• Sen. Chuck Schumer pushes Save Our Stages Act to rescue Broadway

    Sen. Chuck Schumer pushes Save Our Stages Act to rescue Broadway

    A $10 billion bill that will help keep the lights on along Broadway took center stage Friday as Sen. Chuck Schumer vowed to fight for entertainment venues hard hit by the coronavirus crisis. The New York Democrat and Theater District representatives touted the proposed Save Our Stages Act as a much-needed lifeline to live venues …
  • NYS distributing $300 weekly jobless benefits to 2.26 million residents

    NYS distributing $300 weekly jobless benefits to 2.26 million residents

    The Cuomo administration finally distributed unemployment insurance benefits this week to 2.26 million New Yorkers — $1.9 billion in total — just weeks after the White House accused the state of dragging its feet on the matter. The state Labor Department said the jobless New Yorkers received retroactive federal Lost Wage Assistance benefits of $300 …
  • Why BlackRock’s Larry Fink isn’t happy about the work-from-home trend

    Why BlackRock’s Larry Fink isn’t happy about the work-from-home trend

    The coronavirus will likely leave a permanent mark on the world’s largest asset management company, and CEO Larry Fink isn’t thrilled about it. “I don’t believe BlackRock will be ever 100 percent back in office,” the New York company’s billionaire chairman and chief executive revealed on Thursday. “I actually believe maybe 60 percent or 70 …
  • Fauci says Broadway will see a ‘gradual return to normal’ through 2021

    Fauci says Broadway will see a ‘gradual return to normal’ through 2021

    The future of Broadway is looking a bit brighter after some reassuring words from Dr. Anthony Fauci on Sunday. Fauci, the top infectious disease specialist at the US Centers for Disease Control, reportedly told Evan Roider, a musical director for the national tour of “Wicked,” that theaters will see a “gradual return to normal” throughout …
  • COVID-19 case may derail JPMorgan’s back-to-work push

    COVID-19 case may derail JPMorgan’s back-to-work push

    Jamie Dimon’s back-to-the-office push despite the pandemic has already run into trouble. JPMorgan Chase was forced to send some workers its New York City headquarters home this week after an employee in the bank’s equities trading and sales division tested positive for the deadly coronavirus, sources told The Post. An insider said the banking giant  …
  • New startup brings gourmet dining experience to luxury apartment balconies

    New startup brings gourmet dining experience to luxury apartment balconies

    New Yorkers tired of dining on sidewalks have a new alternative: eating gourmet meals on the balconies of unsold luxury ­apartments. A New York startup called Resident is selling fancy dinners hosted on luxury condominium balconies, rooftops and gardens. Tickets cost between $150 and $250 for a five- to seven-course tasting menu with wine pairings. …
  • Major landlord tells Mayor de Blasio lead by example, bring back own staff

    Major landlord tells Mayor de Blasio lead by example, bring back own staff

    Lead by example, Mr. Mayor! Stephen Green, founder of the city’s largest commercial real estate company SL Green Realty Corp., exhorted Mayor Bill de Blasio to bring his staff back to the office to help jumpstart the city’s coronavirus recovery. “I believe he should bring back his staff and the city tenants first. At SL …
  • Business leaders seek NYC aid from Trump, bypass de Blasio and Cuomo

    Business leaders seek NYC aid from Trump, bypass de Blasio and Cuomo

    Mayor Bill de Blasio didn’t get it done. Neither did Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Now, New York’s leading business groups are asking President Donald Trump to back funding for transit agencies and city and state budgets as part of the stalled talks over the next coronavirus aid package. The letter comes as local leaders warn of …
  • New York Sports Clubs’ owner files for bankruptcy after forced gym closures

    New York Sports Clubs’ owner files for bankruptcy after forced gym closures

    Town Sports International, the owner of New York Sports Clubs, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday after the coronavirus pandemic forced its gyms to close and caused revenue to dry up. The company’s assets and liabilities were in the range of $500 million to $1 billion, according to a court filing in the US …
  • It may be more than a year before we can safely go to theaters, Fauci says

    It may be more than a year before we can safely go to theaters, Fauci says

    Dr. Anthony Fauci has some very bad news for theater lovers. In a recent Instagram Live chat with actress Jennifer Garner, the top coronavirus expert said it will most likely remain unsafe to sit in a theater until a year after a vaccine is released, according to TheatreMania. “When are we going to be able …