As 15-minute grocery apps move in, LES bodega owners contend with getting muscled out
"These bodegas are facing the ultimate threat from these 15-minute delivery apps,” said Christopher Marte, the new City Council member for the Lower East Side.
Feb 10, 10:55 AM
City Council Passes "Groundbreaking Package Of Legislation" To Help Food Delivery Workers
The six bills could improve some of the harsh conditions faced by the city's 65,000+ food delivery workers.
Sep 23, 2021 3:45 PM
Report: NYC Food Delivery Workers Face Low Pay, High Risks
They routinely earn low wages well below New York's minimum wage, lack basic labor and employment protections, and face dangerous working conditions on the streets of NYC.
Sep 15, 2021 4:46 PM
New York City Council Puts New Limits On Food Delivery Apps
The action was in response to the growing popularity of delivery apps during the pandemic, and concerns that they’re taking advantage of hard-hit restaurants.
Jul 29, 2021 5:39 PM
New Legislation Would Require Restaurants To Let Delivery Cyclists Use Their Restroom
"Most of us work full time, ten to twelve hours a day, and you need to use the bathroom," said one worker who has been denied the use of a restroom by restaurants for which he delivers food.
Apr 28, 2021 9:10 AM
Delivery Apps Sued In New York Over "Shocking" Fees And "Monopoly Power"
Three New Yorkers filed a class action complaint against Grubhub, DoorDash, Postmates, and Uber Eats.
Apr 15, 2020 10:23 AM
Ride Hailing Companies Lyft & Juno Sue City Over Minimum Wage Law
The ride hailing companies Juno and Lyft are suing New York City to block a new minimum wage law for app-based drivers that was set to go into effect on Friday.
Updated: Jan 30, 2019 5:20 PM
You Cannot Escape The All-Seeing Eye Of Apps
The apps are double agents providing advertisers with frighteningly detailed information on your daily whereabouts, for profit.
Updated: Dec 10, 2018 3:00 PM
Sixpoint Brewery Will Open Its Doors To Visitors For The First Time
In its 13 years in NYC, the Red Hook-based brewery has never sold beer directly to customers from its facility.
Updated: Sep 26, 2017 11:03 AM
Hot New Pickup Move, Bro: Change Skyscraper Lights With Your Phone BOOM
"Spireworks" is a new app that lets you control the lights atop two midtown buildings. It's pretty neat, but is it sponge-worthy?
Updated: Jul 12, 2017 10:13 AM
NYers Can Now Use An App To Feed The Parking Meter
The app will expand to cover all 85,000 metered spots in the city by next summer.
Updated: Dec 19, 2016 5:45 PM
Arts & Entertainment
The NYC Pokémon Go Zombie Apocalypse Is Upon Us
Can you handle this hot take?
Updated: Jul 11, 2016 6:33 PM
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