Spotify has announced that it has acquired blockchain startup Mediachain for an undisclosed amount. The New York-based startup raised $1.5 million from venture capitalists Andreesen-Horowitz and Union Square Ventures, according to Crunchbase. The...Show More Summary
The reboot of Danny Meyer’s first restaurant replicates much of the look, taste and comfort that made the original so popular.
On Saturday, a long stretch of Broadway—from Times Square to Union Square—went car-free. The event lasted six blissful hours, but at the strike of 4 o'clock the cars returned to the streets to continue the battle of machine vs. man, while making sure New Yorkers were breathing in their daily intake of carbon emissions. [ more › ]
At Union Square Ventures, network effects have been central to our investment thesis for a decade. From an investor perspective network effects are one of the few, possibly the only, source of sustainable competitive advantage in a world where almost everything else can be copied quickly. Show More Summary
The year-old flagship Apple Store at Union Square in San Francisco was closed down today due to a massive power outage that affected around 90,000 other customers, shut down some subway stations and turned off traffic lights that snarled many busy intersections.
When Hillary Clinton arrived for a book signing at the Barnes & Noble in New York City's Union Square in June 2014, she was greeted by fans lined up around the block, many of whom had slept outside to have the former secretary of state...Show More Summary
On the Sunday before Easter, the sun was shining on Berlin’s charming Gendarmenmarkt. At 1:30 P.M., the first blue-and-yellow flags—symbols of the European Union—appeared on the square, held aloft or worn like capes. The P.A. system was up and running. Show More Summary
There's already free WiFi at Metro Center, Gallery Place, L'Enfant Plaza, Union Station, Judiciary Square, and Archives stations. [ more › ]
The Apple Store at Union Square in San Francisco will host a conversation between Apple Vice President of Environment, Policy, and Social Initiatives Lisa Jackson, and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore. The conversation will cover different aspects of Apple's environmental work. From Apple: Former U.S. Show More Summary
Former Vice President Al Gore with Apple CEO Tim Cook and company Apple is set to host former Vice President Al Gore and Apple Environment VP Lisa Jackson at an open event in San Francisco later this week. The duo will discuss environmental issues publicly at the Union Square Apple Store on Wednesday night ahead of Earth Day this Saturday. more… Filed under: Apple
Danny Meyer is a legend in the culinary world. The founder of Shake Shack, the fast-casual burger maker, was just 27-years old when he opened his first restaurant, Union Square Cafe in Manhattan. UBS recently hosted a lunch with Meyer...Show More Summary
On Wednesday, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore will sit down with Apple's VP of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives -- Lisa Jackson -- for a special event, hosted at the company's Union Square store in downtown San Francisc...
Kick off the week with some mini news bites Drink Rum In Somerville’s Union Square, Casa B (253 Washington St.) has officially debuted its renovated upper level. As previously reported, the space has a new, darker look with a more casual feel (including more bar seating and high-tops) and a renewed focus as a rum bar. Show More Summary
A bold new out-of-home campaign for the American Civil Liberties Union in New York's Times Square and Washington, D.C., aims to remind viewers that the U.S. Constitution protects every individual's right to freedom of speech and religion--no matter what Donald Trump says. The First Amendment to that document reads, "Congress shall make no law respecting...
There's also a close-up shot of that "bell tower" in Pershing Square. [ more › ]
[UPDATE] In an apparent effort to prepare straphangers for an L train-free world, there is currently no L service between Brooklyn and Manhattan due to "NYPD activity" at the Union Square stop. Witnesses say there are people "walking...Show More Summary
This week on DirtCast, we decided to get creative by going out into New York City’s Union Square and talking to the general populous about whether or not they give a shit about Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx’s rumored relationship. It was this mistake that resulted in an unusable segment that we hope will never be heard… Read more...
Does buying eggs when you're a little drunk make them taste better? The Union Square Greenmarket wants us to find out, apparently, because they're bringing booze tastings to the market full time with the launch of their year-round "Beer and Spirits of New York Pop-Up." [ more › ]
Hundreds of people gathered in Union Square for a protest against the United States' military strike on Syria. One protester told PIX11 that, "The point of this demonstration is to build an antiwar movement to pressure the U.S. government to withdraw all of American forces abroad." [ more › ]
Kingdom Hearts: Union x is now available for iOS and Android in the west, Square Enix announced. Watch the Kingdom Hearts: Union x Launch Trailer: The major update to Kingdom Hearts: Unchained ? adds the “Union Cross” multiplayer mode, where teams of six can embark on quests and new missions to take down hordes of...