Allthough New York is not known as a college town, the city has used higher education as a potent force for economic development.
This week's picks include a project to rebuild an experimental art venue in Queens, a portable reading room and Brooklyn's first New England-style clam shack...on the Gowanus Canal.
Controversy has consumed the construction of three arenas in recent years. Why does the combination of sports and development incite such furious debate?
Which train station should really get the popular Apple Store and the trendy Shake Shack: Grand Central or the beleaguered Pennsylvania Station?