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Facade Lift: Midtown Manhattan may get extreme makeover

Mar 15, 2013
New York's mayor wants to give a facelift to the area of Midtown Manhattan that surrounds the venerable Grand Central Station. The city says it is needed to remain a globally competitive business district.
Posted In: New York, New York City, urban planning

How much is a save worth? Mariano Rivera to retire

Mar 11, 2013
The Yankees’ relief pitcher will finally hang up his cleats after this season. Rivera changed the way baseball owners look at the value of a great closer.
Posted In: Sports, baseball, New York, Yankees

Opening up the tech world to women

Mar 8, 2013
Jessica Lawrence, director of NY Tech Meet Up, shares her views on the tech community in New York and whether or not the tech world is a boy's club.
Posted In: New York, New York City, Tech, women

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

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 Attorney General Eric Schneiderman: Bailout risk is still present

Feb 19, 2013
Eric Schneiderman, the attorney general for the State of New York, says not enough has changed on Wall Street since the period before 2008.
Posted In: New York, Eric Schneiderman, credit agencies, S&P

Some gun makers try to keep their guns out of police hands

Feb 14, 2013
A handful of gun manufacturers have reacted to strict gun laws by refusing to do business with the police in those jurisdictions.
Posted In: guns, New York

Plan to secure Manhattan from flooding leans on nature

Jan 1, 2013
After superstorm Sandy, there were several proposals about how to protect Manhattan from devastating floods in the future. One plan calls for placing water-proof vaults under the sidewalk.
Posted In: sandy, New York, manhattan

A New York gas station is back in business

Nov 16, 2012
Checking back in with a gas station manager in Pelham, N.Y., after his station gets fuel.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, gas shortage, gas prices, New York

Sandy outages may help rethink power grid

Nov 13, 2012
Long-term power outages in the wake of Sandy have led many experts to scrutinize the power delivery infrastructure and look at how it could be strengthened.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, new jersey, New York, electricity

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