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Fantasy football parties a boon for businesses

Fantasy football parties a boon for businesses
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Fantasy football, an $11 billion industry, is making money for Midtown West bars and restaurants that host draft parties.


Career-changer sees a local fashion future

Career-changer sees a local fashion future
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Dana Glaeser, 37, quit his job as a marketing executive to start his own accessories company, and was among nearly 3,000 participants in the NY Now Trade Show in late August.


Fashion groups join to support Garment District and emerging designers

Fashion groups join to support Garment District and emerging designers
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As fashion tenants slowly leave the Garment District, a group of small businesses, non-profits and emerging designers come together to revitalize the area’s stylish legacy.


Startups move to co-shared offices amid high real estate prices

Startups move to co-shared offices amid high real estate prices
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Skyrocketing real estate prices are pushing budding entrepreneurs to seek alternative office space that helps them participate in New York’s booming technology industry.


Room service change at Hilton leads a new industry trend

Room service change at Hilton leads a new industry trend
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The New York Hilton Midtown hotel ceased traditional room service and replaced it with Herb N’ Kitchen, a grab-n-go cafeteria. Some other major New York City hotels are reducing room service hours, suggesting a new trend.


Chelsea locals prevent new restaurant from opening

Chelsea locals prevent new restaurant from opening
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Local residents prevailed against the owner of a Cuban bar and restaurant who wanted to open a new location on the ground floor of a West 26th Street condominium, between 6th and 7th avenues.