Young families priced out of rental markets in two-thirds of the UK

“For people on modest incomes, having a child will normally involve one parent staying at home while the other works full time, for a period longer than parental leave normally covers,” Betsy Dillner, director of Generation Rent, said. “That means a typical new family will rely on one full-time salary to make ends meet. If […]

Twin beams of light won’t shine during 9/11 tribute in NYC

FILE – In this Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, file photo, the twin beams of the annual Tribute in Light commemorating the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks shine amid the city’s skyline, in New York. The twin beams of light representing the World Trade Center towers won’t be beamed into the sky during the 2020 memorial […]

Covid-hit Gurugram falls behind on office rentals

Most tenants, especially middle-rung companies, are seeking waivers and deferment of rental payments to tide over the impact of the public health crisis that forced a 68-day national lockdown till May 31 with some restrictions remaining to date. Landlords have no option but to renegotiate in the backdrop of an emerging trend of desperate tenants […]

Apple in Talks with Major Studios for Early Movie Rentals on iTunes

“We’re working with them to try and create a new window. But regardless of whether it happens or not — whether we are able to reach that agreement with them, we have to offer consumers more choices earlier.” It is clear that pretty much everyone wants some form of change in the near future and […]

The Latest: NYC mayor still plans to reopen schools on time

Conte and the health and interior ministers already had been questioned by Bergamo prosecutors investigating a delay in locking down two key towns in hard-hit Lombardy. The Bergamo prosecutors have made clear they interviewed government authorities as informed witnesses, not suspects.

NYC’s Steiner Studios To Build New Production Hub At Former Port Complex In Brooklyn

$50,000 per year to advance opportunities in media and entertainment to New Yorkers of color and women through MOME’s highly successful Made in NY Production Assistant and Made in NY Post-Production job-training programs, ensuring that an additional 25 to 30 participants a year gain work experience, training, and connections to jobs. $250,000 over 10 years […]

NYC’s Playboy Club Is Reborn in the #MeToo Era, Bunnies and All

Urban clubs such as the Wing and Soho House are becoming increasingly popular amongst millennials, yet their draw has more to do with careerism than leisure—perfect for a generation who, with iPhones, Slack and the gig economy, entered the workforce without a physical distinction between work and play. On the contrary, country clubs are seemingly […]

China Is ‘Prepared for the Worst,’ as U.S. Threatens Further Sanctions That ‘Will Not Bring China Down’: State Media

At a White House press conference Friday, Trump called the Chinese National People’s Congress passage of new national security legislation for Hong Kong on Thursday a “plain violation” of a 1984 according which paved the way for the United Kingdom to handover the former colony to the People’s Republic in 1997.

Coronavirus live updates: Weekly jobless claims drop below 1 million

9:01 a.m. Chain stores flee NYC: Five months into the pandemic, economic damage to businesses that are part of national chains has in many cases been far worse in New York than elsewhere in the country, the New York Times reports. In Manhattan, national chains including J.C. Penney, Kate Spade, Subway and Le Pain Quotidien […]

Coronavirus news from the Bay Area: August 11-12

10:01 a.m. Marin County to allow personal care services outdoors: Nail salons, massage therapy and esthetic, cosmetology and skincare services can reopen outdoors, effective immediately, in Marin County, Public Health Officer Matt Willis announced at Tuesday’ Board of Supervisors meeting. He cited leveling off of coronavirus transmission rates. Tattoo, piercing and electrolysis businesses must remain […]