New York


While Ithaca might be a "gorges" upstate New York town, its snow-burdened visitor's bureau recently joked guests should check out Florida instead.

Visitors bureau in Ithaca wins at marketing

Feb 19, 2015
Snowy upstate New York town tells visitors to check out Florida instead.
Posted In: snow, New York, tourism

Chinese companies look to invest in American real estate

Feb 16, 2015
For years, China shipped manufactured goods to the rest of the world. Now, Chinese companies are sitting on big cash reserves, and they’re looking to invest.
Posted In: Chinese economy, real estate, New York
A Mobil station in early January in Livonia, Michigan.

Gasoline prices are all over the map

Jan 20, 2015
Why does gas costs about 50 percent more in New York than Missouri? It's complicated.
Posted In: gas station, gas prices, New York, Oil
Where did all the New Year's Eve celebrants go after leaving Times Square in New York City? A fair number hopped into an Uber.

Uber has a rockin' New Year's Eve

Jan 2, 2015
More than 100,000 ring in 2015 in an Uber as demand for service is strong.
Posted In: Uber, New Year's eve, surge pricing, car share, New York
The Times Square New Year's Eve ball.

A New Year's Eve history lesson

Dec 31, 2014
The story behind the birth of the Times Square ball.
Posted In: new years eve, New York, Times Square, ball
Anti-fracking demonstrators protest in New York City.

New York is first state to ban fracking

Dec 17, 2014
Kai sits down with Marketplace's Scott Tong to talk fracking.
Posted In: fracking, New York, Oil
Patti Romp, in striped jacket, has been selling Christmas trees for 27 years. Her daughter, Ellie Bishop, far left, and son, Tim Romp, are taking the reigns this year

Secrets of the Christmas tree lot

Dec 17, 2014
The Vermont family selling that Christmas tree in Brooklyn? They didn't grow it. A big tree farm did.
Posted In: Christmas tree, holiday, Christmas, migrant workers, New York

Delia Ephron: "Nora always said we shared half a brain"

Oct 27, 2014
The author and screenwriter shares a few of her numerical neuroses.
Posted In: Nora Ephron, live events, New York

New York begins free universal pre-kindergarten

Sep 3, 2014
Free universal pre-K begins as part of an initiative by new mayor Bill de Blasio.
Posted In: preschool, day care, New York

Assemble your own Stanley Cup gift basket

Jun 4, 2014
The numbers behind what some are calling a pretty low stakes wager
Posted In: Stanley Cup, california, New York, Jerry Brown, Andrew Cuomo