The NYPD doesn’t know why somebody replaced the Brooklyn Bridge’s American flags with white ones, and they don’t believe it’s terror-related — but they’re not taking it lightly.
Only 13 home cooks left, so get ready for a lot of unlucky number references and a tough competition. The 13 enter the kitchen and the judges are standing in front of a huge metal case. We see a clip of Cutter’s very clear explanation why he’ll probably win this Mystery Box challenge: “We see a big huge box on stage. I’m from Texas. We like everything big. So I’m thinking right off the bat, boom, advantage Cutter.” Who can argue with the reasoning? Texas big, box big, Cutter win? Not this freelance recapper. Guess Cutter will be back in the pantry after this Mystery Box, safe from Elimination Challenge. Besides the enormous box, there is a regular size box in front of each home cook. Gordon Ramsay instructs the home cooks to lift their boxes which reveal a single knife stuck into a cutting board. So the cooks will have to cut something with a knife. Very interesting.
Buick Regal, Volvo S60 Rank with German Luxury Cars in CR Testing
The Buick Regal and Volvo S60 are improved enough to rival offerings from BMW and Mercedes-Benz. According to the latest issue of Consumer Reports, the Buick Regal now ranks among the top upscale sports sedans in today’s market, finishing just one point shy of the class-leading BMW 328i. The Regal, which scored 83 points and tied… more
In the mid 1970s, Norman and Eugenia Wiener, a painter and a sculptor who were living in Manhattan on 20th Street, struck a bargain whose tremendous long-term value no one could have predicted, when they bought from the city for just $55,000 a diminutive three-bedroom townhouse in a quiet alcove of Tribeca at 37 Harrison Street.
Chrysler Recalls 790K SUVs for Ignition Switch Issue
Chrysler is planning to recall even more vehicles related to an ignition switch issue. According to a recent statement from the American automaker, the company will be recalling certain 2006-2007 Jeep Commander and 2005-2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles with approximately 792,300 affected. The company is still in the investigation phase and engineers are currently working… more
Convertible Owners More Educated, Affluent: Study
A new study about convertible owners might surprise you. According to Experian Automotive, convertible owners are more educated and affluent, despite the fact that convertible sales have been on the decline in recent years. Focusing on the first quarter of 2014, the study found that half of all convertible buyers have at least a bachelor’s… more
No NHTSA Officials Fired or Disciplined Over GM Recall
Although it looks like complaint data was handled improperly regarding GM’s ignition switch recall, no employees have been fired or disciplined at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In late 2007, NHTSA decided not to open a probe into a massive amount of GM cars, even after a senior agency official pointed out that four of the accidents resulted in… more