Flights, construction and everything else seem to be postponed at the city’s airports these days. And LaGuardia Airport’s Central Terminal Building will stay on virtual life support for the time being, as the Port Authority continues to stall on the city’s largest infrastructure project. The half-century-old building will continue to cramp […]
Citywide access to broadband, a live fashion museum in the Garment District, more industrial parks like the Brooklyn Navy Yard, lab space and incentives for biotech companies – these are just a few of the ventures that the city’s most prosperous industries want the de Blasio administration to support. At […]
Leadings members of the business community said New York City’s economic future depended heavily on whether or not Bill de Blasio would continue Bloomberg’s support for the tech industry and tax credits at a panel discussion on the future of New York today. The annual Crain’s and Partnership for New […]
A panel of New York political journalists gave what amounted to a collective mea culpa Tuesday night for nearly ignoring mayor-elect Bill de Blasio until he had all but won the Democratic primary. Speaking at a forum held by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, journalists from the New York […]
More than 260 auto repair shops, junkyards and construction companies will have to move from the blighted Willets Point neighborhood now that the City Council has given final approval to the $3 billion plan to turn the 62-acre industrial space into a mega retail, hotel, and housing complex. But not […]
A proposal for a 977-unit residential project in fast-changing Bushwick faces opposition over the number of affordable housing units and whether those apartments will be affordable enough for longtime Bushwick residents.
Business is ramping up slowly for Madelaine Chocolate, the Rockaways chocolatier that reopened two weeks ago after Superstorm Sandy shuttered operations last year. The Queens company is among the many small businesses that has had to decide whether the cost of rebuilding in a flood zone is better than relocating […]
State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli’s report on the impact of immigrants on the city’s economy shows a bright future for New York’s diverse enclaves in neighborhoods such as Jackson Heights, Coney Island and Elmhurst. DiNapoli seemed optimistic that Mayor elect Bill de Blasio would find yesterday’s report reaffirming to many of […]
Activists led chants for a $15-per-hour minimum wage from a step-ladder podium in Herald Square last Thursday. Three dozen Occupy demonstrators and local union members spoke up as passersby took leaflets or paused to listen.
The fate of Mayor Bloomberg’s ambitious plan to rezone a wide swath of Midtown remained uncertain Tuesday after a six-hour City Council hearing. Representatives of the mayor failed to convince the zoning committee to approve the controversial plan before the mayor leaves office in December. The proposal would upzone […]