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Attendees gather on the dance floor at the Goblintown party. (Eli Tan/CoinDesk)
‘We’re Poor Again, but We’re Still Here’: Why NFT.NYC Won’t Die
It was fun, it was cringe – in short, the premier NFT conference was again itself.
Attendees gather on the dance floor at the Goblintown party. (Eli Tan/CoinDesk)

Act now? This building, priced in ETH, may be on sale. (OpenSea)
A Manhattan Landlord Listed His Office Building in ETH as an NFT. Then Its Price Dropped $12M
The owner, Chris Okada, says the building will be relisted in the coming days to adjust for ether’s 40% price drop.
Act now? This building, priced in ETH, may be on sale. (OpenSea)

The Manhattan District Attorney announced charges in a bitcoin money laundering scheme. (Unsplash)
Former Party Organizer Indicted for Laundering $2.7M in Bitcoin and Cash
Thomas Spieker was indicted for operating a global bitcoin laundering scheme that helped multiple clients hide profits earned from illegal activities.
The Manhattan District Attorney announced charges in a bitcoin money laundering scheme. (Unsplash)

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Bitcoin-Friendly Mayors View Blockchain as a Way to Boost Equality, Diversity
New York City’s Eric Adams and Miami’s Francis Suarez also discussed how the U.S. can embrace blockchain technology to defy authoritarian regimes.
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez (CoinDesk archives)

Left to right: EmpireDAO core contributor Mary Gooneratne, investor Lance Thomas and founder Mike Fraietta. (Fran Velasquez/CoinDesk)
EmpireDAO Is Building a WeWork for Web 3
EmpireDAO’s organizers will be leasing 36,000 square feet in Manhattan for what they hope will be NYC’s most desired coworking space for crypto builders.
Left to right: EmpireDAO core contributor Mary Gooneratne, investor Lance Thomas and founder Mike Fraietta. (Fran Velasquez/CoinDesk)

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What Would a Mutual Aid DAO Look Like?
Pact, a mutual aid subscription service, has already raised $15,000 in ETH for New York City-based community organizing.
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CityCoin’s Plan for NYCCoin Is Welcomed by Mayor-Elect Adams
Eric Adams tweeted his support for the program after CityCoin said it would follow its MiamiCoin model in the Big Apple.
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NYC Mayor-Elect Eric Adams to Take First 3 Paychecks in Bitcoin
The pro-crypto Adams is seeking to one-up Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, who recently said he’ll be taking his next paycheck in the cryptocurrency.
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New York City Gets Itself a Bitcoin Mayor
Mayor-elect Eric Adams is looking to turn one of the world’s great TradFi centers into a hub for crypto as well.
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New York City to Explore Blockchain for Preventing Deed Fraud in Land Sales
The city's finance department will work with Medici Land Governance on a proof of concept blockchain for land records.
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