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Suspect in stabbing of Asian man tells cops, 'I don't like the way he looked at me'

The suspect who allegedly stabbed an Asian man in Lower Manhattan Thursday night said he did it because he didn’t like the way the...
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Asian man stabbed in Lower Manhattan, suspect in custody

An Asian man was stabbed in Lower Manhattan on Thursday night, police said. The 36-year-old victim was stabbed in his torso at about...
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Arturo Di Modica, Sculptor Of New York’s Charging Bull Sculpture, Has Died At 80

Di Modica was a “Sicilian-born sculptor best known for Charging Bull, 3.5 tons of bronze belligerence that he illegally deposited in Lower Manhattan one night in 1989.” But this wasn’t the first time he pulled such a stunt. Disappointed by a lack of interest in his first solo show in 1977, “Mr. Di Modica rented three trucks, and he and a group of friends drove eight of his enormous sculptures uptown to Rockefeller Center, where they deposited them in the dead of night. He was ordered to pay a s...
Tags: Art, New York, People, Rockefeller Center, Lower Manhattan, Arturo Di Modica, Di Modica, 02.21.21


5 maps and charts show what a $15 minimum wage would really mean for workers across America

A group of BLM demonstrators protest the Federal Reserve Bank about $15 minimum wage in NYC to solidarity nationwide in Lower Manhattan at the financial district in New York, United States on July 20, 2020 Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images The fight to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour is gaining major traction. Insider has been covering the potential impacts, value, and current wages. These five graphics show the current state of the minimum wage and what a $15 minimum...
Tags: Florida, Maps, New York, Texas, Mississippi, California, Senate, Massachusetts, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Minimum Wage, Economy, Cnn, Features


Fast-food workers and care staff are holding a Black History Month strike in 15 cities to push for a $15 minimum wage

A group of BLM demonstrators protest the Federal Reserve Bank about $15 minimum wage in NYC to solidarity nationwide in Lower Manhattan at the financial district in New York, United States on July 20, 2020 Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Fast-food and care workers will strike on Tuesday for a $15 minimum wage and better COVID-19 safety measures. Doubling the minimum wage to $15 is part of Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus proposal. Workers from fast-food chains including McDonald's ...
Tags: Florida, Senate, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Atlanta, Joe Biden, Minimum Wage, Economy, House, House Of Representatives, Strike, Retail, Nancy Pelosi, Houston, Republican


Thano Fatsis' beloved NYC diner is on the brink of closure - simply because it's on the wrong side of the street

Thano Fatsis, the 41-year-old owner of Triple Crown Diner in Bellerose, Queens, has been unable to serve customers indoors for months - unlike eateries right across the street that are technically located in Long Island. Matthew Cronin for Insider Triple Crown Diner is a local fixture in Bellerose, Queens, at the outer limits of New York City. Across the street, in suburban Long Island, restaurants enjoy looser restrictions on indoor dining. Owner Thano Fatsis takes us inside his diner's s...
Tags: New York Post, Real Estate, New York, Small Business, Restaurants, New York City, Trends, Queens, Manhattan, Bill De Blasio, World Trade Center, Andrew Cuomo, PPP, Long Island, Nassau County, Diners


Portland commissioner cites ‘vehicular violence’ in response to spate of crashes

(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) Portland’s commissioner-in-charge of transportation has responded strongly to a spate of crashes and fatalities on the streets she oversees. Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty published a statement on Twitter Tuesday afternoon that comes in direct response to the past week of violent carnage in our streets. Here’s the statement: Advertisement --> Advertisement Three days. Four deaths. All from vehicular violence. I can assure you that mysel...
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These maps show how the minimum wage compares to what a typical worker earns in every state

A group of BLM demonstrators protest the Federal Reserve Bank about $15 minimum wage in NYC to solidarity nationwide in Lower Manhattan at the financial district in New York, United States on July 20, 2020 Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Democrats recently introduced a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025. One common metric to look at what the minimum wage should be is the Kaitz index. The following maps show how much the minimum wage in every state compares to 2...
Tags: Florida, Maps, Mississippi, Virginia, Massachusetts, US, Alabama, Trends, Joe Biden, Minimum Wage, Economy, North Dakota, Maine, Wages, OECD, Louisiana


