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California Lawmaker Seeking To Extend Bar Hours Not Ready To Part With That Beer At 2 A.M.

To a person, the one thing visiting friends always said to me after I moved to New York City was: “It’s crazy how late bars are open here!” Crazy, maybe, but last call is at 4 a.m., and not 2 a.m. like many other establishments across the country. One California lawmaker has apparently been visiting pals in the Big Apple because he wants his state to adopt those later hours for last call. [More]

Liquidations: Say Goodbye To The Virgin Megastore

Liquidations: Say Goodbye To The Virgin Megastore

Just when we thought that we were done with liquidations for awhile — Virgin decided to close and liquidate all their US stores.

300 Starbucks Will Close, Brand New Fancy Jet Will Be Sold

300 Starbucks Will Close, Brand New Fancy Jet Will Be Sold

Starbucks is closing an additional 300 stores, says the Seattle Times, and will eliminate 700 non-store and 6,000 store jobs. The store closings will save the company $500 million per year. Meanwhile, the company is trying to sell a fancy corporate jet it bought last month for $45 million. Read CEO Howard Schultz’s memo to employees inside.

Bid Adieu To Home Depot's Expo Stores

Bid Adieu To Home Depot's Expo Stores

Home Depot will close 34 “Expo Design Center” stores as the demand for massively overpriced toilets and light fixtures appears to be waning. Actually, never mind… Home Depot says that Expo was always a failure. “Even during the recent housing boom, it was not a strong business,” they said.