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Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Christmas Comes Early for Gift Store Owners

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

WNYC’s Lisa Chow reports wholesalers and retailers are cautiously optimistic at the New York International Gift Fair.

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Dunkin Donuts, Top NYC Chain Retailer

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

A survey out today finds Dunkin has 429 stores in the five boroughs, and is the number one chain (in terms of storefronts) for the second year in a row. What's more, Dunkin added a mind-blowing 88 stores since 2008, despite losing 12 outlets that became Tim Horton's ...

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Dunkin’ Fantastic

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Why the donut chain and other food retailers are expanding in New York City. Guest: Jonathan Bowles, Director of the Center for an Urban Future.

“Return of the Chains” (Center for an Urban Future)

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Now Growing On The West Side

Friday, July 24, 2009

HOST: It’s been seven weeks since a former freight railway line on the west side of Manhattan opened as a public park, and the High Line seems to be a hit. Here’s visitor Kay Sloves.

SLOVES: It sort of gives me the feeling of an English ...

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Limiting “Financial Weapons of Mass Destruction”

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

One proposal to regulate credit derivatives. Guest: Rep. Michael McMahon (D-Staten Island & Brooklyn)

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For Rent

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

The commercial vacancy rate rises. Guest: Christine Haughney, reporter for the New York Times.

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An FDA For Financial Products?

Monday, July 20, 2009

The Ins and Outs of Obama’s proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency. Guest: Alyssa Katz, journalist and author.

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New Wind and Solar Power Storage Coming to Albany Area

Monday, July 20, 2009

A seven-acre site west of Albany will soon function like a giant electric battery for the northeast.

This month the federal Department of Energy awarded a $43-million loan-guarantee to Beacon Power to develop a system to store excess electricity through so-called flywheel technology. It relies on ...

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State Senate Fails to Pass E-Waste Bill

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Albany lawmakers came close, but ultimately failed to pass an e-waste bill, requiring manufacturers to dispose of consumer electronics. WNYC's Ilya Marritz has more.

REPORTER: Many states already have e-waste laws, and passing one in New York was considered enough of a priority that it made ...

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How Liar's Poker Explains New York Municipal Finance

Friday, July 17, 2009

Financial 411 regular Greg David writes in the journal Financial History that the fast-money 1980s Wall Street ethos Michael Lewis described in Liar’s Poker lived on through the 1990s and 2000s. Like it or not, David writes, New York City lives from the financial industry.

>>The Securities Industry And ...

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WNYC to Acquire Classical Station in Three-Way Deal

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

You could think of it as a game of musical chairs involving The New York Times, Spanish language broadcaster Univision, and this station, WNYC.

When the music stops, Univision's La Kalle station will move down the radio dial to a more desirable frequency; WQXR, the classical ...

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WNYC to Acquire WQXR, Plans to Keep Classical

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Major changes are coming to New Yorkers' radio dials. In a three-party deal announced today, the city's only full-time classical radio station -- WQXR -- will be acquired by WNYC, and the New York Times will get out of the radio business. WNYC's Ilya Marritz ...

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Look Who's Working for Mayor Bloomberg

Friday, July 10, 2009

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Definitely the oddest tidbit I have unearthed so far in sorting through Mayor Bloomberg's latest campaign spending report: Rudolph Giuliani is working for the Bloomberg campaign.

That's Rudolph S. Giuliani...the second cousin of former Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, according to Bloomberg campaign spokeswoman Jill ...

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Economic Damage from Senate's Deadlock Adds Up

Friday, July 10, 2009

The deadlock in the state Senate may be over, but weeks of legislative inaction have caused plenty of economic harm. WNYC's Ilya Marritz surveys the damage.

REPORTER: New York City had been counting on a half a percent sales tax hike, starting June 1. Without that ...

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The NYC Real Estate Bust

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

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Two interesting indicators on NYC real estate today in the Wall Street Journal:

1) New York City leads the nation's cities in the 12-month percentage decline in average monthly residential rents: -5.8% compared with #5 Miami, at ...

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Distressed in Midtown

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Investors seek riches in the distressed commercial property market. Guest: Anton Troianovski, reporter for the Wall Street Journal.

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The Cookie Crumbles

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

A private equity firm plans to close the Stella d’Oro factory in the Bronx. Guest: Patrick McGeehan, reporter for the New York Times.

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60 Days’ Notice

Monday, July 06, 2009

Companies are supposed to give employees two months warning in advance of layoffs, but they don’t always do it. Guest: Ianthe Jeanne Dugan, reporter for the Wall Street Journal.

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Banks Oppose Federal Lending Supervision

Monday, July 06, 2009

Regional banks are mobilizing to oppose it a bill President Obama introduced that would create a new federal agency to oversee almost all consumer lending, as WNYC's Ilya Marritz reports.

REPORTER: No bank - big or small - likes the idea of a federal regulator saying ...

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Mayor Says Vendor Permit Laws Need Changes

Monday, July 06, 2009

Mayor Bloomberg concedes that the city health department needs to do a better job overseeing food vending permits after six people were arrested last week for selling their permits on the black market. Investigators believe at least 500 food vendor permits are probably held illegally. ...

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