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Mayor still unsure on plan to close lanes on Fifth Ave. during holidays

Digital media company Minute Media is in talks to buy the Players’ Tribune, a website started by former baseball star Derek Jeter, according to people familiar with the matter. While the companies... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

Deal would ban jail construction on Rikers Island

As a vote nears for the mayor's plan to close the Rikers Island jail complex and build borough-based jails, the City Council will advance a bill to prohibit any future jails on the island. NY1... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 12th, 2019

Cranley set to veto money for Health Gap, police recruits, business accelerators

Mayor John Cranley indicated Wednesday he will veto the Cincinnati City Council’s spending plan to close out the fiscal year 2018 budget, which included funding for the Center for Closing the Health Gap, moving up a new police recruit class to Januar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2018

Mayor meets with critics to push plan for downtown jail

Mayor Bill de Blasio met with opponents of a city plan to build a 500-foot tall jail in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday to try to sell them on a key component of his promise to close Rikers Island in the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 19th, 2018

The US is scrambling to invest more in Asia to counter China"s "Belt and Road" mega-project. Here"s what China"s plan to connect the world through infrastructure is like.

Reuters The Belt and Road Initiative is one of China's most ambitious projects. It involves partnering with dozens of countries around the world through trade and infrastructure projects, such as shipping lanes, railr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider9 hr. 16 min. ago

De Blasio warns against "chaos" of lifting street-vendor cap

Mayor Bill de Blasio says a plan to remove a cap on street vendors could "create chaos here."  The mayor on Monday night spoke out against a bill from Queens state Sen. Jessica Ramos, which would... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

City to launch advisory group for LES resiliency plan following criticism

Mayor Bill de Blasio will create an advisory group to answer concerns about his administration's at East River Park. The mayor committed to funding the board shortly before a City Council committee... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

Deputy mayor warns that MTA renovation plan can"t go through without audit promised by Cuomo

Mayor Bill de Blasio's second-in-command wants to see the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's math before the city hands over its cash. First Deputy Mayor Dean Fuleihan voiced skepticism... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

Pete Buttigieg proposes free college for Americans earning under $100,000

The South Bend, Ind., mayor unveiled a big economic plan Friday that’s a middle la.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 8th, 2019

Milwaukee streetcar celebrates solid first year, but extensions still in limbo: Slideshow

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said he would like to see aldermen before the end of this year again take up his plan to expand the city’s streetcar system to neighborhoods adjacent to downtown. Future expansions of The Hop system are among the questio.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 3rd, 2019

2019 Retail Giants Report: Retailers ring up innovative approaches to engaging customers

During the first quarter of 2019, vacancies at U.S. shopping centers reached their highest level in eight years. And the nation’s retailers plan to close 5,480 stores by the end of the ye.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkOct 24th, 2019

Big-brand hotel owners back mayor"s special permit plan

Three of the city's biggest hotel operators say they'll rest easier if the city severely restricts the construction of competing accommodations. Highgate Hotels President Mahmood Khimji, BD Hotels'... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 19th, 2019

Democratic candidates go after after Elizabeth Warren over how much her Medicare for All plan will cost at Ohio debate

  Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Amy Klobuchar attacked S.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 15th, 2019

HSBC taps Lazard to sell French retail business: source

HSBC Holdings has hired U.S. investment bank Lazard Ltd to sell its French retail business, a source close to the matter told Reuters, as part of a plan by new interim chief executive Noel Quinn to reduce costs across the banking group......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 15th, 2019

Vote set for latest plan for East River flood protection

Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced a plan for the East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) project that will phase the reconstruction of East River Park and other open spaces so that access for local residents to large parts of the park ca.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 10th, 2019

Forever 21 plan to file for bankruptcy could affect 7 Baltimore-area malls

Fast fashion retailer Forever 21 Inc. is reportedly planning to file for bankruptcy and close some of its more than 700 stores in the process, which could impact some of the Baltimore area's largest shopping malls. The Wall Street Journal reports F.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 30th, 2019

More than half of "super savers" work with a financial adviser, or plan to start

Drazen Zigic/iStock/Getty Images Plus People who come close to maxing out their 401(k) plans have a few things in common. Many of these "super savers" and "pre super savers" drive older cars, live in modest homes, travel less, a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 23rd, 2019

Vivendi keeps Mediaset stake, prepares to step up legal fight: sources

Vivendi has kept its stake in Mediaset after a deadline to sell it expired at the weekend and is preparing to step up its legal action against the Italian broadcaster's overhaul plan, two sources close to the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 23rd, 2019

No holds barred in jails clash

Anybody who tuned in only last week might think Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to replace Rikers Island with borough-based jails was in jeopardy. Protesters mobbed a hearing of the City Planning... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 16th, 2019

Lawsuit claims hedge-funder is behind de Blasio blockade of East Village dorm plan

The owner of a in the East Village is again taking the city to court, claiming that Mayor Bill de Blasio is conspiring against his redevelopment plans to appease a hedge-fund manager who lives next... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 16th, 2019

Forever 21 plan to file for bankruptcy could affect 5 Hawaii malls

Fast fashion retailer Forever 21 Inc. is reportedly planning to file for bankruptcy and close some of its more than 700 stores in the process, which could impact some of Hawaii’s largest shopping malls. The Wall Street Journal reports Forever 21 .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2019