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Lack of choice hurts ride-hailing across New York City

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 12/14 12:57A
In theory, ride-hailing technology is about freedom and choice for passengers and drivers alike. For passengers, it should allow them to get a ride whenever and wherever they’d like. And for drivers,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Hung without care? Some say tunnel decor is an eyesore

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 12/13 4:31P
Some commuters who use the Holland Tunnel from New Jersey into New York City think the agency that operates it needs better editing — or a remedial design class. Wreaths have adorned the entrance to... To view the full story, click the title link.

City pharmacies halt tobacco sales Jan. 1

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 12/13 12:19P Jennifer Henderson
New York City pharmacies have already set their New Year’s resolution – albeit legally imposed. They’ll no longer be able to sell tobacco products as of Jan. 1, 2019. The ban on tobacco sales is... To view the full story, click the title link.

City plans to sell $1B of public-housing air rights

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 12/12 2:55P Joe Anuta
The de Blasio administration plans to sell New York City Housing Authority unused air rights to developers for the first time, the mayor announced Wednesday as part the latest effort to bring the... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York City Transit increase train speeds on two lines in Brooklyn

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 12/11 11:03A
The city is changing rules and speeding up some of its trains in an effort to improve subway service. The New York Times  Officials instituted strict speed rules for safety reasons following... To view the full story, click the title link.

Dozens of companies using mobile apps to track consumers

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 12/10 7:24A Tom Acitelli
Mobile phone apps provide at least 75 companies—including ones in New York City—with precise user location data that the businesses can then use to target ads and other marketing content. [] "> To view the full story, click the title link.

Brown Harris Stevens names first-ever CEO

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 12/6 7:19P Lizeth Beltran
Real estate brokerage firm Brown Harris Stevens appointed Bess Freedman its CEO, a new position, the company announced this week. Freedman will oversee the firm’s luxury markets of New York City,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Study shows disparities in cigar, e-cig sales

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 12/6 12:50P Jennifer Henderson
New York City retailers in minority and low-income communities are more likely to sell and advertise alternative tobacco products with the lowest price tags and highest health risks, according to a .... To view the full story, click the title link.

H+H projects $362M loss from Trump-proposed changes to public charge rule

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 12/6 6:23A Health Pulse Staff
New York City Health + Hospitals said Wednesday it could see a loss of up to $362 million in the first year alone if proposed changes to the public charge rule are enacted. The Trump administration... To view the full story, click the title link.

Four Fabulous and Delicious Latke Recipes

Park East Day School 12/6 5:54A Park East Day School
The Yiddish word “latke” originates from the word for the same delicacy, the “oldka,” a Ukranian word. Originating from the same root, “omes” is the diminutive for the Russian word for the same,...

The city should do more to support our burgeoning tourism industry

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 12/6 2:11A
When the holiday season arrives, New York City will be greeted with an influx of visitors. More cabs will be taken, more subway seats filled and more sidewalks crowded. Not to mention a bit more... To view the full story, click the title link.

Byford pitches three ways to get trains to run on time

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 12/5 3:30P Erik Engquist
Subway employees on station platforms are doing more than waving their flashlights as rush-hour commuters delay trains by stuffing every square inch of them, New York City Transit President Andy... To view the full story, click the title link.

Apollo Theater plans to build performance venue

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 12/5 1:25P
New York City's Apollo Theater plans to build two new performance spaces to incubate works by up-and-coming artists. Executives at the Harlem institution say the new Apollo Performing Arts Center... To view the full story, click the title link.

Transit chief asks business community's help to fix subways

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 12/5 11:19A Aaron Elstein
Byford implores vendors to give MTA another shot as he seeks billions from Albany, Amazon Andy Byford said the subway is doing better than when he took over as president of New York City Transit a... To view the full story, click the title link.
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