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How an invite-only meeting at Apple's luxury loft in New York set the stage for the building one of the biggest subscription businesses in the world

In April 2017, a group of over 30 software developers gathered at a luxury loft in New York City's trendy Tribeca neighborhood after receiving an invitation from Apple. They didn't know exactly why th... read more

The Green Big Apple: New Yorkers document the city's plants

The project so far has attracted 730 volunteers armed with smartphones who've hit the streets for the quest, called New York City EcoFlora. Hewitt, a self-described naturalist who grew up near the Eng... read more

Valentin Castellanos adjusts quickly to Big Apple, New York City FC

Not a bad way to reward head coach Domenec Torrent’s decision in New York City FC’s 2-2 draw against the Vancouver ... “I don’t understand why people say, maybe because I don’t know, maybe we’re suppo... read more

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NYC’s foster kids need the same support as migrant children

Ever since news broke of the children separated from their parents at the US border, Big Apple residents have ... which is why being a foster parent can transform a kid’s life. We, like all New York C... read more

New York City Goes After Uber and Lyft

This is not ride-hail’s first tangle in the Big Apple. Back in 2015, Uber successfully fought off New York City’s attempt to cap the vehicles ... the future of transport in American cities. Here's why ... read more

We Use Sports Terms All the Time. But Where Do They Come From?

Why ... Big Apple as “the city.” Style, May 7. In the 19th century, people with a lot of certainty about something might have said that they were willing to “bet a big apple” on it. Perhaps that helpe... read more

Too hot for Irish Coffee? Irish Whiskey Egg Cream to the rescue

... culinary contradictions of New York is the quintessential Big Apple drink called the Egg Cream. It is a paradox because it has neither egg nor cream. Anyone who grew up in New York City in the 20t... read more

into the new york groove: how madonna's punky early years fuelled her rise to superstardom

According to pop legend, Madonna Louise Ciccone arrived in New York City in 1978 with $35 in her pocket ... Recalling her first impressions of the Big Apple nearly four decades later, she said: "I fel... read more

Recode Daily: Apple’s path to $1 trillion continues unabated

Apple reported ... summit in New York City. The new center is designed to be a partnership between several private companies and federal agencies, with Homeland Security at its head. [Dustin Volz / Th... read more

Taylor Swift's Global Welcome Ambassador gig questioned by New Yorkers Dee Snider, Jill Zarin and Pat Kiernan

New York's new "Global Welcome Ambassador" Taylor Swift had better start the diplomatic mission — to her fellow New Yorkers! Within minutes after the city's tourism agency announced Swift as the Big A... read more

FAQ City: Why Is Charlotte Pride In August, Not June?

It marks the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York, which happened in 1969. That's why most major cities like New York ... They formed a group called QCQ - Queen City Quordinators - and stage... read more

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