Airlines

Southwest Adds New Flights From LGA

Southwest Airlines, the nation’s busiest airline, is expanding service from New York’s LaGuardia (LGA) Airport beginning this fall. Beginning Nov. 4, 2018, Southwest will add new nonstop service between: New York (LaGuardia) and New Orleans New York (LaGuardia) and West Palm Beach, Fla.* New York (LaGuardia) and Orlando* *Service is offered on Saturdays beginning Nov. […]

Airlines

United Opens Polaris Lounge at Newark Airport

NEWARK, NJ — Starting on June 4, customers traveling in United Polaris, the airline’s international premium cabin travel experience, will be able to relax and dine before their travels in the new United Polaris lounge at Newark Liberty International Airport that seats up to 455 people. The new United Polaris lounge is located in Terminal […]

Restaurant

Chick-Fil-A to Build 3 More NYC Stores

Fast food chain Chick-fil-A is continuing to expand into Manhattan. The Atlanta-based company plans to open three new Manhattan locations at 918 8th Avenue (Midtown), 700 6th Avenue (Flatiron District) and 711 Lexington Avenue (Midtown East). The restaurants are expected to open in late 2018 and early 2019. There are currently four Chick-Fil-A restaurants in […]

Airlines

Delta to Launch Orange County-JFK Flights

Delta Air Lines, New York City’s leading carrier with 500 daily flights, is launching new nonstop service from JFK to Orange County, CA starting on Oct. 15. This new flight, the only nonstop from New York to John Wayne Airport, provides another link between Southern California and the Big Apple and follows on Delta’s increased […]

Retail

Saks Opens New Beauty Floor in NY

NEW YORK — Luxury retailer Saks Fifth Avenue has opened a new, 32,000-square-foot beauty space on the second floor of its New York Flagship store on Fifth Avenue which features more than 120 color cosmetics, skincare, fragrance and wellness brands  — 58 of which are new to the floor. With a significant focus on experiences, […]

News

Accenture to Spend $200 Million on Education, Training

NEW YORK — Consulting firm Accenture plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years to help train and educate disadvantaged people with job skills for the digital age. “As a technology leader, we have an obligation to apply new scalable technology solutions to help solve complex societal challenges,” said Pierre Nanterme, […]

Funding

Cuebiq Secures $27 Million From Goldman Sachs

NEW YORK — Cuebiq, a developer of offline location intelligence, has secured $27 million in Series B financing co-led by Goldman Sachs Principal Strategic Investments (PSI), Nasdaq Ventures, DRW Venture Capital, Tribeca Venture Partners and existing investors Tribeca Angels and TLcom Capital. In connection with the financing, Brian Hirsch, co-founder and Managing Partner at Tribeca […]

Government

Mayor Says 5,000 Miles of City Roads Repaved

NEW YORK — Mayor Bill de Blasio announced this week that New York City had this week paved its 5,000th lane-mile since 2014. That’s over 1/4 of the 19,000 total lane-miles citywide, long enough for a road to Las Vegas and back. The increased repaving has driven down potholes 44 percent. The Mayor made the […]