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Ilya Marritz

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Bangladesh Building Collapse Raises Questions About Fashion Supply Chain

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Dozens of laborers killed in the collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh last week were laid to rest Wednesday in a mass funeral.

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11B Gallons of Sewage Dumped Into Waterways After Sandy: Report

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

study from the group Climate Central says northeast waterways were swimming in sewage following Sandy — much of it untreated.

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Would-Be Homebuyers Inspect Repaired Basement, Mimosas in Hand

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Realtors go the extra mile to sell in a neighborhood vulnerable to storms. + Sandy Damage Prompts Some to Walk Away

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Low Income New Yorkers Less Likely to Start a Business, Study Finds

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Immigrants and relatively affluent native-born New Yorkers are more likely to start a business, or work as a freelancer. That's the finding of a new study, which examines the connection between entrepreneurship and geography.

 

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After Boston, Reflecting on Social Media and Disasters

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

When two bombs went off at the Boston Marathon last week, many people turned to Twitter and Facebook for information.

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Roosevelt Islanders Call on Safety Chief to Quit

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Around 100 islanders marched in the streets Sunday. They said that under Guerra's leadership, the Department has been needlessly confrontational, especially with teenagers.

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A Bid to Make Peace in the Food Truck Wars

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Restaurants are often the first to complain when food trucks move in. But the trucks have also been on shaky legal ground since a judge ruled in 2011 that they cannot idle in metered parking spaces.

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Staten Island Gets Big Rooftop Solar Farm

Monday, April 15, 2013

A wastewater treatment plant on the north shore of Staten Island is set to become one of the city's biggest solar energy farms.

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Rockaways Repair Work, Around the Clock

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Memorial Day is just six weeks away, and the Parks Department is working 24 hours a day to restore the Rockaways Boardwalk, which was badly damaged by Sandy.

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Credit Bureaus Defend Employers’ Use of Credit Checks

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Before making a hire, many employers check the credit history of job applicants, looking for late payments, bad debt, and other problems. Now, the New York City Council is considering banning these credit checks.

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Council Considers Ban of Credit Checks on Job Applicants

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Councilman Brad Lander said credit reports weren't designed to be a hiring tool, and they're not a good indicator of whether a person will be a good worker.

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In Tight Housing Market, a Fistful of Dollars Beats a Mortgage

Thursday, April 11, 2013

According to the latest figures from the real estate firm Douglas Elliman, there are fewer homes for sale and prices are rising in Queens, Brooklyn and Westchester. But there’s anothe...

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High-Speed Internet Gets a New Groove

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

New York City is working to make top-speed internet available to more homes and businesses and at the same time cut down on disruptive road-work and street closures.

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Job Opportunities in Your Pocket

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

The Bloomberg administration believes it’s found a powerful new tool to connect the jobless with jobs: TXT-2-Work sends text messages about job listings directly into the hands of une...
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You Could Soon Own a Piece of the Empire State Building

Monday, April 08, 2013

The future of the Empire State Building depends on about 2,800- stakeholders who already own a piece of the art deco tower.

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"Submarine Walls" May Be Added At Trade Center, Post-Sandy

Thursday, April 04, 2013

The Port Authority confirms it's considering adding so-called "submarine walls" to the World Trade Center site, as a result of Sandy.

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Would-Be Manhattan Home Buyers Confront Meager Supplies

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

So long as credit is tight, homeowners who might think about upgrading don't have much reason to put their apartment on the market. Interest rates are low, but few would-be purchasers qualify.

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Councilman Calls On Verizon To Fix Phone Lines

Monday, March 25, 2013

Almost five months after Sandy, there's still no dial tone for hundreds of people living in the Rockaways. The city councilman representing the area is warning the phone outage is a dangerous situation that must be fixed quickly.

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Paid Sick Leave is an Afterthought for Many Tech Startups

Friday, March 22, 2013

The debate over paid sick time has focused on small businesses and low-wage workers. But if they get sick, many workers in the city’s fast-growing tech sector also have few options.

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Business Suffers in East Flatbush, Following Shooting

Friday, March 15, 2013

East Flatbush is a neighborhood on edge after the shooting death last weekend of a young man by police led to unrest along Church Avenue.  The street is also a shopping hub, and the tension there has been bad for business.

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