Tag archive for ‘New Yorkers’
Lilach Weissman On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

No Silver Lining For NY’s Powerful Assembly Speaker

The longest serving NY State Assembly Speaker, Sheldon Silver, was arrested on Thursday. If charges turn out to be true that he did abuse his position to receive substantial kickbacks from a law firm,  More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, January 16th, 2015

NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman To Tighten Internet Security Laws

  While private companies seek to protect consumers and businesses from security breaches, NY attorney general, Eric Schneiderman thinks the government needs to get involved in cracking down on criminal More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Mario Cuomo, Pro-Israel former NY Governor, Passes Away at 82

Mario Cuomo, the silver-tongued Cicero of the Democratic Party who served as New York Governor for three terms and very nearly became a Supreme Court justice, passed away on the same day as the swearing More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Who Will Head NY’s Thruway Authority following Milstein’s Departure?

After Howard Milstein resigned after four years as Thruway chief, many New Yorkers are wondering who Andrew Cuomo is going to choose for the position. Many questioned Milstein’s credentials in the first More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, December 5th, 2014

Watch: Jon Stewart Speechless as NYC Grand Jury Did Not Indict Chokeholding Officer

Quick. Someone check the temperature in Hell! What should be impossible has happened. Jon Stewart was left speechless. Someone alert the media. Oh wait, this is the media. Stewart could not find the words More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, November 16th, 2014

New Yorkers Say Goodbye to Café Edison

New York’s iconic Times Square restaurant Café Edison is closing after 34 years. Though not officially kosher, the restaurant is popular for its “kosher style” dishes including matzo ball soup, deli More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

New Yorkers Eating Out Less Often, but Spending More

New Yorkers may be dining out less often in the week and brown-bagging lunches to work, but when they do go out, they tend to spend more money, particularly at the bar, as reported by TheStreet.com. More...

Noam Meir On Monday, October 13th, 2014

Larry Silverstein’s 3WTC Gets Approval for $1.8 Billion Bond Plan

The sale of $1.8 billion in bonds for Larry Silverstein’s 3 World Trade Center has been approved by the New York Liberty Development Corp. They will include $1.6 billion in tax-exempt Liberty and Recovery More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Happy New Year: at Long Last, Neiman Marcus Opens in New York City

A Neiman Marcus store is opening its doors in Hudson Yards, located in one of the fastest-growing neighborhoods of Manhattan. The store is expected to open its doors in 2018, and is the first Neiman Marcus More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, September 12th, 2014

NY UJA-Federation 2014 Campaign Raises $146.9 Million

UJA-Federation of New York’s 2014 Annual Campaign concluded on June 30th, raising $146.9 million, an increase of $1.6 million over 2013, a UJA press release announced today. With an additional $27.6 More...

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