Airbnb and other short-term rental companies can learn a lot from what’s happened in New York in terms of the regulations the state and city have implemented, including the new advertising law that awaits Cuomo's signature. And they should start preparing for similar laws that will undoubtedly emerge in other cities.
It’s worth taking this report with a grain of salt considering who commissioned it, but regardless, it’s hard to deny that Airbnb is having some impact on pricing people out in some of New York City’s most desirable neighborhoods.
This rule of thumb basically applies to anyone who comes up to you asking for money. Consider it a golden rule for traveling smartly, whether you're in New York City or not.
The smash musical has obsessive fans; it's no surprise they've turned into obsessive tourists.
We really hope there will be a day when we don't see a dozen buckets collecting water from the ceiling at LaGuardia Airport. Here's hoping this multibilion-dollar project solves that problem, and much more of the ailments plaguing the airport.
This is a smart move by Uber but because this isn't a full-fledged union, you have to wonder just how much independence and clout this new guild will be able to have.