Who needs taxes? Health pays for itself
Metro | August 2009
President Barack Obama's first full fiscal year budget, which covers Oct. 1 through Sept. 30, 2010, will bring with it a round of new and increased taxes. And if you ask some economists, they'll tell you to prepare for one of the worst misuses of tax money in history – Obama's health care plan.
Atlantis Growth Continues
Cranes health Pulse | August 2009
Doctor-owned Atlantis Health Plan is continuing its steady membership growth – with 28,000 members it is about 20% larger than last year
Bouncing back from disaster
amNewYork | APRIL 2009
Dealing with the economic downturn is hard enough for small business owners – try throwing a disaster into the mix. It’s important for businesses to have backup plans for emergency situations such as fires.
HEALTH RATES NOW MORE THAN RENTS
New York Post | April 2009
ALBANY – How absurd is the price of health care in New York City? It now costs more to buy health insurance than it does to rent a two-bedroom apartment in the Financial District.
An entrepreneur walks into a bar. . .
Humor can lead to a marketing grand slam – as long as it's done right.
Entrepreneur Magazine | April 2009
If Shaun Clancy, owner of Foley's NY Pub & Restaurant, ever decides to leave the hospitality business, he could transition into a top marketing job based on how he promoted his business last year. Clancy, 39, created an Irish Baseball Hall of Fame inside his restaurant, which earned about $1 million in sales last year.
New York businesses to feel pain of proposed health insurance bill, expert says
A proposed plan by New York Gov. David Paterson to expand health care coverage to those up to age 29 on their parents' plans will have less of an impact on the insurance industry than it does on individual businesses, according to a health care expert.
An Accomplished Ally Rides Shotgun
New York Times | December 3, 2008
Jimmie Johnson strolled into Foley's Pub and Restaurant in Midtown Manhattan just after 2 p.m. Wednesday and ordered a round for the house, including two dozen NASCAR fans who probably would have been happy just to say hello to him.
Mark McGwire makes Hall of Fame, but Cooperstown's not it
Daily News | August 2008
McGwire may not be in Cooperstown... but now he has a plaque somewhere.
Mark McGwire made it into the Hall of Fame Tuesday. No, not the Hall of Fame.
Giant Steps: George Martin completes cross-country trek for 9/11 heroes
DAILY NEWS | JUNE 2008
Former New York Giant great George Martin has reached the end zone, completing a 3,003-mile cross-country walk to raise more than $2 million for ailing Ground Zero heroes.
This true Giant, all 6-feet-5 of him, strode into Embarcadero Park North in San Diego yesterday after a journey of stamina and discovery that began last Sept. 16 in New York and averaged 22 miles a day.
By George, he did it
Daily News | June 2008
George Martin walked the walk. Concerned about sick World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers, the former Giants great decided to take steps to raise money for their help.
People Destroying America - St. Patrick's Day
Shaun Clancy banned the traditional Irish song "Danny Boy" from his NY pub on St. Patrick's Day. (03:56)
'Danny Boy' Ban Sparks Emerald Ire
ABC News | March 2008
The 'Sweet Caroline' of Irish Ballads Is Banned in One New York City Pub
It began with the muttering of a cranky New York City pub boss named Clancy, and might have died there, the way so many offhand comments deep inside dark taverns do.
It was just a whine, really. But that whine has grown into a rant heard round the world.
A PUB BANS 'DANNY BOY' AS ST. PATRICK'S DAY NEARS
The Osgood Files | March 2008
It's been a strange year already on so many levels. And now we must report to you that, on the grounds that it is consistently among the 25 most depressing songs ever written, Foley's Pub and Restaurant in Manhattan will prohibit any patron from singing "Danny Boy". for the rest of the month.
N.Y. pub bans "Danny Boy" on St. Patrick's
All is not lost: Michigan pub to stage 50-hour marathon of song
Associated Press | March 2008
NEW YORK - It's depressing. It's not usually sung in Ireland for St. Patrick's Day. And its lyrics were written by an Englishman who never set foot on Irish soil.
Winner in a Walk
Ex-Giant George Martin is raising money while gaining a broad appreciation of this country's varied terrain and citizens
Star-Ledger | February 2008
EUFAULA, Oklahoma – Out on U.S. Highway 271, somewhere between Oblivion and Forgotten, where you'd have to drive five miles toward town to hunt, Oklahoma State Troopers are escorting George Martin on a two-lane road that roller-coasters through a dusty brown patch of the world. Scorched by sun, dried by winds and barely touched by man, this place looks more like moon than Earth.
ON THE ROAD WITH GEORGE MARTIN ON HIS JOURNEY FOR 9/11
New York Post | November 2007
MORRISTOWN , Tenn. – The rising sun over the Smoky Mountains casts a heavenly glow on an old, red barn.
George Martin played 14 years with the Giants and owns a Super Bowl ring, but he knows this golden moment is one of the more special times in his life of success.
Giants Star Martin Begins 9/11 March
US News | September 2007
NEW YORK (AP) – Saying he knows what real heroism is, former New York Giants star George Martin began a cross-country walk to raise money for ailing ground zero workers.