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Queens nonprofit caught boozing on state's dime

A Queens nonprofit received more than $150,000 in reimbursements from the state Office of Mental Health for inappropriate expenses, including almost $11,000 for alcohol at a two-day executive and... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York City hospitals hit up state, feds for another $1 billion

In February 2014, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the federal Department of Health and Human Services had agreed to plow $8 billion in Medicaid savings back into the state's fragile health care... To view the full story, click the title link.

A cup of joe with your dough? Capital One gets hip

Bank branches have become so prolific in the city that some neighborhood residents have moved to limit them from taking over storefronts. So Capital One has come up with an alternative to... To view the full story, click the title l...

New York's top bank regulator, who made the state $6B richer, will step down

Benjamin Lawsky will step down next month as New York's top bank regulator after four years, during which he threatened to take away the U.S. charters of some of the world's biggest banks and... To view the full story, click the title link.

1 World Trade Center's new observatory offering high-tech views to open

From the top of 1 World Trade Center, the nation's tallest building, it really does seem as if you can "see forever." Those two words are the motto of the center's new observatory that opens May 29,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Spotify adds videos to music-streaming service in push for more ads

Spotify, the world's largest subscription music-streaming service, will add video content to attract more advertising revenue and fend off competition from Apple Inc. and Google Inc. Chief Executive... To view the full story, click the title link.

Six banks pay $5.8B, five plead guilty to rigging foreign-exchange prices

Six of the world's biggest banks will pay $5.8 billion and five of them agreed to plead guilty to charges tied to a currency-rigging probe as they seek to wind down almost half a decade of... To view the full story, click the title link.

Labor-law infractions cost these firms more than cash

Local construction firms that aren't following labor laws to the letter need to get their act together in the wake of a $1.42 million settlement between the U.S. Department of Labor and four related... To view the full story, click the title link.

On David Letterman's next Top 10 List: What to do with his company

When David Letterman walks off the stage of the Ed Sullivan Theater for the last time, he'll take more than 4,000 hours of the Late Show with him. And a couple thousand hours of The Late Late... To view the full story, click the title link.

Record downtown office building sale, based on per-square-foot price

The 520,000-square-foot office tower at 100 Wall St. has been sold for $275 million, or $528 per square foot. The sale is the highest price per square foot paid for a downtown building east of... To view the full story, click the title link.

Job seeker? Or undercover city employee?

Employers beware: starting this fall, the next potential job applicant to walk through your door may actually be an undercover city employee looking to root out discrimination. Last month, Mayor... To view the full story, click the title link.

Four Seasons restaurant renovations rejected by city landmarks panel

New York City's Landmarks Preservation Commission approved changes to the carpet at Four Seasons, the restaurant inside the Seagram Building, while declining to vote on bigger renovations sought by... To view the full story, click the title link.

Record $50M worth of Mexican heroin seized in the Bronx

An investigation of a pair of New York City drug traffickers has resulted in a record seizure of more than 150 pounds of heroin from Mexico worth at least $50 million, authorities said Tuesday. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

Etsy tumbles after reporting first-quarter loss

Crafty e-commerce retailer Etsy reported a hefty loss in the first quarter, due to costs related to restructuring and a tax provision. The results sent shares tumbling 14% in aftermarket... To view the full story, click the title li...

TV food star Sandra Lee has cancer surgery

Food Network television star Sandra Lee is recovering from breast cancer surgery. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, her live-in boyfriend, says in a statement that Ms. Lee's double mastectomy concluded... To view the full story, click the title link.

The long view on low approval ratings

Two polls last week delivered some bad news for both Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio: Their approval ratings hit their lowest points ever. A little historical perspective shows this is... To view the full story, click the title link.

City's plan to balance housing agency's budget could solve another problem

A plan set to be released by the de Blasio administration Tuesday to balance the operating budget of the city's troubled Housing Authority agency hinges on the controversial idea of leasing... To view the full story, click the title link.

Fashion retailer Joe Fresh to shutter its Fifth Avenue stores

Joe Fresh, the Toronto-based clothing chain, is closing two of its Manhattan stores. The company is subleasing two locations, 110 Fifth Ave. and 510 Fifth Ave., and plans to vacate the spaces in... To view the full story, click the title link.

SL Green to buy 11 Madison Ave. for $2.6B

SL Green Realty Corp. is close to acquiring 11 Madison Avenue for about $2.6 billion. If the deal closes, it would be the second-highest price ever paid for an U.S. office building, according to The... To view the full story, click the title link.

Attention, foodies: A Danny Meyer food hall may be coming to Hudson Yards

Restaurateur Danny Meyer may be opening a new food hall at Hudson Yards on the far West Side of Manhattan. Mr. Meyer is close to taking more than 40,000 square feet of space at the base of 10 Hudson... To view the full story, click the title link.

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