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Topic: New York City

NYC Phone Booths Will Become Free WiFi Kiosks

In all five boroughs

The unused and faintly depressing husks of pay phones around the city will soon be re-animated as WiFi kiosks.  Called "Links," the kiosks will be fitted with touchscreens and charging stations…

Ad of the Day: A Beautiful Airline Spot Celebrates the Sibling Cities of New York and Paris

Defined by differences, but with so much in common

Paris and New York. As two of the world's cultural epicenters—and, among a certain set, the cultural epicenters—the cities are constantly being compared in terms of everything from fashion and…

And Here's What Happens When a White Guy Walks the Streets of NYC for 10 Hours

Bro culture looks out for its own

If you haven't seen the video of the woman walking down the street getting harassed by gawking dudes in New York City, you should probably check it out. It's truly a…

NYC Tourism Campaign Wants Locals to 'See Your City'

Posters encourage exploring the five boroughs

NYC & Company, the marketing and tourism arm of New York City, is setting its sights on New Yorkers, urging them to get out of the house and explore the…

White Castle Is NYC's Cleanest Food Chain

But IHOP comes in last

When it comes to choosing fast food, cleanliness is a major factor. Recently, the blog I Quant NY took a closer look at New York City's restaurant inspection data and…

New York City's Large Soda Ban Is Dead

State Court of Appeals upholds lower court's ruling

An attempt to revive New York City's ban on sodas exceeding 16 ounces was struck down by the New York State Court of Appeals today, upholding the rulings of two…

New York Mayor Addresses His Commitment to Digital

Wants global broadband access, more STEM education for residents

Brooklyn is now the second fastest growing tech county in the U.S., and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to make sure it and the rest of the…

Would You Recognize a Loved One Dressed Like the Homeless? These People Didn't

Hidden-camera stunt aims to 'make them visible'

Most city dwellers tend to avoid eye contact with the homeless, a fact that made one advocacy group wonder: Would you recognize your own relatives if they were living on…

NYPD's Feel-Good Twitter Attempt Goes Awry

Photo contest backfires

The New York Police Department's social media staffers were probably sick of the occasional negative imagery of NYC's Finest on Twitter, so they thought they'd turn the idea on its…

Starbucks' CMO Answers 3 Questions via Instagram Video

Sharon Rothstein talks mobile, social and store design

Starbucks is celebrating 20 years of having a New York presence this week, so Adweek caught up with the brand's CMO, Sharon Rothstein, to discuss marketing while she was in…

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