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At a Funeral Home in Brooklyn, the Hard Business of Goodbye

July 22, 2016 - 10:57am
Two sisters in Brooklyn help black residents whose families have been shattered by violence navigate their most painful moments.

Entrepreneurship: A New Wrinkle in the Gig Economy: Workers Get Most of the Money

July 20, 2016 - 11:23am
Stocksy, an online photo stock site, is an example of start-ups that aim to treat their professionals as owners rather than as freelance labor.

Letter of Recommendation: Letter of Recommendation: Just Dance

July 20, 2016 - 7:00am
Video game as sweaty regression.

Feature: Erdogan’s People

July 20, 2016 - 5:00am
Faced with an influx of Syrian refugees, a conservative neighborhood in Istanbul struggles with the question of what it means to be a Turk.

When Community-Supported Agriculture Is Not What It Seems

July 19, 2016 - 5:04pm
As demand for local and organic produce has ballooned in the last five years, so have other ideas for connecting farmers to customers.

Wealth Matters: Selling a Business Involves More Than Money

July 15, 2016 - 3:38pm
Owners should run businesses as if they could be bought at any moment, but not rush the process once a deal is made, experts say.

Entrepreneurship: Lifting the Second-Generation Curse

July 13, 2016 - 12:17pm
Founders of family-run businesses need to bring on the next generation and let it experiment, as well as know when to let go, experts say.

Redfin Shies Away From the Typical Start-Up’s Gig Economy

July 11, 2016 - 1:47pm
Redfin, a Seattle company that considers itself a real estate and tech company, has challenged the conventions of both by hiring full-time agents.

On the Verge: Brand to Know: A Men’s Wear Line Made From Vintage Quilts

July 11, 2016 - 12:10pm
The pants and button-downs by Emily Adams Bode began as bedspreads — or grain sacks or uncut dish towels.

Cosmetic Surgery That’s Just a Click Away

July 6, 2016 - 10:11am
Now there is an easier and more efficient way to connect doctors with new patients who seek plastic surgery.

Features: Marie Kondo and the Ruthless War on <b>Stuff</b>

July 6, 2016 - 7:00am
The author of “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” is embarking on a new venture: training an army of emissaries to declutter the American home.

Feature: Should the United States Save Tangier Island From Oblivion?

July 6, 2016 - 7:00am
It’s the kind of choice that climate change will be forcing over and over.

From Refugee Chefs, a Taste of Home

July 5, 2016 - 5:01pm
Two French entrepreneurs are using food to try to change perceptions of immigrants.

Pillars of Black Media, Once Vibrant, Now Fighting for Survival

July 2, 2016 - 2:37pm
The influence of black-owned media companies on black culture is diminishing. Companies are smaller and lack the financial resources to compete in the media landscape.

Cuomo’s Start-Up Program, Meant to ‘Supercharge’ Economy, Has Created 408 Jobs

July 1, 2016 - 10:57pm
The state has spent tens of millions of dollars promoting the initiative, promising that it would generate more than 4,100 jobs by the end of 2020.

Up Next: Homepolish: Hire Interior Design Help by the Hour

June 29, 2016 - 7:05pm
Homepolish is a custom design service started by Noa Santos, who wanted to make interior design expertise more available and cost-effective.

Entrepreneurship: Growing Greens in the Spare Room as ‘Vertical Farm’ Start-Ups Flourish

June 29, 2016 - 9:40am
LED lighting and short growing periods have helped the rise of indoor farming, but scaling up is tougher.

Feature: How ‘Advantage Players’ Game the Casinos

June 29, 2016 - 7:00am
They’re not cheaters. Instead, they hone the sharpest (legal) edge they can.

Talk: Mark Takano Thinks Gay Men Can Learn From Jane Austen

June 29, 2016 - 5:00am
The Democratic congressman from California on the unsatisfactory Republican response to Orlando, loving Congress and the importance of grammar.

Clinton’s Tech Policy Targets Young Entrepreneurs

June 28, 2016 - 8:17pm
The main goal of Hillary Clinton’s plan is to broaden the job-creating benefits of technology.

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