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March 10, 2020

As the number of cases of COVID-19 climbs in New York state—as of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s last briefing on Sunday more than 100 people had tested positive for the new coronavirus, 16 of whom are located located in New York City—city officials have released new guidelines a...

November 20, 2019

Business owners blast commercial rent stabilization proposal

Earlier this month, City Council member Stephen Levin announced that he and small-business advocates have crafted legislation that would create a commercial rent stabilization board that would set increases an...

November 11, 2019

A $90 Airbnb listing in a NYCHA building

You know the old cliche: If something seems too good to be true, it probably is. Such was the case for one Boston tourist, who rented an apartment in Chelsea on Airbnb, only to find that it was located in the Fulton Houses, a NYC...

November 7, 2019

A micromobility case study in New Jersey

E-scooters appeared to be stymied in New York for now—legislation that made them legal passed the New York State Senate earlier this year, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo has yet to sign it into law—but the New York Times took a look at ho...

October 8, 2019

Rent affordability and the struggle to look for an NYC apartment

Finding a NYC apartment to rent is tough, and finding the perfect place in an increasingly unaffordable market is even tougher. Often, New Yorkers have to choose between spending a lot for a shorter commut...

September 25, 2019

After two decades of planning and years of delays, a major neighborhood amenity is finally opening in Long Island City. 

Today, the Hunters Point Library will debut on the East River waterfront, putting to rest one of the more drawn-out development sagas of the recent p...

September 25, 2019

The architecture and design buffs at Blue Crow Media have done it again: Following in the footsteps of its Concrete New York and Art Deco New York maps, the publisher has released New York Subway Architecture and Design, a map that celebrates the beauty of the city’s s...

May 16, 2019

Midtown is bracing for a proliferation of new office towers, and one will sprout atop one of the neighborhood’s most iconic buildings: the Macy’s flagship on 34th Street. 

Bloomberg reports that the retail company has confirmed that it will start the process of plopping...

March 18, 2019

As the deadline for a new state budget looms in Albany, one formerly stalled piece of legislation—the pied-à-terre tax, to be levied on second homes in NYC valued at $5 million or higher—is gaining steam, with support from both state and city legislators. 

But...

March 5, 2019

It’s no secret that New York City is the residence of choice for plenty of millionaires (and even billionaires), and the high-priced properties that they call home. But where, exactly, is the highest concentration of wealth—looked at by average adjusted gross income—in...

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