Ilya Marritz

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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.


Parents Worry Over New Online Database of Student Information

Thursday, March 14, 2013

New York is one of eight states providing information to a $100 million database of public school students from kindergarten through high school. In addition to names and addresses, ...
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NYS Official Prods Companies to Use 'Sustainable' Palm Oil

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Dunkin’ Donuts is changing it recipes, though customers may not notice much difference the next time they bite into a cruller.


Can Dunkin' Donuts Really Turn Its Palm Oil Green?

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Under pressure from the New York state comptroller — who oversees one of its largest shareholders — the doughnut chain has agreed to set a goal of using only 100 percent sustainable p...


After Sandy, A Bumpy Transition from Copper to Fiber Phone Lines

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Months after Sandy, fiber connectivity hasn’t reached everyone, and many businesses and residents are still without basic communications services.

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New York Employers Ramp Up Hiring

Thursday, March 07, 2013

New York employers are on a hiring binge, according to the latest government figures.

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Telecom Outages After Sandy

Friday, March 01, 2013

Ilya Marritz, WNYC reporter, talks about his reporting on why some New Yorkers are still grappling with reduced telecom service after Sandy. Is your phone or internet line still down after Sandy knocked it out? Share your story with us (email and put "outage" in the subject line) and post your location on the map below.

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Lower Manhattan Has Bounced Back from Sandy, Study Says

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Four months after Sandy, downtown Manhattan has largely recovered, according to a study from the Downtown Alliance.


A Bishop And A Rabbi Walk Into a Boardroom...

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Soon a new Pope will become spiritual leader to the world's Catholics. He'll also become administrator of a vast bureaucracy with hundreds of thousands of employees and vast real esta...

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Parsons to Leave Garment District

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Parsons, the fashion and design college, will leave its longtime home in the Garment District next year.

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Strike Ended, Walcott Promises Better and Cheaper Bus Service

Monday, February 18, 2013

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott told parents and students to expect a few hiccups as school bus service resumes Wednesday morning.

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Businesses Speak Up for Polystyrene

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Mayor Bloomberg has proposed banning plastic foam cups and food packaging, saying they are bad for the environment. But some businesses are reluctant to part with polystyrene. Here are three reasons why.

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Customers Quit Verizon Over Extended Phone and Internet Outages

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

More than three months after Sandy, frustration continues to grow in parts of lower Manhattan where many residents and businesses are still without phone or internet service

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Bondsmen Pan Bail Overhaul Plan

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

“The professional bail bondsman brings important benefits for society. Changing the effective system of the status quo would be not only a mistake but catastrophic.”

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NYC Tells Airbnb Hosts: Don’t Get Too Cozy

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

For New Yorkers who rent out their homes, they risk possible violations and thousands of dollars in fines. It's the latest example of how popular tech companies run smack into government regulations.

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Technology vs. Business As Usual in NYC

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Hailing cabs with an app.  Renting out rooms to visiting tourists.  Sure, it's easy, thanks to startups like Uber and Airbnb.  But is it legal? Popular tech companies run up against N...

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Electricity Restored, Downtown Office Buildings Work to Rebuild Confidence

Monday, February 04, 2013

The biggest office building in New York City – actually, the biggest office building anywhere east of the Mississippi River – is a structure you’ve probably never heard of: It’s 55 Water Street. It's a 1970s-era skyscraper just steps from the East River.

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Kingsbridge Armory Project in Limbo, Following Delays

Monday, January 28, 2013

Time is running out for one of the Bloomberg Administration's signature economic development projects.


New Tech City: Online Education and Paying for College

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

The credit rating agency Moody's revised its outlook for the whole U.S. higher education sector from "stable" to "negative" in a report released last week.

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WNYC Goes Back to School, This Time Online

Monday, January 21, 2013

The word "MOOC" is everywhere you turn in the world of higher education these days. Here. And here. And here, here and here.

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