San Francisco’s new $2.2 billion transit center, the ‘Grand Central Station of the West,’ is officially open to the public — take a look around

San Francisco’s new four-block-long Salesforce Transit Center — and the stunning rooftop park located on top of it — is officially open to the public. A project almost two decades in the making, the transit center was designed to be a central nexus for local transportation. Eleven bus lines stop at the station, and transit officials plan to eventually connect it to rail lines as well. The $2.2 billion transit center is being hailed as the “Grand Central Station of the West,” and some have compared its park to The High Line in New York. San Francisco’s highly-anticipated Salesforce Transit Center and the new park located on its roof are… Read More

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A Week In New York City On A $64,000 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar. Want even more Money Diaries, plus $$$ advice from a kick-ass, all-female team of financial advisors, and tips on how to save more than $500? Pick up our new book: Money Diaries: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Your Finances… and Everyone Else’s. It’s out now — order here! Today: a criminal justice policy fellow working at a nonprofit who makes $64,000 per year and spends some of her money this… Read More

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Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso wins San Marino GP

MISANO ADRIATICO, Italy — Italy’s Andrea Dovizioso and the Ducati team won on home soil in the San Marino Grand Prix on Sunday, while Marc Marquez extended his lead atop the MotoGP standings. Starting fourth, Dovizioso quickly moved up the grid then passed pole sitter Jorge Lorenzo to take the lead early on and wasn’t challenged the rest of the way. It was Dovizioso’s third win this season and the 11th of his MotoGP career. Lorenzo was in a tight battle with Marquez for second until he fell with two laps to go. That handed second to Marquez, while Cal Crutchlow finished third. Lorenzo got back on his bike and… Read More

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12 hot new brands that millennials can’t get enough of

Millennials are known for shopping around rather than sticking to one brand. Their shopping habits have created an opportunity for emerging brands to enter the market. In a recent survey conducted by Goldman Sachs and Conde Nast, a group of consumers between the ages of 13 and 34 were asked to list the new brands that they are hearing about or shopping at more now versus last year. Millennials may have lots of good qualities, but brand loyalty isn’t one of them. This generation is known for their tendency to shop around, and the rise of e-commerce and mobile shopping has given them the necessary tools to do so. While… Read More

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What needs to happen for you to make a good living? For unions to survive? This Jersey Dem has a few ideas.

“To make our economy work for all of us, not just the rich and powerful, working people must be able to stand and fight for higher wages, better health care and a more secure retirement,” said Rep. Donald Norcross, D-1st Dist. WASHINGTON — Here are some ideas on what it will take for workers to earn a good living in this economy. The federal government needs to raise the minimum wage and make it easier — not harder — for employees to organize. The Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision that unleashed unlimited corporate spending on campaigns needs to be reversed. Stock buybacks should be banned, executive pay curbed, and corporations… Read More

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