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NYC doormen may strike at midnight

Apr 20, 2010
New York City's doormen could potentially walk out the door tonight in response to proposed benefit cutbacks by building owners. Jill Barshay explores the roles of doormen, who don't live the posh lives you might expect.
Posted In: Jobs, New York

Health law paves way to better living

Apr 15, 2010
The new health care bill sets aside $15 billion to help create healthier communities. Gregory Warner reports on how that money could make a difference in New York City's South Bronx.
Posted In: Health, New York

NYC's homeless may pay shelter rent

Apr 14, 2010
People in New York City who live in homeless shelters and have jobs may be forced to pay rent because of a rule the city is enforcing. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: New York

Artists find solutions for rising currents

Apr 12, 2010
Museum of Modern Art curator Barry Bergdoll talks with Kai Ryssdal about an exhibition called "Rising Currents," where big-thinking architects and artists offer solutions to the problems caused by the sea level rising in New York City.
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NYC spending makes some nervous

Apr 12, 2010
A park off lower Manhattan was supposed to be jointly managed by the state and New York City. Now the city has stepped up to take over the state's share even though it's not so well off either. Alisa Roth reports.
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Strike may halt U.S. to U.K. flights

Mar 16, 2010
British Airways is preparing for a major strike by flight attendants, and many critical flights between the U.S. and the U.K. could be canceled. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Airlines, New York

Money threatens WTC site development

Mar 12, 2010
There's still a big hole in the ground at the site of the World Trade Center in Manhattan because of a stalemate between the site's developer and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: New York

N.Y., London tie for best financial hub

Mar 12, 2010
A report compiled by a British consulting firm finds that New York has tied London as the best place for banking and finance. Europe correspondent Stephen Beard talks with Bill Radke about why London has lost its footing as top financial dog.
Posted In: 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.
Posted In: New York

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