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  1. Former MakerBot employees launch new 3-D printing companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | Crain's New York Business

    Voodoo Manufacturing, a startup that promises to provide low-cost 3-D printing, officially launched Tuesday after four months of working out the kinks. Based in an 1,800-square-foot warehouse in Bushwick, Brooklyn, Voodoo uses a lot of printers - and very few people.


  2. Rideshare app Via travels south to the financial districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 | New York

    Via has been incrementally expanding its footprint since it launched in New York two years ago. Starting Tuesday, the shared-ride car service will reach the southern tip of Manhattan, allowing passengers to take it anywhere between 110th Street and South Ferry.


  3. Citi Bike parked right outside of Long Island City office buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | New York

    Citi Bike has arrived in front of a mixed-use office building in Long Island City, Queens, courtesy of a new sponsorship program. The building's owner, Jamestown, is the first landlord to set up such a partnership with Citi Bike operator NYC Bike Share to get the docking stations at its doorstep, according to The Wall Street Journal .


  4. Of Mercer opening | By Chloe expansion | Hampton Luxury Liner bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | Crain's New York Business

    Companies that would like to have details of openings published should submit descriptions following this format to [email protected] , with "New in Town" in the subject line. Of Mercer 42 E. 21st St. The clothing shop offering desk-to-dinner work-wear styles will open in mid- to late October in the Flatiron district.


  5. For art's sakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Crain's New York Business

    All summer, the crowds kept me from checking out the Whitney Museum's new building in the meatpacking district. So I took the opportunity last Monday to finally visit while meeting with museum director Adam Weinberg at his new office overlooking the Hudson River.


  6. These three Catholic churches slated for closure are not landmarks, city saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | New York

    Two Upper East Side churches, St. Elizabeth of Hungary and St. Stephen of Hungary will not be saved. The city's Landmarks Preservation Commission has denied requests to protect three Catholic churches slated for closure by the Archdiocese of New York.


  7. Major commercial real estate firm to open Brooklyn leasing officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 22 | Crain's New York Business

    Newmark Grubb Knight Frank will become the city's first large commercial real estate services company to open an office in Brooklyn dedicated to leasing offices to the growing number of businesses moving to the borough. 's New York area president.


  8. Remaining Salvation Army in North Brooklyn will shutter, site is up for grabsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 16 | New York

    North Brooklynites will have to find a new place to donate their used clothing and toys. After the Salvation Army sold its much-discussed Williamsburg location earlier this year, it is now putting its Greenpoint shop on the market.


  9. No. 7 subway facilities worst among MTA, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 15 | Crain's New York Business

    The No. 7 subway line, which this week got the city's first new station in 26 years, has the most facilities in need of repairs, according to the Citizens Budget Commission.


  10. City's office-building boom won't be enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 14 | Crain's New York Business

    Manhattan is seeing a boom in office-space construction, the New York Building Congress reported recently. The organization projects just under 20 million square feet will be added between this year and 2018.


  11. Art's not deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 10 | Crain's New York Business

    Despite chatter about the death of West Chelsea's art scene , the number of galleries there is down only slightly from its historical peak. Still, the Lower East Side is gaining as the city's art epicenter.


  12. Brooklyn's Myrtle Avenue rolls out the red carpet for seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 9 | New York

    At a new yoga class offered by Move With Grace on Myrtle Avenue in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, the instructor asked students the standard questions about their levels of experience, health issues and flexibility - and got the usual range of responses. Only when she asked if anyone had arthritis did the class show its true stripes, as many hands crept upward.


  13. Seeing gains in Brooklyn, Google may aid small biz in Queens, ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    Seven months ago, Google joined forces with the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce to help small businesses in immigrant and low-income communities market themselves on the Internet. Emboldened by the initial results, the search giant might expand the effort to Queens and Manhattan.


  14. Uber sued by 'Annoyance Lawyer' for anti-de Blasio robocallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    An attorney who calls himself the "Annoyance Lawyer" sued Uber Technologies Inc. over its robocall campaign attacking New York Mayor Bill de Blasio over his proposal to limit the number of drivers. Todd C. Bank sued on behalf of recipients of thousands of recorded calls the ride-hailing company made during the campaign telling city residents "we need your help" to defeat the proposal, he said in a lawsuit.


  15. With North Shore-LIJ Health System deal in hand, Maimonides CEO to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | New York

    Pamela Brier, president and chief executive of Maimonides Medical Center, will retire in the beginning of 2016, a few months after her 70th birthday. Her successor is Kenneth Gibbs, who was named chairman of the Brooklyn hospital's board of trustees in May 2014, one year after joining the board.


  16. Developer of huge Red Hook office complex seeks a partner with at least $100MRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | New York

    The Italian company that has plans to develop a sprawling office complex along the Red Hook, Brooklyn, waterfront is seeking a partner willing to invest $100 million or more in the project. Milan-based Est4te Four has hired Cushman & Wakefield, led by Bob Knakal, Cushman's chairman of investment sales, to market a 49% stake in the development, called Red Hook Innovation Studios.


  17. Etsy sets up Irish subsidiary to reduce taxes while touting transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | New York

    Artisan goods marketplace Etsy Inc., which promised to be a beacon for transparency as a public company, recently implemented a strategy that shrouds its offshore tax-cutting arrangements in secrecy. Because of a change in how its Irish subsidiary is registered, Etsy no longer needs to publicly disclose basic financial information about that unit.


  18. Medical-marijuana dispensary coming to Union SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | New York

    Manhattan's first medical-marijuana dispensary will be in Union Square near Stuyvesant Town. Columbia Care NY, one of the winners of a state license to grow and distribute medical marijuana, has signed a lease for the base and basement of 212 E. 14th St. , a residential building between Second and Third avenues that is being renovated, according to the New York Post .


  19. ICYMI: This tiny little car could transform how New Yorkers get around townRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    As residents of Brooklyn and Queens know all too well, not having a car makes it difficult to get from one borough to the other. Buses are maddeningly slow, most subway lines require a detour through Manhattan, and a cab or Uber quickly becomes expensive.


  20. Former Port Authority chief covers the waterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    For Chris Ward, the former chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, it's been a summer of new beginnings. This past spring, he left his job as executive vice president for major projects at the New York office of Spanish construction firm Dragados to become senior vice president and chief executive for metro New York at engineering giant Aecom .


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