New York City
Jun 18, 2013
It's happened to all of us. Your phone loses its charge in that one place you can't plug it in. Now, New York City is about to get solar chargers in many of those places.
Jun 17, 2013
Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants New York residents to set aside food scraps in a separate bin. Similar programs are already in place in San Francisco and Seattle.
Jun 4, 2013
Three luxury high-rise apartment towers are luring the ultra-wealthy to an area of Midtown Manhattan better known for offices and stores.
May 31, 2013
Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson takes New York City's new bike share program for a spin.
May 28, 2013
As New York rolls out its bike-share program, it's also been pushing the case that bikes are good for local businesses. But is it as good as the city claims?
May 21, 2013
Before 9/11, many local TV broadcasters transmitted from the World Trade Center. Now, they are being wooed back, but there's competition from other skyscrapers.
May 21, 2013
Members of the New York City's tech scene are celebrating the announcement that Yahoo will buy the NY-based blogging service Tumblr.
May 17, 2013
Comedian Bill Hader’s exit from "Saturday Night Live" prompted us to ask, "Would Stefon's clubs work out in the real world?"
May 9, 2013
New York's City Council has approved a bill requiring employers with 15 or more employees to offer five paid sick days per year to their employees. The bill, passed by a veto-proof majority, is the latest in a series of cities to take up the idea.
Apr 29, 2013
One World Trade in New York City will be the western hemisphere’s tallest building. But it has leased only half its space, and there are three more buildings to come.