Tag archive for ‘new york’
Kosher butcher store in New York (Photo Library of Congress)
Ynet News On Monday, May 23rd, 2016

What Israel Can Learn From New York’s Kosher Meat Riots

A treasure trove of the Association of Jewish Butchers’ writings, recently obtained by the National Library of Israel, has revealed juicy details about the battles that took place over New York’s More...

News Brief On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Governor Cuomo Bans Non-Essential State Travel to Mississippi

  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed an executive order banning all non-essential state travel to Mississippi. The order requires all New York State agencies, departments, boards and commissions to More...

News Brief On Friday, January 29th, 2016

New York Is Going to Turn Off Niagara Falls. Here’s How

  SOMETIME WITHIN THE next five to seven years, a section of Niagara Falls will go dry. This isn’t a case of the great western drought creeping east, but rather New York’s plan to, for lack of a More...

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Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

It’s Official: WTC Oculus Will Open the First Week in March

The massive, white-winged World Trade Center Oculus is slated to finally open during the first week of March after months of delays, Port Authority sources said. Earlier this week the Port Authority’s More...

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News Brief On Monday, January 18th, 2016

NYC Property Values Surpass $1 Trillion

For the first time ever, the total assessed value of Big Apple properties has topped $1 trillion — spurred on by Brooklyn’s surging real-estate market. The tentative assessment roll released Friday by the More...

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News On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

New York AG Eric Schneiderman Threatens DFS Industry With $3 Billion in Fines

General Eric Schneiderman has the DFS industry in his crosshairs and is itching to pull the trigger. Schneiderman’s pre-Christmas injunction to bar DraftKings and FanDuel from operating in New York State was More...

From left - 400 West 61st Street,   One Vanderbilt in Midtown East and Queens Park Plaza in Long Island City
News Brief On Thursday, December 24th, 2015

The Top 10 Proposed Real Estate Projects of 2015

  Though new Manhattan developments were the heaviest hitters in terms of size this year, the outer boroughs more than held their own. Half of the ten largest permit applications — by square footage More...

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Niva Goldberg On Friday, December 4th, 2015

Blavatnik, Vekselberg Must Face $2 Billion Oil Proceeds Suit

  The Supreme Court of the State of New York has rejected the efforts of Billionaires Leonard (Len) Blavatnik and Viktor Vekselberg to stop a lawsuit by Russian businessman Leonid Lebedev who says they owe More...

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News Brief On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

More Than Half of NYC’s Airbnb Listings Could Be Illegal

  More than half the Airbnb rentals in New York City for the month of November may have been illegal based on rent laws in the state, according to a New York Daily News report. After pressure from New York More...


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