Blog Profile / Crain's New York Business


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A single-payer clinic for hotel workers to open in Brooklyn

An innovative Brooklyn health center scheduled to open Aug. 7 has no waiting rooms, and it offers patients the opportunity to see a primary care doctor and a specialist during the same visit. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

With Gateway in limbo, Port Authority pushes ahead on separate tunnel project

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is pouring another $35 million into the planning of a proposed $10 billion rail tunnel under New York Harbor. Unlike the Gateway tunnel, which would... To view the full story, click the title link.

De Blasio slams lawsuit that calls property taxes racially biased

Mayor Bill de Blasio slammed a class-action lawsuit a coalition filed by civil rights leaders and real estate interests earlier this year which alleges that white homeowners get preferential... To view the full story, click the title link.

De Blasio tells the MTA to 'put up or shut up'

Mayor Bill de Blasio made his most aggressive call yet for change at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority—asserting Friday that if Chairman Joseph Lhota cannot present a credible plan for... To view the full story, click the title link.

My New York patients cannot survive the Senate's latest 'health care' bill

On the heels of the U.S. Senate’s latest attempt to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer called its Medicaid cuts "every bit as draconian as they were in the previous... To view the full story, click the title link.

City wants to turn parking lots into solar-power plants

The de Blasio administration wants to turn city-owned parking lots into miniature solar-power plants, officials said this week. The Department of Parks and Recreation owns or operates 333 parking... To view the full story, click the title link.

Dimon says being American abroad is 'almost an embarrassment'

JPMorgan Chase & Co. chief executive Jamie Dimon, fresh from a work trip overseas, unloaded on everything that’s holding back U.S. businesses. “It’s almost an embarrassment... To view the full story, click the title link.

City officials tout latest affordable-housing numbers

The city shared new affordable-housing figures Thursday, underscoring that the mayor's initiative is on track. City officials, led by Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, said 4,145 new affordable-housing... To view the full story, click the title link.

How to build transportation projects that pay New Yorkers back

New York City’s transportation system is among the most extensive in the world, enabling billions of passenger trips every year. But it’s also among the oldest and most overburdened... To view the full story, click the title link.

Phone booths return to Times Square to tell immigrants' stories

Passers-by in need of a quick break from the bustle of Times Square can journey to another country through one of the phone booths newly installed in its northern triangle—or at least imagine... To view the full story, click the title link.

How one vote can scuttle massive city projects [in 5 steps]

The New York City political system is dominated by the executive branch, but in one key area, the legislative body calls the shots. All land-use decisions—such as zoning, historic districts and... To view the full story, click the title link.

Advocacy groups aren't letting the Penn Station crisis go to waste

New Yorkers' anger over the state of the region's railways has become red-hot, and advocacy groups not typically focused on transit are getting in on the action to advance their causes. Case in... To view the full story, click the title link.

Crain Communications changes family ownership structure

Crain Communications Inc., the parent company of Crain's Detroit Business, changed its ownership structure with the buyout of longtime President Rance Crain and his family. Crain Communications... To view the full story, click the title link.

Beyond downtown: Brooklyn's economic future lies in far-flung neighborhoods

After decades of economic development strategies that revolved around Downtown Brooklyn, the borough's business leaders believe its future growth lies in some of its farthest-flung locales—if... To view the full story, click the title link.

Council sanitation chairman says New Yorkers should pay for trash pickup

Councilman Antonio Reynoso—chairman of the council's Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management—said Thursday morning that the city should charge New Yorkers a fee for residential... To view the full story, click the title l...

Suspect in deadly Times Square crash pleads not guilty

A U.S. Navy veteran pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder and attempted murder after he was accused of intentionally mowing down pedestrians on a Times Square sidewalk, killing a woman and injuring... To view the full story, click the title link.

Kushner Cos. puts a pair of Brooklyn Heights buildings on the market

Kushner Cos. is putting two multifamily properties in Brooklyn Heights up for sale. The company hopes to fetch $20 million for the properties, at 18 Sidney Place and 144 Willow St., according to the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Queens racetrack will get a 400-room hotel and celebrity restaurant

Las Vegas will be getting its first new casino on the Strip in a decade. And the only casino currently operating in New York City, at the Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens, is getting an upgrade to... To view the full story, click the title link.

NYU Langone faces labor complaint

The National Labor Relations Board filed a complaint Wednesday against NYU Langone Medical Center for refusing to bargain collectively with health care union 1199 SEIU through the League of Voluntary... To view the full story, click the title link.

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