Economy

What’s Next for Long Island’s Economy?

Long Island is home to a number of Fortune 500 companies and some of America’s top research facilities, yet the economy is burdened by high cost of living and a diminishing population of young people.

An adoptable pet who visited City Hall in 2010 for the announcement of a major grant to the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals, a coalition of more than 160 animal rescue groups and shelters that work with Animal Care & Control of NYC. Image courtesy of City Limits.
Jillian Jonas for City Limits  |  October 9, 2012 11:55 AM | Comments
The executive director and director of operations of New York's Animal Care & Control resigned last week as the city's shelter system faces criticism and a key court fight.
Derek Jeter, who has played by all counts an incredible season this year, runs at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 23, 2012. AP/Kathy Willens.
Michelle Michalos and Georgia Kral  |  October 5, 2012 4:43 AM | Comments
As Yankees advance to postseason, author Marty Appel talks with MetroFocus about the legends of the Pinstripe Empire.VIDEO
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Michael Aron for NJ Today  |  October 4, 2012 10:45 AM | Comments
New Jersey democrats want more transparency at the Port Authority.VIDEO
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Susan Arbetter for The Capitol Report  |  October 2, 2012 5:44 PM | Comments
In the first lawsuit of its kind, the State Attorney General is suing JP Morgan over Bear Stearn's pattern of deceit in its evaluation of mortgage backed securities.VIDEO
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Jessica Edwards for narrative.ly  |  October 2, 2012 1:38 PM | Comments
The short film “Tugs” is an ode to the hardest working boats on the waterways and the people who pilot them.VIDEO
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Susan Arbetter for The Capitol Report  |  October 1, 2012 6:33 PM | 1 Comment
In November, 2011, the Cuomo administration announced it would issue fracking regulations within a year. The DEC has announced it won't meet that deadline.VIDEO
Every week, the team behind the greenmarket at the New York Botanical Garden updates a phone system that allows customers to call in and hear what’s fresh that week. Organizers say that helps families plan healthy meals. Photo courtesy of Erin Brodwin/ City Limits.
CUNY 2012 Street News Team for City Limits  |  September 27, 2012 3:15 PM | Comments
A group of reporters from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism harvested scenes from the city’s outdoor supermarkets.
Photo Courtesy of Landmark Theater
Philly Bubaris  |  September 27, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
The festival in October brings native performers home (such as Patti LuPone and Blue Öyster Cult) and creates a new regional arts and culture website.
Councilmember Gale Brewer, who represents the Upper West Side of Manhattan, says shelter residents need help finding affordable permanent housing. MetroFocus/ Georgia Kral.
Georgia Kral  |  September 26, 2012 3:15 PM | 2 Comments

The city is boasting prevention programs and job training, while City Council members say rental subsidies are needed.

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Georgia Kral  |  September 25, 2012 4:00 AM | 3 Comments
The Barclays Center opens on Friday, and neighborhood groups are demanding accountability.VIDEO
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