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NY’S NEWEST MALL LANDS BIG MAKEUP CHAIN

A national beauty retailer recently took 11,400 square feet at The Mall at Bay Plaza in the Bronx, the shopping center currently under construction at the intersection of the Hutchinson River Parkway and I- 95. Ulta Beauty, which boasts about 550 stores across the country, signed a 10- year lease, and hopes to open its doors later this year.

ONE MAN’S BOLD QUEST TO LURE COOL NEW YORKERS TO THE CITY’S LEAST-HIP BOROUGH

Staten Island is one of New York’s five boroughs, but it seems like another world. Nobody goes there except for tourists who want to ride the free ferry and residents commuting home. The cool kids across the river have long laughed at the perennially unhip borough, treating it–if they ever think about it at all–like some loud, embarrassing cousin who you pray doesn’t show up at your birthday party and hit on your Warby Parker-wearing friends.

Article by David Glickman - Juggling technical and administrative responsibilities.

Juggling technical and administrative responsibilities

Like most people, I struggle to juggle the various aspects of my life. I am not talking about family, friends, social activities or anything outside of work. I refer instead to my responsibilities as the managing partner of our firm. In that role, I have to juggle my administrative duties with my technical and managerial responsibilities.

As a relatively young manager and as one with a strong entrepreneurial spirit who feels like it was only yesterday that I was in my attic, I have found delegating certain administrative duties a slow and difficult process.

After all, don’t entrepreneurs do everything themselves? It’s the old chief cook and bottle washer mentality that I have had to overcome. Thankfully, I have a lot of help that I can rely upon. My office staff is wonderful and support my activities while enhancing our office morale. My partners share the psychological weight of my administrative duties although not all of the actual time spent on them.