In the past year, the housing authority has let contracts worth $10 million to a consultant to oversee a major restructuring. The content of that advice is under wraps. City Limits reports.
This week Occupy Wall Street occupied… Wall Street. Protesters also spilled over into most of lower Manhattan. With all the action, stakes are high for this week’s winners and losers list.
New York is ready to be the center of the web technology universe. As the NYCEDC’s newly named Entrepreneur At Large, how can I help the city’s vibrant startup community make that happen?
Fifteen hours after Mayor Michael Bloomberg ordered the police to clear Zuccotti park, a state Supreme Court judge denied a motion to allow protesters to return to the park with their belongings.
Election Day had its fair share of real winners and losers. We prefer to highlight the behind-the-scenes operatives, the endorsements that made a difference, and the officials who bet it all and won (or lost) big.
The nearly 33,000 garment workers in New York are facing the same troubles that European immigrants successfully tackled two generations ago. The way the unions succeeded back then was to engage in a meaningful way in people’s lives beyond the factory floor.
The story of how two strangers conspired to save an abandoned rail in the late ’90s and transform it into a vital urban park.
Passengers love to complain about New York City’s 100,000-plus taxicab and limousine drivers. But what do they say about us, the riders? MetroFocus hit the road to find out. Sure enough, cab drivers take issue with a lot of things we passengers do.
Occupy Albany hit its stride, while those Zuccotti Park hit a speed bump. The recessions hit home for kids when Bloomberg downsized his Halloween candy. This week’s winners and losers…