From our old spot at Cooper Square, we could see it, looming green and white and weirdly shiny, like an enormous toilet with corndogs swirling inside it: the 7-Eleven, which touched down on St. Marks Place in April 2012 to general dismay and a little window-smashin'. Now that 7-Eleven has disappeare ... More >>
Take that, Hollywood! In the battle for Oscars, New York City is beating Hollywood by a long shot -- at least in one category. A study released today from the Center for an Urban Future, a New York City-based think tank, shows that half of the films nominated for an Oscar in the documentary-film ... More >>
The Mayor remembers the Titans, at any cost
In his State of My the City speech yesterday, Mayor Bloomberg quite properly promised to address the ongoing crisis of unemployment among black and Hispanic young men. Out of work rates are no worse here than other large cities, he insisted, but they're still "totally unacceptable ...This is ... More >>
Here's a new study on city salaries that ought to be on top of Mayor Bloomberg's holiday reading pile and which helps explain why Bronx residents and political leaders were pushing so hard to win a living-wage for any new jobs created by the city at the mammoth Kingsbridge Armory: The Bronx has the ... More >>
Call it Gall Street. How else to describe an industry that applauds nearly $500 million in bonuses for executives taking an entire economy down with them?
As Ferrer stumbles, the skinny congressman from Brooklyn muscles up
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