Harry’s Harry’s cofounders Andy Katz-Mayfield and Jeff Raider. LONDON — Startup shaving brand Harry’s is launching in the UK, the company’s first international market outside of North America. New York-based Harry’s, founded in 2013, manufactures razor blades and shaving handles, as well as making shaving cream and after shave balm. The company has three million […]

AP Images Coney Island, 1945 For over a century, Coney Island has been attracting New Yorkers and tourists alike to its sandy beaches, fun carnival foods, and amusement rides. Coney Island opened with just one roller coaster in 1895, but by 1904 had three amusement areas with many different rides: Dreamland, Luna Park, and Steeplechase Park. When […]

Sarah Jacobs 1792, the restaurant inside The New York Stock Exchange. Upstairs at the New York Stock Exchange, above the hustle and bustle of the famous trading floor, sits a restaurant called 1792. To be granted permission to dine at 1792, you must be an employee of the NYSE, an invited client, or part of a […]

Sarah Jacobs The Board Room. There are few places as important to American business as the New York Stock Exchange.  The exchange is celebrating its 225th anniversary this week, and a multimillion-dollar renovation completed in February pays homage to its past in every conference room. Walking around the exchange’s many rooms above the trading floor, you’ll see […]

Getty/Spencer Platt Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan. While President Trump claims that the penthouse he owns at the top of his namesake tower in New York measures a total of 33,000 square feet, it actually doesn’t measure more than 10,996 square feet, according to city records obtained by Forbes. Trump first obtained the triplex apartment measuring 6,096 […]

Getty Images Empty store fronts stand in a trendy West Village neighborhood on April 11, 2017 in New York City. If you walk through Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood, you’ll likely find upscale coffee shops or clothing stores. But on almost every block, you’ll also see abandoned storefronts sporting “For Lease” signs. A new site called Vacant New York highlights the city’s vacancy […]

Sarah Jacobs The cofounders of The Bevy at The Lately bar in New York. Over the past three years, matchmakers Greta Tufvesson and Nikki Lewis have set up thousands of dates on both the West and East Coast. They say their matchmaking business, The Bevy, has a 95% success rate thanks to an extensive vetting process and […]