More Restaurants in NYC Are Becoming Worker-Owned

As the food service industry continues to grapple with the pandemic and its consequences, a handful of restaurants and bars in NYC have adopted new structures to make their businesses more equitable. The worker-owned model—in which employees hold stock in the company equally—isn’t a new idea, but more and more business in the city are adopting it, including Astor Wines & Spirits, Banter cafe, Donna, Brooklyn’s …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Kenny and Warren G take to the stage, robots begin their takeover in Japan and more in this week's look at the web

1. A Bionic Eye Restores a Man’s Vision Minnesota native Allen Zderad has regained his vision almost 20 years—after he was diagnosed with an untreatable degenerative eye disease—10 years of which he spent nearly blind. The 68-year-old underwent a clinical trial of “Second Sight,” a new technology that bypasses the damaged retina by sending light waves directly to the optic nerve. Though the resulting vision …