Friday, May 03, 2013
Mark Bittman talks about what to cook for the perfect dinner party. He’ll also talk about altering his diet to lose weight and be healthier. He shares his plan in his new book, VB6: Eat Vegan Before 6:00 to Lost Weight and Restore Your Health…for Good, and provides all the necessary tools for making the switch to a “flexitarian” diet.
Monday, August 08, 2011
By Erica Getto
Aretha Franklin, fresh off of her Brooklyn debut this past week, will headline Rangel's 81st birthday fundraising gala at the Grand Ballroom of the Plaza Hotel on Wednesday.
Friday, July 01, 2011
By Julia Botero
On Monday, the 35th Annual Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks will shoot over the Hudson River from six barges. The sky will light up between 20th and 55th Sts. in Manhattan. You can enjoy the show from any place that offers an unobstructed view of the sky over the river. Plus, check out other fireworks shows in the city this weekend.
Monday, May 16, 2011
By Julia Furlan : WNYC Culture Producer
From a Cee-Lo Green performance to a sushi bar as long as a school bus, the city is expecting its share of West Coast glitz this week as TV networks try to court advertisers. Even if you can't attend most of the hoopla, here's what to expect on your television screen this fall.
Tuesday, December 08, 2009
Holiday office parties used to be a chance to network, kick back with colleagues, and attempt to avoid the perils of inappropriate attire and too much booze. For some offices, this end-of-the-year standard is fast approaching. But with the economy still forcing companies to cut staff and cut hours, many offices are scaling back their office parties.
Kris Bashore is the executive vice president of human resources at the Caron Treatment Center, a drug and alcohol treatment center in Pennsylvania. Kris says her office used to have elaborate parties, but last year they started a new tradition: The money that used to be spent on the holiday party is now distributed evenly among employees and added to their end-of-year bonuses. We're also talking with our work contributor, Beth Kobliner, who says the number of offices having parties is down sharply since 2007.