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Chelsea 2.0: Art galleries get priced out in NY

Mar 8, 2013
Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood has long been a hub for art galleries. But now tech and other companies are moving in -- and rents are becoming unaffordable for the arts.
Posted In: art, New York City, New York

Rachel Haot: New York City's digital commander-in-chief

Mar 7, 2013
New York City's Chief Digital Officer, Rachel Haot, began in the city's startup world and rose to prominence quickly. Now, as member of Mayor Bloomberg's administration, she advocates for more private-public collaboration to make the city a tech mecca that rivals Silicon Valley.
Posted In: New York City, Michael Bloomberg, Tech, Internet

Lost your NYC Metrocard? That'll cost you an extra dollar

Mar 5, 2013
This week, New York subway and bus riders will have to hold onto their Metrocards or face a $1 surcharge for a new one. NYC's transit authority says it costs $10 million a year to produce the cards.
Posted In: New York City, New York, MTA, public transportation

New York City school bus drivers prepare to strike

Jan 15, 2013
If drivers walk off the job, more than 150,000 students could be looking for a ride to school.
Posted In: bus driver, school bus, bus, New York City, strike, labor

Retailers take the Big Apple

Jan 14, 2013
In New York today, retail professionals are gathered for The National Retail Federation's annual conference. After a tepid holiday season, retailers will not be reflecting on a pleasant 2012.
Posted In: Retail, mobile, New York City

The future of driveless cars at CES, Google to provide Wi-Fi to Manhattan neighborhood

Jan 9, 2013
Amid the tablets and the smartphones at CES, Toyota is showing off a robot car, called the Lexus LS460. In New York's Chelsea neighborhood, they turned an old elevated rail line into a public park. Now that part of town is getting another amenity with no admission charge: Free Wi-Fi courtesy of Google.
Posted In: CES, Toyota, driverless cars, Google, wifi, New York City

New York looks to reinvent city’s payphones

Dec 6, 2012
In the cellphone era, what’s the value of a payphone? New York sees advertising and Internet hot spots as the future for its 11,000 payphones.
Posted In: New York City, payphones, tourism, Tech, Michael Bloomberg

A gas station...without gas?

Nov 9, 2012
Gas stations in New York and New Jersey continue to face post-storm problems. Not having gas in their pumps.
Posted In: gasoline, New York City

Mayor Bloomberg institutes odd-even gas rationing

Nov 8, 2012
Odd numbered license plates get to buy gas on odd numbered dates; evens on evens.
Posted In: gas, New York City, gasoline, Hurricane Sandy

Thousands of New Yorkers displaced after Sandy

Nov 5, 2012
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city will need to find housing for 30,000 to 40,000 people due to Hurricane Sandy.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, New York City, Michael Bloomberg

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