It was a glorious spring morning in New York, and sunlight streamed through the windows of 115 West 18th Street. This is the global headquarters of The We Company, and I was there to meet with its CEO and cofounder Adam Neumann. He greets me warmly as I am ushered to his office, and he gestures for me to follow him to a small room in the back of his workspace. He said he wanted to show me something. He looked happy, smiling confidently, the way a guy sitting on top of company valued at $47 billion might. The room in the back was small, Spartan—a stark contrast from the bustling We headquarters just beyond. It had one window, overlooking a small alley. A whiteboard sat in the corner and was covered with scribbles. Neumann blocked it with his long arms and politely asked me not to look. These were his private thoughts, he said. He comes here to meditate as well as to pray, he told me, nodding toward some beads lying on a small table. With his long black hair and T-shirt that … [Read more...] about The fall of WeWork’s Adam Neumann
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Style | Assisted Living. For All Ages. domains At all these gleaming new Manhattan luxury developments, life is a banquet of self-enrichment. A pet-portrait party is among the many activities that have been planned for residents of 88 & 90 Lexington Avenue. Credit Credit Jeenah Moon for The New York Times Supported by ByPenelope Green May 21, 2019 Monday was pet portraits in a velvety lounge at 88 & 90 Lexington Avenue, a condominium development on 26th121 East 22nd Street, the OMA-designed, prism-edged tower built by Toll Brothers. Down at 56 Leonard, otherwise known as the Jenga building in TriBeCa, In shiny new developments all over Manhattan, the fulsome amenity spaces — lounges and screening rooms and chef’s kitchens — are being “activated,” as developers and artists like to say, with talks and … [Read more...] about Assisted Living. For All Ages.
Isaac Stanley-Becker, The Washington Post Published 5:58 am PST, Friday, February 15, 2019 A large iceberg floats in the Atlantic Ocean, April 26, 2017 off the coast of Ferryland, Newfoundland, Canada. Icebergs break off from Baffin Island and Greenland every spring and drift down the stretch of water along the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador known as Iceberg Alley. According to media reports, the higher number of icebergs this season can be attributed to uncommonly strong counter-clockwise winds that draw the icebergs south and possibly global warming, which could be making Greenland's ice sheet melt faster. less A large iceberg floats in the Atlantic Ocean, April 26, 2017 off the coast of Ferryland, Newfoundland, Canada. Icebergs break off from Baffin Island and Greenland every spring and drift down the stretch of ... more Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images … [Read more...] about In a slippery heist, 30,000 liters of iceberg water vanish from a warehouse on the Atlantic coast