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Seattle City Hall floats demolition of KeyArena for NBA/NHL venue

Razing Seattle's 55-year-old KeyArena is among the redevelopment options included in a City Hall request for proposals, the Seattle Times reports. The city is seeking plans to redevelop the facility into a "world-class civic arena presenting music, en.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2017

Paris"s Bataclan Reopens a Year After Massacre

A year after a hail of bullets left 90 people dead at Paris’s Bataclan music hall, the venue reopened with a concert by British artist Sting, an act of defiance for a city torn apart by the terror attacks of Nov. 13, 2015......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjNov 12th, 2016

Paris"s Bataclan Set for a Defiant Reopening a Year After Massacre

A year after a hail of bullets left 90 people dead at Paris’s Bataclan music hall, the venue is set to reopen with a concert by British artist Sting, a showing of defiance for a city torn apart by the terror attacks of Nov. 13, 2015......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjNov 12th, 2016

Exclusive: Katy sets timeline for old city hall demolition

The city of Katy is investing millions in revitalizing its urban core in the hopes of attracting retail developers to the city's downtown area. Starting in January, the city will begin the demolition of its old city hall facility, which sits across the s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2016

Law firm Knobbe Martens expands to New York City

Knobbe Martens, one of the country’s largest intellectual property law firms, plans to open an office in New York City. The new office will be the eighth for the Irvine, California-based law firm, joining offices in Washington, D.C., Seattle, L.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals14 hr. 35 min. ago

Large IP law firm expands to New York City

Knobbe Martens, one of the country’s largest intellectual property law firms, plans to open an office in New York City. The new office will be the eighth for the Irvine, California-based law firm, joining offices in Washington, D.C., Seattle, L.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals14 hr. 35 min. ago

Ed Goldman: A bill for zero? From City Hall?

The utility service division at the city of Sacramento thrilled me beyond words the other day. It sent me a bill for $0.00. I think this had to do with my having canceled one water/trash/gutter account and starting another, because of my move from .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals20 hr. 20 min. ago

The New York Post: ‘Fearless Girl’ statue will stay on Wall Street until 2018

New York City Hall announces Sunday that Mayor de Blasio has agreed to allow the bronze figure of a sassy pre-teen named ‘Fearless Girl’ to remain on its Wall Street spot until February of 2018......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2017

De Blasio defends his media tactics

Bill de Blasio on Friday waved off criticism of his attempts to control the City Hall media. Mayor Bill de Blasio got flack Thursday for refusing to answer reporters' questions about a hate crime,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 24th, 2017

New York has record numbers of homeless people

SOME in Maspeth, a neighbourhood in New York City’s Queens, were not at all pleased when they heard last year that City Hall had decided to convert a local hotel into a 110-bed home.....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistMar 23rd, 2017

New Yorkers just selected a book for the entire city to read in America"s biggest book club

Neil Hall/ReutersA warning to all New Yorkers: If everyone on the subway seems to be reading the same book this spring, you're not going crazy. New York City residents have picked "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 16th, 2017

Seattle arena committee sets first meeting date

Seattle's Select Committee on Civic Arenas is scheduled to hold its first meeting March 27, City Council member Debora Juarez said Monday. It will be the first of at least 10 meetings covering a dozen topics related to the city's dueling arena optio.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 13th, 2017

San Jose"s "opportunity to work" law goes into effect

San Jose’s “opportunity to work” ordinance was novel when adopted. Monday — the day it took effect — proponents held a City Hall rally to make sure it will be obeyed. “We want to make sure that businesses and workers are aware of the n.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 13th, 2017

Uber urges drivers to reject unionization effort in Seattle

Uber is squaring up for a long fight in Seattle to block the nation’s first real unionization effort for app-based drivers, pitting it against the Teamsters labor union and Seattle’s city council......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 12th, 2017

Uber urges drivers to reject unionization effort in Seattle

Uber is squaring up for a long fight in Seattle to block the nation’s first real unionization effort for app-based drivers, pitting it against the Teamsters labor union and Seattle’s city council......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 12th, 2017

Uber Urges Drivers to Reject Unionization Effort in Seattle

Uber is squaring up for a long fight in Seattle to block the nation’s first real unionization effort for app-based drivers, pitting it against the Teamsters labor union and Seattle’s city council......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 11th, 2017

Uber Fights Union Effort

Uber is squaring up for a long fight in Seattle to block the nation’s first real unionization effort for app-based drivers, pitting it against the Teamsters labor union and Seattle’s city council......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 11th, 2017

What would it take for a Republican to flip City Hall?

Recent headlines would make even the junkiest of politicos believe that Bill de Blasio was cruising for a bruising come Election Day, Nov. 7. But headlines don’t vote, and in New York City,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 9th, 2017

"A Day Without a Woman" asks women in Silicon Valley and beyond to strike tomorrow

Organizers are asking women in the Silicon Valley area and across the U.S. to take the day off work tomorrow to bring attention to women's issues. A rally will be held outside San Jose City Hall from noon to 2 p.m., according to event organizers. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 7th, 2017

Controversial work-scheduling bills aired at City Hall

A City Council committee will hear testimony Friday on a package of bills to regulate fast-food workers' schedules and ban on-call scheduling for retail workers. Unions and council supporters say... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 2nd, 2017

Atlanta Mayor’s Office to get $1.5 million renovation

Just as Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed faces his last year in office, a big project is planned to revamp his actual office at City Hall. A permit was recently filed in Atlanta to remake the more than 9,000-square-foot Mayor’s Office. Work would include n.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 2nd, 2017