The New York City economy has largely recovered from Superstorm Sandy except for hard-hit communities in Queens and Staten Island, the region’s top banker said yesterday.
William Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, cited “pretty solid job creation through this past summer” led by hiring in education, health care, advertising, computer services, tourism, retail and construction.
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After Superstorm Sandy forced the shutdown of the ING New York City Marathon in 2012, runners said they were anxious to get back to the starting line this year, but no one expected that a terror attack in another city would be on their minds.
The Boston Marathon bombings in April killed three spectators and injured more than 200 other participants who were near the finish line.
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A city business coalition found that the Big Apple is not just booming when it comes to tech; the sector is boosting overall commerce.
A report issued by the Partnership for New York City found there are 150,000 technology jobs throughout the five boroughs and their average weighted wage is $96,400.
The group said it counted jobs not only in emerging tech firms, but also related positions...Read more »
This past weekend, the 6th annual Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival came to town. All over the city, hungry people, industry insiders, writers, chefs and New Yorkers came together to eat, drink and indulge.
amNewYork attended a few events and snapped pictures at each:
The Chef and the Doctor dinner, hosted by renowned chef David Bouley and the New York...Read more »
Do you like to eat, drink and talk about food? Then get ready for the weekend to top all weekends. The Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival, presented by FOOD & WINE, is in its sixth year, and come next weekend, the city will be abuzz with chefs, food, dinners, panels and discussions. And to make it even better, 100% of the net proceeds benefit the Food Bank For New York City...Read more »
The Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival runs Oct. 17-20.
What can attendees expect at this year's Wine & Food Festival?
There's something for everyone's palate and budget -- whether you're into the larger tasting events, new food trends, intimate dinners and wine seminars, or great mixologists -- there's an event for you on this year's program. I think people...Read more »
A report released Thursday on the New York City-area's poor road conditions will give drivers a case of road range and have mechanics cheering in their garages.
The Washington-based TRIP released its report, Bumpy Roads Ahead, that said 51% of the metropolitan area's major roads are in poor condition, costing drivers $673 a year in vehicle maintenance, additional fuel cost and depreciation.
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The man suspected of going on a stabbing spree with a pair of scissors in Riverside Park on Tuesday on was still being evaluated in the hospital, according to cops, but most of his victims are recovering, authorities said.
Julius Graham, 43, was charged by police late Tuesday night with criminal assault and weapons possession for his alleged spree that injured five parkgoers including a 2-year-old...Read more »
The fat lady has belted her last note at the New York City Opera.
The nearly 70-year-old institution announced Tuesday that its Kickstarter campaign to save the rest of its season had failed and it would have to cancel its productions immediately.
"Today, the board and management will begin the necessary financial and operational steps to wind down the company including initiating...Read more »
City Comptroller John Liu Wednesday chided New York City Transit for how long repairs to critical escalator and elevator problems take.
The review looked at seven of these "Type A" defects and found that the wait for repairs ranged from less than a day up to 126 days.
"We found that NYCT needs to improve its response time" to fix the most serious defects, Liu...Read more »