New York

The owners of CityMap call it one of the most social and most monetizable maps in the world. With a new expansion plan announced this week, the app—which launched in 2012 with a map of every shop in New York City—is going global.
15 hours ago   Crain's New York Business
No, this is not a video of Petula Clark, but do take her message to heart. Rats are not just on the subway tracks - occasionally they hop a ride too, so riders beware - stay awake! Caught on tape...
Jan 18, 2011   NY1/You-Tube
An art gallery in New York City currently has an installation called Park Here, which is an indoor parkspace made up of fake grass, trees and sunlight.
Jan 17, 2011   The New York Times
A new musical has been written about Robert Moses and his impact on New York City. Robert A. Caro, Moses' Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer, attends a rehearsal.
Jan 13, 2011   The New York Times
Jarrett Murphy reviews The Battle for Gotham: New York in the Shadow of Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs" by Roberta Brandes Gratz, and concludes that it is a nuanced interpretation of the classic showdown.
Jan 13, 2011   City Limits
Jeff Prant of Carbusters pays a visit to New York's Times Square, and marvels at its transformation into a true public square.
Jan 13, 2011   Carbusters Online
Wal-Mart has started a major public relations effort to try to get the public behind plans to open several of its big box retail stores in New York City.
Jan 11, 2011   The New York Times
A New York man who has watched a Bronx neighborhood fall into despair over decades is hoping to help un-blight the troubled area.
Jan 10, 2011   The New York Times
By charging drivers for each mile they travel, rather than a fixed amount, pay-as-you-drive insurance could cut driving by eight percent nationally, or more than eleven percent in New York State, says a Brookings Institution report.
Jan 7, 2011   Streetsblog
A new video features urban explorer Steve Duncan as he adventures in the abandoned subway tunnels beneath New York City.
Jan 6, 2011   Wired
New dedicated lanes and limited-stop buses have entered the transportation picture in New York City.
Jan 5, 2011   The New York Times