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Shaken and Stirred: Bill Murray, Brooklyn Bartender As a favor to his son, the restaurant owner Homer Murray, the film star and folk hero serves up shots — and drinks them, too.
New York Times | Sep 19, 2016 3:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Retiring: Older Entrepreneurs Take On the 'Concrete Ceiling' Despite the challenges, older people are creating their own ventures, with some getting help from government as well as AARP and other private groups.
New York Times | Sep 9, 2016 3:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Neighborhood Joint: Once Upon a Tart, Reborn in SoHo The French bakery reopened under different ownership in 2014, and though there were several changes, the recipes for the shop's famous scones, muffins and tarts were not altered.
New York Times | Sep 8, 2016 9:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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A Cleaning Start-Up Wielding Mops, Buckets and 700 Data Points Squiffy Clean in Silicon Valley takes a tech-minded approach to cleaning offices, using analytics to set prices and improve efficiency.
New York Times | Sep 7, 2016 8:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Groom: A Budding Beauty Baron Gets an Assist From Nas The entrepreneur Tristan Walker has introduced an electric trimmer designed especially for black men. Now a famous fellow Queens native is on board.
New York Times | Sep 5, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Venture Communism: How China Is Building a Start-Up Boom The Chinese government is lavishing benefits like free rent and cash handouts on homegrown start-ups in an effort to move beyond the factory floor.
New York Times | Sep 3, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Have a Story to Tell? Your Personal Memoirist Is Here Personal historians make a business of helping people chronicle the events of their lives in memoirs.
New York Times | Sep 1, 2016 8:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Wealth Matters: Treasury Wants to End Tax Deal for Some Family-Owned Businesses This provision has been abused by aggressive tax planners and lawyers who used it for family limited partnerships, sometimes as high as 40 percent.
New York Times | Aug 30, 2016 5:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Broadband Law Could Force Rural Residents Off Information Superhighway A federal court ruling may halt the spread of municipal high-speed internet providers, which often serve households and businesses where commercial cable and telecom firms have been unwilling to go.
New York Times | Aug 29, 2016 02:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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A Restaurant's Sales Pitch: Know Your Lobster Luke's Lobster illustrates the benefits of vertical integration, letting the restaurant be part of harvesting, processing and cooking of the key ingredient.
New York Times | Aug 24, 2016 4:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend