News Real Estate Westchester

NRP Group Breaks Ground on 200 Apartments in Harrison, NY

HARRISON, NY — The NRP Group, a vertically integrated, developer, builder, and manager of multifamily housing, in partnership with local owner-operator RPW Group, has kicked off groundbreaking of a 200-unit luxury multifamily development in Harrison, NY. The project includes a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom residences and offers a unique assortment of in-demand amenities […]

Media News

Fox News Promotes Jacqui Heinrich to Senior White House Correspondent

NEW YORK — FOX News Media has promoted Jacqui Heinrich to senior White House correspondent. The move was announced by president and executive editor Jay Wallace. In this capacity, Heinrich will continue covering all facets of the White House beat, the President of the United States’ national and international activities and the issues impacting the […]

Funding News NYC

GPTZERO Lands $10 Million Series A Funding

NEW YORK –-GPTZERO, a platform for AI-generated content detection and responsible AI adoption, has raised $10 million in Series A funding led by Footwork VC with participation from Reach Capital, Uncork, Neo, Alt Capital, and the former CEOs of Reuters and the NY Times. “As we spent time with the GPTZero team, we became more […]

Albany Government News Upstate

NY Forms Technology Partnership With Netherlands

Governor Kathy Hochul and Netherlands Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Liesje Schreinemacher announced a new partnership last week to strengthen innovation and collaboration in the semiconductor industry between the Netherlands and New York State during the royal visit by Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands. The partnership, formalized in […]

Funding News

Gameto Scores $33 Million to Advance Fertility Treatments

NEW YORK — Gameto, a biotechnology company dedicated to advancing treatment options in women’s health, has closed an oversubscribed $33 million Series B financing round, led by Two Sigma Ventures with RA Capital. Also participating are existing investors, including Insight Partners, Future Ventures, and BOLD Capital Partners. Gameto’s investor group is also joined by Olivia Walton’s Ingeborg Investments, Stacey Bendet […]

Airlines NYC

JetBlue Begins Flights From JFK to Tulum, Mexico

NEW YORK — JetBlue officially launched service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Tulum’s Felipe Carrillo Puerto Tulum International Airport (TQO), with the first flight arriving in Tulum this morning. Tulum service will operate daily, making this JetBlue’s third destination in Mexico, where it also serves Cancun and Los Cabos. “As […]

Government News NYC

NYC Government Workforce Expected to Increase for First Time Since Pandemic

New York City’s full-time government workforce is expected to increase for the first-time year-over-year since the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report released by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. The city is projected to end the 2024 Fiscal Year (FY) in June with at least 283,000 full-time employees, up from 281,917 workers in June 2023. “The COVID-19 […]

News

Verizon Offers Free iPhone 15 for New, Existing Customers With Trade-In

NEW YORK – Both new and existing Verizon customers can get the Apple iPhone 15 with any iPhone trade-in, for free, with the launch of the Ultimate Phone Upgrade. Whether you’re already a customer or just joining Verizon, or have any iPhone in any condition, this offer is for you. The Ultimate Phone Upgrade gives […]

Government Long Island News

Two Nissan Dealers to Pay $350,000 for Overcharging Customers

NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James has secured more than $350,000 from two Long Island Nissan dealerships, Route 112 Nissan and South Shore Nissan, for overcharging more than 200 New Yorkers who wanted to purchase their leased vehicles at the end of their lease term. An investigation by the Office of the Attorney General […]

News NYC Restaurant

Just Salad Launches Four Summertime Salads

NEW YORK — Just Salad, a fast-casual restaurant chain, with a mission to make everyday health and sustainability possible, is launching four summer inspired salad recipes that include flavorful ingredients from the garden to the sea. The brand-new Caribbean Shrimp Bowl and Parm Crunch, along with returning, beloved fan-favorites including the Honey Crispy Chicken and […]

Funding News

Atlantic Street Capital Invests $70 Million in Zips Car Wash

NEW YORK — Atlantic Street Capital, a private equity firm that invests in lower middle market companies through an operationally intensive strategy, has made an additional $70 million investment to further support the operating strategy, member experience, leadership team, and wash quality of its portfolio company, Zips Car Wash. Operating over 270 locations in 20+ […]

Long Island News Openings

Contessa Gallery to Open in Southampton

SOUTHAMPTON, NY — Contessa Gallery plans to open a landmark 7,000 Square Foot Gallery Space in Southampton Village. Steve Hartman, President and Owner of Contessa Galleries, announced that the gallery will open a new public exhibition and private viewing space in Southampton Village, in the former Hauser & Wirth gallery location. The site, at 9 Main […]

Education News NYC

Fashion Institute of Technology Launches Beauty Research Center

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), a college of the State University of New York (SUNY), announced the opening of The Beauty Center at FIT, a dynamic research center for the beauty industry, dedicated to global business strategy and consumer trends. The Beauty Center at FIT is located at 520 Eighth Avenue, convenient to FIT’s Chelsea campus. In partnership […]

Media News NYC

NY Times Surpasses Two Million International Subscribers

The New York Times is popular around the world — not just in NY! The New York Times Company says it has surpassed two million digital subscribers outside the United States, more than a third of which are in Europe, including the United Kingdom. Canada and Australia have also seen subscriber growth in recent years. […]

Funding News NYC

Thoughtly Lands $3 Million Seed Round

NEW YORK — Thoughtly, a startup building AI voice agents for contact centers, has secured a $3 million funding round with participation from Afore Capital, Greycroft, Expansion, and others. With their innovative approach to customer phone calls, Thoughtly is poised to disrupt the CCaaS (Contact Center as a Service) space and revolutionize the way businesses approach customer […]