New York

November 14, 2007, 11am PST
<p>Plans to reconstruct a New York school with a high-rise condo development on top have riled neighbors, arguing that the plan would grossly violate zoning restrictions.</p>
The New York Times
November 14, 2007, 8am PST
<p>A city councilman in New York City is looking to counteract the city's pigeon problem by charging a $1,000 fine to anyone caught feeding the birds.</p>
WCBS
November 13, 2007, 10am PST
<p>The gentrification of Brooklyn's Red Hook neighborhood was supposed to be inevitable, yet recently, the area has lost its sheen. Has New York's gentrification wave found its highpoint?</p>
New York Magazine
November 13, 2007, 5am PST
<p>Sounding eerily similar to his London counterpart, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg called on the federal government to adopt a national carbon tax. Bloomberg is currently pushing congestion pricing similar to London's program implemented in 2003.</p>
Reuters
November 11, 2007, 7am PST
<p>This post from <em>Dwell</em>'s blog shows the floating housing project that has been constructed in New York to provide a habitat for the area's bird species.</p>
Dwell Blog
November 9, 2007, 12pm PST
<p>Plans call to remap Coney Island's amusement district as parkland, allowing further amusement and recreational development, but blocking proposed high-rise condo towers.</p>
The Village Voice
November 8, 2007, 11am PST
<p><em>The New York Times</em> recently asked its readers to offer their suggestions on improving the city's traffic congestion. This article reveals their ideas -- and puts them up to the scrutiny of two transportation experts.</p>
The New York Times
November 6, 2007, 8am PST
<p>As public officials in New York tout their own work to build affordable housing, housing advocates are filing lawsuits against them arguing that they have fallen way short of the amount of units their cities need.</p>
The New York Times
October 29, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>Smart Growth projects are having trouble gathering support in Long Island, New York, mainly because of their large scales.</p>
The New York Times
October 26, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>This article from the meat-focused magazine <em>Meatpaper</em> discusses Manhattan and its similarities to a slab of meat, and looks at how Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs would have sliced their New York steaks.</p>
Meatpaper
October 26, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>Over the past 75 years, Buffalo, New York, has gone on a long downward spiral of deterioration and depopulation. Instead of pumping money into this failing city, legislators should focus on helping its people, writes Edward L. Glaeser.</p>
City Journal
October 23, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>To supplement recently announced plans to install directional decals on the sidewalks outside of subways, <em>The New York Times</em> offers three ideas for improving mobility in the city.</p>
The New York Times
October 22, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>New York Governor Eliot Spitzer has proposed that struggling communities in upstate New York form a regional cooperative to more effectively develop their economies.</p>
Associated Press via Newsday
October 17, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>New York mayor Michael Bloomberg's widely-touted plan for a greener city have left out the major energy consumer in Manhattan: the thousands of buildings not owned by the city.</p>
The Gotham Gazette
October 17, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>The New York City Parks and Recreation Department is being criticized for continuing to use Amazonian Ipe wood for its park benches and boardwalks.</p>
AlterNet
October 16, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>Moving from New York City to rural Westchester County, a writer meets an unfamiliar culture of xenophobia. Soon she finds herself increasingly suspicious of strangers, too.</p>
The New York Times
October 15, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>A planned 19-story residential building on Manhattan's west side features New York City's first personal "sky garages." A video animation shows how they work.</p>
Streetsblog
October 13, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>A group opposed to plans to create a congestion pricing system in New York have released a report outlining measures that could be taken to achieve the same level of traffic reduction without a congestion charge.</p>
The New York Times
October 12, 2007, 7am PDT
As design proposals come in for the Hudson Yards development site in Manhattan, Peter Slatin writes that this project more than any other has the potential to bolster the economic power of New York City in a huge way.
The Slatin Report
October 11, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>The development of more than 200 units of affordable housing intended for teachers and public school officials has been announced in the South Bronx.</p>
New York Daily News