Month: November 2020

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Diamonds are forever on Fifth Avenue, where big moves by premier gem house Harry Winston will soon put glitter back into the pandemic-battered shopping corridor. In a major breakthrough for the limping boulevard, Harry Winston is expanding into the long-vacant former Henri Bendel space at 712 Fifth. The elegant, landmarked storefront is next door to
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In 2018, I set a pointless goal for myself of reading only books from subscription boxes. My reasons were twofold: to get exposed to books I would not normally pick for myself and to see how important diversity was to the best book subscription services. It was an interesting experiment, but that’s a story for
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Welcome to 1015 Summit Ave., home to four of NYC’s least-expensive abodes for sale. According to listings portal StreetEasy, prices in the 38-unit building range from a $60,000 studio — which the site lists as the city’s cheapest apartment — to a $75,000 one-bedroom. At least six apartments there have listed since August, offering buyers
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Seacrest, out. Ryan Seacrest is selling his Beverly Hills mansion for $85 million, TMZ reported on Monday. The host, 45, put his 9,000-square-foot home on the market after buying it from Ellen DeGeneres for $39 million in 2012. The estate boasts four bedrooms, six bathrooms, a gourmet chef’s kitchen, a movie theater, a spa, a
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I was 22 when I discovered sex-positive feminism. Nerve.com was getting into its groove. The sex shop Grand Opening! had just opened its doors in Brookline. Writers like Susie Bright and Tristan Taormino were pumping out erotica collections and Crunch Gym was promoting its cardio striptease classes. Meanwhile, I had just fallen into a college
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What does diversity really mean? It’s a question that’s been shoved under the rug for years. Few want to address the issue of diversity itself and even fewer want to get down into the work that needs to be done. For so long, mainstream media and entertainment have depicted white stories and white narratives as
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There are so many amazing 2020 picture books to read. Despite this fact, the bestseller list at most bookstores consists of mostly classics that were published before I was born. Don’t get me wrong, I love those books. I adore hungry caterpillars and wild things to and little girls that say “pooh, pooh” to tigers
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November 30, 2020 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. This article is adapted from Scott Greenberg’s The Wealthy Franchisee: Game-Changing Steps to Becoming a Thriving Franchise Superstar, which is out now via Entrepreneur Press and can be purchased from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Humans need to feel that they’re growing. It’s not enough to be. You must
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My idea of fantasy is fairly whitewashed. You know, with the Fair Folk and golden-haired maidens in towers. Although Western history is great inspiration—I too swoon over knights in shining armor who insist on being called “sir”—its domination has prevented me from seeing myself in fantasy novels. At best, I could be the “exotic” sorceress
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Some people simply aren’t cut out for the nine-to-five. And hey, here’s to the night shift nurses, the writers, the artists, the musicians, and the bakers, the baristas, and the medics. Without them, the rest of the world would be in dire straits. Can you imagine the mornings you just can’t if there weren’t someone
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Most Manhattan offices remain sparsely populated, but developers and landlords are confident the work-from-home phenomenon is temporary. Which is why they believe that office towers have a bright future — and their success will spill over into the residential neighborhoods around them. The folks at Related Cos. shared with us some recent cheery data from
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Today’s Featured Deals In case you missed yesterday’s most popular deals Previous Daily Deals Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine for $1.99 Rich and Pretty by Rumaan Alam for $1.99 Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid for $4.99 Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson for $2.99 Cinder by Marissa Meyer for
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Today’s Featured Deals In case you missed yesterday’s most popular deals Previous Daily Deals Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson for $2.99 Cinder by Marissa Meyer for $2.99 Fate of the Fallen by Kel Kade for $2.99 Rosewater by Tade Thompson for $2.99 Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones for $1.99 Six of Crows by
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[embedded content] Gold has broken a critical support level, but there is not much downside left, said Alain Corbani, portfolio manager of Finance SA, who forecasts $2,500 an ounce for gold’s upside target. The metal will be caught between conflicting macroeconomic forces next year: slightly higher negative real interest rates, but a weakening U.S. dollar.
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Teaching is a heart-warming, challenging, nerve-wracking, constantly fluctuating profession. No one can truly understand what a classroom is like unless they become a teacher. Here are some of the best books for teachers that share the world of education. Some show challenges. Some argue for change. Some offer good advice. And some are simply for
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I love tracking my reading habits! I use online tools, but I prefer to use pen and paper. However, I am super messy and bad at organizing, so it’s hard for me to neatly track my reading. Enter the reading journal! The best reading journals are specifically designed to help organize and log your reading,
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A Brooklyn Heights townhouse sold for $6.25 million. The five-story, mid-19th-century brownstone once caught the eye of actor Adam Driver, back in 2017, as we previously reported. Back then the home, at 154 Hicks St., was asking $4.79 million. But it has gone through a full renovation since then and was last asking $6.49 million.