Walking on the High Line , an elevated park on Manhattan’s far west side, a friend and I recently came across a couple sitting near an open bottle of wine. Sad-faced, the two were being issued a summons by a pair of New York Parks Department officers for public consumption of alcohol.
Jacques Torres earned the nickname “Mr. Chocolate” in the kitchens of Le Cirque, concocting sublime desserts for the rich and famous. He left his stove to pursue the world’s best cocoa beans -- and to become rich himself.
Morgan Stanley and Bank of America Corp. agreed to sell their 49 percent stake in 1633 Broadway, a 48-story tower near New York’s Times Square, according to three people with knowledge of the transaction.