City Journal’s Steve Malanga critiques Cuomo’s plan to build a convention center in Queens, a tactic he says has failed to grow business in other cities and ultimately leaves taxpayers on the hook for ballooning costs.
On Monday, New York became the seventh state to create benefit corporations, which are legally obligated to create benefits for both society and their shareholders. What does that mean for the city?
The Occupy movement has brought its protest against income inequality and financial corruption full circle to where the financial crisis began — the housing market.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo should be all over this week’s list, but we can’t figure out whether he had a great week or an awful one. For everyone else on our list, the week was a little more definite.
The one-day cost for NYPD overtime during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade outstripped average overtime costs for Occupy Wall Street, The New York World reports.
The city is in the midst of an historic plan to build affordable housing but people who want to live in those low-income units face enormous difficulty finding and applying for them.
A new climate change report predicts that more frequent severe weather patterns threaten the water supply and may flood transit systems and submerge a third of city streets.
A majority of New York City Democrats would vote against a mayoral candidate who opposed paid sick leave and a living wage, according to a new survey to be released today. City Hall News reports.