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Brooklyn Chess Festival-Great Family Summer Fun!

The first annual Brooklyn Chess Festival takes place on Saturday, August 9th at Dr. Ronald McNair Park on Eastern Parkway and Washington Avenue...

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WestHouse Hotel New York Unveils The Terrace

WestHouse Hotel New York, the luxury lifestyle hotel innovating Manhattan's hospitality landscape with its distinct "house away from home" concept,...

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New York REIT, Inc. to Acquire Twitter Headquarters Building in Manhattan

New York REIT, Inc. ("NYRT") (NYSE: NYRT), a publicly traded real estate investment trust ("REIT"), announced today that it has entered into a...

Jul 30, 2014, 17:05 ET

B'ROOK'LYN CHESS FESTIVAL-GREAT FAMILY SUMMER FUN!

The first annual Brooklyn Chess Festival takes place on Saturday, August 9th at Robert McNair Park on Washington and Classon Avenues between 10:00...

Jul 29, 2014, 09:31 ET

Federal Home Loan Bank Of New York Announces Second Quarter 2014 Operating Highlights

 The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York ("FHLBNY") today announced its unaudited financial highlights for the quarter ended June 30,...

Jul 29, 2014, 08:15 ET
Complete information about the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE can be found at NYCWFF.org (PRNewsFoto/Food Network New York City Wine)

Enjoy Interactive Events At The 2014 Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival Presented By Food & Wine

The Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE is offering a variety of hands-on culinary experiences and...

Jul 29, 2014, 06:00 ET

AARP Details the Mean Streets of NYC for Pedestrians 50 & Older

Cars nipping at your heels as you rush to beat the all-too-sudden flashing stop hand – being a pedestrian in New York City is no walk in the...

Jul 28, 2014, 16:06 ET

Alliance New York Municipal Income Fund Releases Monthly Portfolio Update

 Alliance New York Municipal Income Fund, Inc.[NYSE: AYN] (the "Fund") today released its monthly portfolio update as of June 30,...

Jul 28, 2014, 13:45 ET

Net Neutrality vs Internet Fast Lanes in NY - AARP Lays out What's at Stake for State's Adults

"Internet fast lanes" for a fee could leave older New Yorkers in the dust online, warns AARP, as the Federal Communications Commission begins...

Jul 24, 2014, 15:26 ET

BigAppleRx Saves Uninsured New Yorkers More Than $25 Million

 Today the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene marked the success of the city-wide BigAppleRx prescription discount card...

Jul 24, 2014, 12:31 ET

The AD Club Of New York Elects Six New Directors To Board

 The ADVERTISING Club of New York, the industry's leading professional organization representing the vision and mission of the global...

Jul 22, 2014, 13:41 ET
New Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association Chairman Robert Vail (PRNewsFoto/Greater New York Automobile...)

Greater New York Auto Retailers Elect New Chairman

Robert Vail, president of the Vail Auto Group, Bedford Hill, N.Y., has been named Chairman of the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association...

Jul 22, 2014, 10:00 ET

Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York Collaborates with EMD Serono to Offer Treatment Assistance to Eligible Veterans and their Spouses

Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York (RMA of New York), a nationally and internationally-recognized leader in providing exceptional quality...

Jul 22, 2014, 06:00 ET

New York Digital Health Accelerator Announces Top Pick Companies For 2014

 New York is at the forefront of the rapidly growing field of health information technology, thanks to a public-private partnership sponsored...

Jul 18, 2014, 08:11 ET
The JW Marriott Essex House New York is pleased to offer a thoughtful and comprehensive picnic experience with a package that includes deluxe accommodations at the luxury Manhattan hotel along with plenty of gourmet treats for a perfect outing at Central Park. For information, visit www.marriott.com/NYCEX or call 1-212-704-8906. (PRNewsFoto/JW Marriott Essex House New York)

Picnic In Style With Special Package From JW Marriott Essex House New York

Long leisurely summer days in New York City are synonymous with picnics in Central Park. Photo -...

Jul 18, 2014, 07:59 ET

Announcing Pendency of a Class Action Involving Purchasers of Home Equity Mortgage Trust Series 2006-5 and 2007-2 Mortgage Pass-through Certificates

SUMMARY NOTICE OF PENDENCY OF CLASS ACTION TO:        ALL PERSONS WHO PURCHASED HOME EQUITY MORTGAGE TRUST,...

Jul 17, 2014, 10:57 ET

New Bark, More Bite! New York's Hotel Pennsylvania Offers New, Exciting 'Paw'menities for the 2015 Westminster Dog Show

As host hotel for the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, New York's Hotel Pennsylvania is getting ready for another successful year of hosting...

Jul 16, 2014, 15:22 ET

AARP Urging Long Island Members Working in NYC to Get Ready for LIRR Shutdown

Long Island is home to the largest concentration of AARP members in the nation, with many still in the workforce (85% of AARP members 50-64 on Long...

Jul 16, 2014, 08:04 ET

ABRY Partners to Sell Majority Equity Interest in York Risk Services Group

 ABRY Partners has announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell its majority equity interest in York Risk Services Group to...

Jul 14, 2014, 17:35 ET
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New York REIT, Inc. Sets Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Release Date and Webcast

New York REIT, Inc. ("NYRT" or "the Company") (NYSE: NYRT), a publicly traded real estate investment trust ("REIT") focused on acquiring...

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