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New York begins free universal pre-kindergarten

Sep 3, 2014
Free universal pre-K begins as part of an initiative by new mayor Bill de Blasio.
Posted In: preschool, day care, New York

Assemble your own Stanley Cup gift basket

Jun 4, 2014
The numbers behind what some are calling a pretty low stakes wager
Posted In: Stanley Cup, california, New York, Jerry Brown, Andrew Cuomo

New York parents opt out of high stakes tests

Apr 30, 2014
It's the latest protest against testing connected to the Common Core curriculum.
Posted In: standardized tests, common core, New York

Where to sell Alibaba's treasure?

Mar 17, 2014
China's Alibaba Group says it will list in New York instead of Hong Kong.
Posted In: alibaba group, NYSE, China, New York

New York's Fashion Week spreads out from its uptown hub

Feb 6, 2014
The co-founder of MADE Fashion Week talks the 'new guard' of American fashion.
Posted In: New York, Fashion Week

New York cracks down on false reviews

Sep 23, 2013
New York's Attorney General has slapped 19 companies with fines for writing fake online reviews.
Posted In: Yelp, online reviews, business, ratings, New York, reviews, fake reviews

Second Avenue subway construction undermines NYC small businesses

Jul 26, 2013
New York has waited nearly a hundred years for a second subway line on the east side of Manhattan. But protracted construction is hard on small businesses along the route.
Posted In: New York City, New York, subway, manhattan

Will New York voters forgive ex-governor Spitzer?

Jul 8, 2013
Eliot Spitzer resigned as New York governor in 2008 over a prostitution scandal. Now he wants to be New York City comptroller, with ambitions to transform the unheralded post.
Posted In: New York City, New York, politics, Eliot Spitzer

Fireworks Tech: Behind the scenes

Jul 4, 2013
Displays are getting more impressive thanks to new technologies like computerized electronic matches and synchronized music.
Posted In: Fourth of July, fireworks, Tech, New York

Manic Mondays at the Met museum in NYC?

Jul 1, 2013
The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens permanently on Monday for the first time in 42 years.
Posted In: art, museums, New York, New York City

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