Consumers increasingly pick up the tab to score credit card perks

“Forty-seven million Americans say they’ll pay the bill for a group so they can earn points, airline miles or cash-back rewards on their credit cards. Unfortunately, 21 million of those people also admit they didn’t always get their money back, the study found.”

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Flatiron’s Now Home to a Big, Breezy Greek Restaurant With Cred

One of Long Island’s most popular Greek restaurants makes its New York City debut, bringing Kyma in Roslyn to Flatiron. The 250-seat bi-level whitewashed space at 15 West 18th St., between Fifth and Sixth avenues, is the first step in a larger expansion plan from owner Reno Christou.

The opening of Kyma in Manhattan is just the first step in a larger expansion plan. Next up is a more family-oriented restaurant called Eléa on the Upper West Side, and potentially more. It’s true that Flatiron’s Greek scene is not prolific, with stalwart Periyali cornering that market, though there has been a more recent newcomer in Merakia.

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