The mayor has a dream for New York City: to one day rival Silicon Valley as the center for technological innovation. And that may be doable — the city has replaced Boston as the second largest technology hub in the nation, according to a new report. But the plan is not without its critics.
Many construction workers — long-standing supporters of the controversial Atlantic Yards project — are becoming disillusioned and angry as promised jobs fail to appear.
On Monday, Wal-Mart announced its annual holiday season donations — none of which are going to New York City. Is the retail giant backing out of its plan move into the five boroughs?
From the fight over suburban charter schools to the discontinuation of a teacher performance bonus program, it’s been a busy week and weekend for education in the region. Check out the highlights.
Following news that the FBI was reaching out to the NYPD as it began an investigation into whether News Corp. journalists attempted to hack the phones of 9/11 victims, the company brought in the big legal guns in the form of former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White and former Attorney General Michael Mukasey.
The best delis are the ones that have a whiff of possibility to them — you might say an element of risk. A couple who ran a deli in Brooklyn, out of which developed the critically acclaimed book “My Korean Deli,” weigh in on what makes the best bodega.
The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop Author: Dan CharnasPublisher: NAL HardcoverPublication Date: December 2010 In the mood for a great (long) New York read? Try “The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop.” Dan Charnas, the author, chronicles the evolution of hip-hop and how it became a multi-billion dollar global industry. Want to know […]