New York


Canal cleanup may scare developers

Mar 2, 2010
The Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn has been named a Superfund site, which clears the way for cleanup of the polluted waterway. But that move may also hurt the area. Amy Scott explains.
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Value takes center stage in fashion

Feb 17, 2010
The Wall Street Journal's Ray Smith talks with Kai Ryssdal about the mix of luxury and affordability on display in the fashion world these days.
Posted In: New York, Retail

Walgreens buys Duane Reade for $1.1b

Feb 17, 2010
Walgreens is acquiring the Duane Reade drugstore chain, which dominates the New York market. But with so many drugstores out there, how do they make money? Alisa Roth reports.
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Haitian Americans dig deep to give aid

Feb 16, 2010
The clean up in Haiti has only just started and aid is continuing to pour in. But for some immigrant communities in the U.S., the continuing appeals for help hit harder. Sally Herships reports.
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Returning the keys to Stuyvesant Town

Jan 25, 2010
Once highly sought by investors at incredible prices, the Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village complex in Manhattan is going back to the bank. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Mitchell Hartman about what went wrong.
Posted In: Housing, New York

NYC finds final rest for furry friends

Jan 18, 2010
Most New York City apartment dwellers can't boast about having a backyard. So where can they bury their pets after they pass away? Steven Thrasher explores the many options available in the pet death industry.
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NYC walk zones give business a leg up

Dec 30, 2009
The New Year's Eve celebration in New York City's Times Square will have a reconfigured streetscape. Earlier this year a section of Broadway became a pedestrian mall. Reporter Andrea Bernstein looked into how the change affected local businesses.
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Stalled condo projects dot NYC

Dec 24, 2009
New York City's construction boom went bust so fast some of the condominium buildings are standing unfinished. But proposals to turn them into affordable housing units have been a tough sell. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Housing, New York

NY uproar over cut to free student rides

Dec 16, 2009
New York City's public transportation system voted to approve massive budget cuts, including getting rid of free rides for students. Alisa Roth reports.
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Rules may toughen for NYC cab drivers

Oct 19, 2009
Cab drivers in New York City aren't allowed to use a cell phone while driving, but the Taxi and Limousine Commission says that ban isn't working. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports the agency is seeking to crack down on offenders.
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