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The battle for Zuccotti Park brought unprecedented attention to privately owned public spaces, property whose developers committed to making them open to the public, in exchange for a boost in the scale of the building they could construct. But it also overshadowed a basic question. Who is getting the better end of the deal for these spaces, property owners or the public?
For three decades, NYC mayors sought ways to help business thrive. Columnist and author Greg David sees a major shift in the current mayoral candidates' approach.
A New York Post article resulted in City Council putting a hold on Picture the Homeless' funding. Did a member of the group teach people how to squat vacant buildings?VIDEO
Visions of film studios, churches, ice rinks, chess museums and more for the Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx.
As an executive producer for a show set in New York, a very important part of my job is helping to decide where we shoot. Here's my advice on how to scout a good location in New York City.VIDEO
In Manhattan, one in two households are occupied by singletons. Have Carrie and her "Sex and the City" girl gang taken over? Or is some other social meme at work...
A South Bronx high school teacher explains how building an "edible wall" of produce transformed his students from "super-sized and under-credited" to healthy graduates.VIDEO