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Artisanal Mayonnaise Shop Satirized on SNL Releases a New, Parody-Inspired Flavor
Entrepreneurs

Artisanal Mayonnaise Shop Satirized on SNL Releases a New, Parody-Inspired Flavor

When comedian Kevin Hart mentioned garlic-truffle mayo in an SNL skit parodying modern Bushwick, Empire Mayonnaise decided to make his Brooklyn dream a reality.
Kate Taylor
For This Cat Cafe, Crowdfunding With Kickstarter 'Was Never About the Money'
Crowdfunding

For This Cat Cafe, Crowdfunding With Kickstarter 'Was Never About the Money'

The co-founders of Meow Parlour raised three times as much cash as they set out to raise with a Kickstarter campaign. But that wasn't the best part of their crowdfunding success.
Catherine Clifford
How This 'Shark Tank' Champ Is Building a Bagel Balls Empire
Shark Tank

How This 'Shark Tank' Champ Is Building a Bagel Balls Empire

Following a $275,000 investment from Lori Greiner on Shark Tank, Bantam Bagels is taking on wholesale and online, while maintaining its NYC bagel shop.
Kate Taylor
A Cafe Where You Can Cuddle With Kittens: How These Entrepreneurs Brought Their Dream to Life
Starting a Business

A Cafe Where You Can Cuddle With Kittens: How These Entrepreneurs Brought Their Dream to Life

Christina Ha and Emilie Legrand fantasized about opening a cat cafe in New York City. Then, they stopped dreaming and made it happen.
Catherine Clifford
Styrofoam to Be Banned in New York City Beginning July 1
Styrofoam

Styrofoam to Be Banned in New York City Beginning July 1

Starting this summer, Styrofoam takeout containers and packing peanuts will no longer be allowed in the city.
Kate Taylor
Regulation Jiu-Jitsu: How These Two Ladies Made an Illegal Business Legal
Trep Talk

Regulation Jiu-Jitsu: How These Two Ladies Made an Illegal Business Legal

Co-founders Christina Ha and Emilie Legrand knew that opening a cat cafe in New York City was going to violate regulations. That didn't stop them.
Catherine Clifford
NYC Wants Drivers to Pay For Parking Tickets Via Apple Pay, Mobile Apps and Bitcoin
Payments and collections

NYC Wants Drivers to Pay For Parking Tickets Via Apple Pay, Mobile Apps and Bitcoin

Officials believe a revamped system would ultimately cut down on the losses the city incurs each year from unpaid violations.
Geoff Weiss
5 Points of Success Entrepreneurs Can Learn From a Masked Street Artist
Grow Your Business

5 Points of Success Entrepreneurs Can Learn From a Masked Street Artist

New York City-based 'Alec Monopoly' gets paid to paint and has partnered with huge brands and celebrities.
Jonathan Long
Airbnb Hostess Who Earned $61,000 in 9 Months Now Faces Eviction, Judge Rules
Sharing Economy

Airbnb Hostess Who Earned $61,000 in 9 Months Now Faces Eviction, Judge Rules

The battle against Airbnb in New York City rages onward.
Geoff Weiss
Amazon Launches 1-Hour Delivery in New York City
Amazon

Amazon Launches 1-Hour Delivery in New York City

The company said it will bring the service to additional cities in 2015.
Laura Entis
How This Ex-Subway Conductor Became an Expert in Franchising
Franchise Players

How This Ex-Subway Conductor Became an Expert in Franchising

After ending his career in the New York City subway system, Tom Scarda became a Maui Wowi franchisee. Now, he helps others find the right franchise for them.
Kate Taylor
Taxi Wars: Uber Rolls Out Program in NYC That Will Cut Fares By Half
Uber

Taxi Wars: Uber Rolls Out Program in NYC That Will Cut Fares By Half

The San Francisco-based transportation juggernaut says that with UberPOOL, riders going the same way can hop in a car together and split the fee.
Catherine Clifford
Google Launches Interactive Games on Times Square's Biggest Billboard Ever
Outdoor advertising

Google Launches Interactive Games on Times Square's Biggest Billboard Ever

The search giant is the first company in the world to rent out the football field-sized screen -- with a tenure that will last throughout the ever-critical holiday shopping season.
Geoff Weiss
Built for Business: Midtown Manhattan in the 1920s
New York City

Built for Business: Midtown Manhattan in the 1920s

A swirl of development, spurred on by Grand Central Terminal's construction, shaped New York City's central business district as a major epicenter of American capitalism.
Donald Miller