George Soros, the wealthy hedge fund manager, is backing a “public engagement” effort focused on the next mayoral administration in New York. The project is physically taking shape on a lot in lower Manhattan owned by Trinity Real Estate.
Airbnb founders gave almost $15,000 to Bill de Blasio's campaign for mayor.
Two brothers had an idea: How about starting a broadband service provider in New York City?
The agency that runs public housing projects in New York says it's made big improvements since Sandy.
A great grandmother tries to calm a boy's fears about storms.
With three months to go, the organizers of the upcoming Super Bowl say they're preparing for the challenges of hosting a big-city event in the depths of winter.
“Disruptive technology” is the buzzword in the tech-world. But can it shake up the hardest habit of all, smoking?
Airbnb is very popular in New York City, but many room rentals through the website may not be exactly legal. Now the company claims it's providing economic stimulus to neighborhoods across the city.
Big banks made healthy profits in the first half of this year, but pending lawsuits and the recent debt standoff in Washington will probably take a bite out of Wall Street's bottom line by the end of the year.
Nearly a year after Sandy devastated some public housing projects, thousands of people at those developments still depend on temporary, mobile boilers for heat and hot water. Residents say these devices deliver unreliable service, and many worry they are in for another cold winter.
News of a deal to raise the debt limit sent stocks soaring Wednesday. The Dow Jones added over 200 points. But traders at the New York Stock Exchange weren't especially impressed.
Airbnb, the popular person-to-person apartment rental website, is trying to block a subpoena by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, calling the probe an “unfounded ‘fishing expedition.’”
It’s the first Friday of the month, the day the Bureau of Labor Statistics usually releases the latest employment statistics. But with the government shutdown, there are no numbers, and that’s causing consternation among economists.
The partial government shutdown is just a few days old, but scientific and medical researchers say the closure has already badly disrupted their work.
The partial government shutdown will likely squeeze prospective homeowners’ ability to get home loans, just as demand for mortgages is surging.
The U.S. Government is shutting down non-essential services for the first time in nearly two decades, and thousands of federal workers are being told to stay home. In the EPA’s Region II, which covers New York and New Jersey, just 36 out of 861 staff are being asked to report to work throughout the shutdown.
The federal government has approved a half-billion-dollar cleanup plan for Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal.
The popular website Airbnb has had a victory in court that may make it easier for New Yorkers to rent out their apartments on a short term basis without breaking the law.
Little time remains for Congress and the President to avert a partial government shutdown. That means thousands of government workers could be furloughed, some government services would be curtailed, and major landmarks would be closed. Here’s an overview for the New York metro area.
Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) and Charles Schumer (D-New York) are calling on the Department of Energy to investigate the causes of an unexpected power failure that has caused frustration and havoc for tens of thousands of commuters in their two states.