Gary The Crooning Construction Worker Will Charm The Pants Off Of You

Residents of Manhattan's East side have to constantly deal with the construction that is slowly but surely (fingers crossed) creating the Second Avenue subway line. But a local construction worker from Queens is, as he put it, "trying to give back a little bit." His name is Gary Russo, and he spends his entire lunch… » 8/02/11 3:45pm 8/02/11 3:45pm

Will The Mancession Harm "Macho" Career Women?

Especially since the recession hit, the media's been referring to trades like construction as "traditionally male fields." So what happens when you're the woman on the job site? » 7/15/10 2:00pm 7/15/10 2:00pm

Though assembling furniture is stereotypically a man's job, according to Ikea's German chief, Petra Hesser, women are actually better at putting together the company's flat-pack furniture. "Men never look at the directions and have the most problems with construction because they always think they can do that," said… » 12/09/08 5:30pm 12/09/08 5:30pm