Home sales in New York’s Hamptons, the beach retreat for financiers and celebrities, surged in the first quarter as stock-market gains and fatter Wall Street bonuses fueled demand for luxury properties.
Republicans will suffer in this year’s elections if the U.S. House doesn’t pass a comprehensive immigration plan because voters may doubt they’ll ever do it, said Democratic Representative Joe Crowley of New York.
Time and tide wear away all things, even when the thing is a metal razor and the tide is in your bathroom sink. Every razor grows dull. It'll happen any way you cut it, whether every day or the U.S. average of 4.3 shaves a week. At $3 or more for a stainless steel cartridge, the question is how to forestall that moment.
Richard Ravitch, who helped New York weather its fiscal crisis in the 1970s, was named by the judge overseeing Detroit’s record municipal bankruptcy as a court adviser to help evaluate that city’s debt-cutting plan.
Airbnb Inc., an alternative to hotels in thousands of cities, plans to challenge a New York state demand for information into whether the online, home rental service violates housing and occupancy tax laws.