Oct 302016
 

Uber and other companies in the sharing economy have had to spend millions fighting city and state regulators that try to stifle innovative services. Now New York has moved to crush the home-sharing service Airbnb in the city’s five boroughs.

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How Brooklyn Brewery Sold Out and Still Gets to Call Itself a Craft Beer

 Posted by on October 13, 2016 at 21:12  beer, brewing, brooklyn, nyc, Reblog  Comments Off on How Brooklyn Brewery Sold Out and Still Gets to Call Itself a Craft Beer
Oct 132016
 

Craft brewer sold out strategically. This week, Brooklyn Brewery joined a growing list of small American craft brewers to sell a chunk of the business to a giant corporation with global reach. A 24.5% stake in the company was sold to the Japanese conglomerate Kirin Holdings.

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Someone just hung a giant poster of Vladimir Putin off the Manhattan bridge

 Posted by on October 6, 2016 at 20:58  News, nyc, Politics, putin, Reblog, russia, syria  Comments Off on Someone just hung a giant poster of Vladimir Putin off the Manhattan bridge
Oct 062016
 

At least two people unfurled the giant banner around 1:45 p.m., the New York Post reports. The incident coincides with the US and Russia suspending bilateral talks on the Syrian civil war and Russian officials threatening to shoot down US planes flying over Syria without warning.

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What Donald Trump Got Wrong on Stop-and-Frisk

 Posted by on September 27, 2016 at 20:29  civil liberties, civil rights, criminal justice, donald trump, election 2016, News, nyc, police, Politics, Reblog, trump  Comments Off on What Donald Trump Got Wrong on Stop-and-Frisk
Sep 272016
 

Among the senseless beatings inflicted on reality during the presidential debate on Monday night was the discussion of New York City’s stop-and-frisk tactics. Donald J.

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