InTheEmpire

InTheEmpire The view from inside New York City. Covering local innovation in tech, startups, business, sports, finance, higher education, and city life.

Officially launching in April 2012, InTheEmpire is your source for local news on innovation in tech and startups, VC and finance, higher education, marketing and advertising, sports, and city life. InTheEmpire is a property of Streetwise Media.

Mission: InTheEmpire combines a fast, edgy, and opinionated editorial staff with an open community publishing platform to reinvent the model of local news online.

New York goodness heading up north! From BostInnovation.com
04/25/2012
General Assembly is Coming to Boston. Here's How It Will Work

New York goodness heading up north! From BostInnovation.com

General Assembly is Coming to Boston. Here’s How It Will Work Today at 11:03 am by Walter Frick Posted in General Assembly, Intelligent.ly TECHPin ItWe’ve been looking forward to announcing this one for a while now: General Assembly, the New York educational campus for startups, is coming to Boston...

Congrats to PlaNYC on the new initiative!
03/21/2012
NYC Prepares To Double Its Renewable Energy Capacity

Congrats to PlaNYC on the new initiative!

NYC Prepares To Double Its Renewable Energy Capacity By Sam Dwyer Fresh Kills Landfill—the 2,200 acre dump in Staten Island (pictured) where the majority of NYC’s rotting garbage is laid to rest after...

03/21/2012

Happy Hump Day!

Warning: This sure is lengthy Mad Men
03/20/2012
The Ultimate Mad Men Reading List

Warning: This sure is lengthy Mad Men

The Ultimate Mad Men Reading List By Sam Dwyer Earlier this month, we satisfied your stomach’s hunger for Mad Men when we posted a map of every restaurant in NYC via Eater. Today, as the Season 5 air...

To handle the growing problem of pigeons, the MTA is setting up "distress bird calls" to sound out every 10 minutes on R...
03/20/2012
MTA Gives Pigeons the Bird and Fails

To handle the growing problem of pigeons, the MTA is setting up "distress bird calls" to sound out every 10 minutes on Roosevelt Island. That won't be annoying at all!

MTA is standing up to its biggest bully, once and for all.

What you've been waiting for all week: other angry MTA riders!
03/16/2012
#MTA Tweets Of The Week

What you've been waiting for all week: other angry MTA riders!

#MTA Tweets Of The Week By Sam Dwyer Another outrageous week of #MTA tweets. This time around we’ve got blatant MTA grammar mistakes, classic...

From a man who has done lots of research. Check out these lists of 5 Fastest Free WiFi Hotspots categorized by indoor, o...
03/16/2012
Here Are The 5 Fastest Free WiFi Hotspots In Manhattan

From a man who has done lots of research. Check out these lists of 5 Fastest Free WiFi Hotspots categorized by indoor, outdoor, etc. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gregorys Coffee, Soy Cafe NYC, B Cup Cafe, Pier 17, Bryant Park, Blue Spoon Cafe, and more.

Here Are The 5 Fastest Free WiFi Hotspots In Manhattan By Will Wei NYC Digital posted a wall of infographics on its Tumblr showing off the best free WiFi hotspots in Manhattan. The infographics were...

This guy is the new Mayor...on foursquare
03/15/2012
Mayor Bloomberg Replaced As Mayor Of City Hall By... Omar?

This guy is the new Mayor...on foursquare

Mayor Bloomberg Replaced As Mayor Of City Hall By... Omar? By Will Wei Move over Miguel Bloombito, there’s a new sheriff in town. Our beloved third term mayor has been ousted as mayor of City Hall by...

03/14/2012

Our team is coming home for SXSW Festival today. Does anyone have any stories to share?

Breaking News from SXSW Festival: turntable.fm announces licensing deals with Warner Music Group, Sony, Universal Music ...
03/13/2012
Turntable.fm Announces Licensing Deals With WMG, Sony, Universal, & EMI

Breaking News from SXSW Festival: turntable.fm announces licensing deals with Warner Music Group, Sony, Universal Music Group and EMI

Turntable.fm Announces Licensing Deals With WMG, Sony, Universal, & EMI By Will Wei Turntable.fm CEO Billy Chasen just announced at SXSW that his music sharing website is now “licensed.” “We’re...

Check out photos of everyone playing Foursquare at foursquare in austin today.
03/12/2012
Everyone At SXSW Is Playing Foursquare At Foursquare Court [PHOTOS]

Check out photos of everyone playing Foursquare at foursquare in austin today.

Everyone At SXSW Is Playing Foursquare At Foursquare Court [PHOTOS] By Will Wei There’s a Foursquare tourney going on right now, and from the looks of it, people are playing foursquare the game — the...

Photos for everyone back home, from our sister site InTheCapital
03/12/2012
DC Tech Shines At Tech Cocktail SXSW Party [PHOTOS]

Photos for everyone back home, from our sister site InTheCapital

South By Southwest is a crazy, disorganized, organized, mad dash of panels, parties, and business cards. The sun came out yesterday for the first time in days and Austin seemed to morph into a spring break destination as well. We’ve had both serendipitous and horribly inconvenient experiences naviga...

Important update after the calm of the Taco Bell Dorito Shell storm. Here's your next fast food trend to get in line for...
03/12/2012
Move Over Dunkin' Donuts, McDonald’s Premieres New Fresh Baked Goods Line

Important update after the calm of the Taco Bell Dorito Shell storm. Here's your next fast food trend to get in line for. Thanks McDonald's!

Next time you go into your local McDonald’s, you’ll be seeing more than French fries and Big Macs on the menu. According to a report from the Boston Globe, McDonald’s has debuted a new line of baked goods throughout its New England stores in an effort to compete with Dunkin’ Donuts.

We're guessing Jeremy Lin does not endorse this cannabis product of his namesake. At least not officially.
03/12/2012
Ease Your Knicks Stress With Linsane Mary Jane

We're guessing Jeremy Lin does not endorse this cannabis product of his namesake. At least not officially.

Ease Your Knicks Stress With Linsane Mary Jane By Sam Dwyer The Knicks have lost 5 in a row and 8 of their last 11. As a team, they still lack a...

Thank you New York! Good night!
03/09/2012
Top 10 #MTA Tweets Of The Week

Thank you New York! Good night!

This week produced an unprecedented level of #MTA hate and humor. Just imagine what even more warm weather will bring.

Before you start your weekend, follow us on Twitter! We'll have the least annoying #SXSW tweets.
03/09/2012
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