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The Rating Game

Stanley Ely | Posted 06.06.2015 | Business
Stanley Ely

It's hard to find a restaurant that doesn't now place a little card at your table inquiring if the establishment was: (a) really awful; (b) tolerable; (c) sublime.

Stanley's Year-End Oddities

Stanley Ely | Posted 03.01.2015 | Fifty
Stanley Ely

Lately the pope has said that animals have a right along with humans to go to heaven. That is a good break for Amy, my animal, now entered in the finals for New York's Most Spoiled Cat. Amy's life here is so enviable that she prays to suffer no letdown in the next one.

Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Seized the Wheel

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 06.15.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Not everybody who gets a second chance wants it or takes it. Paco Soto was pretty much set in his ways when the opportunity was thrust upon him, but he didn't hesitate to move into the driver's seat and speed into the fast lane.

Uber Sort Of Regrets (Latest) Horrible Thing It Just Did

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 01.24.2014 | Technology

Politics ain't beanbag, the saying goes, and the ride-arranging-app industry is apparently no dang soft toss, either. Demonstrating how the game is...

Uber Car Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 03.18.2014 | San Francisco
Lisa Mirza Grotts

As a frequent Uber rider, I've come up with a few guidelines that will make the experience even smoother for both drivers and passengers.

Who's Behind the Wheel May Help Drive Attitudes on Surge Pricing

Turnstyle | Posted 03.16.2014 | San Francisco

By Nishat Kurwa (nishatjaan) Photo Credit/Flickr: Tribute/Homenaje The online car service marketplace is already valued in the billions of dollars....

Taxicab Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 07.29.2013 | Travel
Lisa Mirza Grotts

From knowing how much to tip to knowing what to do if you have a complaint, taxicab etiquette can help you get from point A to point B gracefully. Here are some basic tips on how to behave as a taxicab passenger.

Uber Offering On-Demand Ice Cream Trucks

The Huffington Post | Eliza LaJoie | Posted 07.13.2012 | DC

How do you summon an ice cream truck to your current location? There's an on-demand service for that, at least for one day. On Friday, in honor of ...