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Push for Proposed Sick Leave Bill Renewed Despite Quinn's Concerns

Advocates have renewed their push to mandate paid sick leave for businesses with five or more employees.

Midtown & Theater District »

Midtown Bars Look to Rebound With Return of Knicks Basketball

Midtown bars are thrilled for the start of the NBA season, but many won't be open to welcome the Knicks.

Midtown & Theater District »

Le Parker Meridien Hotel Guests Rattled by Neighboring Construction

Construction has been rattling Le Parker Meridien Hotel, causing complaints about noise and vibrations.

Downtown »

Wall Street Barricades Return Hours After Being Removed

The police barricades meant to deter Occupy Wall Street protesters and that led the struggling Milk Street Cafe to fire 21 staff members were back up again Wednesday night.

Manhattan »

Countdown to the 'Post-Bloomberg Era' Begins

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and former Comptroller Bill Thompson shared their visions of the "Future of New York City" during a panel discussion Wednesday.

Midtown & Theater District »

Quinn Channels Occupy Wall Street Anger in Major Jobs Speech

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced a new push for technology and healthcare jobs to quell frustrations fueling Occupy Wall Street.

Manhattan »

Bloomberg Says Occupy Wall Street Protesters Are 'Trying to Destroy Jobs'

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday that Occupy Wall Street protesters are damaging the city's economy.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Calls to Ban Helicopters Met With Resistance At Buzzing East Side Heliport

Calls by local leaders to ban non-essential helicopter flights out of Manhattan are being met with resistance by those in the industry, who insist flying is safe.

Downtown »

Residents Take Lower Manhattan Lockdown in Stride for 9/11 Anniversary

While some residents and shop owners were annoyed by street closures and detours from the 9/11 Anniversary, most took it in stride.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Open Stores Rewarded with Brisk Business During Hurricane Irene

As many stores closed during Hurricane Irene, those who stayed opened over the weekend reported high sales and even recruited a few new regulars.

Downtown »

City Launches $5M Lower Manhattan Business Competition

Downtown businesses can compete for grants of up to $650,000 over the next three years.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Wedding Bells and Cash Registers Ring in Wake of Same-Sex Marriage Vote

Local businesses in Chelsea and across Manhattan are gearing up for extra business from same-sex marriages.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Sonny's Grocery Braces for Closure After Four Decades

Sonny's Grocery and others 500 W. 52nd St. businesses must leave to make room for a supportive housing complex.

East Village & Lower East Side »

East Village Developer Outlines Plan to Transform Derelict Alley

Avalon Bay, which manages the large residential complex on E. 1st St., is hoping to land a trio of new tenants.

Harlem »

Kids Learn About Art and Business at Harlem Textile Works

Harlem Textile Works looks to spark creativity and business smarts among local school kids.