Top Democrats introduce a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2025, raising pay for 32 million Americans

A group of BLM demonstrators protest the Federal Reserve Bank about $15 minimum wage in NYC to solidarity nationwide in Lower Manhattan at the financial district in New York, United States on July 20, 2020 Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Top Democrats introduced the Raise the Wage Act of 2021 on Tuesday, which would gradually increase the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025. House Labor Chair Robert Scott said the Act would gradually phase out subminimum wages for tipped ...
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A $15 minimum wage would barely hurt business and be life-changing for many workers

A group of BLM demonstrators protest the Federal Reserve Bank about $15 minimum wage in NYC to solidarity nationwide in Lower Manhattan at the financial district in New York, United States on July 20, 2020 Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images President Biden wants to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. Some fear that would hurt businesses or employment, but it would likely have a minimal effect. And for workers currently making less than $15 an hour, it would be life-changi...
Tags: Small Business, US, Trends, Walmart, Joe Biden, Minimum Wage, Economy, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Treasury, Janet Yellen, Biden, North Carolina, BLM, South Carolina, Yellen, Board


I was in DC for the inauguration. The overwhelming security state felt disturbingly similar to the worst parts of the post-9/11 response.

The National Guard is ramping up its presence in Washington, DC, ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration following the Capitol siege on January 6. Kent Nishimura/Getty Images Being in DC for the inauguration reminded me of the days immediately after 9/11.  Americans were rightfully traumatized, but we almost immediately began surrendering our civil liberties in the name of "security" and "counterterrorism." A military occupation in the nation's capital, and calls for sweeping...
Tags: New York City, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, Pennsylvania, Washington Dc, House, Secret Service, Michigan, Tsa, Dc, Biden, Department Of Homeland Security, Black Lives Matter, United, Transportation Security Administration


Director of Civic Alliances at The Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center, New York City

We are eager to build civic alliances between a broad range of community organizations and The Perelman. Community organizations with whom we will have relationships both include and expand beyond those near our site in Lower Manhattan and those that are geographically based. We will seek relationships with a broad array of communities throughout all five boroughs, ranging from those rooted in neighborhood to occupation, age, ability/disability, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity,...
Tags: Art, Jobs, New York City, World Trade Center, DCA, Perelman, Lower Manhattan, Bill Rauch, Emily Calderin, Ronald O Perelman Performing Arts Center, Perelman Community


Jamie Dimon declares war on fintechs - New state of alt data - The 'untouchable client'

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 8: An aerial view One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan, September 8, 2016 in New York City. New York City is preparing to mark the 15th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Drew Angerer/Getty Images Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I'm Dan DeFrancesco, and here's what's on the agenda today:JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon just declared war on fintechsBig players like Bloomberg LP are starting to upend the alt...
Tags: New York, Alabama, Trends, Bloomberg, Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, World Trade Center, Morgan Stanley, Doj, Bloomberg LP, Jamie Dimon, Trump, Jpmorgan, Lower Manhattan, Vista Equity Partners, Robert Galbraith


Every state raising its minimum wage in 2021

A group of BLM demonstrators protest about $15 minimum wage in Lower Manhattan's financial district on July 20, 2020. Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images To kick off 2021, 20 states raised their minimum wages. According to a report from the National Employment Law Project, a record-breaking number of jurisdictions are set to increase their minimum wages this year.  President-elect Joe Biden has previously expressed support for a national $15 minimum wage. Visit Business Insider's...
Tags: Florida, New York, Minnesota, Maryland, Colorado, California, Montana, Washington, Oregon, Virginia, Massachusetts, New York City, Trends, Joe Biden, Chicago, Maine


A new Trump administration rule turned the minimum wage debate into a political 'Twilight Zone'

A group of BLM demonstrators protest the Federal Reserve Bank about $15 minimum wage in NYC to solidarity nationwide in Lower Manhattan at the financial district in New York, United States on July 20, 2020 Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images A new Trump administration rule would have increased the minimum wage for some immigrant workers. Conservatives applauded the move as a way to deter companies from hiring workers from aborad, while progressives argued it was an under-the-radar wa...
Tags: New York, US, Trends, Princeton, BLM, Chamber of Commerce, Trump, Anti, Northern District of California, Lower Manhattan, DOL, Department of Labor, New York United States, Federal Reserve Bank, Department of Labor DOL, Mercatus Center


