe3nheq pic.twitter.com/BPCUUXbVqs — CNN (@CNN) July 26, 2018 Waymo noticed that its top riders typically used its self-driving vehicles for trips to the supermarket and decided to capitalize on this fact. “We’ve tailored our…

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