Farmers' Almanac predicts Super Bowl snowstorm for northeast

MetLife Stadium on February 7, 2012

(Credit: MetLife Stadium on February 7, 2012. (Getty))

The Farmers' Almanac predicted that a major snowstorm will hit the Northeast coast sometime between Feb. 1 and Feb. 3, just in time for the Feb. 2 Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium.

The forecast was part of the Maine-based publication's prediction of an extreme cold winter for most of the country.

Super Bowl XLVIII is the first time the championship has been played in the Northeast. Despite...

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Ask an Expert: Tips for buying the right one-bedroom apartment as an investor


(Credit: Would this $699k one-bedroom condo on East 89th Street make a good investment property? (STREETEASY))

I want to buy a one-bedroom apartment as an investment and rent it out.  What should I look for as far as type of building, layout, location, carrying costs etc.? Any other advice?

There is much to consider before plunking down several hundred thousand dollars or more on a one-bedroom apartment that you intend to rent out rather than live in yourself, say our experts.

Do the math


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Cook this @home: summer tomatoes

Cook Antica Pesa's linguine with fresh tomato sauce

(Credit: Antica Pesa)

Come August, tomatoes are everywhere. They're falling out of bushels and off tabletops at farmers' markets and are in endless numbers of dishes at restaurants.

While many restaurants cook with tomatoes year-round, in the summer they often turn to fresh, local and in-season tomatoes because they know their dishes will be that much more flavorful.

At the new and widely loved restaurant...

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Madonna tops Forbes' top-earning celebs list


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She's still the Material Girl.

Pop diva Madonna 55, is the world's top-earning celebrity, according to a Forbes list released on Monday, raking in an estimated $125 million in the past year, mainly from her $305 million-grossing MDNA tour, but helped by sales of clothing, fragrance and various investments.

Director Steven Spielberg, who had a big hit last year with "Lincoln,"...

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Best of the Rest: Gu Shine in Flushing

The clams at Gu Shine are rich with

(Credit: The clams at Gu Shine are rich with flavor and a definite must-try.)

The Chinese have cultivated a legacy of fantastically rich cuisine, one that varies by class, region and ethnic background.

We're quite familiar with Cantonese, Hunan and Szechuan cuisines, whose personalities have blossomed in Manhattan's Chinatown. But what Manhattan unfortunately has in smaller bulk are other styles of Chinese food, such Indonesian and Malaysian cuisine, but perhaps more...

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Celebrate NYC street food at the Vendy Awards

The Vendy Awards showcase the best food vendors

(Credit: The Vendy Awards)

On Sept. 7, you might want to skip breakfast.

That’s because the 9th annual Vendy Awards, organized by the Street Vendor Project, invades Sunset Park that afternoon. Both a contest and a showcase, this year it will be bigger than ever.

In addition to the “Vendy Cup” award, which goes to the best vendor of the year, this year sees the addition of the “Market” vendor category, awarding...

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Column: Apple, Google, Nokia, and Samsung - big product launches planned for next season



September is looming, and although it is notoriously a bad month for stocks in general, it’s a great month for technology stocks. Specifically, it’s the time for companies to show us what they’ve got for the rest of the year - that is, for the critical holiday sales season and beyond.

So, what have they got?

On the record, not a thing. Off the record, the Web is roiling with informed...

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More phones being reported lost on subways and buses than ever before

(Nancy Borowick)

(Credit: (Nancy Borowick))

Lose your phone on the subway or bus? You're far from alone.

More than 25,000 phones have been reported lost on the city's subways and buses since May 2007, with each year seeing an increase over the last, according to MTA data. So far this year, 3,162 phones have been reported lost, up from 3,142 this time last year.

The uptick in lost phones is thanks to increased cellphone ownership,...

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City to implement speed cameras near 20 public schools

(Mayor's Office)

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Parents looking to get their kids to class by first bell better think twice before breaking the speed limit.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Monday that the city will enforce the state's new program installing speed cameras near 20 school locations that are prone to accidents.

The unspecified locations for the five-year pilot will be determined by factors such as crash and injury data,...

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Trump attacks Schneiderman for $40 million lawsuit

Donald Trump

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Donald Trump hit the morning news shows Monday to attack state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who filed a $40-million suit against him over the weekend.

Schneiderman contends that Trump University, the real estate mogul's education and seminar program, defrauded thousands of customers.

Trump called in to "Fox & Friends" and NBC's "Today" show to tell the world he's ready to take...

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