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Business And Community Activism Meet In Brooklyn: A CUNY SPS Story

Meet Amoni Brown: she’s a self-titled “Jane-of-all-Trades” with an associate’s degree in Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology, and she’s currently enrolled in the online BS in Business degree program at the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS). Show More Summary

Newark joins bid for Amazon HQ2 with a $7 billion bump from Christie

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is seeking to deploy $7 billion in potential tax credits to lure Amazon’s planned second headquarters to Newark, which has been struggling to stage a broad... To view the full story, click the title link.

Diversity, Tolerance And Success In The Global Economy

Last week, New York Times reporter Andy Newman published an excellent piece on the revival of the neighborhood surrounding

Extra, Extra: What Will Become Of The World's Loneliest Polar Bear?

Because Jets fans are gonna Jets, check out today's end-of-day links: the loneliest polar bear, teen girl confronts racist, Wyatt Cenac HBO show, Russian trolls' favorite TV show, Patton Oswalt on grief, Trump lies, and puppies galore. Show More Summary

Don't Worry, Tonight's Rush Hour Subway Commute Will Be Great!

It appears the MTA has fixed all the signal problems and stalled trains that laid waste to this morning's commute, because there's a golden unicorn of a service status update on the MTA's website right now. EVERY SINGLE LINE is showing...Show More Summary

Large contractors would be unfairly targeted by new safety legislation, trade group says

The City Council is rushing a problematic piece of construction safety legislation toward passage Tuesday without serious input from the industry, a contractors' association alleged last week. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

Film and TV industry balks at tax-credit ban for companies with sexual harassment issues

Amid the aftershock of the deepening scandal over producer Harvey Weinstein's alleged decades of sexual assault, New York's film and television business community is worried that a proposed amendment... To view the full story, click the title link.

We'll Miss The 1970s Vibe Of The AMNH Halls Of Gems And Minerals

The beautiful old Halls of Gems and Minerals are two of the greatest, darkest, most carpeted areas in the American Museum of Natural History. Featuring not just gorgeous, glowing rocks, but an of-its-era design straight from the 1970s, when the spaces originally opened. Check it out, from the Museum's archives: [ more › ]

Trump ally could buy Weinstein Co.

Billionaire investor Tom Barrack is circling the ultimate distressed asset in Hollywood: the movie studio co-founded by Harvey Weinstein. Barrack’s private investment firm, Colony Capital, is... To view the full story, click the title link.

Actor Griffin Newman Goes On Tweetstorm About Regretting Working With Woody Allen

Over the last week, dozens of women have come forward to share stories about their alleged sexual assault or harassment at the hands of Harvey Weinstein (and other men) in Hollywood, while also imploring men to speak out about known abusers. Show More Summary

Brooklyn Blaze Injures 14, Including One Woman Who Was Stuck Behind Sukkah

Fourteen people, including four firefighters, were injured after a Brooklyn apartment building caught fire early Monday morning, a spokesperson for the FDNY said. [ more › ]

Drink Your Fill Of Rye Whiskey At First Ever Rye Week In NYC

Rye: so hot right now. As the grain regrows in prominence in the culinary world, so too is that growth mirrored in the spirits industry, where rye whiskey is rising to prominence alongside America's big bourbon market. New York Distilling...Show More Summary

New York Chef and ‘Escoffier of Offal’ Takashi Inoue Has Died

The chef made a name for himself at his immensely popular namesake restaurant.

People Are Furious That Pizza Hut Took Two Weeks to Tell Anyone It Got Hacked

“Thanks for the delay in notifying us after thieves already charged our accts.”

Kushner family's control of 666 Fifth is in jeopardy

An ambitious plan by Jared Kushner’s family to recast its indebted Fifth Avenue office building as a luxury architectural trophy is collapsing, setting off a chain of events that may imperil... To view the full story, click the title link.

Trump Supporter Suing West Village Bar Demands Religious Recognition For MAGA Hat

The Philadelphia accountant suing a West Village bar for allegedly denying him service over his "Make America Great Again" hat is now arguing that he is a member of a "protected class," and likening his support for the MAGA creed to a religious belief. [ more › ]

NY Club Owner Says Harvey Weinstein Wanted Him To Deny 'Potted Plant' Masturbation Story

After Harvey Weinstein showed no remorse over the NY Times' report about "decades of sexual harassment allegations," former News 12 reporter Lauren Sivan came forward with her disturbing story of how the Oscar-winning producer masturbated in front of her (into a potted plant). Show More Summary

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