SL Green Sells 16 Court St. in Brooklyn

NEW YORK — SL Green Realty Corp., New York City’s largest commercial landlord, announced an agreement to sell 16 Court Street, a 317,600 square foot office building in Brooklyn, NY, for a gross sale price of $171.0 million to CIM Group, a full service real estate and infrastructure fund manager. This transaction is expected to close during the fourth quarter of 2017, …

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Bon Appetit Names 10 Best New Restaurants

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NEW YORK — Bon Appétit has unveiled The Hot 10: America’s Best New Restaurants 2017 in the September issue of its magazine. Taking the top spot is New Orleans’ Turkey and the Wolf, a quirky, nostalgic, counter service–only sandwich spot. It joins past winners like Atlanta’s Staplehouse (2016), San Francisco’s AL’s Place (2015), and Washington, D.C.’s Rose’s Luxury (2014). Hart’s of Brooklyn was ranked No. 5 on the …

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Hainan to Offer Chengdu-to-JFK Flights


BEIJING — China’s Hainan Airlines is scheduled to launch non-stop service between Chengdu and New York’s JFK Airport on October 26, 2017. Following the roll-out of the Chengdu–Los Angeles service, this will be Hainan Airlines’ second direct flight from Chengdu to North America. With the new service, travelers will be able to fly directly from …

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E-Trade Adds 21 ETFs to Company Offerings

NEW YORK — E*TRADE Financial Corporation has made a significant expansion of its commission-free exchange-traded fund (ETF) lineup: Since March 1, 2017, E*TRADE has added 21 commission-free ETFs from seven providers to its Commission-Free ETF Program. With these additions, E*TRADE now offers a total of 149 non-proprietary, commission-free ETFs—one of the largest offerings in the industry. New additions include ETFs from ACSI …

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Rising Rents Leads to Homeless Increase in NY

Rising rents in the nation’s top urban areas are creating crisis levels of homelessness that will continue or even accelerate as rents rise, according to research by real estate site Zillow. The connection between homelessness and increasing rents is especially strong in four cities that are already facing rapidly growing homeless populations: New York, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and Seattle. A five …

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Coach Launches New Bag With Selena Gomez

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NEW YORK — Coach has launched a new collection in partnership with singer Selena Gomez. Coach x Selena Gomez features the Selena Grace, a bag designed by Selena in collaboration with Coach Creative Director Stuart Vevere. The lineup also includes small leather goods and accessories the company says is available for a limited time. The Coach x Selena Gomez collection will be available for pre-order …

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