Trump says he wants to bring troops home, but he's really setting the stage for much more violent war

President Donald Trump and Maj. Gen. Walter Piatt view air assault exercises at Fort Drum in New York, August 13, 2018. AP Photo / Carolyn Kaster President Donald Trump's final weeks in office have been marked by his scramble to end the ongoing US conflicts in the Middle East, which have become known as the "forever wars." But throughout his presidency, Trump has tried to convert the US military from a global counterterror force into one designed to fight an all-out war with Russia or Chin...
Tags: Europe, Politics, New York, Isis, Vladimir Putin, Obama, Navy, California, Opinion, Washington, White House, China, Germany, Virginia, Iraq, Russia


A 21-year-old student is auctioning off his collection of 253 Supreme T-shirts and it's expected to go for $2 million

It's the most valuable collection of Supreme clothing ever offered for sale, according to Christie's. Christie's James Bogart spent years collecting every Supreme box-logo T-shirt ever offered at retail, and now he's selling his collection for roughly $2 million through Christie's. The stash comprises 253 shirts that the streetwear brand sold from 1994 to 2020.  Christie's is selling the collection alongside its first auction dedicated to Supreme gear, which kicked off Tuesday....
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How to With John Wilson is the year’s best nature documentary (ars technica)

How to With John Wilson airs Fridays on HBO At this point, it’s practically mandatory for any show set in New York to open with shots of landmarks like the Empire State Building, Central Park, or a row of honking yellow taxis in rush hour traffic. Anything quickly recognizable will suffice, as long as it represents life in the big city. (Looking for arty vibes? Search no further than Washington Square Park.) HBO’s docuseries How to With John Wilson doesn’t break from this tradition. In addition...
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I flew on Spirit Airlines' first 'shuttle' flight from Newark to Boston for $25 and still overpaid – here's why it's a great budget option

I flew on the first Spirit Airlines flight from Newark to Boston for $25. Thomas Pallini/Business Insider Spirit Airlines inaugurated service between Newark and Boston on November 18, becoming the fifth carrier on the busy route.  The two daily flights join a competitive sector dominated by American, Delta, United, and JetBlue, primarily serving business travelers and offering bonus perks for flyers.  We flew on the first flight from Newark to Boston to see if Spirit's dirt-cheap fares hel...
Tags: New York, Boston, US, Trends, Connecticut, Delta, Spirit, Newark, Jetblue, Laguardia, Laguardia Airport, Amtrak, Delta Air Lines, Jetblue Airways, Spirit Airlines, George Washington


I flew on the Spirit Airlines' first 'shuttle' flight from Newark to Boston for $25 and still overpaid – here's why it's a great budget option

I flew on the first Spirit Airlines flight from Newark to Boston for $25. Thomas Pallini/Business Insider Spirit Airlines inaugurated service between Newark and Boston on November 18, becoming the fifth carrier on the busy route.  The two daily flights join a competitive sector dominated by American, Delta, United, and JetBlue, primarily serving business travelers and offering bonus perks for flyers.  We flew on the first flight from Newark to Boston to see if Spirit's dirt-cheap fares hel...
Tags: New York, Boston, US, Trends, Connecticut, Delta, Spirit, Newark, Jetblue, Laguardia, Laguardia Airport, Amtrak, Delta Air Lines, Jetblue Airways, Spirit Airlines, George Washington


Jersey City Voters Approve Dedicated Arts Tax

Nearly two-thirds of the voters in New Jersey’s second largest city, just across the Hudson from Lower Manhattan, supported the property levy, which would amount to roughly $25 annually for a house worth $500,000. The ballot question was non-binding but gives the City Council a political green light to approve the measure. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, New Jersey, City Council, Hudson, Issues, Lower Manhattan, 11.04.20, Jersey City Voters Approve Dedicated Arts Tax


Inside working for Coinbase's Brian Armstrong — JPMorgan eyes adding more FAs — Private-equity salaries

