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This boozy-ice cream is bringing in millions of dollars

Tipsy Scoop started as a hobby for 30-year-old Melissa Tavss. Now, her alcoholic ice cream and and NYC storefront are raking in $2 million in sales.


I live in NYC and still save money—here’s the trick that helps me do it

A simple trick helped me curb my impulse buys — and save more money.


Google employees quit to launch a start-up that makes moving, and renting, cheaper

These entrepreneurs want to help you sidestep steep broker fees in NYC and make apartment hunting easier.


'We maybe have to give up a little bit of our privacy,' says ex-NYC police head after Vegas shooting

"I believe the No. 1 civil right is to be free from harm," Howard Safir says.


Fmr. NYC Police Commissioner: Police need to do more 'mining' of social media

Howard Safir, former NYC police commissioner, talks about the need for law enforcement officials to monitor data on people who purchase weapons.


How New York City hopes to end the stigma associated with 'lunch shaming' by feeding every student for free

This year, all of the 1 million-plus kids enrolled in NYC schools will be eligible for free lunch, regardless of how much money their parents make.


Babysitters on demand

Helpr calls itself ‘Uber for childcare.’ Download the app, hit a few buttons, and in 3 hours a vetted babysitter arrives at your door. This Santa Monica startup works with clients on an individual basis through the app, but has also partnered with local companies (including SNAP) to provide pro-rated childcare as an employee benefit. Helpr has over 8,000 customers in LA and San Francisco currently, and plans to expand into Chicago and NYC by the end of the year.


This $50 million mansion was once owned by American royalty—take a look inside

This 5th Avenue townhouse on the market for millions in NYC was once home to a Vanderbilt heiress.


This $50 million NYC townhouse was once owned by a Vanderbilt heiress

This 5th Avenue townhouse is on the market for $50 million.