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The Tribeca Trib
January 26, 2017

LMHQ, the collaboration space at 150 Broadway for people working in creative fields in Lower Manhattan, is now accepting applications from New York City nonprofits for access to free event space and meeting rooms.    Read More

American Banker
January 03, 2017

Our financial data conveys a lot of personal information about us — how much we make, how much we spend, how much we save, how much we invest — but is by itself just a lot of impersonal numbers.  Read More

Fast Company
December 13, 2016

At the Fast Company Innovation Festival, leaders from IBM, Saatchi & Saatchi, and more shared their thoughts on leadership and hiring. Read More

January 28, 2016

Business news: American media company Architizer has received $7 million to develop an online products marketplace for architects that aims to be as revolutionary as Airbnb and Uber. The funding, which equates to approximately £4.9 million, will go towards the development and launch of Architizer Source, an online tool that enables architects to more easily specify products. Read More

Grub Street
January 26, 2016

It's not hard to find bubble tea — a Taiwanese tea-based drink that often includes tapioca balls — in New York, especially on the Lower East Side. So what makes Boba Guys special? After a few successful pop-ups in New York (which attracted Cronut-level lines), the San Francisco–based shop has opened a permanent location on Clinton Street. Read More

Complex Magazine
January 05, 2016

LinkNYC, a project funded by CityBridge, has already begun to install the Wi-Fi hotspots in New York City The Wall Street Journal reports. On Tuesday two kiosks were unveiled though they won't be working for another week or so, the New York Daily News reports. With a goal of 500 kiosks set up by July CityBridge aims to install a total 7,500 kiosks thanks to a $200 million investment.   Read More

New York Post
December 01, 2015

The Alliance for Downtown New York nailed it with a report it put out just before Thanksgiving on the district’s current healthy state and a future likely to see significant economic growth. Read More

NY1 News
November 23, 2015

A new report shows strong job growth in Lower Manhattan since the September 11th attacks. The Alliance for Downtown New York says private sector employment surged to more than 227,000 jobs in the fourth quarter of 2014. It's the highest growth in the private sector since the end of 2001. Read More

July 24, 2015

The fact that major metropolitan areas have been striving to provide free, public Wi-Fi is nothing new. Bigbelly has teamed up with New York City’s Downtown Alliance to provide public Wi-Fi through solar powered trash cans. Read More