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John Farley  |  March 19, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment

A new reports says the city’s design schools are growing. But according to designers, students need more business know-how.

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John Farley  |  March 16, 2012 4:00 AM | 43 Comments

The treasured New York literary retailer has long been considered a great place to work, but many employees say that’s changing. And with the help of the Occupy Wall Street movement, they’re mobilizing.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office says there's no connection between a $2 million contribution from the Gaming Association and his casino plan. The plan itself has hit major snags. AP/Hans Pennink
John Farley  |  March 15, 2012 8:21 AM | Updated: March 15, 2012 1:20 PM | 28 Comments
An abridged version of the long and complex 2011-2012 New York redistricting story could read, "quite a mess." But it could be messier.
Dharun Ravi listens to testimony during  Ravi's trial at the Middlesex County Courthouse in New Brunswick, March 12, 2012. Ravi, 20, is accused of using a webcam for the central crime, then using Twitter, instant messages and texts to tell friends about it. He's charged with 15 criminal counts, including bias intimidation and invasion of privacy. His roommate, Tyler Clementi, committed suicide in September 2010, just days after the alleged spying. AP/The Star-Ledger, John O'Boyle, Pool
John Farley  |  March 14, 2012 4:00 AM | Updated: March 21, 2012 3:39 PM | 2 Comments
A nation learns from a landmark case on privacy, technology and bias intimidation.VIDEO
Vendors hock fresh fruits at the Union Square Greenmarket. While a city dweller's logic might dictate that this year's abnormally warm winter would mean an early arrival of plentiful produce, farmers say the strange temperatures pose a host of problems. Flickr/ceiling
John Farley  |  March 12, 2012 4:00 AM | 4 Comments
The mild winter months may mean an early arrival of some fresh produce to the city's farmers' markets. Sounds great, right? Local farmers don't think so...VIDEO
U.S. Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, speaks at a news conference in front of police headquarters in New York on  March 5. King was present with dozens of activists to demonstrate support for the NYPD and their surveillance of Muslim communities. AP/Seth Wenig
John Farley  |  March 6, 2012 4:00 AM | Updated: March 6, 2012 10:08 AM | 1 Comment
Geographical allegiance, rather than party alliances, appears to be influencing whether pols support or oppose the NYPD's surveillance operations of Muslim communities.VIDEO
A contractor closes a valve at a fracking facility in Claysville, P.A. Recent studies on the impact of fracking on human health have offered mixed results, but two Congressmembers have asked the EPA to examine the most recent report out of Colorado. AP/Keith Srakocic
John Farley  |  February 29, 2012 4:00 AM | 6 Comments
Two court rulings upheld local bans on hydraulic fracking in New York State. MetroFocus looks at which towns might be next in the ongoing judicial battle.
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John Farley  |  February 28, 2012 4:00 AM | 7 Comments
Hollywood actor and New York filmmaker Ed Burns discusses the merits of low budget movie-making, and plans for a sequel to his breakout hit, "The Brothers McMullen."VIDEO
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John Farley  |  February 27, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
On Feb. 23, government, business and nonprofit leaders gathered to discuss the city's infrastructure, quality of life and higher education challenges, and possible solutions.VIDEO
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John Farley  |  February 23, 2012 4:00 AM | 2 Comments
Everyone knows New York has been the backdrop of tons of Oscar winning films. If you think you're a real NYC cinephile, prove it with our trivia game.
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