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Faithful Shopper: Coming Attractions

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.15.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Now that it's almost officially fall, all of us retail watchers are anxiously awaiting the new stores that are hurrying to open before the holidays! T...

What You Get In Europe For $250 Per Night

Oyster | Posted 09.12.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Not every destination around the globe will deliver the same level of accommodations for your travel dollar. That's why we decided to launch a new series to expose just how much bang for your buck you're actually getting on your trip.

Elderly Woman Reportedly Found Beheaded In London House

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2014 | World

LONDON, Sept 4 (Reuters) - An elderly woman was found beheaded at a house in a north London suburb on Thursday, British media reported, in an incident...

(VIDEO) Mobile, Twitter Marketing Can Amplify TV Ads, SMG's Hocking

Andy Plesser | Posted 09.04.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON -- When brands use mobile advertising or Twitter advertising, they can amplify their media spend and ROI, says Richard Hocking EMEA director ...

'Urgent Investigation' Launched On Palace Guard's Dance Moves

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.04.2014 | Travel

The British Ministry of Defence has launched an "urgent internal investigation" after video surfaced of a Buckingham Palace guard performing some rath...

(VIDEO) TV Ad-Synch Finds High Click-through Rates on Twitter in Pilot for Omnicom

Andy Plesser | Posted 09.03.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON - Civolution, the Netherlands-based audio content recognition company (ACR) is finding high click-through rates with Twitter, synching TV ads w...

I Choose To Walk

Robert Kwolek | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business
Robert Kwolek

The American people are some of the most creative and driven in the world and there's no reason solutions can't be found if we lay aside our differences and understand that we all want essentially the same thing: strong, safe, beautiful cities which we're proud to call home and pass on to the next generation better than we ourselves found them.

Resilient Dog Rescued After Being Stranded On 1,000-Ft. Cliff For A Week With No Water Or Food

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.03.2014 | Good News

After surviving a near-death experience, this lucky dog is back in his relieved owners' arms, thanks to one rescue crew. Last month, Mark and Susi...

(VIDEO) Xaxis' Ad-Synch Product Rolls Out in Nine Markets: "It Captures the Imagination of our Clients" EMEA Chief Schlickum

Andy Plesser | Posted 09.02.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON - It's a bit like finding the "lost GRP," says  Caspar Schlickum, CEO of Xaxis EMEA, explaining the value of the agency's new ad-synch product...

(VIDEO) AOL Readies Slate of Web Original Video for the U.K.

Andy Plesser | Posted 09.02.2014 | Entertainment
Andy Plesser

LONDON - AOL has been expanding its video offering via its web originals and its distribution play across screens.   This initiative is expanding int...

Primal Fear and the Legacy of Damien Hirst

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.04.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

What artworks of the past 25 years will we care about in the future? Why is this work so important? In the past when I have lectured on Hirst, I've focused on the following.

Book Review: Personal by Lee Child

Rob Taub | Posted 09.03.2014 | Books
Rob Taub

Jack Reacher can opine on any subject, and in the hands of a lesser writer he could be a blowhard, but Child continues to make him interesting, informative and truly compelling.

London Lodging: The Hotel Café Royal

Edward Schneider | Posted 09.01.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

When Jackie and I had a look-see of the Hotel Café Royal, on Regent Street perilously close to the Circus, I was surprised to find myself hankering after the place. It is everything Piccadilly Circus isn't: calm, quiet, good-looking and elegant.

5 Simple Tips For Taking Killer Instagram Travel Photos

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 09.01.2014 | Travel

When you're visiting a beautiful new place, it's perfectly natural to want to capture the moment with a camera to take it home with you -- or Instagra...

Dining In London: Shoreditch Without The Hullabaloo - Lyle's

Edward Schneider | Posted 08.29.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Thanks to the cooking style and the well-calculated portion sizes, Jackie and I walked away entirely satisfied but by no means stuffed.

Our 5 Favorite Espressos in London

Vayable | Posted 08.28.2014 | Travel
Vayable

In the last ten years, espresso pop up shops, coffee trolleys, and artisanal pour-overs have proliferated across central London and into the furthest reaches of the city -- meaning (thankfully) that an excellent cup of coffee is never more than a few streets away.

The World's Top 5 Cities For Celebrity Sightings

Hopper.com | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
Hopper.com

"Where are the best places to see celebrities tonight?" That's the question nobody wants to be caught asking the hotel concierge, because that question is predicated on another question that nobody wants to be asking themselves: Why do I want to see celebrities tonight?

This Is Not Your Grandmother's Afternoon Tea

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 08.27.2014 | Taste
Lois Alter Mark

Inspired by the season's most sophisticated runway fashions, all the pastries and confections are designed after specific looks.

No, Anchovies Are Not Always Salt-Cured

Edward Schneider | Posted 08.27.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

The bright, sour fillets upended my expectations of both flavor and texture.

Is Banksy Over?

Matthew Israel | Posted 08.26.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

Could he now be considered part of art history? Or would he start to mean less to the general public and the street art community? I hope not.

If Hockey Players Pulled a LeBron and 'Went Home'

Emily Cornelius | Posted 08.25.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

Ontario would probably have to expand from two teams to about five teams to accommodate the talent, and London, Ontario -- just 200km west of Toronto -- would be able to put one of the strongest teams on the ice.

Up Hill Down Hall. An Indoor Carnival. Tate Modern, London (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 08.25.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

London's Notting Hill Carnival is one of the largest street festivals in the world. Starting its life as a local festival set up by the West Indian co...

A Perfect Family Trip to Europe

Alison Chino | Posted 08.22.2014 | Travel
Alison Chino

We decided to divide our time with a week in Scotland, a week in London and Paris and a week in Switzerland. This combination turned out to be a great itinerary for a family trip to Europe.

Timeless or Time-Bound in the City?

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 08.28.2014 | Arts
Charles R. Wolfe

A uniform filter applied to multiple urban scenes can easily warp time and location, and obscure -- yet somehow enhance -- the reality of place.

London To Los Angeles: Emigration Tales

Sophia Stuart | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Sophia Stuart

What could go wrong? I had a work visa, a job at a digital agency, a studio apartment, which looked very nice in the pictures I'd seen online. It was true, I only knew one person -- but he was a Hollywood agent, so that was a good start.