Google’s NYC Retail Store Is Reportedly Dead

Google is not going through with its New York City retail store, which would’ve been the first of its kind. The company is currently looking to sublease the 5.442 square-foot location it leased last year. According to Crain’s, Google want’s…

Justin Bieber Shows Off His Skateboarding Skills–Or Lack Thereof–In NYC

Though it was confusing, Justin Bieber got the crowd’s attention when he performed impromptu skateboard tricks on 6th Ave on Wednesday. Justin Bieber skateboarded on his way to the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon outside Radio City Music Hall. Bieber’s 15-minute…

Microsoft’s Flagship Fifth Avenue Store to Open This Fall

Though Microsoft opened its first retail store in 2009, the company has never had a true flagship location. Last year, the company announced that it had singed a lease at 677 Fifth Avenue in New York City. That’s about five…

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…

Cara Delevingne: Sexuality “Not A Phase,” Flattered by Petition Insisting On Apology from Anna Wintour

Cara Delevingne was recently featured in an interview with Vogue magazine, in which the writer suggested the model’s sexuality was a phase. This past weekend, The New York Times published a new interview with the Paper Towns actress, in which…

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…

Uber Is Now Delivering Food in NYC and Chicago

If Uber can get you a ride in a reasonable amount of time, the company thinks it can also get you a hot (hopefully) meal in that same window. Uber has announced it’s expanding its UberEATS food delivery service to…

‘The Interview’: NYC Comedians Plan a Live Read ‘in the Name of Free Speech’

Who knows when you’ll get to see The Interview? Last week Sony execs decided to cave to vague, terroristic threats and postpone the release of the Seth Rogen/James Franco comedy indefinitely. According to reports, Sony was not alone in its…

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

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…

Amanda Bynes Spotted In NYC Sporting A Bandage And Talking To Herself

On Friday, Amanda Bynes landed in New York City and was spotted wearing a bandage on her face at the airport. According to TMZ, Bynes was spotted in LAX the night before, behaving strangely. The news follows her arrest for…