New York


Meet New York's 'Urban Prospector'

Jun 21, 2011
So it turns out the streets of New York really are paved with gold. Raffi Stepanian is a self-described urban prospector. Stepanian makes his li...
Posted In: gold, New York, urban mining

America's Top Ten Filthiest Cities

Jun 14, 2011
Who knew that one of America's favorite festivals would land New Orleans the not-so-coveted title of America's dirtiest city. New Orleans, known...
Posted In: cities, los angeles, magazine, New Orleans, New York

New York City declares tomorrow to be Foursquare Day

Apr 15, 2011
Which is fine and kind of weird but whatever. New York, you know? What are you gonna do?...
Posted In: foursquare, geolocation, New York

NYC asks investment banks for revenue ideas

Mar 1, 2011
New York's City Hall is seeking investment banks' advice for how to raise revenue from 50,000 parking meters and other services.
Posted In: Banks, New York

MID-DAY UPDATE: stock exchange merger, Egypt, workers' union, and Civil War tourism

Feb 18, 2011
Now that the German and New York stock exchanges have tied the knot, it's time to discuss which entity is going to take a new name. Germans think...
Posted In: Civil War, Egypt, Facebook, Germany, Hosni Mubarak, Mergers and Acquisitions, mid-day update, National Park Service, New York, NYSE, stock market, stocks, tourism

Meet NYC's new chief digital officer

Jan 24, 2011
Rachel Sterne, the new chief digital officer of New York City, talks with Kai Ryssdal about what her role is and how she plans to make the Big Apple more digital savvy.
Posted In: New York

What's in an area code?

Dec 8, 2010
Your area code can say a lot about you: where you are, how long you've been there, if you're using a cell phone or a landline. But now, as more and more people get phones, the number of area codes are increasing. How does that change the area code culture? Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: New York

Can your boss track your every move?

Dec 6, 2010
Aren't those GPS locators a wonderful invention? Lose your way, and you can quickly find yourself again....
Posted In: employees, employers, gps, Jobs, legal, New York

MID-DAY UPDATE: Ireland, quantitative easing and mortgage interest deductions

Nov 12, 2010
The Federal Reserve plans to invest $600 billion buying U.S. and corporate debt -- learn why Republicans worry that the Fed may be a wee-bit too...
Posted In: Dave Camp, deficit-cutting, Federal Reserve, G20, Ireland, mid-day update, mortgage interest deduction, National Museum of American Jewish History, New York, quantitative easing

School exec heads to News Corp., media exec heads to NYC schools

Nov 10, 2010
New York City schools chief Joel Klein is stepping down to work for the world's biggest media company -- Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation. His replacement as schools chancellor? A media exec, Cathleen Black, the head of Hearst Magazines and former publisher of USA Today. Sarah Gardner reports.
Posted In: New York