‘Tis the season to have a job, and maybe a raise, in much of Midtown West.
Pop-up shops installed this summer inside recycled shipping containers at Pier 57 will close on October 20, with casualties of the pier’s complete renovation scheduled to start around Thanksgiving. What they don’t know is whether they’ll be invited back to be part of “Super Pier,” as the new venue is called. While most of the […]
Be it a legendary skyscraper or a new, edgy, avant garde hotel, the lodging industry is spending more and more on extras.
One57, the residential building dubbed “the billionaires club,” is going to change West 57th Street and raise prices when it opens next year.
Community Board 4’s new job website hopes to lower unemployment rates in the community by providing local businesses with free job listings.
When Times Square was at its seediest, cheap hotels proliferated the area. Only the New York Inn and the Hotel Carter remain, though the Hotel Carter has recently completed renovations and is no longer in the under $100-per-night market.
Beer is one of the oldest beverages in the world. However, recent trends towards craft beer have changed the industry, consumer demands as well as the product itself tremendously.
Looking into a cosmetic mirror, Kylie Cobb adjusted and examined the frames, occasionally turning to her parents for opinions, hoping to find a pair she felt was comfortable. Picking up a pair of Fendi frames, she said “I may get this one,” at Manhattan Eyeworks’ 50 percent discount for Small Business Saturday. Sponsored by American […]
Despite stocking low-cost, outsourced goods, souvenir stores have had a rough year.
Christie’ started the first series of ongoing auctions of Andy Warhol works and raised $17 million. Over the next few years, over 20,000 pieces will be sold for the Andy Warhol Foundation to continue to support the art industry long-term.
Over the last 20 years, the flower district has shrunk and gone through a lot of changes, especially technology and gentrification. However, the local shops in the district still work hard to put a smile on peoples’ faces.
With the flower district gearing up for the holiday season, shop employees discuss how the plants arrive in New York City
While the NHL continues its lockout between players and owners this year, local business around Madison Square Garden are already gearing up for the effects of a lost season.
The passing of the ban on sweetened drinks over 16 ounces will affect more than New Yorkers’ waistlines – fast-food franchises are worried about how their profits will change in March when the ban goes into effect.
Looking for sapphire jewelries in Manhattan’s Diamond District? Be careful. Do you know the difference between a natural piece and a treated one? Can you distinguish them? How do you feel about the fact that most of the sapphires in the 47th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenue are heat-treated? Read this and find out the truth about “natural sapphires.”
Every year, tourists flock to New York for traditions like the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting. Are there more tourists this year? And if so, why?
Carnegie Hall remains a beacon for musical mastery in NewYork City, but are New Yorkers still wondering about “how” to get to Carnegie? Or are they dwelling on the “why”?
Local businesses in the underground realms at Penn Station report that books sales are on the rise since the closure of Borders.
Baby Buggy founder and president Jessica Seinfeld, along with husband Jerry Seinfeld, visited the Empire State Building to celebrate her organization’s ten year anniversary with a lighting ceremony on December 5. Baby Buggies, dedicated to donating essential items to in-need families, showcased their blue and green lights on the Empire State Building Monday.
In hard times, people like their sandwiches. And their burgers, fries and cheesecake. At least that’s what some of New York’s famous delis have been banking on in the current economy. Lucky for them, tight budgets and conservative spending had little impact on profits this year. Some owners say people might even be more likely […]
Paid ticket promoters stand outside of the TKTS booth at Times Square to sell same-day performance tickets to loyal customers. Their opinion can be easily bought or found on the list of 10 to 16 shows they have been paid to promote.
Flower district stores prepare for their busiest season of the year, and hope that this year will bring an economic turnaround.