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MSG Wants to Spin Off Knicks, Rangers Into Separate Company

NEW YORK — The Madison Square Garden Company announced that it is pursuing a revised plan for the proposed separation of its sports and entertainment businesses. The company owns the NY Knicks and NY Rangers sports teams plus the Madison Square Garden arena and Radio City Music Hall in NY. The Company is now pursuing […]

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New Observatory Opens at Top of Empire State Building

NEW YORK — The Empire State Building (ESB) is one of the world’s most famous buildings and it just opened a newly renovated Observatory on the 102nd floor with 360-degree views and floor-to-ceiling glass windows. (Photo: The new Empire State Building Observation deck, Source: PRNewsFoto/Empire State Realty Trust) Tourists that visit the new Empire State Building experience […]

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Postmates to Deliver From Walgreens, Duane Reade

Walgreens is teaming up with delivery service Postmates to offer on-demand delivery for customers looking for over-the-counter medications, health and wellness, beauty and grocery products in NYC. Postmates will deliver hundreds of Walgreens’ most popular items from 174 Walgreens and Duane Reade locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn. In the last year, orders from convenience and […]

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NY Times to Offer Free Access to Title I Schools

The New York Times Company is partnering with Verizon to provide free access to the NYTimes.com website to over seven million students and teachers. The offer is only for Title I high schools across the nation and middle schools within the Verizon Innovative Learning program. Title I schools receive federal funding for low-income students. (Photo: […]

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Apple Cube Reopens on Fifth Avenue

After more than two years of construction, Apple has reopened its flagship underground store on Fifth Avenue which features a clear glass Apple cube on the street level. The store reopened just in time with the launch of Apple’s new iPhone 11 lineup of smartphones and new versions of the Apple Watch and iPad. Apple […]

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CDW to Join S&P 500 Index

NEW YORK — CDW Corp. (NASD: CDW) will replace Total System Services Inc. (NYSE: TSS) in the prestigious S&P 500 index prior to the open of trading on Monday, September 23.  S&P 500 constituent Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) is acquiring Total System Services in a transaction expected to be completed after the market close today. CDW Corp […]

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1-800-Flowers Adding More Plants

CARLE PLACE, NY — 1-800-Flowers.com, known for its delivery of flowers and gift baskets, is expanding The Plant Shop on its site, introducing some of the most sought-after plants for home décor enthusiasts, gift-givers and plant lovers alike. With this expansion, The Plant Shop at 1-800-Flowers.com now offers nearly 150 plants, including houseplants, blooming plants, succulents, bonsai, bamboo and more. […]

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CityMD, Summit Medical Complete Merger

NEW YORK and BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — CityMD, the leading urgent care provider in the New York metro area with 120 locations, and Summit Medical Group, a NJ-based operator of independent multispecialty medical practices, have announced the completion of their merger. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. The merger is the first-of-its-kind between an urgent care provider and an […]

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Leidos, IDEX to Join S&P 500

NEW YORK — S&P Dow Jones Indices is adding two companies to the S&P 500, and also making changes to the S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600: S&P MidCap 400 constituents Leidos Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) and IDEX Corp. (NYSE:IEX) will replace Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:APC) and Foot Locker Inc. (NYSE:FL) respectively in the S&P […]

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First NY Casino Now Taking Sports Bets

SCHENECTADY — Look out Las Vegas, New York is now taking sports bets. For the first time in history, Rivers Casino in Schenectady officially began accepting legal sports bets Tuesday morning at a brand new sports lounge that has the look and feel of ones found in Las Vegas casinos. New York now joins neighboring […]