Tag archive for ‘Portland’
Lilach Weissman On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Nude Violinist Sues For $1.1 Million in Damages

A violinist who stood naked in front of the federal courthouse in Portland, Oregon last year is suing for $1.1 million in damages and claims police used excessive force in his arrest, caused him emotional More...

Lily Bethlehem On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

David Beckham’s Proposed Miami Stadium Plans Still in Limbo

  It was a year ago that British football great David Beckham expressed enthusiasm over having a soccer stadium in Miami, but since then, all proposed plans for the site have been nixed or met with More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, December 25th, 2014

Philly Has No Brotherly Love for Uber

Every day, it seems, there is a new story about Uber ruffling feathers. Recently, CEO Travis Kalanick was indicted in South Korea for violating the country’s laws against rental cars acting as taxi More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Uber Reaches Deal With Portland, Will Suspend Operations for 90 Days

Uber has voluntarily agreed to suspend its operations in Portland for three months. The move comes after officials in that city had been trying to force the taxi service company out of business there, even More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, December 19th, 2014

Watch: Alexander Abramov Gives Sneak Peek at his $38 Million NZ Estate

Russian steel billionaire Alexander Abramov has a $50 million ($38 million US) estate in New Zealand at Helena Bay which is reportedly going to also be used as a luxury resort. He gave Anne Gibson of the New More...

Lily Bethlehem On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Supreme Court Justice Steven Breyer Defends Woman Who Was Strip Searched

It is a case that is dividing the Supreme Court along liberal and conservative alignments: a Hong Kong woman was strip searched while in immigration detention, as reported by Reuters. The conservative justices More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Uber Out in Spain Thailand and Maybe Portland

Embattled ride sharing service Uber may claim a valuation of $40 billion today, but that might not last for long. The company was kicked out of Nevada last month and has just been forced to cease its operations More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, December 5th, 2014

Howard Schultz Offers Mobile Order & Pay for Starbucks Crowd

Starbucks is offering its millions of customers a new wireless service in which they will be able to both order their drinks and pay for them before they even enter the store called Mobile Order & Pay. Launched More...

Tibi Singer On Monday, October 20th, 2014

Two Billionaires Dominate Funding for Oregon Top-Two Primary Effort

Michael Bloomberg and John Arnold have contributed close to $3 million to candidates in the upcoming Oregon primary, the Portland Tribune reported. Arnold, a hedge-fund manager in natural-gas trading,  More...

Noam Meir On Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Brodsky 5-Bathroom Penthouse, Ideal for Jewish Men, Sells for $26.5 Million

A penthouse at the Brodsky Organization’s new luxury condominium tower on Manhattan’s Upper East Side has sold for $26.5 million, The Real Deal Reported. The unit sold was Penthouse 19 West at 135 East More...

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