New York City health commissioner resigns

“I am proud that as a woman of color raised in public housing in this city, I always put public health, racial equity and the well-being of the city I love first,” Barbot wrote. “That ethos continues within the agency and I have every confidence that you will continue to serve every day with dignity, […]

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

New York’s antitrust laws currently require two players to collaborate in a conspiracy to conduct anticompetitive behavior such as price setting. In other cases companies may underprice products to the point where they are even incurring a loss just to drive others out of the market – anticompetitive behavior that New York’s laws would currently […]

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

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.

New York Comedy Festival Canceled For 2020 Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

In 2007, the festival launched the Stand Up for Heroes event to benefit The Bob Woodruff Foundation, which has featured performances by Stephen Colbert, Ricky Gervais, John Mayer, Seth Meyers, John Mulaney, Trevor, Noah, John Oliver, Conan O’Brien, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ray Romano, Jerry Seinfeld, Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart, and Robin Williams, among others. […]

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

De Blasio’s administration has stripped the NYPD of $1 billion in funding, leading to a loss in morale among the city’s rank-and-file officers.  For July, the city saw a 50 percent surge in murders, according to a report this week from New York’s NBC 4.

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

The Times’ total revenue decreased by 7.5% to to $403.8 million from $436.3 million the year prior. Advertising revenue was the hardest hit, falling by 43.9%. Like with many media outlets, advertising income took a hit as brands eliminated discretionary spending during the pandemic. The Times CEO Mark Thompson said last quarter that the company […]

The 2020 New York Comedy Festival Is Canceled

“While we were looking forward with great enthusiasm to bringing the very best comedy talent and fans from around the country and the world to New York City this fall, the circumstances presented by the pandemic will prevent us from doing so,” Caroline Hirsch, founder and owner of the NYCF and Carolines on Broadway, said […]