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A secret millionaire with an MBA and a $1 million home in Brooklyn spends her days collecting cans for $20 at a time

Lisa Fiekowski is a Brooklyn millionaire who collects cans as a hobby. She owns $8 million in real estate around New York City and has an MBA from the University of Chicago. The New York Post published a profile of her on Wednesday.
State Senate candidate Jessica Ramos in Corona, Queens.

How Trump and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez energized a group of women looking to reshape New York politics

In New York State, progressive insurgents are challenging eight Democratic incumbents who spent years voting with Republicans in the state Senate — and the group could reset the state's politics.
Facebook employees have access to free snacks at the Menlo Park office, but employees in Mountain View will have to eat off site.

Cayenne pepper ginger shots, homemade lemon tarts, and Michelin-starred chefs — here’s what employees at Silicon Valley’s biggest te...

San Francisco's proposal banning the new construction of on-site cafeterias, which would offer employees free food, wouldn't touch companies with existing subsidized meal plans. Here are the gourmet perks Silicon Valley employees are currently offered.
29-year-old Iris Yao said health is an important aspect of what it means to be rich.

We asked 17 people on the street in New York City how much money it takes to be rich, and almost all of them said the same thing

We asked 17 people in New York City what they think it means to be rich. Some people said being rich is about having good health and feeling fulfilled, while others said it's about being able to pay your bills without worrying.

We asked 17 people on the street in New York City what it means to be rich, and most of them didn’t talk about money

Business Insider asked 17 people around New York City what it means to be rich. Many people across generations and origin defined being rich as having a fulfilling life, full of love and family.
A bartender at McSorley's Old Ale House, one of the oldest bars in New York.

Inside one of New York City’s oldest and most famous bars, which serves only 2 beers and didn’t allow women in until 1970

Established in 1854, McSorley's Old Ale House is one of New York City's oldest bars.
Hillary Clinton at OZY Fest in Manhattan's Central Park.

Hillary Clinton calls Trump-Putin summit ‘deeply disturbing’ at NYC festival

Hillary Clinton described President Donald Trump's recent summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin as "alarming on many, many levels" while speaking at a music, politics, and food festival in New York City on Saturday.
Eric Garner

The NYPD has filed formal departmental charges against the officer who fatally choked Eric Garner in 2014

The New York Police Department formally charged an officer involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner on Friday. The NYPD charged officer Daniel Pantaleo with violating department regulations.
Couples spend an average $76,944 on a wedding in Manhattan, according to The Knot.

Here’s how much it costs to get married at 9 of the most glamorous wedding venues in New York City

A New York wedding is a dream for many, but city is the most expensive place for weddings in the US. Two wedding planners said the top New York wedding venues include The Plaza Hotel and Cipriani. Here are other popular venues in the city and how much they cost.
A view of 30 Hudson Yards at Hudson Yards, New York City.

Amazon, JPMorgan, and BlackRock are all snapping up space in the new $25 billion Manhattan neighborhood that’s reshaping the city

Tech and financial firms and settling down in New York City's Hudson Yards, the biggest real estate development in American history. Once a largely vacant industrial district, Manhattan West has transformed into a hotspot for wealthy New Yorkers.