The stars of New York City's newly opened, $1.5 million pedestrian plaza project at Times Square are plastic chairs. But before you sit down, it's good to know that the Ace Hotel welcomes budget travelers.
In a 2003 interview with The New York Times, Ursula Burns, the new CEO of Xerox, said she grew up poor on Manhattan's Lower East Side with "lots of Jewish immigrants, Hispanics and African-Americans, but the common denominator was poverty."
Peter is one of the 255,441 Americans who have lost top jobs in the finance industry since January 2008. No more sushi for lunch for them! In New York, bonuses paid to bankers fell to $18.4 billion last year from $32.9 billion in 2007.
There are so many New York experiences to thrill and delight you, that the city may seem daunting at first — and expensive. Read on for our tips regarding things to do for free. We also introduce you to the very useful adjective "skint".
Eleven-year-old Arlen lives on a small farm, half a day from the village of Tibbet's Brook. As night falls upon Arlen's world, demons that cannot be harmed by any mortal weapon come out to kill. Peter Brett wrote The Painted Man on his smartphone.