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‘If we didn’t bring it back, it might never come back’: How a major New York food festival is overcoming pandemic challenges

The New York City Wine & Food Festival has faced several obstacles, but leadership was determined to bring it back in person this year. Read More

My friend had a stroke and his brother moved in, refusing to pay rent. When he protested, the brother said, ‘What are you going to do about it?’

‘His brother told him, “I take care of your dog and mow the lawn — that is enough rent.” How do we get him out?’ Read More

My daughter, 55, reprimanded me for not giving her $25 and said, ‘You have more money than you know what to do with’ — I gave her child a $22K car

‘She has told me numerous times that my inheritance is my parents’ money.’ Read More

VP Kamala Harris Sells Her Washington, DC, Condo for Nearly $2M

Now that Kamala Harris is finally settled in at the vice president’s official residence on the grounds of the U.S. Naval Observatory, she is pocketing nearly $2 million for the sale of her Washington, DC, condo. Read More

DOJ charges 18 ex-NBA players in $4 million healthcare scam

Tony Allen and Glen Davis were among those charged with allegedly taking part in a plan to bilk a healthcare plan for current and former players. Read More

Mortgage rates drop below 3%, but the reprieve may not last long

‘Competition remains high and housing affordability is declining.’ Read More

Google Flights lets travelers see their carbon footprint — but can you trust it?

A small choice like flying in a premium seat or with one airline over another can make a significant difference in terms of environmental impact, travel and conservation experts say. Read More

How to custom-order a car from the factory

If you’re willing to wait, you can order a car built to your exact specifications. Here’s a guide. Read More

Does driving an electric car really save you money? A cheapskate runs the numbers

For a cheapskate like me, it was a welcome surprise that recharging could be so cheap — or even free. But charging can be expensive if you don’t plan ahead. Read More

Biden administration wants IRS to monitor people’s bank accounts more closely — will it catch tax cheats, or invade privacy?

A Biden administration proposal calls for banks to report aggregated ‘inflows’ and ‘outflows’ above $600 Read More

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