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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…

November 20, 2014, 6:21 PM EST

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…

October 31, 2014, 1:10 PM EDT

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…

October 30, 2014, 9:31 AM EDT

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…

October 15, 2014, 2:41 PM EDT

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…

October 2, 2014, 1:54 PM EDT

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

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