New York

June 6, 2006, 9am PDT
While cities that have never suffered terrorism are receiving large increases in homeland security funding, New York City's allocation is being cut by 40 percent after faulty analysis omits reference to iconic sites, critics charge.
New York Daily News
June 5, 2006, 1pm PDT
Nora Ephron breaks the "code of silence" of Manhattan's exclusive rent-regulated tenants when she publishes an account in The New Yorker of bribing her way into an eight-room apartment for $1,500 a month.
The New York Times
June 2, 2006, 8am PDT
Pataki plans to require drastic cuts in mercury emissions from the state's power plants, going further than Bush's new standards, and angering the business community, which fears the tough standards may force coal-burning plants to close.
The New York Times
May 30, 2006, 8am PDT
Two studies confirm that NYC is loosing its affordable housing stock at an increasingly rapid pace notwithstanding Mayor Blumberg's to both preserve existing stock and add substantially to it. Section 8 and Mitchell-Lama programs were studied.
The New York Times
May 28, 2006, 11am PDT
A web of politics, lobbying, and profit motives have developers scrambling in support of a rail link that could have a significant impact on the economy of New York City and state.
The New York Observer
May 27, 2006, 9am PDT
The recent completion of the Bloomberg Tower has inspired a number of new development projects, which has created a commercial renaissance in a formerly lackluster area of mid-town.
The New York Times
May 22, 2006, 1pm PDT
After years of delays, a green mega-mall called 'Destiny USA' gets approval to build in Syracuse. Could this be economic development salvation for upstate New York as well as an environmentalist's dream?
MSNBC / Associated Press
May 22, 2006, 6am PDT
As housing prices continue to increase in the New York City metropolitan area, residents are moving farther and farther away to find affordable housing.
The New York Times
May 21, 2006, 7am PDT
Can an ethanol plant restore economic vitality to a depressed, upstate New York farming and former railroad community? That is the hope for the state's first ethanol plant, which breaks ground next month.
The New York Times
May 19, 2006, 11am PDT
Apple is set to open its 24x7 flagship store at Fifth Avenue and 59th Street in Manhattan.
The Slatin Report
May 18, 2006, 1pm PDT
Only a third of the projects supported by six Industrial Development Agencies (IDAs) around New York met their job creation goals, according to a report by the state comptroller's office. Is this another nail
Office of the New York State Comptroller
May 17, 2006, 6am PDT
In order to compete with other technologically advanced cities, New York City will add free wireless internet service by July, with other large City parks to receive the technology soon thereafter.
The New York Times
May 16, 2006, 10am PDT
Reinvestment begun in the 1970s is coming into bloom in this New York college town.
Tochester Democrat & Chronicle
May 12, 2006, 8am PDT
A new movie, opening today, looks at the work of Frank Gehry.
The New York Times
May 12, 2006, 7am PDT
Anxious to reduce gas prices, New York legislators agreed to reduce the gasoline tax by four to nine cents per gallon. Lost revenues could equal $450 million/year.
The New York Times
May 12, 2006, 6am PDT
AlterNet reports on a peak oil event in New York City, featuring James Howard Kunstler and Julian Darley, and calls into question Kunstler's use of language to frame the peak oil debate.
AlterNet
May 9, 2006, 6am PDT
Democratic candidate and NY Attorney General Eliot Spitzer recently detailed his transportation priorities, including a Second Avenue subway, LIRR connection to Grand Central, and Tappan Zee Bridge replacement.
The New York Times
May 8, 2006, 8am PDT
Although the occasional Manhattan sighting is rare, the creature has established itself with a monument in the Bronx.
The New York Times
May 4, 2006, 8am PDT
Mayor Bloomberg warns that without the power of eminent domain, New York City could lose millions in private investment and thousands of jobs.
The New York Times
May 3, 2006, 7am PDT
A law firm renovates the interior of an historic Louis Sullivan building in Buffalo.
Buffalo Rising