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Billionaire Financier Soros Backs Mayoral Transition Project

Thursday, October 31, 2013

George Soros, the wealthy hedge fund manager, is backing a “public engagement” effort focused on the next mayoral administration in New York. The project is physically taking shape on a lot in lower Manhattan owned by Trinity Real Estate.

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Airbnb Boasts 10,000 Visitors This Marathon Weekend

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Airbnb founders gave almost $15,000 to Bill de Blasio's campaign for mayor.

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Bye Bye, Cable Guy. Hello, Microwave Broadband.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Two brothers had an idea: How about starting a broadband service provider in New York City?

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Public Housing Authority Turns Attention to Future Threats

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The agency that runs public housing projects in New York says it's made big improvements since Sandy.

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Sandy Minute-by-Minute: 10 AM, Taking the Great-Grandson to the Park

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

A great grandmother tries to calm a boy's fears about storms.

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Super Bowl Organizers Tout Transit Readiness for New Jersey-Hosted Game

Thursday, October 24, 2013

With three months to go, the organizers of the upcoming Super Bowl say they're preparing for the challenges of hosting a big-city event in the depths of winter.

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Vape Expectations: Testing the Allure of E-Cigarettes

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

“Disruptive technology” is the buzzword in the tech-world. But can it shake up the hardest habit of all, smoking?

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Airbnb Claims $632 Million in Annual Economic Activity in NYC

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Airbnb is very popular in New York City, but many room rentals through the website may not be exactly legal. Now the company claims it's providing economic stimulus to neighborhoods across the city. 

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DiNapoli Warns Wall Street Profits May Dip

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Big banks made healthy profits in the first half of this year, but pending lawsuits and the recent debt standoff in Washington will probably take a bite out of Wall Street's bottom line by the end of the year.

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In Public Housing, Temporary Boilers Are Here To Stay (For A While)

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Nearly a year after Sandy devastated some public housing projects, thousands of people at those developments still depend on temporary, mobile boilers for heat and hot water. Residents say these devices deliver unreliable service, and many worry they are in for another cold winter.

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Dow Jones Jumps 200 Points on News of Potential Debt Deal

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

News of a deal to raise the debt limit sent stocks soaring Wednesday. The Dow Jones added over 200 points. But traders at the New York Stock Exchange weren't especially impressed.

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Airbnb Moves to Block AG's Subpoena

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Airbnb, the popular person-to-person apartment rental website, is trying to block a subpoena by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, calling the probe an “unfounded ‘fishing expedition.’”

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With No Government Data, Economists Guess at the Health of the Economy

Friday, October 04, 2013

It’s the first Friday of the month, the day the Bureau of Labor Statistics usually releases the latest employment statistics. But with the government shutdown, there are no numbers, and that’s causing consternation among economists.

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Shutdown Stymies Scientific Research

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

The partial government shutdown is just a few days old, but scientific and medical researchers say the closure has already badly disrupted their work.

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Hot Manhattan Housing Market Will Be Cooled By Closed IRS

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

The partial government shutdown will likely squeeze prospective homeowners’ ability to get home loans, just as demand for mortgages is surging.

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Shutdown Hits Environmental Agency Hard

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

The U.S. Government is shutting down non-essential services for the first time in nearly two decades, and thousands of federal workers are being told to stay home. In the EPA’s Region II, which covers New York and New Jersey, just 36 out of 861 staff are being asked to report to work throughout the shutdown.

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Feds Finalize Gowanus Cleanup Plan

Monday, September 30, 2013

The federal government has approved a half-billion-dollar cleanup plan for Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal.

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Court Reverses Fines Imposed on Airbnb Renter

Sunday, September 29, 2013

The popular website Airbnb has had a victory in court that may make it easier for New Yorkers to rent out their apartments on a short term basis without breaking the law.

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The Shutdown: Who Would be Affected and How

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Little time remains for Congress and the President to avert a partial government shutdown. That means thousands of government workers could be furloughed, some government services would be curtailed, and major landmarks would be closed. Here’s an overview for the New York metro area.

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Senators Demand Investigation Into Train Outage

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) and Charles Schumer (D-New York) are calling on the Department of Energy to investigate the causes of an unexpected power failure that has caused frustration and havoc for tens of thousands of commuters in their two states.

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