Big names feast on small plates at revamped REBNY gala

Big names feast on small plates at revamped REBNY gala

The city’s real estate elite mostly cheered REBNY’s hipped-up, spiced-up annual gala, which made a splash above the Hudson River. The gathering dubbed “New York Forever: A Celebration of Our City” was REBNY’s first such gathering since 2019. The event honored TF Cornerstone’s Tom Elghanayan, Fetner Properties’ Hal Fetner, CBRE’s Darcy Stacom, Douglaston Development’s Jeff Levine and the … Read more

How to weed out jobs in the booming cannabis industry

How to weed out jobs in the booming cannabis industry

Ask 27-year-old Nick D’Amelio what he does for a living, and his answer might surprise you. “I grow weed,” said the Waldwick, NJ, resident. D’Amelio landed his first gig in the cannabis industry more than three years ago, when he was hired as a cultivation technician at the Greenleaf Compassion Center in Montclair, NJ. It … Read more

Dow jumps more 800 points as Wall Street as rate fears ease

Dow jumps more 800 points as Wall Street as rate fears ease

Wall Street’s main indexes jumped sharply on Friday in a broad rally as signs of slowing economic growth and a recent pullback in commodity prices tempered expectations for the Federal Reserve’s rate-hike plans. The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 823.32 points, or 2.7%, to 31,500.68. The S&P 500 gained 116.01 points, or 3.1%, to end at 3,911.74 … Read more

Costco sued over alleged inhumane treatment of chickens

Costco sued over alleged inhumane treatment of chickens

Costco was slapped with a shareholder lawsuit alleging the popular low-cost rotisserie chickens sold by the wholesale club are subjected to cruel deaths in violation of several state laws. The chickens are bred to grow quickly, eventually becoming too fat to stand on their own and “slowly die from hunger, thirst, injury and illness,” according … Read more

Gas prices could reach ‘apocalyptic’ levels during hurricane season: oil expert

Gas prices could reach 'apocalyptic' levels during hurricane season: oil expert

Gas prices could climb well above their current near-record levels to “apocalyptic” heights if hurricane season results in significant disruptions for US oil refiners, an industry expert warned Friday. The national average gas price was hovering at roughly $4.93 as of Friday or about nine cents lower than its all-time high reached on June 14. … Read more

Juul weighs bankruptcy, asks court to block FDA ban: report

Juul weighs bankruptcy, asks court to block FDA ban: report

Embattled e-cigarette maker Juul Labs is reportedly considering bankruptcy Friday as it petitioned a federal appeals court to temporarily halt the Food and Drug Administration’s ban on the sale of its products. Juul is working with legal advisers to assess whether it should file for bankruptcy if the courts do not grant its request for … Read more