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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…

June 26, 2014, 12:57 PM EDT

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…

May 19, 2014, 4:18 PM EDT

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…

April 23, 2014, 4:45 PM EDT

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…

April 22, 2014, 8:32 PM EDT

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…

February 26, 2014, 6:53 PM EST

Lovestruck Artist Blankets New York With Posters Looking for Man in Top Hat Modern romance or art installation?

Performance artist Maria Luisa Portuondo Vila has been putting "Missing Love" posters in subway stations all over New York City, trying to find some guy in a top hat. Apparently it…

February 13, 2014, 10:23 AM EST

Watch the de Blasio Family Smack Down VideoWatch's Stupid Awesome video of the week

Things have changed in New York City. Let's just say, it would be hard to imagine Mayor Bloomberg doing something like this. Rather, meet Mayor Elect Bill de Blasio and…

November 8, 2013, 10:26 AM EST

Ad School Grads Crack Up Conductors on NYC Subway Little-known 'pointing' rule put to good use

Halfway down each subway platform in New York City hangs a black-and-white striped sign. Before opening the train doors, a conductor is required to point at the sign to acknowledge…

October 31, 2013, 12:59 PM EDT

At New York’s Posh St. Regis Hotel, the Marketing Is the View And landmarked French windows don't hurt

In a dynamic city like New York where the skyline is a perpetual work in progress, a hotel—even an elegant hotel—seldom gets to stand for more than a few decades.…

October 30, 2013, 9:52 PM EDT

Agencies Square Off in Hot Dog Eating Contest Digitas, Horizon, MEC, Zenith and more stuff their faces today in NYC

If you're agency staffer in New York today and want to see industry peers do their best Takeru Kobayashi impressions (i.e., stuff their faces with frankfurters), you might want to…

June 12, 2013, 1:17 PM EDT

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