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Deputy Mayor Robert Steel will represent the Bloomberg administration on the regional economic council. Steel said the effort will help the state better focus on growth strategy. AP/Chuck Burton.
Andrew J. Hawkins for City Hall News  |  August 1, 2011 10:24 AM | Comments
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration is ramping up the state's economic development efforts with a $1 billion pot of money. New York City will compete for some of that, but won't let go of its own five-borough initiatives.
An old public service announcement in the subways advised New Yorkers to keep their furnaces clean. Decades later, building boilers still account for a major share of the city's air pollution. Gotham Gazette/Ian Wescott
Sam Lewis  |  July 25, 2011 1:37 PM | 3 Comments
Black smoke spewing from building tops is not exactly a summertime image -- us New Yorkers like our heating oil issues to emerge at seasonally appropriate times, like Thanksgiving, thank you very much. But after the mayor announced that the city would begin phasing out the two worst kinds of oil by 2030, some buildings figured they better start cleaning up their act -- and soon.
Leiby Kletzky's family has already raised over $100,000 for charitable memorial fund. AP/NYPD
Jessica Abo  |  July 22, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
Leiby Kletzky's family establishes a fund, authorities arrest a Virginia man accused of funneling Pakistani money to U.S. politicians and details about a local shelter seeking volunteers.
Housing Advocates rallied at City Hall last spring to protest cuts to affordable housing in New York. cuts to federal rent subsidies are hurting both tenants and building owners. Public housing is broke, and the city housing authority is looking for private partners to bail it out. MetroFocus/Sam Lewis
Tom Angotti for Gotham Gazette  |  July 18, 2011 10:58 AM | Comments
With housing reeling from the bubble and the bust, the mayor still sees zoning as the key tool for creating affordable homes. Gotham Gazette reports.
Michael Bloomberg
Andrew J. Hawkins for City Hall News  |  July 18, 2011 7:27 AM | Comments
The race to build a top-tier science and engineering school in New York is on. The mayor will convene a private breakfast meeting Tuesday to present the city’s blueprint for a future tech campus. City Hall News reports.
Victor Lozano, 31, works for a woodworking company in one of The Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center's re-purposed manufacturing buildings. More than 100 businesses, that together employ about 500 people, occupy their spaces. MetroFocus/Sam Lewis
Sam Lewis  |  July 15, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
Factories traditionally conjure images of black smoke and polluted water, but many cities are pursuing a new kind of urban manufacturing movement that promotes tall, environmentally sustainable mixed-use factory spaces.
Courtesy of UFT.
City Hall News  |  July 1, 2011 10:26 AM | Comments
Everything to be said about the governor’s string of victories has been said tenfold. So on to this week’s more unsung winners, and yes, the losers too…
Last Sunday's Gay Pride Parade revelers. Flickr.
John Farley  |  June 28, 2011 10:45 AM | 1 Comment
City officials and entrepreneurs are seeing dollar signs as gay couples prepared to exchange vows on July 30 when the Marriage Equality Act goes into effect.
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