Contra Costa Times
Starbucks adds digital tipping to iPhone app
An exterior view of a Starbucks, on December 27, 2012 in the Chinatown neighborhood of Washington, DC.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Knowland Launches Redesigned Customer Training Platform, Knowland University
The Knowland Group, the largest data company in the global meeting and event industry, announced today the launch of its newly redesigned customer training platform, Knowland University.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
10 best Chinatowns across the USA
A visitor can feel as though they've left the U.S. altogether - and now they are the foreigner, a tourist in their own city.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Scenes From a War Room: What It's Like to Spy on the GOP
"It's the big donkey to the left," says a security guard in the lobby of one of the most sophisticated - and potently effective - political opposition research organizations in the country.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
ASLA Communications Internship, Summer 2014
The American Society of Landscape Architects seeks a full-time summer intern for an exciting project: The Landscape Architect's Guide to Sustainable Portland.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The Artistic History of American Anti-Asian Racism
The frontise piece from "Some Reasons for Chinese Exclusion" . Fales Library and Special Collections, NYU More than a century before Coca Cola's controversial Super Bowl commercial celebrating America as a nation of nations, the melting pot overflowed with people of all races and ethnicities-each subject to its share of mass media abuse.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
'Train,' by Tom Zoellner
"Ever since childhood, when I lived within earshot of the Boston and Maine, I have seldom heard a train go by and not wished I was on it."
Northeast, New England Brace As Ice And Snow Move Up Coast
A man clears snow in front of DC Meat Market in the Chinatown neighborhood of New York City on Thursday.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
It's a Snow Brainer: Make It Stop
Commuters make their way to a subway station on Feb.13, 2014 in New York. Up to a foot of snow is expected in the New York area.
Will This Unrelenting Winter Tighten Its Grip?
Winter snow totals are pushing into the top 5 to 10 for some major cities of the Northeast, and temperatures have plummeted well below normal at times across the region and across the Midwest.