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Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz covers business for WNYC.

He was born and raised in Manhattan and lives in Brooklyn. He attended Stuyvesant High School and Wesleyan University, and has also worked as a producer at WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show, a producer at NPR's All Things Considered, a reporter at Radio MultiKulti (sadly now defunct) in Berlin, Germany, and Radio Prague, in the Czech Republic.

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Late, Overbudget and Awe-Inspiring: Downtown Transit Hub Takes Shape

Monday, November 24, 2014

The final steel element is added to the downtown PATH hub, now under construction.

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Congress' Unfinished Business: Terrorism Insurance

Friday, November 21, 2014

Real estate and insurance companies worry the lame-duck Congress will fail to re-authorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act before it expires on December 31.

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The Future Payphone: Gigabit Speed and Free Wi-Fi on NYC Streets

Monday, November 17, 2014

Faster than an express train, New York City plans to turn payphones into the largest, fastest (and free) Wi-Fi network in the world.

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26.2 Miles and a Night At a Stranger’s House

Friday, October 31, 2014

Airbnb hopes sponsoring this year’s New York marathon will turn runners into loyal guests. What it won’t do: get the New York Attorney General off its back.

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Value of Flood-Prone Property in New York Soars

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Buildings worth more than $100 billion are vulnerable to coastal flooding in New York City.

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Ebola’s Threat to Business

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Insurance may not cover the costs of dealing with the disease.

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Airbnb, New York State Spar Over Legality Of Rentals

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The state's attorney general says nearly three-quarters of Airbnb's listings in NYC are illegal. The company says local laws should be changed.

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Future Storms Could Lead to Financial Disaster

Sunday, October 12, 2014

In 2050, a storm comparable to Sandy could cause $90 billion of damage. That's 4.5 times the damage the storm inflicted in 2012—equal to the entire economy of Ecuador.

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San Fran Is Legalizing Airbnb. Should NYC?

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The controversial short-term rental website Airbnb will soon be legal in its own hometown, San Francisco.

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New iPhone a Draw for Chinese New Yorkers

Friday, September 19, 2014

A waiting game to get one's hands on Apple's latest gadgets.

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What's the Worst Weather that Could Happen? A Repeat of the Storm of 1821.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

New research on a 19th-century storm suggests Sandy was bad but not exceptional.

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Mother Sues Over Son’s Death on Rikers Island

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Beverly Ann Griffin said her son Bradley Ballard died because he was held in solitary confinement for seven days and denied food and medication.

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Websites Protest Possible Internet Pay-for-(Fast) Play Rules

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

New York City startups are encouraging users to be net activists.

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New York Should Bet on Gambling, Casino Bidders Say

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Tough questions at a beauty contest for casino license applicants.

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Public Housing Getting Worse, Report Says

Monday, September 08, 2014

The rate of water leaks, heat outages and vermin has risen fast in NYC housing projects.

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Court Nixes Abuse Suit At Yeshiva University High School

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Men who claim they were abused as teenagers are barred from suing for damages.

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How the Wars Over Gays and St. Pat's Defined New York

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Gays marched in the 1991 parade, but they weren't invited back. Here's why.

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Latest Opening in Atlantic City: Unemployment Center

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

New Jersey teams up with a labor union to help laid-off casino workers.

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Atlantic City Loses Thousands Of Jobs as Casinos Close En Masse

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Boardwalk behemoths are emptying out in Atlantic City in quick succession.

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Mayor “Concerned” Over Comcast Bid for Cable Subscribers

Monday, August 25, 2014

New Yorkers could be the losers in a mega-merger of two communications giants, according to Mayor de Blasio.

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