Like many big cities, New York has a rat problem. It's gotten so bad that the city started a "Rat Indexing" program in 2008 where city officials inspect properties, look for active rat signs and problem conditions that attract rats, and track complaints about rats in parks, public housing, and schools.
For all of the hype over Silicon Valley, New York is still the finance, art, and media hub of the country, and plenty of young companies are taking full advantage. In just about every neighborhood in New York, you can find an awesome new business with fantastic perks that's hiring lots of people.
MGM Resorts International and Cadillac Fairview upped the ante in Toronto’s casino wars on Wednesday by unveiling their vision for Exhibition Place that includes up to 1-million square feet of retail, a C-shaped hotel and a new footprint for the Canadian National Exhibition.
A report from the city manager of Toronto says that if city council supports a new casino in the downtown core or at Exhibition Place that there should be a greater emphasis placed on convention space and less on gambling space than OLG’s initial recommendation.