Etsy ASAP Lets Users Get Same-Day Delivery

Etsy announced the launch of Etsy ASAP as a limited pilot in areas of New York City, giving shoppers the ability to have items delivered on the same or next day for a flat fee of $20. “This pilot, slated…

Misty Copeland On Her “Incredible” Broadway Debut

Misty Copeland made her Broadway debut on Wednesday in the play On The Town at the Lyric Theatre. Afterward, Misty Copeland could only put it into words in this way, “It’s an incredible feeling.” Misty Copeland has been breaking down…

Uber, de Blasio Strike Deal That Ends Plan for Driver Cap

The war is long from over, but it looks like at least one battle between Uber and the Bill de Blasio administration has reached a ceasefire. For now. Just days before the New York City Council was set to vote…

Uber Is Not Happy with NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio

Like many cities, New York City has a powerful contingent that’s none too pleased with Uber and other on-demand ride services. The City Council is set to vote on a proposal that would cap Uber, putting a freeze on new…

Brandy Norwood Sings On A NYC Subway To Awkwardly Indifferent Audience

Brandy Norwood can’t get a fan anymore. Not even when she sings on a subway car in New York City. Recently, Brandy Norwood, know to most as just Brandy, took on a starring role as Roxie Hart on Broadway’s Chicago.…

Amazon Tries Bicycle Messengers For Package Delivery

This probably doesn’t surprise anyone, but Amazon is now trying out bicycle messengers for package delivery, because why wouldn’t it? MarketWatch reports: In its latest attempt to take on brick-and-mortar retailers, Amazon.com Inc. is testing plans to offer deliveries within…

AmazonFresh Heads To New York City

Amazon is launching its grocery delivery service AmazonFresh in New York on Friday, according to a report from Re/code, which previously reported that the launch was coming this month. Amazon first introduced the service in Seattle last year, before expanding…

72% Of NYC Airbnb Are Illegal, Says Attorney General

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman released a report documenting what it says is “widespread illegality” across Airbnb’s New York City listings. It says evidence indicates that nearly three quarters (72%) of listings in the city violate the law. Of…

Ebola Scare: NYC Doctors Declare False Alarm

As the list of fatalities related to the Ebola virus grows, so grows with it a sense of paranoia that it’s just a matter of time before the virus crosses the ocean and affects Americans en masse. And yet this…

Coffee Prices At Starbucks Rising

Coffee may be America’s favorite drink, but prices are rising at one of the most popular coffee chains in the world, Starbucks. On Thursday, prices rose between 5 and 20 cents. That may not seem very high, but the cost…