Nestled in the meatpacking district between Chelsea Market and Google's New York offices is Starbucks' latest Roastery. Set to open on Friday, the nearly 23,000-square-foot space is far from the typical Starbucks store. Bathed in warm light and teeming with copper features, the Roastery is a cozy haven for coffee fanatics looking to not only get their caffeine fix, but get an up close and personal experience with Starbucks' roasters, baristas and craft mixologists. "It was five years ago, in a Starbucks board meeting that Howard Schultz, our chairman emeritus, and Liz Muller, our chief design officer, shared a vision they had for a new concept," Kevin Johnson, CEO of Starbucks, told reporters Tuesday. "A new concept of a Starbucks, a new concept of a customer experience that is the ultimate in all things coffee." It is Starbucks' hope that the Roastery locations will become destinations for coffee drinkers rather than just another cafe to stop at while you're at the … [Read more...] about A Look Inside Starbucks’ Newest Reserve Roastery in New York City
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President Donald Trump’s reelection aides have decided on a campaign structure with three main offices split between New York City and the Washington area. The campaign will again be headquartered at Trump Tower, according to two senior advisers to the president. But this time, the campaign will have a pair of satellite offices — one at the Republican National Committee’s building on Capitol Hill and another in nearby Rosslyn, Virginia.Story Continued Below RNC staffers and Trump campaign staffers will share office space at the Capitol Hill and Rosslyn locations. The plan, which was designed by Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale and RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, is aimed at developing a streamlined campaign operation. It's also geared toward fostering collaboration between aides to Trump and the RNC and avoiding the infighting between the two sides that occurred in 2016. After Trump secured the GOP nomination that year, his team sometimes clashed with the national … [Read more...] about Trump to split reelection campaign between New York and D.C.
ISIS butchers have warned of sniper attacks in New York city on New Year’s Day in a chilling threat to usher in 2019 with "death and destruction". Internet platforms have been sharing posters of a devastated Manhattan cityscape with the words: “Soon, Allah willing, the disbelievers will see the very thing they feared.” A strap across the corner carried the date 1-1-2019 in red. According to news blog PJ Media, a second piece of propaganda was issued that threatened to hit New York with explosive belts and vehicle bombs, "and harvest them with silencers and snipers". Terror monitoring group Site Intel reported that other militants were vowing attacks across the West in general. The propaganda push comes as it was revealed that ISIS suffered a major blow in the Middle East when the group’s second in command was arrested. When he was captured he was found to be carrying 20 mobile phones, 80 gold ingots and wads of cash. Osama Awaid Al-Ibrahim, or Abu Zeid, … [Read more...] about ISIS threatens New Year’s Day sniper massacre in New York saying they plan to make 2019 a year of ‘death and destruction’
New York | Cancer Pushes New York’s ‘First Girlfriend,’ Sandra Lee, Onto Political Stage Sections Skip to content Skip to site index Ms. Lee, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s longtime girlfriend, had shunned the political spotlight. Cancer has changed that. Sandra Lee, a breast cancer survivor, has begun a nationwide campaign to fight the disease. Credit Credit Celeste Sloman for The New York Times Supported by ByJesse McKinley Nov. 27, 2018 VAN NUYS, Calif. — She strolled slowly through the neighborhood, a down-to-earth sprawl of sun-blasted ranch houses, and Sandra Lee was in her element. In contrast to her high-gloss public persona, Ms. Lee wore a simple, loose-fitting dress, no makeup, the only thing adorning her face a pair of oversized sunglasses. Still, she could not contain her inner rah-rah: Whenever a jogger passed, she stopped to cheer them on. And then she resumed the conversation, back to … [Read more...] about Cancer Pushes New York’s ‘First Girlfriend,’ Sandra Lee, Onto Political Stage
Joseph Pisani, Ap Retail Writer Updated 9:53 am CST, Tuesday, November 13, 2018 In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, photo, a rusting ferryboat is docked next to an aging industrial warehouse on Long Island City's Anable Basin in the Queens borough of New York. Across the East River is midtown Manhattan, top left. Long Island City is a longtime industrial and transportation hub that has become a fast-growing neighborhood of riverfront high-rises and redeveloped warehouses, with an enduring industrial foothold and burgeoning arts and tech scenes. less In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, photo, a rusting ferryboat is docked next to an aging industrial warehouse on Long Island City's Anable Basin in the Queens borough of New York. Across the East River is midtown ... more Photo: Mark Lennihan, AP This Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, photo shows a view of Washington from a revolving restaurant in Crystal City, Va. If any place … [Read more...] about Amazon splits HQ between New York and northern Virginia