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Amazon Signs 17-Year Lease For NYC Brick-And-Mortar Location

Amazon Signs 17-Year Lease For NYC Brick-And-Mortar Location

By Chris Crum November 21, 2014

Last month, we learned that Amazon was planning to open a brick-and-mortar store across the street from the Empire State Building, and on the same street as the Macy’s flagship store. This was according to The Wall Street Journal, which …

Lyft Launching in NYC After Making Concessions Lyft Launching in NYC After Making Concessions

The battle of Lyft vs. New York City – mainly its Taxi and Limo Commission – has finally produced a resolution. Lyft will launch in all five boroughs of NYC tonight, but only after making some pretty big concessions. “Tonight, …

Lyft Hit with Restraining Orders Before NYC Launch Lyft Hit with Restraining Orders Before NYC Launch

According to a report, both the New York City Taxi and Limo Commission and the state Attorney General have filed temporary restraining orders against on-demand car service Lyft, who is planning on launching in Brooklyn and Queens Friday evening. Earlier …

Lyft Launches in NYC Despite Regulatory Pushback Lyft Launches in NYC Despite Regulatory Pushback

Lyft is not backing down in its quest to bring its on-demand car service to the Big Apple, despite warnings from the city’s Taxi and Limo Commission that they will not hesitate to take legal action. Earlier this week, Lyft …

Comcast Wants to Put Its Logo atop 30 Rock Comcast Wants to Put Its Logo atop 30 Rock

At 30 Rockefeller plaza stands one of New York City’s most recognizable skyscrapers. Hoisted atop the 70-story home of NBC offices and studios sits a giant GE logo. But you’d be more likely to hear the building called ’30 Rock’ …

NYPD Will Carry Lifesaving Overdose Reversal Kits

From 2006 to 2010, deaths attributed to heroin overdose rose a staggering 45 percent, and the total heroin users in the country have more than doubled in the last six years. Many, including those at the highest levels of state …

Ground Zero Victims Moved To 9/11 Museum

The remains of 1,100 unidentified 9/11 victims were moved from the New York Medical Examiner’s office to a repository at Ground Zero on Saturday. Forensic experts had been working on identifying victims from the almost 8,000 bags of remains, however …

Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Ship Stuck

It was a tense scene on Sunday when 4,500 passengers and crew aboard the Norwegian Cruise Lines ship “Breakaway” found themselves stuck. According to the New York Daily News, the Breakaway had some steering problems as it came in to …

Reddit Helps Find Missing Mom with Alzheimers in NYC Reddit Helps Find Missing Mom with Alzheimers in NYC

I’ll be the first to admit, when someone says “reddit is on the case!” I tend to cringe a bit. We all remember that unfortunate situation shortly after the Boston Marathon bombings were the reddit sleuths took it upon themselves …

1989 NYC Murder Conviction Overturned Tuesday

After 25 years in prison, Jonathan Fleming walked free after being wrongfully convicted of murder in 1989, reports the Associated Press via Yahoo!. Fleming was convicted in 1989 of Darryl “Black” Rush’s murder. Rush was shot in Brooklyn during an …

NYC Grocery Bag Fees Will Charge Ten Cents

The New York City Council introduced a bill today that will require a ten cent fee for all grocery bags, both paper and plastic. “Plastic bags are a problem. Our goal has to be to reduce the use of plastic …

NYC Grocery Bag Fees of Ten Cents Per Bag Proposed

In a move that will probably surprise no one, city council members in New York City are considering legislation that would charge fees to customers who receive their items in paper or plastic bags while shopping. The NYC grocery bag …

AMC Sticks a Bunch of Walkers In NYC Sidewalk Grates
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I wouldn’t call it a phobia, but I really hate walking on top of sidewalk grates. It’s not that I ever imagine a horde of zombies walkers busting through, grabbing my feet, and pulling me down to entrails town – …

‘Miracle on the Hudson’ Remembered 5 Years On

USAirways Flight 1549 landed into the Hudson River five years ago after being struck by birds. Images of passengers exiting the plane are still reminiscent today. Fortunately, the quick-thinking ingenuity of Pilots Sully Sullenberger and Jeff Skiles led to the …

Watch This Devil Baby Freak Out Some New Yorkers
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This “viral” prank is part of a marketing stunt for the new film Devil’s Due, set to open this Friday. I’ll just get that out of the way. That by no means makes it any less funny, however. Take a …

Anthony Bourdain to Open NYC Food Market Anthony Bourdain to Open NYC Food Market

Last week the New York Post’s Page Six broke the exclusive news that chef, author, television personality and overall food connoisseur Anthony Bourdain plans to open a large-scale food market in New York City. Known for his vast knowledge of …

Melissa Mark-Viverito: Speaker Of The NYC Council
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Melissa Mark-Viverito was unanimously elected Wednesday as the new speaker of the New York City Council. She replaces Christine Quinn to become first Latin American to hold citywide office. “I hope that as young Latinas and Latinos are witnessing this moment, they …