Facebook Is Raising Pay for Thousands of Its U.S. Contract Workers

Facebook Inc. said it will give raises to most of its U.S. contract workers, a group of people who have critical roles but aren’t paid or treated as full-time company employees. The world’s largest social-media company said Monday that the current $15-an-hour minimum wage it requires for U.S. workers is no longer enough for those […]

Indulge in Cocktails and Street Food Inside a Subway Station at New York’s Merchants’ Gate

In New York City, you can drink on a boat that never moves, in a bar the size of a tollbooth with virtually no exit, behind a freezer door in a deli, on rooftops overlooking the Hudson River, and makeshift rooftop bars gazing over the concrete that makes up the town. You can drink in […]

Danny Meyer’s Lessons Learned From Going Cashless, Eliminating Tipping, and the Shake Shack IPO

As the CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group, the founder of Shake Shack, and arguably one of the most powerful people in restaurant world, there are few people better to ask advice of and lessons learned in this industry than Danny Meyer. While discussing USHG’s latest opening, Cedric’s at The Shed in Hudson Yards, this […]

Restaurateur Danny Meyer Discusses His Latest Dining Project at The Shed in Hudson Yards

Since the newly-developed neighborhood–although even that term is debatable–started opening doors to shops and public art structures last month, Hudson Yards has been met with mixed responses. From the glitzy shopping mall to a structure promising to be New York’s answer to the Eiffel Tower (in a metropolis that arguably already has plenty of comparable […]

Measles Outbreak Prompts One New York County to Ban Unvaccinated Children From Public Spaces

A county in upstate New York has taken the unprecedented step to ban unvaccinated children from public places following a measles outbreak. Rockland County, which is about 40 miles north of New York City, said on Tuesday that children under 18 years of age who haven’t been vaccinated against the measles cannot attend any public […]