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The risks and rewards of selling dinner reservations

May 28, 2015
Apps make it easy for restaurants and patrons to charge for a last-minute table.
Posted In: restaurants, reservations, New York City

Biking has taken off in New York

May 11, 2015
The number of cyclists tripled in the past decade.
Posted In: New York City, bike, bike sharing, bicycles, cycling

Imagining affordable housing in New York

Apr 23, 2015
Bill de Blasio calls for 160,000 units of market-rate housing over the next decade.
Posted In: New York City, affordable housing, Bill de Blasio

Streit's bakes last passover matzos in Manhattan

Apr 7, 2015
The iconic matzo-maker is leaving New York’s Lower East Side this summer.
Posted In: Streit's, matzo, food manufacturers, New York City
Department of Sanitation employee Dennis Stacks helps rotate the plow of a salt truck before it clears the snow in New York City.

Guess everything costs more in New York City

Jan 29, 2015
... including snow and ice removal, which averages $1.8 million per inch. Say what?
Posted In: snow, New York City

Mapping New York's massive public wi-fi needs

Nov 18, 2014
Here's what we're reading, and numbers we're watching Tuesday morning.
Posted In: wifi, New York City, Crime, space
Don Weiss, from the Health Department, speaks to the media in front of the closed Brooklyn bowling alley that New York City's first Ebola patient visited before showing symptoms of the virus.

Tracking Ebola's digital footprints

Oct 24, 2014
Tracking the human contacts of an Ebola patient using his digital contacts.
Posted In: Ebola, New York City, surveillance
Chanel fashion show

At Fashion Week, it's hard to stand out from the crowd

Sep 3, 2014
Designers have to work harder to get noticed at this year's Fashion Week.
Posted In: Fashion Week, Modeling, New York City
Payday loan store

Payday lender accused of dodging state laws

Aug 12, 2014
Manhattan's District Attorney says company made illegal loans via the web.
Posted In: payday loans, New York City

New York City extends paid sick days to more workers

Jun 30, 2014
Most workers save their sick days for when they're most needed.
Posted In: sick leave, New York City, sickness

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