New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo finally made a decision—make it permanent in 2015. Fracking foes won an important battle as the Empire State has massive natural gas reserves in the Marcellus shale play. In the end, health issues trumped economics.
19 hours ago   Vox
In crowded New York City, finding a final resting place in one of the city's cemeteries is becoming increasingly difficult and expensive. Other major cities are facing the same crunch.
Aug 16, 2010   The New York Times
Sam Jacob reads the latest Sex and the City movie as a thesis on New York City's urban design. It's not as far-fetched as you may think.
Aug 11, 2010   iconeye
San Francisco Chronicle architecture critic John King returns from a trip to New York with a look at several lessons that the City-by-the-Bay could (gasp!) learn from Manhattan.
Aug 11, 2010   The San Francisco Chronicle
New York City's transit system is suffering from a serious lack of funding. Reporter Jake Mooney looks at the reasons, including a lack of tax income from real estate and a political unwillingness to change how MTA is funded.
Aug 10, 2010   City Limits
An online map developed by the Lower Manhattan Construction Command Center documents change in New York City, and shows what development and construction is to come over the next eight years.
Aug 6, 2010   The Architect's Newspaper
In a recent speech, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown called the people who spoke out against a Bass Pro Shop "obstructionists." One of those obstructionists speaks out about the city's economic development processes, which he calls
Aug 5, 2010   The Buffalo News
A town in New York has been using satellite imagery from Google Earth to identify illegally-built pools.
Aug 5, 2010   Associated Press
With the controversial mosque near Ground Zero clearing its last major legal hurdle, Mayor Bloomberg explains why the proposal should never have been opposed.
Aug 4, 2010   The Huffington Post
Former major league baseball player Maurice Vaughn has made a new new career of buying, then rehabilitating public housing projects. The Times describes Mo's life and transformation as well as that of his six-year-old company, Omni New York LLC.
Aug 2, 2010   The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
Seeking to replicate the success of the High Line linear park in New York City, some are suggesting the creation of a linear small business market beneath a segment of Metro tracks in Harlem.
Aug 2, 2010   Crain's Business New York