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Manhattan Community Board Blocks Bitcoin Block Party

The Manhattan Community Board No. 2 (which covers the Greenwich Village, SoHo, NoHo, Chinatown and Little Italy area) unanimously refused permits for the Bitcoin Block Party, otherwise known as the "Decentralized Hip Hop Skateboard Block Party." The block party, being planned for this Spring, is a coming together of the GMT Tavern, a bar and restaurant in the Village, and Cut Rush Creative Labs...

New York City Considers Bitcoin for Paying Parking Tickets

The City of New York's Department of Finance is currently considering using Bitcoin as a method for paying parking tickets. The department issued a Request for Information to find better ways for facilitating the application of parking laws. The document, titled "Mobile Solutions for Payment and Hearing Scheduling of Parking Tickets," is available online here. NYC Looks for Solutions "The New...

People in Bitcoin: Elizabeth DuBois, Store Owner of Flat128

Bitcoin has a lot of potential for retailers, we’ve heard. It allows merchants to bypass the big transaction fees of credit card companies, it can make payments more secure, faster, easier, and helps protect customers from identity theft and fraud. But in this early stage in Bitcoin’s growth, acceptance has still sparse and the utilization of Bitcoin is far from mainstream still. So when...

Bitecoin: Gotham Cookies accepts Bitcoin in NYC

Welcome to Bitecoin, where CCN's Calvin Tran reviews food bought with Bitcoin. I have tested my taste-buds on some delicious cookies from a local baker, Liz Bresler of Gotham Cookies. The BitPay recently did a small profile for their blog. Gotham Cookies is a New York City-based artisan cookie company. They offer a wide range of flavors, from the irrepressible Chocolate Chip and Cookie-n-Creme...

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