Burning Man’s chief executive has disinvited one camp for wealthy attendees and warned a dozen others as it outlines steps the organization has taken to return the event to its egalitarian roots, according to a blog post the organization posted over the weekend. Burning Man disinvited Humano The Tribe, a turnkey or “plug and play”…
Burning Man’s chief executive has disinvited one camp for wealthy attendees and warned a dozen others as it outlines steps the organization has taken to return the event to its egalitarian roots, according to a blog post the organization posted over the weekend. Burning Man disinvited Humano The Tribe, a turnkey or “plug and play”…
Good Friday. Want this by email? Sign up here. What Amazon’s U-turn means Amazon yesterday canceled its plans to build a huge corporate campus in New York City. • The decision was an abrupt turnabout after a yearlong search for a second headquarters. The tech giant ultimately decided to open two new sites — in…
Dubai International Airport, one of the busiest in the world, was forced to briefly shut down departing flights on Friday because of what it said was “suspected drone activity,” the latest instance in which a major airport had to restrict air traffic over concerns about the remotely controlled devices. The airport said in a statement…
The publisher of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette went to the newsroom on Saturday night, subjected staff members to a long tirade and threatened employees’ jobs as his young daughter sobbed and begged him to stop, according to several journalists who were present. The outburst came amid a longstanding labor dispute that has intensified in recent months.…
In New York, public polling as recently as last week showed that a majority of New Yorkers supported the state’s deal with Amazon. But Amazon’s opponents among community groups, unions and public officials were fierce, and they held the power to stymie the deal. In the short time since Amazon first announced its search for…
Amazon’s surprise announcement on Thursday that it was canceling its planned expansion to a new corporate campus in New York was greeted with celebration by local activists and politicians who had opposed the deal, and frustration by local officials — and more than a few real estate agents in Queens — who had eagerly anticipated…
[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] The news on Thursday that Amazon had decided not to build a second headquarters in New York City was an equal-opportunity stunner, to the politicians and activists who had fought against it, and to the business leaders and elected…
TOULOUSE, France — Since a solo flight by the Wright brothers on the shore of North Carolina more than a century ago, the size of airplanes has gone in one direction — up. But the era of ever larger jets, and the romantic idea of continent-hopping travel they inspired, came to an unofficial end with…
BALTIMORE — H.L. Mencken, the Jazz Age scribe who loved Baltimore and booze in equal measure, spared no opportunity to praise his state’s famous rye whiskey. It was, he said, “the most healthful appetizer yet discovered by man.” The Mencken family doctor, he added, apparently approved: “He believed and taught that a shot of Maryland…