Even if the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will get the Second Avenue subway up and running by January 1, it would make little difference to long-time business owners on the East Side. Almost-endless construction has already changed deeply the economy of the area. Some businesses had to re-brand or relocate, and […]
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– By John Spina For a Mayor who won office based on his vision to combat inequality, De Blasio’s campaign against homelessness has been a failure due to the limited scope of his programs. With few political allies in Albany the prospects for progress appear dim. According to the Coalition […]
The fate of Mayor Bloomberg’s ambitious plan to rezone a wide swath of Midtown remained uncertain Tuesday after a six-hour City Council hearing. Representatives of the mayor failed to convince the zoning committee to approve the controversial plan before the mayor leaves office in December. The proposal would upzone […]
In New York City 18 percent of startups are founded by women, while in Silicon Valley the number is a mere 10 percent. Attributed to the city’s diverse array of industries and a cohort of female professional willing to both invest and mentor, the city has become a preferable location for female-led startups.