At least for now, it looks like Wal-Mart is deescalating its push to break into New York City's retail market. Although the big-box chain has reaffirmed its commitment to exploring opportunities to open up stores in the city, it seems clear that the company is tampering down the capacity of its cam ... More >>
Fairway's Red Hook location has been closed since Hurricane Sandy thrashed the piers, flooding the waterside grocery store and damaging its internal structure so badly it's taken months to gut and rebuild. To mark the grand reopening today, Mayor Bloomberg paid a visit and spoke to the crowd in th ... More >>
The City Council's Committee on Contracts voted unanimously yesterday to revise a law passed in 2005 aimed at helping minority and women-owned businesses secure contracts with city agencies. The committee voted in favor of the proposed Intro-911-A bill -- which is a revised version of the Local L ... More >>
The saga over NYU's 2031 expansion plan continues.We recently took a trip to City Hall to hear about the university's expansion plan and while most of the dissenting voices in attendance were from residents of the Greenwich Village, it was mentioned that nearly 35 of NYU's departments had also op ... More >>
Photo by jimandkarlamurray on Flickr "Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York," an exhibition by photographers James and Karla Murray, opens today at Clic Gallery on Center Street. The series of photographs of mom-and-pop storefronts, which spans ten years, includes a shot of the now shutter ... More >>
In the new Greenpoint, that means destruction for long-timers forced to close up shop
You make chump change. And Congress likes it that way.