News NYC

Broadway League Releases Demographics of Theatregoers

The Broadway League has released its annual demographics report, The Demographics of the Broadway Audience 2022-2023, which provides a comprehensive analysis of the theatregoers who attended Broadway shows in New York City last season. The League resumed audience surveying with the 2022-2023 season, the first complete season since Broadway reopened following the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown. This […]

News NYC Transportation

Port Authority Expects 14 Million Travelers Over the Holidays

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey projects nearly 14 million travelers are expected to use its airports and vehicular crossings during the 13-day peak travel period from Thursday, Dec. 21, to Tuesday, Jan. 2. The Port Authority expects this to be the busiest Christmas and New Year travel period ever for its […]

NYC Restaurant

Fogo de Chao to Open Fourth NYC Location

NEW YORK — Brazilian restaurant chain Fogo de Chão has signed a lease agreement for its fourth New York City location joining existing restaurants in Midtown Manhattan, and Queens, with an upcoming location in Brooklyn at City Point. The new 5,009-square-foot restaurant is scheduled to open in 2024 at The Oculus at Westfield World Trade […]

Government NYC Transportation

Port Authority Approves $9.3 Billion Budget

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Board of Commissioners has approved the agency’s $9.3 billion 2024 budget, which includes $3.9 billion in operating expenses, $3.6 billion in capital expenses, and $1.8 billion for debt service and deferred expenses. The approved budget reinvigorates the agency’s commitment to modern, secure facilities as activity and […]

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Search Firm Daversa Partners Promotes Katie Fischer as Partner

NEW YORK — Daversa Partners, the technology industry’s premier executive search firm that builds the leadership teams for growth and venture-backed companies, announced Katie Fischer as the firm’s newest Partner. With a track record spanning over a decade in executive recruiting, Fischer’s ascent to the senior leadership team marks a significant milestone for the firm. Daversa […]

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Getir Completes Deal for FreshDirect

NEW YORK — Getir, a Turkish company that specializes in ultrafast grocery delivery, has closed its purchase of FreshDirect, a Bronx-based online grocery company, from Ahold Delhaize, one of the largest food retail groups in the US. Terms of the deal weren’t released. The acquisition will create significant synergies between Getir and FreshDirect. Getir’s technological […]

Education NYC

CUNY Raises $3.75 Million From Giving Campaign

The City University of New York (CUNY) has raised a record-breaking $3.75 million through December 1 from 4,650 individual donors during its #CUNYTuesday campaign, a 29% increase over 2022. The campaign aligns with the nationwide day of giving known as Giving Tuesday. “Even in the most challenging times, the CUNY community has demonstrated an unstinting […]

Legal NYC

Weil Law Firm Elects 16 New Partners

NEW YORK — International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges has elected 16 new partners, effective January 1, 2024. “We’re proud to call these outstanding lawyers our partners,” said Weil Executive Partner Barry Wolf. “Each is a brilliant practitioner with an exceptional record of client service. Together, they reflect our intentional focus on expanding our pipeline […]

NYC Retail

Hive & Colony Opens Madison Avenue Store in NY

NEW YORK — Hive & Colony, maker of custom menswear including suits and tuxedos, has opened its newest location on Madison Avenue in the heart of New York City. Located at 485 Madison Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, Hive & Colony’s newest location opened its doors last month with an eventful opening celebration featuring a special live performance by Odiseas, an […]

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Artem Fishman Joins Dow Jones as Chief Technology Officer

Almar Latour, CEO of Dow Jones and Publisher of The Wall Street Journal, announced that Artem Fishman is joining the company as Chief Technology Officer. Artem joins Dow Jones from LinkedIn, where he oversaw the company’s homepage and content experiences – core products that include LinkedIn’s feed, media experiences and tools for content creators. As […]

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Accounting Firm Anchin Promotes 14 Employees

NEW YORK — Anchin, an accounting, tax and advisory firm based in 3 Times Square in Manhattan, has announced the promotion of 14 professionals. Two professionals have been promoted to Partner, six have been promoted to Director, and another six have been promoted to Senior Manager. These are key promotions that demonstrate Anchin’s continuing emphasis on […]

NYC Restaurant

NY’s Le Bernardin Named World’s Best Restaurant by LaListe

NEW YORK — French restaurant Le Bernardin was named the number one restaurant both in the U.S. and worldwide by La Liste, the global restaurant guide and ranking system of the world’s top 1,000 restaurants. Le Bernardin shares the top spot with six restaurants around the world, including Lung King Heen in Hong Kong, Guy Savoy in Paris and Germany’s Schwarzwaldstube. This is the seventh time […]

Hospital News NYC

NYU Langone Receives $9.8 Million Donation for Pediatric Medicine

NEW YORK — The Department of Pediatrics at NYU Langone Health has received $9.8 million from NYU Langone trustee Trudy Elbaum Gottesman and Robert W. Gottesman, founding donors of Sala Institute for Child and Family Centered Care, which has profoundly influenced excellence in clinical care across Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone since 2013. The first two Sala Elbaum Scholars are Carol Duh-Leong, MD, and Kirsty […]

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MacKenzie Scott Gifts $20 Million to Per Scholas

BRONX — Per Scholas, a national nonprofit committed to advancing economic mobility through technology career training, has received a $20 million donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. “Receiving this transformational investment from MacKenzie Scott, one of the most dynamic philanthropists in modern times, is a testament to Per Scholas’ impact over our nearly […]

Airlines NYC

JetBlue Launches Service From JFK to DC

JetBlue has begun air service connecting New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) with Washington, D.C.’s Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) over the weekend. The airline says this has been one of the most highly-requested routes by customers and is now offering round-trip service three times per day. The new service has an added benefit […]