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Foursquare Expands and Moves to SoHo

Foursquare Expands and Moves to SoHo

Foursquare just signed a deal to sublease 56,000 sq. ft. of space at 568 Broadway. The startup is subleasing two floors in Soho from Scholastic Corp. for a little less than 10 years, according to The Wall Street Journal. Derek Stewart, Foursquare’s finance and operations manager, told the Journal [Full Story…]

WeWorkLabs Moves Location to Varick Street

WeWorkLabs Moves Location to Varick Street

WeWorkLabs, currently located at the Soho location of co-working network WeWork, will be moving to 175 Varick Street in February 2012, according to BetaBeat. ”We hope to take the current incubator format to the next level and will accommodate and mentor hand-selected tech companies in their [Full Story…]

Another Co-Working Site Comes to the NY Tech Scene

Another Co-Working Site Comes to the NY Tech Scene

A new co-working space will hit NY soon with the recently bought space by Adam Neumann and Miguel McKelve. Located on Varick Street, the 74, 000 square feet work space will add another site for WeWork. Adding to the NY list of 39 exsisting co-working facilities, leases will range from $150-$180 each [Full Story…]

Soho Jello Billboard Frowns or Smiles According to America’s Twitter Mood

Soho Jello Billboard Frowns or Smiles According to America's Twitter Mood

According to BetaBeat, the advertising and design agency Crispin Porter and Bogusky have put up a billboard in motion that is a complement to its JELL-O Pudding Face website. The billboard is located at West Broadway and Grand in Soho and it acts like a "mood-meter" that tracks tweets across the [Full Story…]

NYTECH: Incubators, Accelerators and Free Roundtrip Tickets (#nytechIS)

NYTECH: Incubators, Accelerators and Free Roundtrip Tickets (#nytechIS)

By Lauren Keyson The New York Technology Council met at Pricewaterhouse Coopers earlier this week to talk about the myriad of services that are available at incubators. In the process, the panelists discussed the differences between incubators and accelerators. Panelist Charlie Kemper is managing [Full Story…]

How Lounge Assists Customers with Tech Problems

How Lounge Assists Customers with Tech Problems

Leah Sigler launched the NY-based company How Lounge last year after working as a training manager for Apple for seven years. How Lounge charges customers $75 an hour for advice on how to build a website, using business software, how to use their electronic gadgets, and more. “About 80% of our [Full Story…]

WeWork Labs Births 22 New Startups in 3 Months

WeWork Labs Births 22 New Startups in 3 Months

According to Business Insider, a group of 50 entrepreneurs, designers, marketers, and engineers came together at WeWork Labs for three months and came out with 22 new startup companies. WeWork is a startup incubator located in SoHo that was started by Matt Shampine, Jesse Middleton, and Adam [Full Story…]

Apple To Relocate SoHo Store During Renovations?

Apple To Relocate SoHo Store During Renovations?

Over the course of the next three months, the landmark SoHo Apple store is set to undergo renovation. The store will reportedly be moved to a yet-to-be-disclosed temporary location rather than closing completely. The decision to overhaul the store follows Apple's recent move to spend $6,661,051 [Full Story…]

EveryScape Shows Manhattan Restaurant Interiors

EveryScape Shows Manhattan Restaurant Interiors

EveryScape, a startup  creating visual guides for local search, unveiled its iPhone and iPad app, featuring interiors of select restaurants in Manhattan. The app takes users inside nearby restaurants for a more personal experience, allowing them to explore local eateries in a virtual walk-around [Full Story…]

Huffington Talks About Move to NY, New Book

Huffington Talks About Move to NY, New Book

Adrianna Huffington, now renting in the West Village, is working out of the Soho offices of the Huffington Post, rather than her house in California. She says she has gotten to know the staff at the blog site a lot better, and is more hands on, exchanging ideas with staffers, and that there is no [Full Story…]

It’s Official: Silicon Alley In Gramercy

It's Official: Silicon Alley In Gramercy

A recent study from NYC research firm CB Insights, which analyzed venture capital deals in Silicon Alley from July 2009 to June 2010, revealed that the core of Silicon Alley is in Gramercy Park. CB Insights tracked a total of 124 deals worth over $821 million, the results of which yielded some [Full Story…]

Meng Asks Apple to Investigate Discrimination Claims

Meng Asks Apple to Investigate Discrimination Claims

Grace Meng, a Queens assemblywoman (D-Flushing), is asking Apple to investigate allegations that employees at its SoHo store are discriminating against Chinese people. The assemblywoman sent a letter to Apple after some constituents claimed Apple staffers denied them iPads, asked to see passports or [Full Story…]

New York Entrepreneur Week Begins April 12

New York Entrepreneur Week Begins April 12

New York Entrepreneur Week is scheduled to take place from April 12-16, 2010.  It will feature a series of keynote addresses and panel discussions on "many topics of interest to entrepreneurs."  Overall, more than 100 speakers from "some of the world's most dynamic and [Full Story…]

E-tailer Pop Up Stores Come to the City

E-tailer Pop Up Stores Come to the City

Lately, New Yorkers have seen the curious phenomenon of  "pop-up" brick-and-mortar retail stores open from traditional Web only e-retailers   E-commerce sites such as E-Bay and  Nau have recently opened these stores for holiday marketing purposes and to drive [Full Story…]

GPS Chairs Left Out in the Trash in NYC

GPS Chairs Left Out in the Trash in NYC

Recently, the company Blu Dot, a design studio that makes furniture, hired a marketing agency to leave a new line of its chairs scattered on the streets of Manhattan and Brooklyn, left out to look like trash. Unlike most sidewalk trash furniture, however, these seats contained hidden GPS devices [Full Story…]