Hot dog vendor buys rights to MoMA corner for $362,201


Property values in Manhattan are showing no signs of falling, and that includes those lucrative corners for vendors. I personally fancy that little spot over on 53rd and 6th that serves one delicious lamb and rice combo.

Pasang Sherpa is a hot dog vendor that just paid $362,201 for the food-vending rights for the north entrance of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He paid $81,701 more than what he paid for the south entrance when MoMA auctioned off the sales rights to two of its corners.

Buy multi-million dollar home in Paradise Valley, get $200K Bentley Continental GT for free!


What a deal?! There are two multi-million dollar custom homes built in Paradise Valley by Five Star Development. If you happen to be the new buyers of either of these two homes, the Scottsdale developer will give you a 2009 Bentley Continental GT for free. The car retails for $198,000, but you have to be worth millions to own the home or to make those insurance payments so you better start selling off your kidneys, plus your kids’ kidneys, and your grandkids’ kidneys. 

New Years Eve in Times Square left 40 tons of garbage


One million people packed in to Times Square last night and boy did they leave a mess. The confetti and noisemakers plus all the other garbage people left equated to an estimated 40 tons.

After the ball dropped, the workers got busy and started cleaning up. Over a 150 people worked until 8 am before another shift arrived to tidy up. The 25 mph winds didn’t help.

Not short on help: 60,000 volunteer for Obama inauguration


I bet the Red Cross doesn’t get this many applicants when they ask for it. An unprecedented 60,000 people have sent applications to the Presidential Inaugural Committee to volunteer for activities surrounding the swearing-i of Barack Obama — even if it means just giving directions or friendly hellos to out-of-towners at airports and Metro stops.

Ralph Lauren Black Satchel Briefcase

Let's go incognito for a change and put down that camel-colored paperholder you call a briefcase, shall we? I personally prefer a neutral shade of black and the Ralph Lauren Black Satchel Briefcase definitely gets the job done. The silver “accoutrements”...

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Barney’s New York x Globe-Trotter Luggage Set

Great Britain's handmade luggage company Globe-Trotter is known for their un-paralleled craftsmanship and their collaboration with Barney's New York is no different. The brand was founded in 1897 in Germany and their list of clientele explains their reputation. Sir Winston...

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