Giant diamond goes on the auction block

QUEENSBURY – A rare 10-carat diamond ring estimated to have a value of up to $300,000 headlines the estate state and auction of the late Josie Beckos Wood, wife of the late entrepreneur Charles R. Wood who created the Lake George theme park Storytown, U.S.A./the Great Escape. The estate sale […]

Giant ‘Happy Birthday’ letters have been passed around Arlington for months. They’ve become so popular, there’s a waiting list to claim them for a day

For Diamond, the vagabond decorations were a letter-perfect touch of cheer in an otherwise dreary year. When she received the letters, she set them up in the couple’s living room. Harold loved them. “It made for a really fun birthday celebration,” said Diamond, who had to borrow her sister’s car […]

A Dutch grocery giant is buying FreshDirect

The two companies announced the agreement Wednesday, but did not disclose terms of the transaction. The deal is expected to close next year. FreshDirect will retain its name and continue to operate out of New York City, where it was launched in 2002. Ahold Delhaize (ADRNY), which was formed in […]

The 14 Best Giant Bikes You Can Buy Right Now

Photo credit: Trevor Raab From Bicycling The Giant Manufacturing Company in Taiwan has not, as one might suspect, always produced Giant brand bikes, but it has always manufactured bicycles. King Liu founded his company in 1972 as a frame manufacturing subcontractor for a variety of bicycle brands. It wasn’t until […]