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World Cup tops NYers' Web searches in 2014

What do the World Cup, the mobile game Flappy Bird and the Ebola virus have in common? They were all among the most common terms Googled by New Yorkers in 2014, according to Google's Year in Search,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Avison Young triples size of New York office

Avison Young, a Toronto-based commercial real estate brokerage that launched a branch in the city in 2011 that was little more than a one-man operation, is taking another big step here. The company... To view the full story, click the title link.

Manhattan Beer Distributors gulps down rival

Bronx-based Manhattan Beer Distributors announced Tuesday that it reached an agreement to acquire a competitor—Windmill Distributing Co.—which is the parent of Brooklyn-based... To view the full story, click the title link.

Mount Sinai closes bidding on 4 UWS properties

Mount Sinai St. Luke’s is one step closer to selling four buildings on its Morningside Heights campus, in a deal that hospital executives had hoped would net about $130 million. Mount Sinai... To view the full story, click the title link.

Combining luxury travel with philanthropy

Traditional brick-and-mortar firms can't necessarily promote a social mission with the same reach as giant online companies. But some are finding it is still possible to make a difference. Take... To view the full story, click the title link.

NYC housing projects get $101M from BNP settlement

New York's public housing projects will get $101 million to enhance security systems with funds from a legal settlement with France's largest bank. Surveillance cameras, improved lighting, new doors... To view the full story, click the title link.

One exec out, two in at Cushman & Wakefield

A day after acquiring the Manhattan-born and -bred brokerage firm Massey Knakal Realty Services for $100 million, Cushman & Wakefield has parted ways with James Underhill, the chief executive of... To view the full story, click the title link.

WeWork raises $355M for a $5B valuation

Bridging the gap between two of New York's most powerful industries has just paid off, big-time. WeWork, a Manhattan-based firm that provides workspaces to tech entrepreneurs and freelancers, has... To view the full story, click the title link.

EBay adds small merchants to Brooklyn delivery service

EBay has upped its game in the battle over same-day delivery, launching a pilot program in Brooklyn on Tuesday that marks the first time the giant online marketplace is offering the service to... To view the full story, click the title link.

Quirky raising $50M in debt round

The Chelsea-based company's total capitalization would rise over the $200 million mark just five years after its founding. To view the full story, click the title link.

Now the restaurant is cooking

Among the many disasters that can befall a new restaurant, opening without working stoves is nearly unfathomable—but when Moscow57 debuted on Delancey Street in February without gas, owner... To view the full story, click the title link.

Crain's Best Places to Work: Logicworks

Accommodating employees at this company means granting work-at-home days and flexible hours, and turning its conference room into a viewing lounge during the World Cup. To view the full story, click the title link.

Small businesses aim for growth in 2015

Like other local business execs involved in construction, Andrew Musci expects the city's ongoing building boom to continue to be a positive for him in 2015. "We are seeing more opportunities for... To view the full story, click the title link.

NYPD increased security during Sydney siege

The NYPD says it increased security at Australian government and other high-profile sites around the city as the deadly hostage situation in Sydney unfolded. The department says it sent resources to... To view the full story, click the title link.

Sailing school may lose space

A popular sailing school and yacht club in Battery Park City is on the verge of losing its longtime home in lower Manhattan. The Manhattan Yacht Club's contract to operate at the North Cove Marina in... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York bans cosmetic pet tattoos, piercings

Body art is not for animals, at least not in New York. It will soon be a crime to pierce or tattoo your companion animal anywhere in the state. "It's simply cruel," said Assembly member Linda... To view the full story, click the title link.

Number of magazine closures almost double in 2014

Though the number of magazine launches held steady in 2014, the outlook for print media still took a turn for the worse as closures nearly doubled. Among the shuttered publications are... To view the full story, click the title link...

Number of magazine closures amost double in 2014

Though the number of magazine launches held steady in 2014, the outlook for print media still took a turn for the worse as closures nearly doubled. Among the shuttered publications are... To view the full story, click the title link...

Sick-leave law to end year with no fines

In the nine months since Mayor Bill de Blasio approved an expansion of the paid-sick-leave law, the city has received 289 complaints of violations. But so far, the city is on track to fine only seven... To view the full story, click the title link.

Gershwin Hotel's gender bender

On Dec. 16, the Gershwin Hotel on 7 E. 27th St. will become the Evelyn as the century-old property's $20 million, year-long renovation nears completion. The name switch from composer George Gershwin... To view the full story, click the title link.

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