New York


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.
Posted In: New York, Travel

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.
Posted In: New York

New York's mindset 8 years after 9/11

Sep 11, 2009
People throughout the country are remembering 9/11. For many, the memory of the terrorist attacks has faded a bit. But in New York, it's very much present in people's minds. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: New York

Brooklyn will go easy on its skyline

Jul 8, 2009
The Atlantic Yards development project in Brooklyn was set to include housing, offices and a basketball arena. But the recession has forced the project to scale back. Sally Herships reports that could be a good thing.
Posted In: New York

'Hugging saint' embraces vendors too

Jul 6, 2009
Thousands of people are expected to show up to get a hug from Indian spiritual leader Amma as she stops in the Big Apple. April Dembosky reports souvenir vendors won't be far behind.
Posted In: Charity, New York

GE begins clean up of Hudson River

May 15, 2009
Today General Electric will begin dredging toxic chemicals called PCBs from the upper part of New York's Hudson River. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: New York

Longtime renter, first-time buyer

Apr 4, 2008
For the latest in our Housing Madness series, we wanted to talk to someone taking advantage of the down market and buying property. Ashley Milne-Tyte found a first-time buyer in New York City -- where you'd least expect it.
Posted In: Housing, New York

London losing financial bragging rights?

Feb 29, 2008
The City of London Corporation is worried it may be losing the upper hand to the former Colonies when it comes to international finance. But some say the fuss over top-dog status is all hype, an effort to relax government regulations. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Economy, Investing, New York, Wall Street

Murdoch will change WSJ, but how?

Dec 12, 2007
Dow Jones shareholders, mainly the Bancroft family, are expected to formally approve the takeover by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp tomorrow. They'll get $5 billion in exchange for giving up the Wall Street Journal. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports on what's in store for the companies and the paper.
Posted In: New York, Wall Street