Tags Archives: Manhattan

Link Stations to provide free wi-fi to New Yorkers.

NEW YORK CITY — Soon, New York City will be saying au revoir to outdated and dirty old pay phones and welcoming super-fast, free wi-fi kiosks. The kiosks are dubbed Link station, and the first two were recently unveiled on Manhattan’s Third Avenu ...

Li-Lac Chocolates opens third location in NYC.

NEW YORK CITY — New York’s most famous chocolate shop, Li-Lac Chocolates, is opening a new flagship store in Greenwich Village. Founded 92 years ago, Li-Lac Chocolates’ newest store at 163 Bleecker St. is the company’s third in New Yo ...

Lowe’s opens urban-centered store in Manhattan.

NEW YORK CITY — The first of two new Lowe’s planned for Manhattan has opened its doors. It is the first urban-oriented location for the giant home improvement retail chain. While New Yorkers have always purchased Lowe’s products online, thi ...

Macy’s heads to the Bronx for new store.

NEW YORK CITY — Macy’s is heading uptown to the Bronx with the opening of a Macy’s Backstage, which carries clearance items from Macy’s department stores. The company’s flagship store is in Herald Square in Manhattan. Macy’ ...

High 5 Games expands to iconic new home.

NEW YORK CITY — Casino gaming company High 5 Games has established a headquarters in the new 1 World Trade Center. The company has 87,663 square feet on the 58th and 59th floors. “The opening of our new WTC headquarters represents a new chapter in ...

Booker raises $35M in quest to book more appointments.

NEW YORK – Booker, the Web-based platform that already has booked 3 million appointments and reminders for those hair appointments and spa days, has just raised $35 million. Booker, which is adding thousands of merchants a month, books appointments a ...

Valet Anywhere offers on-demand parking in NYC.

NEW YORK – Need someone to park your car? If you are in Manhattan and Brooklyn, there’s an app for that. Valet Anywhere is a parking app that offers on-demand valet and on-demand parking. Using the app, you request someone to pick up your car by ...

Taboola to use financing to expand globally.

NEW YORK – Taboola, which adds recommended and sponsored links to the bottom of publishers’ Web pages, has raised $117 million – $17 million more than it was looking to raise, according to company officials. The oversubscribed series E round ...

CommonBond going bigger in student loan business.

NEW YORK – Common Bond, a 2011 startup, is now partnering with an industry leader in the student loan business to expand its offerings sevenfold. CommonBond will be partnering with Nelnet, a Nebraska-based financial services company. In exchange for a ...

NYC’s Urban Compass is expanding.

NEW YORK – New York City’s residential brokerage firm Urban Compass is looking at Williamsburg for its first outpost in the city outside of Manhattan. Urban Compass has hired 30 agents during the past month, several of them top-selling brokers ...

Eleven startups to bring 130 jobs to NY.

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Eleven startup companies now in the Buffalo region are expected to bring some 130 new jobs. The new area companies, which will qualify for substantial tax breaks under the Start-Up NY program, were sponsored through the University at Bu ...