As a taxi lender seizes medallions, cabbies are caught in the carnage | Crain’s New York Business

Cab drivers and owners get caught in the headlights of a troubled taxi lender As Melrose Credit Union looks to seize assets instead of refinancing medallion loans, individual owners fear for their future Photo: Buck Ennis THE ROAD AHEAD Drivers such as Medina are 
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NYC oldest family-owned luncheonette Lexington Candy Shop | Daily Mail Online

It’s a classic New York diner frozen in the 1940s, with a long counter lined with stools and an L-shaped row of cozy booths. There’s a generous use of diner decorator staples like vinyl seats and chrome-lined Formica tables that are separated by wooden partitions. The smell of grease hangs in the air from the […]

Journalists at Gothamist and DNAinfo Agree to Join Labor Union – The New York Times

Reporters and editors at the New York news organizations DNAinfo and Gothamist have agreed to unionize after combining their operations last month. An “overwhelming” majority of the 26 members of the newsroom staffs of the two websites signed cards agreeing to be represented by the Writers Guild of America East, according to organizers and staff […]

The Absolute Best Coffee in NYC

The winning shop only does one thing — and it does it extremely well. Photo: Melissa Hom It’s time to talk coffee. Once a city of watery industrial brews and diner coffee, New York is saturated with great espresso, cold brew, and pour-overs — but some places just do it better. Here, the best places […]

MTA ‘See Something, Say Something’ Posters Get #Resist Makeover: Gothamist

gallery js If you scanned the public service announcements in your subway car this morning—and happened to be adequately caffeinated—you might have noticed something slightly off. There’s Melissa C., of small-time “See Something, Say Something” fame, with her gold hoops and salmon-pink hoodie. She’s smiling next to the familiar MTA logo, but her message isn’t […]