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Taxi interests call car-service cap a 'charade' and the mayor an Uber defender

The conventional wisdom about the fight between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Uber makes absolutely no sense to Todd Higgins, an attorney who represents yellow-cab interests. While common sentiment holds... To view the full story, click the title link.

Garment-district tenant shifts operations to Long Island City

At least one apparel company in the evolving garment center is expanding—just not in the garment center. Faviana International Inc., a 17-year-old seller of prom and cocktail dresses, is... To view the full story, click the title li...

Related's Hudson Yards development close to full occupancy

Related Cos. is in talks with Boston Consulting Group Inc. to lease space at 10 Hudson Yards, a deal that may pave the way for a partial sale of the tower rising on Manhattan's far West Side, a... To view the full story, click the title link.

NYU Langone moves ahead with Lutheran Medical Center merger

NYU Langone Medical Center disclosed that it is proceeding with a full-asset merger with Brooklyn's Lutheran Medical Center instead of their current financial arrangement. NYU Langone didn't... To view the full story, click the title link.

Comptroller plunges into Uber war by blasting mayor's plan

City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Tuesday slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio's bill to temporarily limit companies like Uber from adding cars while the city studies their impact on traffic. "It makes no... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York hospitals are the best in the nation

This year's "Best Hospitals" national rankings are out from U.S. News and World Report, and New York hospitals once again scored high. The city boasts the best hospitals in the country for... To view the full story, click the title link.

Rockefeller Foundation adds $64 million to 'resilient cities' work

The Rockefeller Foundation is adding $64 million more to an already $100 million initiative that recognizes cities for their ideas on physical, social and economic resilience. Foundation President... To view the full story, click the title link.

Finance firms roar back, lead office-leasing activity in first half of 2015

Financial-services firms stepped back into the driver's seat in the Manhattan office market in a big way during the first half of the year. The leasing of office space by such firms, the traditional... To view the full story, click the title link.

Using stats to make a case for fast-food wage hike

The effort to raise wages for fast-food workers has played out as a choice between aiding struggling workers or crippling the small-business franchises that operate the vast majority of... To view the full story, click the title lin...

KKR's payments processor First Data files for IPO

First Data Corp. filed for an initial public offering, eight years after KKR & Co. took the payments processor private in what's become its biggest bet ever. First Data said it will raise $100... To view the full story, click the title link.

Upper East Side private school will sell bonds to fund its $107.5 million expansion

The Brearley School is poised to join the borrowing boom among New York City’s elite prep schools. The all-girls academy, whose alumnae include Caroline Kennedy and actress Kyra Sedgwick, is... To view the full story, click the title link.

Financial woes of the city's limited-income co-ops

One-third of the city's 1,000 limited-income co-ops are struggling to pay city tax bills. During the past five years, the limited-income co-ops accounted for almost half of all delinquent tax... To view the full story, click the title link.

Verizon exceeds analyst profit estimates on subscriber gains

Verizon Communications Inc., the largest U.S. wireless carrier, topped analysts' second-quarter profit estimates as tablet promotions lured new customers, and lowered its sales forecast for the year... To view the full story, click the title link.

Ann CEO eligible for $30 million if terminated after Ascena deal

Ann Inc. Chief Executive Officer Kay Krill could receive $30.4 million if she's terminated after the owner of Ann Taylor stores is sold to Ascena Retail Group Inc. The golden parachute payment would... To view the full story, click the title link.

NY's exam standards are the nation's highest, study funds

As Gov. Andrew Cuomo often points out, not even 40% of New York students meet proficiency standards on state tests. But a new analysis says the passing rate is low in part because New York's... To view the full story, click the title link.

A new valet is coming to town. Look for a skateboarder in a blue jacket.

The Frankenstein monster that is the on-demand economy keeps growing: New Yorkers with cars will soon have one more valet service vying to make their lives easier. San Francisco-based Luxe, which... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York issues guidelines for accomodating transgender students

Teachers of transgender students should follow the students' lead when deciding which names or pronouns to use and schools should avoid practices rooted in stereotypes, like having color-coded... To view the full story, click the title link.

Medical marijuana in New York yields sweet opportunities for business

The winners of the five golden tickets are about to be announced. No, not for a chocolate factory tour, but entry into the Wild West of New York's emerging cannabis industry. But even if you don't... To view the full story, click the title link.

Fast-food franchisees tap ex-deputy mayor to fight wage hike

A coalition of fast-food franchisees has hired bare-knuckles lawyer Randy Mastro to stop a statewide wage hike for their workers. A three-member wage board convened by Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected... To view the full story, click the title link.

IBM shares drop after profits decline for 13th consecutive quarter

IBM shares fell after reporting second-quarter sales declines across all of its major business units, marking the 13th straight period of falling revenue. Profit excluding some items was $3.84 a... To view the full story, click the title link.

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