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Brooklyn man pleads not guilty in digital currency scam

As an especially frenzied week in the world of Bitcoin ended with prices over $10,000, a Brooklyn man charged with fleecing wannabe cryptocurrency moguls appeared in court. Maksim Zaslavskiy pleaded... To view the full story, click the title link.

The Times tightens paywall in bid for more subscribers

The New York Times, seeking to amass more paid subscriptions in an era of non-stop, must-read headlines, is halving the number of articles available for free each month. Starting Friday, most... To view the full story, click the title link.

Bold climate-change actions the next City Council speaker must take

Climate change is one of the most urgent threats facing New Yorkers. Five years ago, Superstorm Sandy brought massive storm surges and flooding and exposed deep inequities in our city’s... To view the full story, click the title lin...

Innovative way to fight climate change will save New Yorkers big-time

This fall, extreme weather events have not only devastated communities, they have also landed a direct hit to the U.S. economy, causing almost $300 billion in economic losses. While much of that cost... To view the full story, click the title link.

Is college worth it? The numbers say yes—especially in New York

At a time when some leading voices are questioning the very purpose of college, and a recent Gallup poll found that nearly 60% of American adults have little confidence in higher education, it is... To view the full story, click the title link.

Ten tips to reduce your 2017 tax bill

With just a month left before the new year, New Yorkers still have time to save on their 2017 taxes. Here are 10 tips to consider: 1. Fund a 529 college savings account. You may receive a state... To view the full story, click the title link.

City tax relief coming for Manhattan small-business owners

Some 1,800 storefront shops and restaurants in Manhattan will no longer have to pay the commercial rent tax, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council announced Tuesday. The council voted Thursday... To view the full story, click the title link.

RPA plan to shut subways at night draws fire

That didn't take long: Within hours of its unveiling, a vast new plan to revamp New York's transportation system came under fire for suggesting that the city shut down the subways at night for... To view the full story, click the title link.

Mayor: Cuomo only cares about Democrats because he's running for president

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday claimed Gov. Andrew Cuomo's presidential ambitions are behind his fellow Democrat's newfound enthusiasm for their party. Speaking at an unrelated press conference at... To view the full story, click the title link.

Trump tells May to let him tweet hate group's videos in peace

President Donald Trump escalated a trans-Atlantic spat he created with U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday, telling her to mind her own business after her office rebuked him for... To view the full story, click the title li...

Pair of illegal hotel operators reach $1 million settlement with city

Two brothers settled with the city for $1 million after they were caught renting out apartments in a pair of Manhattan buildings on a short-term basis, according to a report in the New York Daily... To view the full story, click the title link.

NBC faces high-stakes decision for Lauer's replacement

For NBC, Matt Lauer’s firing for sexual misconduct couldn’t have come at a worse time. After years of morning TV dominance, the face of the Today show for two decades is suddenly... To view the full story, click the title link.

In-home concierge service Hello Alfred strikes major deal with Related

Three-year-old startup Hello Alfred, which connects tech-enabled personal assistants with busy apartment dwellers, has formed a partnership with Manhattan-based real estate giant The Related Cos. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

Simmons steps down from companies amid sexual assault allegations

Russell Simmons has stepped away from his companies following a second allegation of sexual misconduct, though the Def Jam founder again denied ever being violent. Rachel Getting Married... To view the full story, click the title li...

Pay attention, New York: This is not just a tax cut

As the Senate debates its version of the Republican tax plan, the most important point to remember is that this bill will do far more than cut taxes for some or most Americans, or reduce them for... To view the full story, click the title link.

Maimonides to lay off up to 200 employees

Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn is in the process of laying off "up to 200" employees as part of a cost-cutting move, the hospital said in a statement Wednesday. The layoff includes about 100... To view the full story, click the title link.

Bitcoin had a wild Wednesday

Bitcoin continues its reversal from the all-time high set Wednesday, slumping as much as 11% Thursday, as online exchanges struggle to keep up with a jump in customer interest. After surging past... To view the full story, click the title link.

Think the rent's too damn high now? Grim future forecast, unless...

A pandemic housing shortage will strangle the region’s economy and punish low-income residents unless government summons the will to reform outdated laws and allow more construction, the... To view the full story, click the title li...

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