New York City
Mar 19, 2013
New York City Mayor Bloomberg is proposing a ban on cigarette displays in stores. It’s the latest proposal aimed at making New York a little healthier.
Mar 15, 2013
New York's mayor wants to give a facelift to the area of Midtown Manhattan that surrounds the venerable Grand Central Station. The city says it is needed to remain a globally competitive business district.
Mar 8, 2013
Jessica Lawrence, director of NY Tech Meet Up, shares her views on the tech community in New York and whether or not the tech world is a boy's club.
Mar 8, 2013
Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood has long been a hub for art galleries. But now tech and other companies are moving in -- and rents are becoming unaffordable for the arts.
Mar 7, 2013
New York City's Chief Digital Officer, Rachel Haot, began in the city's startup world and rose to prominence quickly. Now, as member of Mayor Bloomberg's administration, she advocates for more private-public collaboration to make the city a tech mecca that rivals Silicon Valley.
Mar 5, 2013
This week, New York subway and bus riders will have to hold onto their Metrocards or face a $1 surcharge for a new one. NYC's transit authority says it costs $10 million a year to produce the cards.
Jan 15, 2013
If drivers walk off the job, more than 150,000 students could be looking for a ride to school.
Jan 14, 2013
In New York today, retail professionals are gathered for The National Retail Federation's annual conference. After a tepid holiday season, retailers will not be reflecting on a pleasant 2012.
Jan 9, 2013
Amid the tablets and the smartphones at CES, Toyota is showing off a robot car, called the Lexus LS460. In New York's Chelsea neighborhood, they turned an old elevated rail line into a public park. Now that part of town is getting another amenity with no admission charge: Free Wi-Fi courtesy of Google.