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Real Estate

5 Most Common Red Flags Entrepreneurs Should Know Before Signing a Commercial Real Estate Lease in New York

It's exciting to find a home for your business, but here's what experts say you should know before you sign that commercial real estate lease.

Ship Built With World Trade Center Steel Docks in Manhattan for 31st Annual Fleet Week

Starting Thursday, ship tours of the USS New York will be offered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Pier 88.

What Took So Long? New York Has Many Reasons to Legalize Cannabis

Marijuana prohibition has created or compounded many social problems that legalization can help solve.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Declares Full Legalization Is a Priority for 2019

Cuomo, long a marijuana opponent, said the facts about marijuana "have changed."

Pro-Marijuana Candidates Were Big Midterm Winners but Now They Need to be Prodded

Many new office holders support legal marijuana but few made it their highest priority.

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New York Officials Urge Banks to Work With Marijuana Industry

New York state officials, including the governor, have gone on the record saying cash-only businesses are a public safety problem.

New Jersey Lawmakers Await Next Governor Before Moving to Legalize Marijuana

Chris Christie, the deeply unpopular outgoing governor, is a vehement marijuana opponent but the political winds are shifting.
Airbnb

Airbnb Sues New York Over Restrictive New Law

The bill bans New York homeowners from advertising rentals of 30 days or less on Airbnb's website.
Bitcoin

Coinbase, Ripple Close to Landing New York Bitcoin Licenses, Sources Say

Once approved, the licenses would add to a nascent digital currency industry taking hold in New York.
Uber

New York's Uber Drivers Form Labor Association

More than 1,000 Uber drivers signed membership cards with the association, known as the Amalgamated Local of Livery Employees in Solidarity.
Minimum Wage

New York and California Governors Sign $15 Minimum Wage Laws

'This new economy is not a fair economy for the middle class and the working families of this country,' Andrew Cuomo said.
Advertising

New York City Dermatologist Who Pioneered Subway Advertising Has Shuttered His Practice

Garish ads starring Dr. Jonathan Zizmor offering acne anecdotes, laser peels and tattoo removal procedures will be no more.
Legal

What Businesses in NYC Need to Know About Discrimination Against Transgender Workers

The city recently released updated guidelines on what actions are considered discrimination.
Legal

DraftKings Is Well-Positioned in Fight With NY's AG, Lawyer Says

The short-term fantasy sports platform will face off against New York's Attorney General in an hour-long meeting Wednesday.

New York is not only the name of a state on the eastern seaboard, but it is also the name of a highly populated and diverse urban city commonly regarded as a hub for startups -- along with San Francisco. New York is also known for as the epicenter for industries in media, finance, fashion and food.