New York Is a Genuine Tech Hub (and That Was Before Amazon) The Bay Area in California remains the nation’s high-tech epicenter. But New York’s tech work force has been growing impressively.
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Judge Rejects Billion Deal to Overhaul City’s Public Housing The federal judge’s surprise ruling concluded that the agreement designed to fix Nycha’s systemic flaws is not “consistent with the public interest.”
Amazon HQ2: How New York and Virginia Won the Beauty Contest Eager candidates offered name changes, helipads and even cactuses to entice the company into setting up shop.
The New Brothels: How Shady Landlords Play a Key Role in the Sex Trade As prostitution has moved into residential buildings, a former detective who ran a string of brothels found a partner in one of the city’s worst landlords.
New York Today: New York Today: Amazon Deal in Queens, El Chapo’s Defense and Voting Machine Snafus The Amazon deal finally becomes official. We tell you what it means for New York.
Mike Birbiglia Sounds Off on Cellphones in His Theater Four times recently he’s stopped his solo Broadway show to make his feelings known — gently but firmly. Getting too angry can backfire.
Living In: Lawrence Park West, Yonkers: Affluent Setting, Without the Price Tag The area resembles nearby Bronxville more than it does the rest of Yonkers, except when it comes to the (much lower) home prices and property taxes.
Actress Paz de la Huerta, Alleging Rape, Sues Harvey Weinstein for Million Unable to persuade the Manhattan district attorney to take her case, the “Boardwalk Empire” actress said in a lawsuit the producer raped her twice.
New Jersey Supreme Court Rules 20,667 Breathalyzer Tests Inadmissible The ruling throws into question the future of thousands of drunken-driving convictions in Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, Somerset and Union counties.
Amazon Is Getting .5 Billion to Come to Queens. Now Begins the Fight Over if It’s Worth It. Amazon finally gave some answers about the details of the plan for it to open a hub in Long Island City, including…
New Jersey Sues Pharmaceutical Company Amid Spiraling Opioid Crisis The lawsuit marks the first time that the state has brought legal action related to the spiraling opioid crisis against a company based in the Garden State.
Amazon Announces New York and Virginia as HQ2 Picks The company said it would start giant expansions in Long Island City in Queens and Crystal City in Arlington, Va.
New York Today: Amazon Looms, a Subway Death and Metropolitan Diary Returns Amazon’s announcement of a headquarters in Queens today sets up a showdown between local officials, who are hesitant about the deal, and the mayor and governor who both…
New Public Spaces Are Supposed to Be for All. The Reality Is More Complicated. Some cities bar sleeping and other behaviors in the spaces, a cornerstone of urban life. Advocates for the homeless say such bans are unconstitutional.
Sunday Routine: How Rafael Espinal, Brooklyn Councilman and Public Advocate Candidate, Spends His Sundays Mr. Espinal, who is running for public advocate, loves the nightlife. He also loves pizza, which he makes in his backyard.