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Wicked Cyclone Storming into the Thrill Capital of New England, Summer 2015. (PRNewsFoto/Six Flags New England)

Hybrid Coaster "Wicked Cyclone" Is coming to Six Flags New England in 2015

 Six Flags New England, the Thrill Capital of New England, today announced plans to add a new state-of-the-art roller coaster that integrates...

Aug 27, 2014, 10:06 ET

NEA Launches Design Mentorship Program "In the Studio Part II," Appoints Albert Lee And Liz Danzico As Design Advisors

 New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA), a leading global venture capital firm, today announced the kickoff of the second part of its design...

Aug 26, 2014, 16:47 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 July 31,...

Aug 26, 2014, 11:45 ET

NMI Announces Winners in 2014 New Media Awards - Recognizing Achievements in New Media Communications

 Today, the New Media Institute announced the winners of its 2014 New Media Awards. Websites, mobile applications and videos were recognized...

Aug 25, 2014, 17:55 ET
NYRT Logo (PRNewsFoto/New York REIT, Inc.)

New York REIT, Inc. Acquires 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 closed...

Aug 25, 2014, 15:41 ET
Halloween New Orleans revelers participate in a traditional second line celebration down historic Bourbon Street following a classic New Orleans-style Jazz and Gospel brunch. (PRNewsFoto/Halloween New Orleans)

Halloween New Orleans Mixes Chaos With Cause To Support Those Living With HIV/AIDS

New Orleans reputation as a premier Halloween destination is unwavering. With much enthusiasm, the city prepares to welcome the 31st annual...

Aug 25, 2014, 09:00 ET
CARLOTTA MAST OF NEW HOPE NATURAL MEDIA NAMED TO NATURALLY BOULDER BOARD OF DIRECTORS (PRNewsFoto/New Hope Natural Media)

Carlotta Mast of New Hope Natural Media Named to Naturally Boulder Board of Directors

 New Hope Natural Media, the leading media resource and information provider for the natural, organics and healthy lifestyle industry, today...

Aug 22, 2014, 16:48 ET

Enforcement Notice Hearing - IN THE MATTER OF Steve Duchaine - Appearance to set a hearing date

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - An appearance has been scheduled before a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory...

Aug 21, 2014, 17:55 ET
Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East offers guests advance purchase rates up to 10% off of regular rates from now through May 31, 2015. For information, visit www.Marriott.com/NYCME or call 1-212-644-1300. (PRNewsFoto/Courtyard New York Manhattan/Mid)

Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East Entices Visitors With Lower Rates

Travelers heading to the Big Apple will be unable to resist the temptation of Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East's juicy new rates. Photo...

Aug 21, 2014, 17:44 ET

Enforcement Notice Hearing - IN THE MATTER OF Donald Earl Phillips - Appearance to set a hearing date

CALGARY, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - An appearance has been scheduled before a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of...

Aug 21, 2014, 16:30 ET

China New Borun Announces Second Quarter 2014 Unaudited Financial Results

China New Borun Corporation (NYSE: BORN; "Borun" or the "Company"), a leading producer and distributor of corn-based edible alcohol in China, today...

Aug 21, 2014, 15:43 ET

MADE & Maybelline New York Unite to Support the Next Generation of Great Fashion Designers and Content Creators

 MADE, the downtown creative hub, has partnered with number one cosmetic brand Maybelline New York to act as the Official Makeup Partner of...

Aug 21, 2014, 12:09 ET

Federal Home Loan Bank of New York Declares a 4.05% Dividend for the Second Quarter of 2014

The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York ("FHLBNY") is pleased to announce that, on August 21, 2014, its Board of Directors ("Board") approved a...

Aug 20, 2014, 12:00 ET
New Horizon Communications (PRNewsFoto/New Horizon Communications)

NHC Named to Distinguished Inc. Magazine Fastest-Growing Companies for the Fourth Year in a Row

New Horizon Communications, one of the nation's leading telecommunications companies, announced today it has been recognized as one of the...

Aug 20, 2014, 10:25 ET
Queens, the most ethnically diverse place on Earth (PRNewsFoto/Bond No. 9 New York)

Bond No. 9: Queens, the most ethnically diverse place on earth

Now in our 11th year, New York-centric Bond No. 9 has become a global brand, sold in 35 countries. So when it came to honing in on a locale...

Aug 20, 2014, 09:47 ET
Queens, the most ethnically diverse place on Earth (PRNewsFoto/Bond No. 9 New York)

Bond No. 9 : le Queens, quartier le plus multiculturel de la planète

- Le quartier new-yorkais du Queens ? Sans conteste le plus multiculturel qui soit au monde. Notre toute dernière eau de parfum, Bond No. 9...

Aug 20, 2014, 09:47 ET
Queens, the most ethnically diverse place on Earth (PRNewsFoto/Bond No. 9 New York)

Bond No. 9: Queens, el lugar de la tierra con más diversidad étnica

-- ¿El municipio de Queens? Se tratad del lugar de la tierra con mayor diversidad étnica. Nuestro último eau de parfum, Bond No. 9...

Aug 20, 2014, 09:47 ET
Queens, the most ethnically diverse place on Earth (PRNewsFoto/Bond No. 9 New York)

Bond No. 9: Queens, el lugar de mayor diversidad étnica del planeta

Ahora en su 11o. año, la neoyorquina Bond No. 9 se ha convertido en una marca internacional que se vende en 35 países. Por eso, a la hora...

Aug 20, 2014, 09:47 ET
Queens, the most ethnically diverse place on Earth (PRNewsFoto/Bond No. 9 New York)

Bond No. 9: Queens, o lugar mais diversificado etnicamente na Terra

Agora em nosso 11o ano, a Bond No. 9, de Nova York, se tornou uma marca global, vendida em 35 países. Assim, quando tivemos de escolher um...

Aug 20, 2014, 09:47 ET
Queens, the most ethnically diverse place on Earth (PRNewsFoto/Bond No. 9 New York)

Bond No. 9 Queens, der ethnisch vielfältigste Ort der Welt

- Der Bezirk Queens? Er ist der ethnisch vielfältigste Ort der Welt. Unser neuestes Parfüm, Bond No. 9 Queens, schließt ebenfalls...