How about that Internet? First, digital marketing giant Digitas lands more than 200,000 square feet on Park Avenue South in March. Then Google finally moves into its 300,000-square-foot Chelsea palace in October.
Now, here comes Avenue A-Razorfish. The Web design and marketing company, with revenues near $200 million last year, has moved into Read More
The wind is flatulating out of the e-commerce balloon-and it’s making a really hilarious sound. It’s not the usual loose-sphinctered raspberry that one associates with party-balloon deflation. It’s the sound of a new and insane Web-economy lingo-and it’s getting louder.
The Web has always been a jargon-rich environment (or J.R.E. , as acronym-crazed Web folk Read More
An L.A. Orange in Manhattan
Transplanted Californians love to drone on smugly about how impossible it is to find superior produce, “real” fruits and vegetables in New York, like New Yorkers don’t even know what that stuff looks like. And usually one just blocks them out–umm, excuse me, ever heard of Federal Express?
But Read More
It’s 1999, and the Internet stock boom is flooding Silicon Alley, New York City’s “new media” zone, with crazy money. Suddenly, 24-year-olds like Stephan Paternot and Todd Krizelman are worth more than $50 million apiece on paper since their company, Theglobe.com Inc., went public in November. Twenty-seven-year-old Bo Peabody made a similar paper fortune when Read More