In a section of central Harlem, the median income has doubled in the last decade. But not everyone in the neighborhood is being lifted by the rising tide.
The last quarter of the year saw a surge in Manhattan real estate transactions that set records for sales, inventory and high prices.
Glen could face more challenges than her predecessor - she'll be expected to play the carrot and stick game, without the carrots. De Blasio has said he will end corporate subsides and tax breaks that by his tally cost the city $250 million a year.
Additional information has been released about the pending joint venture between Atlantic Yards developer Forest City Enterprises and Shanghai-based Greenland Group and the development at Atlantic Yards.
Atlantic Yards developer Forest City Enterprises has a new majority investor in the 22-acre mixed use project in Prospect Heights, the Shanghai-based Greenland Group.
"I've spent the bulk of my career trying to work on behalf of the poor," Barrios-Paoli said at a press conference Thursday. "It is incredibly exciting for me to be in an administration that really makes that a central tenet."
During the mayoral campaign, de Blasio railed against tax exemptions and tax abatements used to fund city development projects, and promised to end one program that he said will save the city $250 million.
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has named Dean Fuleihan as the city's new director of the Office of Management and Budget.
New York City's Independent Budget Office has come up with 90-plus ways the city can increase revenue and cut costs. The options range from taxing disposable plastic bags, to plastic surgery, to restoring the commuter tax that was cut in 1999.
UPDATED: Federal investigators say the Metro North commuter train that derailed Sunday was going 82 mph in a 30 mph zone as it rounded a precipitous curve in the Bronx.
Despite gusty winds, the New York Police Department allowed floats to soar during the annual Macy's Day Parade down Sixth Avenue. But Twitter pictures show the Spider-Man balloon sustained damage to its left arm.
Dozens of businesses in Willets Point could shut their doors this Saturday to make way for the first phase of a $3 billion redevelopment plan, but many are struggling to find a new place to relocate.
As another new office tower opens at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan, its would-be neighbor, the National September 11th Museum, is still facing delays.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has withdrawn a proposal that would have rezoned an area around Grand Central Terminal known as Midtown East after the City Council couldn't reach agreement on the plan. Under the proposed rezoning, some buildings would have been green-lighted for demolition, to be replaced with taller structures.
Gov. Chris Christie won re-election by about 60 percent. Voters simultaneously approved an economic measure he vehemently opposed by about the same margin. It will raise the state's hourly minimum wage by one dollar to $8.25.
Gov. Chris Christie is making his case for re-election, in part, by portraying himself as a savior of New Jersey's economy. Here's an examination of his biggest economic development program.
It's one year since Hurricane Sandy battered the region. WNYC editor Matthew Schuerman and reporter Janet Babin discuss where we've been over the last year, including things that have changed and things that haven't but should. Plus, your calls: What lessons did we learn over the last year, and what comes next? Call 212-433-9692 or post below.
Ileana Ingram of Ortley Beach, New Jersey, most remembers Sandy when it's time to clean her house.
In time for the one-year anniversary of one of the most devastating storms to hit New York City, federal officials are announcing a second round of funding to assist Sandy victims. But the first round has yet to be spent.
One Year After Sandy, Ortley Beach Still Suffers