Wine producers in the Finger Lakes are praying for rain — a drizzle, to be specific, not a downpour — as they face one of the worst droughts in the area in 20 years.
A new report shows the New York metro area has 20 fewer bank branches today than it did a year ago, despite a net gain of five branches in the city.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will testify before Congress this week. He’s expected to be asked about the LIBOR scandal. It comes at a time when a new report indicates banks from around the globe, including some U.S.-based banks, could be on the hook for billions of dollars over the LIBOR rate rigging.
Two reports released Friday show New York City raised less venture capital money in the second quarter than perennial rival Boston, though how much less depends on the report.
Fresh Direct is opening a new headquarters in the Bronx in 2015, but residents of the borough aren't waiting around for the new facility to get a foot in the door.
A new report shows Midtown South — home to Silicon Alley's start-up scene — is the hottest commercial real estate market in the city.
A company called Mortgage Resolution Partners wants local governments to use eminent domain to help homeowners drowning in debt.
A person writes a "living will" so caretakers will know his wishes if his health starts to fail. Now, nine of the world's largest financial institutions have to do the same thing so regulators will know what to do if one of them fails.
Six subway stations in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood now have free Wi-Fi as part of a program bringing cell phone, data and Internet access to 36 stations by the end of 2012.
New York City’s Park Department is getting some unlikely help in dealing with some invasive plants on Staten Island. Twenty goats are expected to clear the area of the plants by eating them.
A new report from the state comptroller finds Mayor Michael Bloomberg's $68.7 billion proposed budget for fiscal year 2013 relies heavily on resources that will not be available in 2014 and later years.
Retail is soaring in Manhattan, with sales expected to reach $52.4 billion in 2012.
Bedford Stuyvesant is holding its first veterans’ Memorial Day Parade Monday where a granite veterans' memorial will be unveiled.
Representatives from the city’s three library systems will testify before the City Council Monday about how the mayor’s proposed $100 million in cuts would impact patrons.
After growing for 10 consecutive years, enrollment in the city's public university system has hit a plateau, according to administrators, and some lawmakers are worried low graduation rates are to blame.