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City has started issuing violations for Styrofoam ban

The city has started its crackdown on CBD-infused drinks and snacks.The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene tweeted a reminder July 1 that the products are embargoed as of July 1. Any items... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 2nd, 2019

New York City Raids Condo Building in Crackdown on Airbnb Rentals

New York City law-enforcement officers swarmed a Manhattan condominium last month, issuing 27 notices of violations in one of the largest crackdowns on short-term rentals such as those listed on Airbnb......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 12th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: New York raids luxury condo building in crackdown on Airbnb rentals in one of largest actions to date

A team of New York City law-enforcement officers swarmed a Manhattan condominium last month, issuing 27 notices of violations for illegal hotel use in one of the largest crackdowns on short-term rentals such as those listed on Airbnb......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 12th, 2018

NYC looking to lighten up on small business signage infractions

The City Council has passed a two-year moratorium, which Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to sign, on issuing violations related to store signs and awnings following a strange spike in 311 complaints... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 10th, 2019

Mahomes set to overtake Brady as sales leader

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes started 2019 as the second-most marketable NFL player, behind only Tom Brady. According to the National Football League Players Association's latest Top 50 Player Sales List, Mahomes is set to overtake Br.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 21st, 2020

Mahomes’ path back to AFC title game started soon after last year’s heartbreak

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes may have suffered a devastating loss to the New England Patriots last year in the AFC Championship game, but it set in motion preparation that’s landed him back in the title game. Just three days af.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2020

As city vows facade crackdown, old violations leave buildings unsafe

Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledged an array of investments, regulations and reforms impacting business owners in his State of the State address on Wednesday. Despite a  shortfall, the Democrat pledged new... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 12th, 2020

Five things you need to know today, and the gems you find with Yelp

Good morning, everyone. Here are the five most important things you need to know to get your workday started. State of the city — from Catherine In last night's State of the City address, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh proposed a $500 million funding pl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2020

Five Things to know for a rolling, rollicking Christmas Eve

Portland's streets are barren, its buses are empty, if there's a creature stirring in the Rose City, it probably is a mouse, as most humans appear to have started their holidays. Which is fine. Yet, in the rest of the world, many, many creatures are .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 24th, 2019

CODE BREAKERS: Owners fined for facade violations

The New York City Department of Buildings released its October 2019 enforcement bulletin, which provides highlights of the agency’s actions to sanction and deter bad actors in the constructi.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyDec 23rd, 2019

DOB races to check scofflaws after falling facade kills woman

The Department of Buildings undertook a massive sweep of New York City buildings with outstanding facade violations after a woman was killed by falling bricks on Tuesday. Arch.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyDec 18th, 2019

Waukesha"s Lake Michigan water plan gains DNR approval, permits pending

The state of Wisconsin has approved the overall plan for Waukesha’s new Lake Michigan drinking water supply, an important step toward issuing permits to let the city build the estimated $286 million project. That system could start service in 2023......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2019

Tampa sees more than 700,000 e-scooter trips along with over 1,000 cited violations

The number of trips on e-scooters in Tampa has skyrocketed to over 730,000, but that ridership did not come without difficulties in controlling where people can ride. The city released data this week showing that 732,542 trips were taken from May, when.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 10th, 2019

Year Up career training program expands into Mesa, seeking West Valley partner and campus

The program started in Phoenix five years ago at GateWay Community College’s Central City campus, and has since served over 900 young adults......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 30th, 2019

Landlord-bashing anti-Semitic council candidate slapped with campaign finance violations

A fringe candidate known for decrying  got grabby with the city's money, a probe by the Campaign Finance Board found. Thomas Lopez-Pierre will have to repay $54,107 of the $99,180 in matching funds... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 26th, 2019

Triad city strives to be the best place in American to start a business

Inmar CEO David Mounts started his rapidly growing tech business in Winston-Salem. Now he and others want to make the city the best place in America to start a company......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2019

An Australian woman nearly lost an eye and needed 25 stitches to her face after she was mauled by a kangaroo while walking her dog

Steve Christo/Corbis via Getty Images An Australian woman was mauled by a kangaroo while walking her dog on a trail in the city of Wodonga, in the state of Victoria.  She said her dog was off-leash, and started chasing the kangaroo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 19th, 2019

Alibaba Launches Mega Share Sale With $12 Billion Retail Tag

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. priced the retail portion of its Hong Kong share sale Friday, issuing an appeal to retail investors in a city in the throes of recession after months of violent pro-democracy protests......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 15th, 2019

Alibaba launches mega share sale with $12B retail tag

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. priced the retail portion of its Hong Kong share sale Friday, issuing an appeal to retail investors in a city in the throes of recession after months of violent pro-democracy protests......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 15th, 2019

University City Science Center-backed accelerator seeks applicants looking to expand in India

Philadelphia’s Global Startup Accelerator is gearing its focus toward India and smart cities in its second year.   Started by the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians and the University City Science Center, the organization is looking to work .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 29th, 2019

Here are the Trump associates who have been subpoenaed in the impeachment inquiry

Drew Angerer/Getty Images As House Democrats move forward with their impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, they have started issuing subpoenas to s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 7th, 2019