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After the Meltdown: New York's Future

Nov 19, 2008

Photo (cc) Jim Frazier How will recent economic ups-and-downs affect New York City in the long term? The picture may not be so dire. It is no exaggeration to say the short-term

Last Updated (Tuesday, August 26, 2014 01:50 PM)

 

Queens Development Plans Approved

Nov 17, 2008

After much debate and opposition, the City Council Thursday approved a plan to develop Willets Point, a polluted industrial area of Queens. To win support, the administration agreed to provide

 

The McCain-Obama Mismatch on Urban Policy

Oct 20, 2008

How do John McCain and Barack Obama compare on urban policy and what will it mean for New York and other large cities? Obama's campaign has a detailed set of

Last Updated (Tuesday, August 26, 2014 01:44 PM)

 

Brooklyn's Retail Boom

Oct 14, 2008

Photo by Julia Vitullo-Martin The Ikea-bound Water Taxi shuttles between South Street Seaport and Red Hook. How does a thriving, growing locality retain the attractive, small, independent businesses that helped make it

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Stated Meeting: Waterfronts and East Harlem

Oct 14, 2008

The City Council -- in addition to introducing legislation that would extend term limits from two to three terms -- unanimously passed a bill to develop a master plan for

Last Updated (Tuesday, August 26, 2014 01:44 PM)

 

Looking at the Record: Taxes and Homelessness

Sep 29, 2008

Three recent reports from the New York City Independent Budget Office cast light on the Bloomberg administration's record in two important areas: tax policy and homeless services. The studies find

 

On Track to Ending Homelessness

Sep 22, 2008

From Streets and Shelters Also in our series on solving New York's homeless problem: Getting Families Out of Shelters and Into Homes by Patrick Markee and Mary Brosnahan While this week's legal settlement was

 

Handing Out to the Homeless

Sep 22, 2008

Photo Courtney Gross/ Gotham Gazette The smell of hot soup spills out from three white vans marked with the Coalition for the Homeless emblem. Inside, bread, milk and oranges are

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Fighting Homelessness in Miami

Sep 22, 2008

From Streets and Shelters Also in our series on solving New York's homeless problem: Getting Families Out of Shelters and Into Homes by Patrick Markee and Mary Brosnahan While this week's legal settlement was