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Blog Post Archive

Labor looks strong in NY, but a dire threat looms

Organized labor is maintaining its strong presence in New York, according to the latest data, but the U.S. Supreme Court could soon make life very difficult for public-sector unions. Overall 24.2%... To view the full story, click the title link.

Can high-cost NYC really compete for Amazon's HQ2?

Within hours of Seattle-based Amazon’s announcement that it was looking to build a second headquarters, cities around the country were tripping over themselves to prove they’ve got what... To view the full story, click the title lin...

City beats car wash owners in wage-bond squabble

City car wash owners will now have to take out $150,000 in wage theft insurance, thanks to a federal jurist who reconsidered an earlier decision to strike down a suite of new regulations on the... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York billionaires in the path of Hurricane Irma in Miami

Beyond the bar and the palm-fringed pool, past the gold-leafed columns and floor-to-ceiling murals, workers at the grand Faena Hotel Miami Beach prepared for Hurricane Irma’s fury. Their... To view the full story, click the title li...

Inside the shadowy world of tennis 'courtsiding'

The arrest of an Estonian man last week for trespassing at the U.S. Open has renewed questions about "courtsiding," the surreptitious collection of instant data for gamblers using online exchanges to... To view the full story, click the title link.

Feds want Shkreli jailed after offering bounty on Clinton

Martin Shkreli may have gone too far posting a $5,000 bounty on Facebook for someone to "grab" hair from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Federal prosecutors now say the former... To view the full story, click the title li...

Developers break ground on Prospect-Lefferts Gardens rental project

Developers have broken ground on a 67-unit rental apartment building in the Prospect-Lefferts Gardens neighborhood of Brooklyn. The Kalikow Group, WRS Associates and the Ishay Group are joint owners... To view the full story, click the title link.

City Council approves Far Rockaway rezoning

The City Council has approved a rezoning of Far Rockaway that includes millions of dollars to construct a new park and rebuild infrastructure like sewers, DNAinfo reported. The plan allows for more... To view the full story, click the title link.

The fastest growing sector in New York bodes well for good-paying jobs in the city

The technology sector has expanded faster than any other industry in New York City since the Great Recession, setting a new employment record of 128,600 jobs last year, state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli... To view the full story, click the title link.

Rules to listen by

Being a musician in New York City is a blessing and a curse. On one hand, the number of talented and passionate people with whom one can play here is almost overwhelming. If you're an outgoing... To view the full story, click the title link.

We're housing advocates, not 'left-wing activists'

To the editor: Re "Think this City Council is tough on business? Just wait" (Aug. 21): Since when are affordable housing advocates "left-wing activists”? As the same characterization used in... To view the full story, click the title link.

Hurricane warning: Five lessons for the South from Superstorm Sandy

Hurricane Harvey will go down as one of the most devastating storms in our nation’s history. The flooding has wreaked havoc in southeastern Texas and left many stranded and homeless. And with... To view the full story, click the title link.

Union members descend on City Hall, but construction bill is not called

Unionized construction workers converged on City Hall Thursday in support of controversial regulatory legislation. Several dozen building trades workers gathered in in support of Intro. 1447, which... To view the full story, click the title link.

Council speaker backs congestion pricing to fund subways

In a rare break with Mayor Bill de Blasio, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito on Thursday announced her support for a plan to fund the subways through a charge on vehicles entering Midtown and... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York joins long list of Amazon suitors

Amazon’s announcement that it’s looking for a site for a second headquarters has cities and states throughout North America tripping over themselves to offer huge tax breaks in exchange... To view the full story, click the title lin...

Northwell in talks to buy pricey collection of Third Avenue parcels

The city's biggest hospital system is in talks to acquire a collection of residential and retail properties on Third Avenue between East 76th and East 77th streets. Northwell Health, which owns 18... To view the full story, click the title link.

Largest-capacity container ship passes under Bayonne Bridge on its way to Elizabeth, NJ

The largest-capacity container ship ever to visit an East Coast port has sailed under a bridge that was elevated to handle such vessels. The Theodore Roosevelt passed under the Bayonne... To view the full story, click the title link...

After navigating project through city planning, developers sell St. John's Terminal Building

The City Council granted Atlas Capital and Westbrook Partners a rezoning for their waterfront property known as the St. John's Terminal Building in December. Now the partners have sold the parcel,... To view the full story, click the title link.

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