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Wednesday September 20, 2017

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NYVCA: Pushing the Envelope – Guns, Steel and Money

NYVCA: Pushing the Envelope - Guns, Steel and Money

By Lauren Keyson That the NY tech community continues to be effervescent was an overriding message at yesterday’s Third Annual Ingenuity Conference at New World Stages in center of off-Broadway. The goal of the event’s organizer, the NY Venture Capital Association, was to promote the [Full Story…]

The Nation Magazine Website Overhaul Reviewed

The Nation Magazine Website Overhaul Reviewed

The Nation website, which re-launched on May 4, includes slideshows, videos, and podcasts, a community section, and story-level Twitter feeds. The NYC-based progressive magazine is just starting to get a handle on social networking, an eMedia Vitals article said, although the magazine's Twitter [Full Story…]

SnapGoods to Usher in ‘Community’ Web?

SnapGoods to Usher in 'Community' Web?

In an article in yesterday's New York Times, the paper focused on an emerging trend of Web based services that allow consumers to share or rent good and services, as apposed to traditional e-commerce sales.  One of the companies featured in NYC based SnapGoods, a website that lets people [Full Story…]

Virtual Senior Center in Flushing Offers Elderly Lifelines

Virtual Senior Center in Flushing Offers Elderly Lifelines

Established at the Benjamin Rosenthal Senior Center in Flushing, Queens, a new program called the Virtual Senior Center is the first of its kind meant to fight isolation and give homebound seniors better access to community services. The irtual program involves a public-private partnership with [Full Story…]

DNAinfo.com Targets Hyperlocal News in NYC

DNAinfo.com Targets Hyperlocal News in NYC

DNAinfo.com, the brainchild of Joe Ricketts, billionaire founder of TD Ameritrade and owner of the Chicago Cubs, is now up and running. The hyperlocal community news site releases daily videos, brief articles and slide shows, focusing on the tick-tock-zoning disputes, fires, crimes, restaurant [Full Story…]

Kids Launch Spiritual Magazine For Kids in Brooklyn

Kids Launch Spiritual Magazine For Kids in Brooklyn

Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn KidSpirit Magazine, a 100% ad-free spirituality magazine which a group of kids began in Brooklyn Heights over two years ago, is launching nationally this month.  Through an open submission process, it will feature the work of kids from New York and around the [Full Story…]