New York City is home to some of the country’s most iconic architecture: Eero Saarinen’s TWA Terminal, Grand Central Station, the Chrysler Building. Its interior architecture is just as spectacular, but at times harder to access, and often lesser known. The city’s most beautiful interiors aren’t lined up for public viewing like the skyscrapers that dot the skyline. In honor of the 50th anniversary of New York City’s landmark preservation legislation, the New York School of Interior Design is recognizing the city’s best interiors in an exhibit of all 117 New York City interior landmarks. Some of them are famous, like the main concourse of Grand Central. Others are little-known or rarely visited, like the beautiful Art Deco interiors of the Marine Air Terminal at LaGuardia airport; the lavish, gilded headquarters of Dime Savings Bank in Brooklyn; or the picturesque imperial staircase of City Hall. The original 1965 landmarks law (inspired by the … [Read more...] about 12 Buildings To See In New York Before You Die
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At 9:40 a.m. on Thursday, a white van pulled over near the corner of 68th Street and Central Park West in Manhattan. A cameraman armed with a telephoto lens watched from the corner. A video crew snooped from a rooftop. Half a dozen operatives on the street murmured discretely into walkie-talkies, calling each other “Hound Dog,” “Crow’s Nest,” and other code names. Within minutes Andrew Haarsager, an interaction designer with the technology firm Tellart, removed a white steel chair from the van and placed it on the sidewalk. He crouched over to activate a Motorola cell phone with GPS software affixed to the underside of the seat, then skulked away. advertisement advertisement Over the course of two days this week, Mono, an advertising firm based in Minneapolis, dropped off 25 Real Good Chairs, a $129 item designed and manufactured by Blu Dot. Whoever found the chairs was free to take them. The chairs were left outside the Apollo Theater on 125 … [Read more...] about Blu Dot Drops Chairs on NYC Streets; Tracks Movements, Cool, but is it Marketing?
When it comes to entertaining clients, sales executives have traditionally leaned on some tried-and-true formulas. But today’s more diverse—and enlightened—workplaces require something other than a round of golf, box seats for that night’s game, or a steak dinner in an oak-paneled dining room. That’s why corporate event planners are increasingly thinking outside the tee box to find innovative ways to connect with new customers and retain existing ones. advertisement What’s more, creative events can pay dividends without busting the bottom line. For instance, instead of an over-priced meal at an uptight restaurant, how about a six-pound Behemoth Burger delivered laneside as you and your clients compete in an epic bowl-off? That’s one experience offered by Bowlero, the worldwide leader in bowling entertainment with more than 300 locations. The company caters to sales executives aiming to deliver an upscale and memorable experience to their … [Read more...] about Business meetings 2.0: The new places and ways to connect with clients
The relaunch of Virgin Atlantic's service between Mumbai and London has brought welcome relief for passengers, who were otherwise forced to dig deeper into their pockets since Jet Airways suspended its operations earlier this year.Since the relaunch, on October 27, fares to London - the busiest long haul destination from India - have dropped by 6 percent. That is a respite because, after Jet Airways suspended its operations in April fares of flights between Mumbai to London spiked by up to 80 percent.A Paytm Travel spokesperson said fares between Delhi and London had gone up by 12 percent after Jet Airways stopped flying. It mattered because the airline had the biggest share of traffic between London and Indian cities.Close For Mumbai alone, the impact was huge. In the winter of 2018, for instance, about 5.5 lakh passengers travelled between London and Mumbai. About 3.2 lakh of them had flown with Jet Airways. related news Bharti Airtel posts staggering Rs 23,045 cr net loss … [Read more...] about Thanks to Virgin Atlantic, fares to London drop
The spill over effect of the liquidity crisis in the NBFC space that began in September last year still continues to haunt the 44-player mutual fund industry.This is evident from the April to September folio data available on the Association of Mutual Funds in India’s website. Total number of investor folio accounts in September stood at 8.56 crore versus 8.27 crore in April, a tepid growth of 29 lakh investor accounts.Of the total 29 lakh folio additions in H1 FY20, 21 lakh folios were added in equity funds.Close However, it's not all bad news. The good news being that the industry is better off this year as during the first six months (April-September) of FY19 the industry lost 49 lakh investor folios.Himadri BuchAssistant Editor|Moneycontrol.com MFs cut exposure to NBFCs, load up on corporate debt papersSEBI disciplines valuation treatment of unrated securitiesIndiabulls MF's Raghav Iyengar tipped to join Axis MF as Chief Business OfficerFolios are numbers designated … [Read more...] about Mutual funds add a mere 29 lakh new investor folios in H1 FY20