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 8: An aerial view One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan, September 8, 2016 in New York City. New York City is preparing to mark the 15th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Drew Angerer/Getty Images Welcome back.Earnings roll on this week with the big focus being tech. Samsung, Apple, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook all report.If you're not yet a subscriber, you can sign up here to get your daily dose of the storie...
Tags: Facebook, New York, US, Trends, Chase, Salesforce, World Trade Center, Blackrock, Wells Fargo, Jpmorgan, Citadel, Armstrong, MoneyGram, Lower Manhattan, Mouton, New York City New York City


Jeffrey Epstein Spent His Final Days Whining About Bullying

On the afternoon of July 6, 2019, a force of NYPD officers and FBI agents were, appropriately enough, in a holding pattern at Teterboro Airport in New Jersey.The high that Saturday was a sweltering 88 degrees. Skies were overcast and the humidity made the tarmac feel even hotter. A few of the federal agents and New York City detectives were wearing suits and ties; others perspired in their navy blue windbreakers, known as raid jackets, stamped with the yellow letters FBI. As the airport’s ground...
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The Kid Who Masterminded El Chapo’s Secret Phone Network

It came in off the street one day—a tip, a lead, a rumor—whatever you cared to call it, it was one of the strangest things they had heard in their careers. Chapo Guzmán, the world-famous drug lord, had hired a young IT guy and the kid had built him a sophisticated system of high-end cell phones and secret servers, all of it ingeniously encrypted.The unconfirmed report—perhaps that was the best way to describe it—had arrived that Friday in June 2009 when a tipster walked into the lobby of the FBI...
Tags: New York, News, Washington, Mexico, Fbi, Chicago, Colombia, Brooklyn, Connecticut, Mexico City, San Diego, Jesus, Macmillan, Christian, DEA, Voice


Trump, Biden marking 9/11 with very different tones

By JILL COLVIN, ALEXANDRA JAFFE and DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Associated Press SHANKSVILLE, Pa. — One spent time quietly consoling families. The other proclaimed America’s might. President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden marked the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on Friday at memorial services where their differences in style couldn’t have been more sharply on display. Trump and Biden were both traveling to rural Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where the hijacked Flight 93 crashe...
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Trump, Biden commemorating 9/11 at memorial events

By JILL COLVIN, ALEXANDRA JAFFE and DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Associated Press NEW YORK — As the nation marks the 19th anniversary of the Sept 11 attacks in the midst of another unfolding tragedy, the men vying to lead the nation next year are paying their respects at the same memorial — without crossings paths. President Donald Trump and his Democratic opponent, Joe Biden, were both traveling to rural Shanksville, Pennsylvania, Friday, where the hijacked Flight 93 crashed in a field, killing everyon...
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Century 21 reveals the reason why it survived 9/11 but not the coronavirus pandemic

Shoppers leave a Century 21 department store in New York on March 1, 2002, located across the street from the site of the World Trade Center. The location reopened months after the 9/11 terror attacks. REUTERS/Chip East Century 21 filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday and said its insurers' failure to help it through the COVID-19 crisis was a major factor in its need to restructure.  Century 21's Lower Manhattan store was severely damaged during the terrorist attacks on September 11,...
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Nearly 60-year-old department store Century 21 filed for bankruptcy and plans to close all of its stores

A person wearing a protective face mask walks near the Century 21 retail store in Lower Manhattan during Phase 4 of re-opening following restrictions imposed to curb the coronavirus pandemic on August 2, 2020 in New York, New York. Rob Kim/Getty Images Off-price department store chain Century 21 filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and said it would wind down its business. It has 13 stores in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Florida.  "While insurance money helped us to rebuild after suf...
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Almost $100k in damage, 8 arrested after rioting in Lower Manhattan

Police have made several arrests following another protest in Manhattan that left several businesses damaged Friday night.
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The ‘Tesla’ Science Advisor Breaks Down the Accuracy of the Electrifying New Biopic

2020 is a reminder of just how important science is in every aspect of our lives. With a global pandemic that has lasted for months on end and sadly taken hundreds of thousands of lives prematurely, scientists hold the key to restoring our safety and previous way of life. However, scientists are unfortunately not always respected, let alone believed. And yet, their contributions extend beyond technological advancements and medicine, but into art as well. They are being utilized more and more i...
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