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Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz covers business for WNYC and is the host of "The Season."

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.

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Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Report: New York and New Jersey Must Prepare for 'Permanent Flooding'

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Teterboro Airport could be permanently flooded with as little as one foot of sea level rise, according to a new report from the Regional Plan Association.

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Reimagining New York City's Maps

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

"Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas," takes a fanciful look at New York City's geography.

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A Rift Among Jews Over Trump

Monday, November 21, 2016

Two events on Sunday highlighted a deep rift among American Jews when it comes to the president-elect.

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Call-In Special: Culture Shock

Monday, November 21, 2016

WNYC's Ilya Marritz asks what movies, books, or music are carrying listeners through this post-election turmoil and if the world needs a unifying anthem under a Trump Administration.

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What Airbnb Could Learn from Uber

Friday, November 04, 2016

Airbnb continues to butt heads with legislators in New York and is facing new restrictions. But Uber, which was also met with hostility at first, seems to be thriving.

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Missed Deadline Could Spell More Problems for Planned NJ Megamall

Thursday, November 03, 2016

There are fresh signs of trouble at the planned shopping mall and entertainment complex in the Meadowlands known as American Dream. 

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Airbnb Claims "Irreparable Harm" if Law Stands

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Airbnb is fighting for its survival in New York after Governor Cuomo signed a law to restrict online listings.

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A Front Group, a Lawsuit and a Private Investigator: How Trump Rigged the System to Delay Gambling in New York

Thursday, October 20, 2016

WNYC obtained thousands of pages of documents and depositions showing how Donald Trump secretly ran an anti-gambling campaign in New York to shut down the competition.

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Uber Drivers Are Employees, New York Agency Finds

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Two drivers who were fired by the popular, car-for-hire app can be considered former company employees and not freelancers.

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New Jersey Votes: Yes to Gas Hike, Maybe to Casinos

Monday, October 10, 2016

New Jersey lawmakers vote to increase a tax on gasoline, and New Jersey residents vote on a referendum to allow casino gambling in the northern part of the state.

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Judges Toss Suit to Block NJ Megamall

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The project has been in the works since 2003, outlasting three governors and two developer groups. 

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Pro-Casino Group Folds on Bet to Bring Gambling to North Jersey

Friday, September 23, 2016

Polls suggest New Jersey residents don't want casinos outside of Atlantic City.

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The Fight to Regulate Airbnb

Friday, September 23, 2016

Legislators across the country are trying to regulate companies like Airbnb, but a law passed 20 years ago is making it tough. 

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NYC Goes After Private Home Owners Using Airbnb

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Using old regulations, the City is cracking down on private homeowners who use home-sharing services like Airbnb.

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Think Private Homes Are Safe to List on Airbnb? Think Again.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Conventional wisdom says single- and two-family homes are 100% legal to rent out to tourists. But New York City enforcers take a different view.

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The German TV Show Helping Refugees Assimilate

Friday, September 09, 2016

As fear over refugees increases in Germany, one TV show looks to help Syrian and Arab refugees assimilate. 

Lawsuit Seeks to Block NJ Megamall 'American Dream'

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

An effort to stop New Jersey from issuing over a billion dollars in bonds on behalf of the mall's developer.

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A Monumental Effort to Get Young Bronxites Good Jobs

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Old masonry offers an opportunity to get valuable job skills.

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Time (And Face Painting) Heal Wounds in Crown Heights

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Neighbors in Crown Heights, Brooklyn got together, 25 years after bitter racial strife divided the community.

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Late, Over Budget, the World Trade Center Mall Opens to Mixed Customer Reviews

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The mall which is operated by Westfield, contains 365,000 square feet of shopping and cost $4 billion in public money to build — twice the original projection.

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