New York

December 22, 2006, 5am PST
<p>The controversy surrounding a proposed $4 billion sports arena and residential project on 22 acres in Brooklyn provokes questions about the area's future that are national, as well as local.</p>
USA Today
December 21, 2006, 10am PST
<p>The LIRR connection to Grand Central has been awarded the largest Federal funding allotment ever committed to mass transit. The new Second Ave. Subway was also awarded substantial funds from the U.S. Dept of Transportation.</p>
The New York Times
December 20, 2006, 9am PST
<p>A profile of one woman's crusade to get cities to crack down on excess light in cities and bring back dark-skies.</p>
The New York Times
December 18, 2006, 5am PST
<p>New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has unveiled a broad plan to re-envision the city. He has recognized three major challenges: a population increase of 1 million residents within 25 years, a crumbling infrastructure, and a need to go green.</p>
The Economist
December 14, 2006, 1pm PST
<p>The city's strained infrastructure can't handle the forecasted growth, say experts. To remain globally competitive, the city is faced with the challenge of major upgrades.</p>
CNN.com
December 14, 2006, 6am PST
<p>In New York and across the country, the number of single women buying houses and condominiums is on the rise.</p>
The New York Times
December 13, 2006, 2pm PST
<p>In a test case that could serve as an organizing model for other communities, the non-profit West Harlem Local Development Corporation has been created specifically to negotiate with Columbia University as it plans a major campus expansion.</p>
City Limits
December 13, 2006, 11am PST
<p>With a new study projecting major future growth, New York City Mayor Bloomberg is set to unveil a major planning initiative with an emphasis on sustainability.</p>
The Wall Street Journal
December 9, 2006, 9am PST
<p>As the technology behind these high-tech garages matures, the redevelopment potential of surface parking lots could grow.</p>
The New York Times
December 8, 2006, 10am PST
<p>Though a growing chorus of business and community groups is calling for congestion pricing in Manhattan to ease traffic, a comprehensive citywide plan may be the only way the idea can actually move forward.</p>
The Gotham Gazette
December 7, 2006, 5am PST
<p>Some of the former employees who used to work in government offices in a Brooklyn landmark are now coming home to one of the condominiums in the newly converted building.</p>
December 5, 2006, 10am PST
<p>Perhaps following the lead of the recent Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper housing project sale in Manhattan, the Starret City housing complex in Brooklyn's Jamaica Bay neighborhood is up for sale and may command a $ 1 billion dollar price tag.</p>
The New York Times
December 4, 2006, 12pm PST
<p>For Sale: A spectacular apartment with 360 degrees views of Manhattan located on 5th Avenue next to Central Park. The asking price? A mere $70 million.</p>
The New York Times
December 1, 2006, 10am PST
<p>Todd Seavey believes that if Ground Zero's designers took a cue from New York City's iconic Art Deco architecture, they would be making an optimistic statement about the future.</p>
Reason Online
November 28, 2006, 7am PST
<p>A proposal to charge drivers $7 for entering Manhattan below 60th Street, previously rejected by Mayor Bloomberg, is being floated again by a diverse group of a civic and community groups.</p>
The New York Times
November 27, 2006, 10am PST
<p>A new conference and exhibition at the Pratt Center for Community Development examines the relationship betweens artists and the struggles over urban space.</p>
The Gotham Gazette
November 22, 2006, 10am PST
<p>At more than $1,168 a square foot, the $1.28 billion sale of 5 Times Square makes it the most expensive office tower to date.</p>
The Boston Globe
November 22, 2006, 6am PST
<p>Several studies are underway to determine if the city would benefit from a congestion pricing scheme similar to London.</p>
The New York Sun
November 18, 2006, 1pm PST
<p>With sea levels rising, once-a-century floods may become once-in-20-years events. One solution: huge storm-surge barriers.</p>
The Christian Science Monitor
November 16, 2006, 9am PST
<p>The current taxi system in New York is dysfunctional and needs a change. Here's one idea to change it through simple better street design.</p>
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