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Second Avenue subway construction undermines NYC small businesses

Jul 26, 2013
New York has waited nearly a hundred years for a second subway line on the east side of Manhattan. But protracted construction is hard on small businesses along the route.
Posted In: New York City, New York, subway, manhattan
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Welcome to the tax shelter island known as ... Manhattan

May 22, 2013
Not all of Apple's untaxable billions are overseas. Some are held right here in the U.S., protected because the accounts are foreign owned. Welcome to the tax-shelter island otherwise known as Manhattan.
Posted In: tax shelter, corporate tax, apple, manhattan
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Plan to secure Manhattan from flooding leans on nature

Jan 1, 2013
After superstorm Sandy, there were several proposals about how to protect Manhattan from devastating floods in the future. One plan calls for placing water-proof vaults under the sidewalk.
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High-rise renters hurt by Sandy flooding

Nov 13, 2012
The flooding from Superstorm Sandy has displaced a lot of New Yorkers, including those who live far above the high-water mark.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, flood, manhattan
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Lower Manhattan flickers back to life

Oct 31, 2012
Despite the loss of power in lower Manhattan, Wall Street and some nearby businesses reopen. But downtown is dead compared to midtown.
Posted In: manhattan, Hurricane Sandy, electricity, New York City
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One World Trade Center to recapture the N.Y. skyline

Apr 30, 2012
One World Trade Center, under construction, could surpass the height of Empire State Building Monday, reclaiming skyline honors. Is downtown Manhattan back?
Posted In: New York City, manhattan
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Apple opens Grand Central store

Dec 9, 2011
Drinking the Apple-flavored Kool-Aid.
Posted In: apple, Retail, New York, manhattan
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The Donald and the Cordoba House

Sep 9, 2010
This final note today, more evidence -- if you need it -- that Donald Trump will do just about anything for publicity. Trump waded into the flap...
Posted In: 9/11, donald trump, ground zero, islamc, manhattan, mosque, real estate

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