Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Announce Expansion Of New York City’s Outreach and Engagement with Community Media

SOURCE: nyc.gov January 27, 2016 City is committed to making contact with this diverse sector a standard in planning and practice; new reporting methodology to be introduced to ensure robust effort NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito today announced an expansion of New York City’s outreach and engagement with community and ethnic…

Study Finds New York and South Carolina Have the Highest Health Insurance Costs

SOURCE: GOBankingRates LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22, 2016 — New York residents pay the most for basic health insurance, whereas residents of New Mexico pay the least, according to a new study released today by leading personal finance website GOBankingRates.com. The study compared silver plans ― the most popular plan according to the Department of Health…

Bloomingdale’s Celebrates Lunar New Year

Retailer rings in the Year of the Monkey with Lunar New Year pop-up shops, special events and in-store animation January 26, 2016 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bloomingdale’s will ring in the Year of the Monkey this Lunar New Year with unique merchandise, special events and cultural presentations from Jan. 15 – March…

Mayor de Blasio to Lift Travel Ban at 7 AM

SOURCE: nyc.gov January 23, 2016 NEW YORK—Mayor de Blasio today announced New York City will lift the travel ban at 7 AM tomorrow in coordination with New York State. Individuals in violation of the ban will be subject to enforcement actions, including fine, summons, and/or arrest. The Mayor continued to urge New Yorkers to refrain…

Minh Quang Pham Pleads Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Terrorism Charges

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of New York FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, January 8, 2016 Member Of Al Qaeda In The Arabian Peninsula Pleads Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Terrorism Charges Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, John P. Carlin, Assistant Attorney General for…

A “Big” Change on the Horizon in 2016 with New York Pass

“Hopping” to it with Big Bus New York in new partnership- Free hop-on, hop-off tours now included. NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) JANUARY 14, 2016 New York Pass, the all-in-one attraction pass card that grants pass holders admission to over 90 attractions across all five boroughs, announced today a new partnership with Big Bus New York…

Mobility Ventures Unveils New “MV-1 Empire Taxi” for NYC

More Legroom and Luggage Space Than any Other Taxi or Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Innovative Program will Match TLC Payments to Drivers for Every Ride in a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle, Along with Special MV-1 Purchase Discounts NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Mobility Ventures LLC, today unveiled the “MV-1 Empire Taxi”, a specially designed version…