One night in 1947, a salesman for the popular Stanley Home Products company — seller of mops, cleaners, detergents, and other products for housewives — knocked on the door of 34-year-old secretary and divorced mother of one, Brownie Wise. The man’s pitch was so inept that Wise could only think, “I could do better than
Outside a vast brownfield in Gibbstown that is home to crumbling roads, empty storage tanks, and vacant sheds, a modest brick sign points to both the gritty past and the greener prospects of Gloucester County's economy.
President Obama’s Kenyan half-brother wants to make America great again — so he’s voting for Donald Trump. “I like Donald Trump because he speaks from the heart,” Malik Obama told The Post from his home in the rural village of Kogelo. “Make America Great Again is a great slogan. I would like to meet him.”
Just before the glitzy opening of Mr. Lam in Rio de Janeiro in 2005, leggy publicists escorted reporters through the sleek restaurant modeled after Manhattan’s Mr. Chow. The tony eatery was the brainchild of billionaire Eike Batista. A fan of the Chinese restaurant in Sutton Place, he thought nothing of flying in its star chef
The snark during recent seasons had been of LeBron James doubling as general manager, be it the additions he insisted upon during his Miami Heat tenure (Mike Miller, Ray Allen) or those he helped orchestrate with the Cleveland Cavaliers (Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love, acquiring J. R. Smith, the above-market deal for Tristan Thompson).