Barneys New York secures $50 million in credit after rent spike

Luxury retailer Barneys New York just got a lifeline. The retailer has extended the term of its credit line by $50 million, giving it money for growth, as well as needed liquidity to weather industry challenges and a rent hike at its famed New York flagship, people familiar with the talks told CNBC. Rent at […]

Facing Measles Outbreak, N.Y. Lawmakers Want to Let Teenagers Get Vaccines on Their Own – The New York Times

ImageIf passed and signed into law, the bill would make New York part of a group of states — including Oregon, South Carolina and Pennsylvania — that allow minors to ask for vaccinations without parental approval.CreditCreditSchneyder Mendoza/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images [What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in […]

Spotify to Musicians: Let Us Be Your Label – Bloomberg

“Via” Mia Coleman was singing on American Idol at age 17, backing up rapper Anderson .Paak a few years later, and, at 28, still looking for her big break. When she released her first single, Lie, under the name Viaa in the summer of 2017—the extra “a” meant to help her stand out—Coleman had a tough time cutting through […]

Google Is Planning to Expand Its Presence in New York: Report

Google’s New York office is shown in lower Manhattan on March 5, 2018 in New York City. Photo: Spencer Platt (Getty) Hot on the heels of a report that Amazon is planning to split its HQ2 between Arlington, Virginia and New York’s Long Island City, Google is reportedly looking to expand its own presence in […]

Caitlin Flanagan: I Believe Christine Blasey Ford – The Atlantic

I have been entirely agnostic about Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination. Republican presidents nominate conservative judges, and Democratic presidents nominate liberal judges. This guy sounded like he was entirely qualified for the job. When Dianne Feinstein made her announcement about the super-secret mystery letter by the anonymous woman that she had sent to the FBI, […]

Mountain View’s unusual rule for Facebook: No free food – SFChronicle.com

When Facebook moves into its new offices in Mountain View this fall, a signature Silicon Valley perk will be missing — there won’t be a corporate cafeteria with free food for about 2,000 employees. In an unusual move, the city barred companies from fully subsidizing meals inside the offices, which are part of the Village […]

Immigration Agents Arrest Grandparents Visiting Fort Drum

Photo: John Moore (Getty Images) A couple of grandparents from Brooklyn who traveled to Fort Drum in upstate New York to visit their son-in-law on the country’s Independence Day—before he is shipped to Afghanistan for a third tour of duty—were arrested by immigration authorities and thrown into detention, a report says. According to NBC’s New […]

Children Taken at the Border Arrive in New York – The New York Times

The crisis at the southern border has reached New York City, as waves of children separated from their parents have been arriving in the area. At least 106 children have been sent to shelters in New York, the office of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, which had confirmed the number with six of the nine shelters […]