Gregory Barber

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Brooklyn Rentals To Be City's Least Affordable in 2015

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Eating up more than 60 percent of median household income.

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Sunset Park Gets The Runway Treatment

Thursday, December 04, 2014

New York will invest $3.5 million in a fashion design and manufacturing hub in Brooklyn's Sunset Park neighborhood.


South Street Seaport Tower Gets a Haircut

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Developer Howard Hughes and SHoP Architects Corp. unveil a scaled-back residential tower as part of their plan to redevelop the seaport.  


MTA Expands Wireless Service to 40 More Stations

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The Metropolitan Transit Authority is rolling out a new wave of cell and Wi-Fi service to subway stations in Manhattan and, for the first time, Queens.

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Credit Denied! City Council Considers Ban on Employer Credit Checks

Friday, September 12, 2014

Businesses are pushing for exemptions to what could be the nation's toughest law on conducting credit checks on employees.


The Death And Uneasy Rebirth Of Cambodia's Psychedelic Rock

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Many of the old images in Bochan Huy's "Chnam Oun 16" music video are haunting — fleeting, grainy footage of workers in rural Cambodian labor camps and Phnom Penh's crumbling shops and streets, emptied of life.

But Huy says the eyes were the hardest — the photographs of ...


In Hawaii, Storm-Battered Area Becomes A Kingmaker

Friday, August 15, 2014

Most of Hawaii voted last Saturday in the contentious Democratic primary for U.S. Senate. The result? Sen. Brian Schatz appeared to win by a slim 1,635-vote advantage over Rep. Colleen Hanabusa.

But there was a complication.

Two precincts on the Big Island's far eastern tip were unable to vote due ...


Sen. Lamar Alexander Overcomes Tea Party Challenge

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander defeated state Rep. Joe Carr on Thursday, marking the close of a winless Senate primary season for Tea Party groups that hoped to unseat a longtime Republican incumbent.

With 93 percent of precincts reporting, The Associated Press called the race for Alexander, the last veteran GOP ...


GOP Sen. Pat Roberts Fends Off Tea Party Challenge

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Veteran Kansas Republican Pat Roberts defeated radiologist Milton Wolf in a closely watched primary Tuesday, dealing the latest blow to Tea Party hopes of ousting a longtime Senate GOP incumbent in 2014.

Roberts won 48 percent to Wolf's 41 percent. Two little-known candidates trailed far behind.

Kansas was one of ...


On Immigration, America's Concerns Are Fiery But Fleeting

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Americans today are most likely to name immigration the nation's biggest problem, but polling history suggests the alarm may have a limited shelf life.

In a Gallup survey released last week, 17 percent volunteered immigration as America's most pressing issue, narrowly topping concerns that weigh more consistently on the ...


Study: Statehouse Press Corps In Decline

Thursday, July 10, 2014

A declining number of reporters are stalking the hallways of the nation's statehouses.

That's according to a Pew Research report released Thursday. The study found that the number of full-time statehouse newspaper reporters declined by more than a third between 2003 and 2014. There are now just 164 full-time ...


GOP Selects Cleveland Over Dallas As 2016 GOP Convention City

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

The Republican Party will hold its 2016 presidential convention in Cleveland, GOP chairman Reince Priebus announced Tuesday.

The GOP chose to locate its nominating event in an expected 2016 battleground state rather than in Dallas, Texas, the sole remaining competitor after Denver and Kansas City were eliminated from consideration ...


Surrounded By Digital Distractions, We Can't Even Stop To Think

Thursday, July 03, 2014

It would be tough to think up a more plum assignment for a test subject: Simply step into an empty room, sit down, and think.

Just think.

But in a study to appear in Thursday's issue of the journal Science, participants found the experience within their own heads surprisingly ...


White House Task Force To Save Bees Stirs Hornet's Nest

Friday, June 27, 2014

When President Obama announced last week that he was creating a federal task force to investigate the nation's vanishing bee colonies, the moment provided newly minted Press Secretary Josh Earnest an opportunity to crack one of his first jokes on the job.

"When I walked out here today, I ...


AP Calls It For Charles Rangel

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

New York Rep. Charles Rangel has fended off a Democratic primary challenge from Adriano Espaillat, placing the longtime Harlem congressman on a glide path to a 23rd term in Congress.

The Associated Press called the Democratic primary in New York's 13th District for Rangel on Wednesday afternoon, with the incumbent ...


Poll: Congressional Approval At Dangerous Low Point

Monday, June 16, 2014

Congressional incumbents are facing one of the toughest midterm election climates in recent memory, according to a Gallup poll released Monday.

The poll, conducted June 5-8, finds Congress's job approval at 16 percent, its lowest point in a midterm election year since Gallup began tracking the metric in 1974. ...


Texas Politics To Be Lone Star Of New HBO Series

Monday, June 16, 2014

Between Rick Perry, Ted Cruz and Wendy Davis, Texas politicians in recent years have lived up to their state's reputation for producing larger-than-life characters.

That makes the Texas political scene a natural for the Hollywood treatment.

HBO has given God Save Texas, a drama about the state's often raucous political ...