Finance

David Bowie: Downtown Denizen and Financial Innovator

It was an early winter morning in January when I received word from my apartment that David Bowie passed away, mere days after his 69th birthday and the release of Blackstar. I was overcome...

Profile of a Collector: Alan L. Paris and a Century of News Photos

Babe Ruth's last game at Yankee Stadium, 1948. John Lennon and Yoko Ono at their Bed-In for peace, 1969. The grainy photo of the masked terrorist at the 1972 Munich Olympics—which was one of the first images of terrorism...

Billion Oyster Project Teaches Kids to be Citizen Scientists

“The history of the New York oyster is the history of New York itself—its wealth, its strength, its excitement, its greed, its thoughtfulness, its destructiveness, its blindness, and—as any New Yorker will tell you—its...

New Report: Cybersecurity is a Major Challenge Facing America’s Finance Professionals

Downtown Manhattan was the scene of a hacker's nightmare today - seasoned security experts providing insight into how America's firms, government agencies and even average citizens can shore up their defenses against cybercrime. "Barely a...

Amouage Candle Collection at Osswald Benefits Friends of Finn and The Humane Society of...

Downtown had the first-hand look at the introduction of Amouage, the Midnight Flower Candle Collection at Osswald Parfumerie + Luxury Skincare Boutique in Soho. Christopher Chong, Amouage's Creative Director and special guest was pleased to announce a donation...

“Really Busy People”: Phil Nadel

I first encountered Phil Nadel when I learned about angel investing a few months ago in the New York Observer. That same night, I signed up for AngelList, a website that lets investors invest in start-ups. One...