Gentrification

Google's parent company revealed its plan for a high-tech neighborhood in Toronto - and it could be the world's largest tall timber project

Google's parent company revealed its plan for a high-tech neighborhood in Toronto - and it could be the world's largest tall timber project

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Sidewalk Labs - the urban innovation subsidiary of Google's parent company, Alphabet - is thinking about using an unprecedented amount of tall timber technology, in which...
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Are Germany's Garden Gnomes Endangered?

10 days ago   |   NY Times

Gentrification threatens the country's tradition of urban gardening.
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Miami condo king Jorge Pérez on gentrification, Liberty Square and federal investigations

14 days ago   |   Miami Herald

“Nobody knows anything,” screenwriter William Goldman famously said about the movie industry's ability to predict a box-office hit. But in the real estate industry, experience...
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We can't stop thinking about the unique and powerful 'Blindspotting,' and it's our indie movie pick for this weekend

We can't stop thinking about the unique and powerful 'Blindspotting,' and it's our indie movie pick for this weekend

17 days ago   |   Business Insider

"Blindspotting" is one of the most unique movies you'll see this year. It's mixture of comedy, drama, and rap, and a powerful look at current life for many today in America...
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The best places to admire NYC's incredible comeback

The best places to admire NYC's incredible comeback

23 days ago   |   New York Post

Anyone who buys into the increasingly popular “death by gentrification” narrative should pop into Manhatta, the new Danny Meyer restaurant on the 60th floor of 28 Liberty St...
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Daveed Diggs, Rafael Casal take deep look at race, gentrification in ‘Blindspotting'

24 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Oakland, Calif., where the current art house sleeper “Sorry to Bother You” takes place, is also the setting of “Blindspotting,” another film about race in America. Instead of...
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Target's CBGB Tribute Draws Backlash, Followed by an Apology

26 days ago   |   NY Times

Target drew criticism when the grand opening of its new East Village location included a re-creation of CBGB's facade.
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Daveed Diggs explores race, friendship and gentrification in Oakland in comedy-drama ‘Blindspotting'

26 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Daveed Diggs returns home in Friday's “Blindspotting,” a celebration of his beloved Oakland, Calif., and a consideration of what is being lost with gentrification. “That is...
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Before-and-after photos show how a major city's homelessness crisis can spiral out of control

Before-and-after photos show how a major city's homelessness crisis can spiral out of control

27 days ago   |   Business Insider

In 2018, more than 2,100 people live on the streets of Vancouver, Canada - a record number for the city. Over the past three years, homelessness in the Greater Vancouver area...
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Inwood residents say rezoning plan is an ‘ethnic cleansing'

Inwood residents say rezoning plan is an ‘ethnic cleansing'

29 days ago   |   New York Post

Nestled next to the Harlem River at the tip of Manhattan, Inwood is on the brink of change. Once a refuge from the rest of Manhattan's unrelenting gentrification, a...
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Melania warns about risks of social media hours after Trump tweet tantrum

Melania warns about risks of social media hours after Trump tweet tantrum

First Lady Melania Trump, whose Be Best campaign battles cyberbulling, warned on Monday that social media can be “destructive and harmful” when misused - a speech made just... Read more ...

'We showed no care for the little ones': Read Pope Francis' letter on abuse

'We showed no care for the little ones': Read Pope Francis' letter on abuse

The Vatican released a letter Monday from Pope Francis directly addressing for the first time the latest accusations of sexual abuse by priests. Read more ...

Giuliani clarifies his puzzling ‘truth isn't truth' comment

Giuliani clarifies his puzzling ‘truth isn't truth' comment

President Donald Trump's personal attorney says he wasn't trying to make an existential point about the meaning of veracity when he declared “truth isn't truth.” Read more ...

Pope on sex abuse: We showed no care for the little ones

Pope on sex abuse: We showed no care for the little ones

Pope Francis has issued a letter to Catholics around the world condemning the “crime” of priestly sexual abuse and cover-up and demanding accountability. Read more ...

Alabama tops 2018 AP preseason poll, but Georgia closing in

Alabama tops 2018 AP preseason poll, but Georgia closing in

The AP has released its top 25 preseason poll. The Tide are on top again, but they have some competition from fellow SEC teams. Read more ...

First half of 2018 sees doubling in the cases of measles found in...

First half of 2018 sees doubling in the cases of measles found in record-breaking 2017

A record-breaking 41,000 cases of measles have been registered in Europe so far this year, with experts putting the blame squarely on people refusing to get themselves or their... Read more ...

PepsiCo buys SodaStream for $3.2 billion

PepsiCo buys SodaStream for $3.2 billion

PepsiCo will buy carbonated drink-machine maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion as it battles Coca-Cola for an edge in the health-conscious beverage market. Founded in Britain in... Read more ...

2 deaths in Dover considered suspicious

2 deaths in Dover considered suspicious

The New Hampshire Attorney General's Office and Dover police are investigating what they're calling two suspicious deaths. Read more ...

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested asking Bill Clinton sexually...

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested asking Bill Clinton sexually graphic questions about Monica Lewinsky in a 1998 memo

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested a list of sexually graphic questions to ask President Bill Clinton in his grand jury testimony about his affair with Monica... Read more ...

The 50 best-selling albums of all time

The 50 best-selling albums of all time

The Eagles have knocked the King of Pop off of his throne. The band's greatest hits album, released in 1976, has surpassed Michael Jackson's seminal 1982 album "Thriller" to... Read more ...