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Blog Post Archive

Cybercrime against residents is on the rise

As massive data hacks peppered the news cycle last year, plenty of smaller-scale breaches occurred quietly, compromising the records of thousands of New Yorkers. According to Attorney General Eric... To view the full story, click the title link.

Port Authority staffer joins RXR Realty

David Garten, a staff member at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, has left the bi-state agency and joined the real estate investment firm of its former vice chairman, Scott... To view the full story, click the title lin...

Better late than never: Mayor moves to air-condition all classrooms

Readers of the Mayor Bill de Blasio's press release promising all city public schools will be air-conditioned by 2022 might notice that all of the justifications are anecdotal. "I’ve spoken... To view the full story, click the title link.

Court case on fate of Willets Point begins

The state's highest court began hearing arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit involving the $3 billion Willets Point redevelopment. The outcome of the case will determine whether the Bloomberg-era project... To view the full story, click the title link.

The case for reducing rents

It’s a good time to be a landlord in New York City. Resale prices are on the rise. Rents overall are increasing and the foreclosure rate is low. What’s more, the cost of doing business... To view the full story, click the title link...

J. Crew shakes up management and cuts jobs in bid for profitability

J. Crew Group Inc., the struggling apparel chain, will shake up its management ranks and cut 250 jobs in a bid to revive growth. As part of the overhaul, Chief Operating Officer Michael Nicholson... To view the full story, click the title link.

Business groups vow to fight mayor's cigarette bills

Mayor Bill de Blasio lit a fire under the city’s cigarette sellers last week, proposing to reduce their number and increase the price of a pack. Newsstands, bodegas, convenience stores and... To view the full story, click the title link.

City kicks off East Harlem rezoning process

The rezoning of East Harlem has officially begun. The city launched the lengthy public review to rezone the 96-block stretch Monday, according to Curbed New York. The proposal, if approved, would... To view the full story, click the title link.

City moves to count all construction deaths

The City Council on Tuesday is set to approve a measure requiring the Department of Buildings to post a complete list of all construction deaths in the city on its website. The bill was prompted by... To view the full story, click the title link.

Calling politicians hopeless, landlords and tenants sue to fix property taxes

Property tax bills vary wildly for homes of similar value in New York City, but for decades weak-willed politicians have refused to fix it because it would involve raising some homeowners' taxes.... To view the full story, click the title link.

Bills aim to help landlords get paid on time by the city

New bills from the City Council aim to build landlords' trust in city programs that help formerly homeless people pay rent. The legislative package targets "the crisis of confidence in city subsidy... To view the full story, click the title link.

Five ways to save New York's performance and exhibit space

This is an incredibly unpredictable time for artists. The elimination of federal funding for the National Endowment for the Arts and Humanities, proposed by the Trump administration, could be fatal... To view the full story, click the title link.

There's money in the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Bill de Blasio may not have enough cash to pay for his streetcar connecting the Brooklyn and Queens waterfronts. You know where he can get it? The Brooklyn Navy Yard. In case you missed it: The... To view the full story, click the title link.

Purchase of CityMD signals strong investor interest in urgent care

Since opening a single clinic on the Upper East Side in 2010, urgent-care chain CityMD has grown to 68 locations in three states. Its New York storefronts, which provide convenient walk-in health... To view the full story, click the title link.

Injury doesn't hobble Groundhog Day's momentum

Lead actor Andy Karl fully rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament three days before the opening of Groundhog Day is a serious strain for the star and the show. The $17.5 million musical... To view the full story, click the title l...

De Blasio proposes to expand free pre-K to 3-year-olds

Mayor Bill de Blasio is proposing free, full-day early childhood education for all of New York City's 3-year-olds by the fall of 2021. De Blasio said Monday that the city hopes to launch a pilot of... To view the full story, click the title link.

Billions showrunner David Levien puts the city in a starring role

David Levien has been writing, directing and producing movies and television shows for 20 years. His films include Rounders, Ocean's Thirteen and The Illusionist. Levien's latest project, with... To view the full story, click the title link.

Some New Yorkers loved everything about Starbuck's Unicorn Frapp except the taste

Starbucks hit a social-media sweet spot with the launch of its Unicorn Frappuccino, a colorful, caffeine-free cup of froth concocted to appeal to the eye, but maybe not the taste buds. The fruity... To view the full story, click the title link.

Long-touted Midtown rezoning plan is short on details

The Midtown East rezoning plan has garnered wide support thanks to its promise to spur state-of-the-art office towers while raising hundreds of millions of dollars for landmarked properties and... To view the full story, click the title link.

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