Whenever there is a high-profile case such as Dominique Strauss-Kahn — the former chief of the International Monetary Fund who is accused of trying to rape a hotel maid — at Manhattan Criminal Court at 100 Centre Street, local businesses outside the courthouse have a spike in business.
The chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers said Congress must raise the debt ceiling by August.
The unemployment rate in New York state dropped slightly last month to 7.9 percent, down from 8.7 percent a year ago.
Conde Nast, the mega magazine publisher behind Vogue and The New Yorker, is planning to move from its digs in Times Square and into 1 World Trade Center.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner was in town to give a talk on the economy, but it was his comments about Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the embattled head of the International Monetary Fund, that got the most attention.
New York City is home to three food coops -- member-owned, member-run grocery stores that aim to sell fresh food at reasonable prices. Right now there’s one in Manhattan and two in Brooklyn. But several more coops are in start-up mode around the city.
The number of self-employed New Yorkers has doubled in the past 30 years to make up 16% of the city’s working population. That's about 700,000 people – and that doesn’t count everyone in New York who’s off the books.
The self-employed are all around us - driving a cab, looking after ...
Americans have seen a lot of images from Iraq, many of them unpleasant, and most of them coming from Western news teams. Few have seen any reflection of recent events from the point of view of Iraqis themselves.
But now five Iraqi artists are showing their contemporary art at a Manhattan ...