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Nonprofit lender led by former Avon CEO gets state blessing

A nonprofit lender run by former Avon Group CEO Andrea Jung reached a milestone Tuesday when New York state regulators granted it a license. The approval means that the lender, Grameen America, can... To view the full story, click the title link.

Trump signs order rolling back Obama environmental efforts

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that will roll back many of former President Barack Obama's efforts to curb global warming. The order is aimed at helping spur American energy... To view the full story, click the title link.

Treetop plans a pair of residential buildings in the South Bronx

Treetop Development is planning to spend about $160 million to build two 12-story rental properties in the Mott Haven section of the South Bronx that will total about 360,000 square feet. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

Charles Murphy, partner at Paulson's hedge fund, dies

Charles Murphy, who helped pick insurance investments for U.S. hedge-fund manager Paulson & Co. and was an architect of the firm's activist push at American International Group Inc., has died. He... To view the full story, click the title link.

Dirty motor oil still being burned to heat buildings

The blending of home heating oil with used motor oil is still going strong in the city and shows no signs of stopping, a commissioner testified Monday. The practice troubles health experts because... To view the full story, click the title link.

City leaders defy White House threat on 'sanctuary' policies

Ignoring fresh threats from the White House, city leaders across the U.S. are vowing to intensify their fight against President Donald Trump's promised crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities"... To view the full story, click the title link.

Former Trump campaign manager's real estate holdings raise eyebrows

President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, who is being investigated for political and financial ties to Russia, bought three homes in the city between 2006 and 2013 in all-cash... To view the full story, click the title link.

CUNY professors warn Cuomo, legislators not to flunk economics

City University of New York professors say if Albany lawmakers send them more students under Gov. Andrew Cuomo's free tuition proposal, they had better send more money too. To amplify that message,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Who is the 'bigliest' pol in New York City?

In deep blue New York, Republican Rep. Dan Donovan is not used to being at the center of it all. But the past few weeks have turned his bit part in local politics into a leading role. "Thirteen... To view the full story, click the title link.

A lesson unlearned: The mayor's quixotic quest for a 'mansion tax'

An early sign that Mayor Bill de Blasio's political radar was broken came three years ago this month. Given assurances of state aid by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders for his... To view the full story, click the title link...

Now You Can Order Coffee and Doughnuts With a Traffic App

Waze and Dunkin’ Donuts have partnered to make this dream maybe held by somebody a reality.

Nigerian Court Declares That Sprite and Fanta Are ‘Poisonous’

A judge has mandated a label, warning benzoic-acid levels are too high.

The Absolute Best Octopus in New York

The hearty seafood option is ubiquitous — these are the versions that manage to stand out from the pack.

Industry Analysts Say Whole Foods’ Traffic Declines Are ‘Staggering’

It’s hemorrhaging millions of customers to the competition, which now even includes Kroger.

Here Are the Runners-up for the 2017 ‘World’s 50 Best Restaurants’ List

The worldwide restaurant ranking releases its picks for its annual extended list.

Rock Shrimp and Star Power: Drew Nieporent on the Earliest Days of Nobu

As the iconic Tribeca restaurant closes its doors, co-owner Drew Nieporent looks back on 23 years in business.

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