all stories tagged "Center for an Urban Future"


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May 22, 2013 2:52 PM | Comments
In this edition, MetroFocus reprises its reporting on the minimum wage debate, the changing role of city libraries, and birdwatchers after Hurricane Sandy, with a new segment on Michael Moss' new book, "Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us"VIDEO
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Center for an Urban Future  |  April 5, 2013 10:56 AM | Comments
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced a new proposal to harness the incredible power of New York City's branch libraries.
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February 27, 2013 10:12 AM | 1 Comment
MetroFocus reports from three New York regions four months after Sandy, Rafael Pi Roman interviews Vin Cipolla of The Municipal Art Society about plans to make major changes to Manhattan’s East Midtown and more.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  February 27, 2013 10:11 AM | 1 Comment
A recent report from the Center for an Urban Future looks at the role of public libraries in the digital age.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli & Greg Jacobs  |  February 25, 2013 5:42 PM | Comments
Good news and bad news for NYC libraries: Less city support, but attendance is up. VIDEO
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February 22, 2013 4:05 PM | Comments
MetroFocus reports from three New York regions four months after Sandy, Rafael Pi Roman interviews Vin Cipolla of The Municipal Art Society about plans to make major changes to Manhattan’s East Midtown and more.VIDEO
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Andrew Laties  |  November 2, 2011 4:00 AM | Updated: Nov. 3, 2011 12:00PM | 5 Comments
A new report shows that the growth of retail chains in New York City has slowed. How can independent businesses deploy their strengths and seize the day?
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