Better Business Bureau

No. 461: Creative cones, melodious Molloy and an architect for New York Tech

  But not least: Welcome to Friday, dear readers – not only the last leg of this busy week of socioeconomic innovation, but the last Friday the 13th of the decade. That makes this Dec. 13, of course, a favorite of sweet tooths: It’s both National Cocoa Day and World Ice Cream Day (not to be mistaken with National Ice Cream Day, which is the third Sunday in July). Never forget: Today also marks Acadian…


These are not the ‘Star Wars’ deals you’re looking for

By GREGORY ZELLER // It is a period of online commerce. Rebel shoppers, striking from their homes and offices, have scored numerous victories against the evil American Retailers. But beware the dark side, warns the Better Business Bureau, which is advising everyone in the Outer Rim to steer clear of Zo Galaxy, a wretched hive of scum and villainy posing as an online dealmaker. Zo Galaxy goes by a lot of names – the QStarWars…


No. 438: With stops in Cuba, Bulgaria and the Peconic Bay – plus, a V2G rollout

  Well-balanced: A palindromic 9-1-8-1-9 to you, dear reader, as we welcome Wednesday and the midpoint of another busy workweek. Going for Yucs: It is indeed Sept. 18 out there, and if you had the 12th baktun of the Mesoamerican Long Count calendar kicking off on this date in 1618, jach maʼalob. A little Yucatec Mayan right there. Anyway, five-hundred cacao beans for you. Hot air: Before we take off, all rise for old friend…