New York

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Despite de Blasio's campaign promises, the city of New York still doesn't count vacant properties, a negligence that advocates for the homeless have been fighting for years.
Next City
July 13, 2017, 6am PDT
More than 20 percent of New York's smaller music venues have closed in the past 15 years. Although Brooklyn institution Barbes was recently saved by a crowdfunding campaign, its founder is pessimistic about the future of New York's independent arts.
Soft City
June 16, 2017, 5am PDT
If a new online cartoon for The New Yorker were a real calendar, we'd expect it would sell more copies than Playgirl and find itself spread across dart boards in all five boroughs.
The New Yorker
June 9, 2017, 2pm PDT
A Streetsblog NYC article argues that New York misses an opportunity to make itself more vibrant and accessible by focusing only on safety and not also on active transit infrastructure.
StreetsBlog NYC
Blog post
June 9, 2017, 5am PDT
In a free market, the richest neighborhoods would ordinarily be the most popular. But some well-off urban neighborhoods are actually losing population. Why?
Michael Lewyn
May 25, 2017, 2pm PDT
The Government Accountability Office was set to investigate why U.S. transit capital investments are so expensive, especially in contrast to comparable European projects, but that study will not leave the station.
Vox
May 17, 2017, 5am PDT
The Gowanus Expressway is a big polluter and a traffic nightmare. Some see putting the road underground as a solution.
Crain's New York Business
April 28, 2017, 2pm PDT
Millennial Barbie reads literary fiction and wants you to know about it.
Gothamist
April 15, 2017, 5am PDT
The transportation network company is facing an ongoing legal battle over its drivers’ right to unionize in Seattle and an antitrust lawsuit in New York.
Pacific Standard
March 7, 2017, 5am PST
A plan that includes improvements for LaGuardia, new rail transit and more automotive infrastructure to be completed over the next ten years.
The Architect's Newspaper
January 30, 2017, 7am PST
Governor Andrew Cuomo, continuing a spree of infrastructure related initiatives, has proposed legislation that would expand his oversight of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Politico New York
October 18, 2016, 10am PDT
Artists and community members seek to preserve the culture and identity of Harlem amid the growing popularity and expense of housing in their community and all over New York.
Next City
October 1, 2016, 5am PDT
Even as other middle class jobs disappear, the transportation sector continues to grow.
Next City
September 30, 2016, 7am PDT
8th Avenue was one of New York’s first "complete streets." Coined in 2003, the term refers to including cars, pedestrians, bikers, and public transit into city thoroughfares instead of prioritizing cars. Today, the trend is growing to other cities.
Doggerel
September 23, 2016, 5am PDT
Tour the history of the world's most famous cities.
Business Insider
September 16, 2016, 10am PDT
Research from BuildZoom, a San Francisco-based contractors' website, shows that housing affordability increases with a region's ability to build outwards, as opposed to upwards. Densification largely has not accompanied efforts to curb sprawl.
The Wall Street Journal
August 30, 2016, 12pm PDT
The Kavli HUMAN Project will collect data at an unprecedented scale—from the lives of 10,000 New Yorkers.
Vox
August 8, 2016, 7am PDT
Being a person of color in the United States means being physically vulnerable to both environmental hazards and police violence, two professors argue.
CityLab
April 20, 2016, 7am PDT
The first museum to have a "sustained department of architecture and design" is closing down its architecture and design galleries.
The Architect's Newspaper
January 29, 2016, 5am PST
A satirical New Yorker article nails the perpetual debate between New York and Los Angeles.
The New Yorker