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The company that makes 'the world's most comfortable shoes' just opened its first store in NYC - here's what it looks like

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Allbirds Allbirds has landed in New York City.
The Silicon Valley-based startup is opening a concept store in the city's Soho neighborhood. The store will be a place to buy and test the company's signature shoes, which it has called "the world's most comfortable."
There will be ample seating room in the new store to try on shoes, and a human-size hamster wheel will even let customers test how they feel under pressure, according to a press release announcing the opening.
The 1,450-square-foot store will sell an exclusive color of the brand's Wool Runner shoe that's "inspired by the skyline...
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The rise and fall of New York City's 'Taxi King'

The rise and fall of New York City's 'Taxi King'

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Evgeny "Gene" Freidman is commonly referred to as New York City's Taxi King - notably by the New York attorney general's office and the law firms that have filed suit against him.
At one point Freidman owned more than 800 taxi medallions, the metal plates on the hoods of yellow cabs that allow them to operate legally on the New York City streets. But in the past few years, Freidman has experienced a precipitous fall.
Here's a look at the rise and fall of New York City's Taxi King. Journey to the US.
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Freidman's father was a...
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