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City"s battle against smoking is far from over

The New York City Smoke-Free Air Act went into effect in 2003, marking a significant milestone in the fight to protect New Yorkers from the dangers of secondhand smoke and discourage smoking... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 10th, 2018

Transfer News: Liverpool to Reject $278m Bid for Salah, as City and United Battle for Midfielder

Who is going where this summer?.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 26th, 2018

Electric Scooter Startups Battle City of San Francisco

Older and wiser after its battles with Uber, the city of San Francisco has a new target: electric scooter startups. Can they survive regulation?.....»»

Category: topSource: incApr 18th, 2018

Electric Scooter Startups in Battle with San Francisco 

Older and wiser after its battles with Uber, the city of San Francisco has a new target: electric scooter startups. Can they survive regulation?.....»»

Category: topSource: incApr 17th, 2018

China joins HK-U.S. battle for Chinese tech listings

HONG KONG (Reuters) - When Charles Li, chief executive of the Hong Kong Exchange, last year announced plans to help the next wave of Chinese tech giants go public in the city, bankers celebrated......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 9th, 2018

Business community shines in Battle of Flowers Parade (slideshow)

The spotlight was on San Antonio's business community during the 127th annual Battle of Flowers Parade. Click the slideshow to see this year's Battle of Flowers Parade With the Alamo City preparing for its May 5 tricentennial celebration, th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 27th, 2018

Hong Kong scrambles for talent in battle for Nasdaq"s biotech crown

HONG KONG (Reuters) - When Hong Kong unveiled plans last year to encourage biotech companies to list in the city by loosening listing rules, the financial industry and investors cheered......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 29th, 2018

Landlords win high-stakes court battle over city rent regulations

New York’s decades-long practice of deregulating apartments has been saved following a high court ruling in a long-running rent case. New York Court o.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyMay 1st, 2018

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Preparing City For Marijuana Legalization, Instructs NYPD To Halt Arrests

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to instruct NYPD to stop arrests of New Yorkers smoking weed in public while additionally forming a task force to ease what he sees as an inevitable full-on legalization of recreational marijuana......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 20th, 2018

Hit the road, son: Parents win court battle to evict 30-year-old

New York State Supreme Court Judge Donald Greenwood on Tuesday ordered Michael Rotondo to leave his parents' home in the town of Camillus, about 200 miles northwest of New York City......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcMay 29th, 2018

City Council & mayor clash over property tax hike, assessments

Philadelphia's budget battle continued to rage Thursday, as City Council announced an audit of the Office of Property Assessment and the Kenney administration questioned the legislative body’s proposed alternative to a property-tax hike. Mayor Jim.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 8th, 2018

Yemeni Coalition Forces Pound Rebel-Held Positions Near Port

Yemeni forces backed by a Saudi-led military coalition advanced toward Yemen’s main port despite resistance from Houthi rebels who control the city and pleas by the U.N. to halt the battle......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 14th, 2018

Inside Portland’s Plan to Battle Traffic Deaths by Hanging ‘Smartphones’ on Street Lights

AT&T, Intel, and GE are lending the city a technological hand. Three deadly streets in Portlan.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 18th, 2018

Landlords stub out smoking under new city policy

Once common in bars,.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJun 18th, 2018

Activist Carl Icahn gains control of board in proxy fight at SandRidge Energy

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn on Tuesday won at least four seats on the board of SandRidge Energy , winning a battle for control of the U.S. shale producer that he wants to sell to others or buy himself......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 19th, 2018

Activist Icahn gains control of board in proxy fight at SandRidge Energy

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn on Tuesday won a battle for control of SandRidge Energy, winning at least four of seven seats on the board of the U.S. shale producer that he wants to sell......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 19th, 2018

Airbnb Says NYC Councillors are ‘Puppets’ of the Hotel Industry, Citing Campaign Contributions

But others say Airbnb is raising New Yorkers' rents. Airbnb has escalated its long-running battle with lawmakers in New York City, accusing City Council members of being in the pocket of the hotel .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 23rd, 2018

Battle over city"s commercial waste plan heats up with new bill

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to radically change the way commercial trash is collected will encounter new opposition Thursday when two City Council members introduce a bill that aims to reach... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 28th, 2018

Battle over city"s commercial waste plan heats up

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to radically change the way commercial trash is collected will encounter new opposition Thursday when two City Council members introduce a bill that aims to reach... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 28th, 2018

Sutton Place neighborhood fights on against supertall condo

A Manhattan neighborhood group is taking its battle against a 67-story condo tower to court. The East River 50s Alliance said it will challenge a decision by the city’s Board of Standards and... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 29th, 2018

With Much at Stake in Yemen Port, Coalition Puts Advance on Hold

The United Arab Emirates paints its battle for the Yemen port city of Hodeidah as pivotal, but has now suspended the advance on Houthi forces after confronting land mines, drones, snipers and humanitarian challenges......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 8th, 2018