New York Comedy Festival Canceled For 2020 Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

“It’s during times like these when we can all use a good laugh,” said  Caroline Hirsch, founder and owner of the New York Comedy Festival and Carolines on Broadway. “But, as they say in comedy, it’s all in the timing.”

New York unveils landmark antitrust bill that makes it easier to sue tech giants

“Our laws on antitrust in New York are a century old and they were built for a completely different economy,” said Gianaris. “Much of the problem today in the 21st century is unilateral action by some of these behemoth tech companies and this bill would allow, for the first time, New York to engage in […]

The Latest: New York state finds minors working in factory

New York investigators say they have found labor violations involving 12 minors working at a factory run by an upstate religious community and are expanding their probe to other sites affiliated with the group.

How Ghislaine Maxwell used Prince Andrew’s ‘stamp of approval’ to manipulate New York’s rich and powerful

Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex life secrets WILL be made public as judge rules redacted court docs should be unsealed

How the Brexit vote added hundreds to the cost of a trip to New York: Weak pound hits holidays as families stay at home rather than fork out to go abroad

The most popular designer brands for visitors at Westfield are Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Burberry. In July, London-based Burberry said it was in line for a £90 million profit boost from the falling pound, despite a drop in like-for-like sales. But further falls in sterling since then could see the group revise this even higher.

Facebook leases 7.3 lakh sq ft space at Farley Building in New York

NEW YORK: Facebook has leased all the office space at the landmark Farley Building, a 1912 Beaux Arts former post office in Manhattan, in a deal that marks a major expansion of the company’s business operations in the city. Terms of the deal were not disclosed by Facebook Inc and the property’s majority owner, Vornado […]

De Blasio’s New York: Jennifer Lawrence Takes $5.7M Loss on NYC Penthouse

Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence has reportedly sold her Upper East Side penthouse at a $5.7 million loss, receiving $9.9 million after shelling out $15.6 million for the three-bedroom unit in 2016. Her losses are likely even steeper when factoring in closing costs and other expenses.

New York Times’ digital revenue exceeds print for first time ever

Last month, The Times named Meredith Kopit Levien, the newspaper’s chief operating officer, as its next president and chief executive officer. She will succeed Thompson on September 8. Levien said she planned to continue investing in journalism and that she also wanted to add digital games and more non-news products.

The 2020 New York Comedy Festival Is Canceled

The coronavirus has claimed another comedy festival. Today it was announced that the New York Comedy Festival, which was originally slated to take place from November 9-15, will now be “postponed,” according to the press release, until next November due to safety concerns during the pandemic. The NYCF is essentially canceling this year’s event and […]

New York City health commissioner resigns

“Your experience and guidance have been the beacon leading this city through this historic pandemic and that to successfully brace against the inevitable second wave, your talents must be better leveraged alongside that of our sister agencies,” she wrote.