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  • As New York prepares for flooding, Congress must pitch in

    As New York prepares for flooding, Congress must pitch in

    Recently, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the state is preparing for a “worst-case scenario” as water levels rise along Lake Ontario. With flooding predicted to increase in frequency, our nation...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 19, 6:02pm -
  • Spurned Willoughby Square developer plans legal challenge

    Spurned Willoughby Square developer plans legal challenge

    The long saga of Downtown Brooklyn's Willoughby Square appears to be on its way to the courts.American Development said Friday that it had filed a lawsuit claiming that the city and its Economic...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 19, 3:58pm -
  • De Blasio defends record on taxi medallions

    De Blasio defends record on taxi medallions

    When it comes to taxis, Mayor Bill de Blasio says he's no political hack. On Friday, De Blasio pushed back at criticism of how his administration issued once-prized yellow cab medallions, following...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 19, 2:36pm -
  • Opportunity zones aren’t just for real estate

    Opportunity zones aren’t just for real estate

    Ever since the bipartisan Opportunity Zone program was introduced in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, investors have been excited about the possibility of using the program to reduce or even wipe...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 19, 1:45pm -
  • 23-year-old Brooklyn man charged in subway brake-pulling incident

    23-year-old Brooklyn man charged in subway brake-pulling incident

    New York City police have made an arrest in their investigation into a series of subway emergency brake activations.Police said on Friday that the 23-year-old Brooklyn man is charged with one...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 19, 1:19pm -
  • City leads booming market for trendy food halls

    City leads booming market for trendy food halls

    Even as the concept spreads rapidly throughout the country, New York is still the food hall capital.The city has 29 food halls, as counted in a recent report by Cushman & Wakefield, almost three...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 19, 12:57pm -
  • The threat to scallops is acidification, not offshore wind farming

    The threat to scallops is acidification, not offshore wind farming

    To the editor:The Long Island Commercial Fishing Association may be wielding a big war chest in its fight against renewable offshore wind power, but it’s not deploying all the facts (“,” May 23)....To view the full story, click the title lin…
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 19, 12:42pm -
  • The Willy Wonka of Wall Street has a sweet side hustle in New Jersey

    The Willy Wonka of Wall Street has a sweet side hustle in New Jersey

    Gary Parr watches with boyish wonder as hundreds of chocolate drops roll off a massive piece of Italian machinery.The executive who has worked on some of Wall Street’s biggest deals holds quite the...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 19, 12:13pm -
  • Multi-asset vs. Single-Asset Qualified Opportunity Funds

    Multi-asset vs. Single-Asset Qualified Opportunity Funds

    Qualified opportunity funds, or QOFs, have received a lot of buzz lately. Through these funds, investors can support development projects in economically distressed communities, known as qualified...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 19, 11:17am -
  • Choosing the Right Opportunity Zones for an Investment

    Choosing the Right Opportunity Zones for an Investment

    The opportunity zone prospectus for Azusa, Calif., stresses that city's young, growing population. Lansing, Mich., notes that it's an insurance industry hub. Vancouver, Wash., cites strong job...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 19, 11:17am -

Huffington Post: New York

New York Daily News

    New York Post

    • new31 foreign nationals busted in ICE crackdown

      31 foreign nationals busted in ICE crackdown

      Federal officials nabbed 31 foreign nationals in New York for U.S. immigration laws in a five-day crackdown. Nearly all of those picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement between May 19 and 23 had stayed in the U.S. after being ordered to leav…
      - 16 mins ago, 26 May 19, 10:39am -
    • new27-year-old man dead in East Harlem shooting

      27-year-old man dead in East Harlem shooting

      A 27-year-old man died Sunday after being shot in the chest in East Harlem, cops said. The shooting, which cops said appeared to escalate from a domestic dispute, occurred around 5:30 a.m. in a housing complex on East 102nd Street and 1st Avenue. The…
      - 52 mins ago, 26 May 19, 10:03am -
    • new5-year-old girl seriously injured in alleged drunk driving crash

      5-year-old girl seriously injured in alleged drunk driving crash

      A 57-year-old woman was charged in an alleged drunk driving crash that seriously injured a little girl in Suffolk County, police said Sunday. Sandra Stewart slammed her 2001 Toyota Camry head-on into a 2006 Honda SUV while she turned onto Joshua’s…
      - 2 hours ago, 26 May 19, 8:53am -
    • new77-year-old woman fatally stabbed in Brooklyn apartment

      77-year-old woman fatally stabbed in Brooklyn apartment

      A 77-year-old woman was fatally stabbed and her husband, 87, was viciously knifed in his arms and chest in their Brooklyn apartment Saturday evening. Police believe the two had been attacked by a third person — who they’re searching for. The woma…
      - 9 hours ago, 26 May 19, 2:20am -
    • newRobbery suspect critically injured after jumping off Brooklyn Bridge ramp

      Robbery suspect critically injured after jumping off Brooklyn Bridge ramp

      A man committed a robbery in Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood Saturday night, but was in critical condition after jumping from an off ramp of the Brooklyn Bridge to elude cops, police said. After fleeing the scene of the robbery by car, he drove acros…
      - 9 hours ago, 26 May 19, 2:00am -
    • newVintage planes soar over Lady Liberty in spectacular display

      Vintage planes soar over Lady Liberty in spectacular display

      This thrilling photo shows a squadron of World War II planes accompanying a DC-3 across New York Harbor — with Lady Liberty herself appearing to wave them through with her torch. The planes were en route to Long Island Saturday, for the 16th Annual…
      - 9 hours ago, 26 May 19, 1:43am -
    • newEx-Bonanno consigliere Anthony Graziano, dad of ‘Mob Wives’ star, dead at 78

      Ex-Bonanno consigliere Anthony Graziano, dad of ‘Mob Wives’ star, dead at 78

      Former “Mob Wives” star Renee Graziano announced on Instagram that her father — Staten Island-based Bonanno consigliere Anthony Graziano — is dead at 78. “Life will never be the same without you, my hero, my protector, my rock, my dad and t…
      - 12 hours ago, 25 May 19, 10:48pm -
    • newQueens woman shot by police hit with menacing, knife charges

      Queens woman shot by police hit with menacing, knife charges

      A Queens woman who was shot in the abdomen by police on Friday night — allegedly after threatening them with a knife — has been charged with menacing a police officer and criminal possession of a weapon. Lydia Spicer, 49, of Queens Village, remai…
      - 12 hours ago, 25 May 19, 10:41pm -
    • newShocking video shows car in flames on Queens parkway
      Shocking video shows a car engulfed in flames on a Queens roadway. The silver minivan went up in flames shortly after noon on the Cross Island Parkway near Northern Boulevard in Little Neck, an FDNY spokesman said. Footage from the incident shows bla…
      - 13 hours ago, 25 May 19, 10:25pm -
    • newNYC veterans group rips de Blasio over Las Vegas event

      NYC veterans group rips de Blasio over Las Vegas event

      Las Vegas residents paid Mayor de Blasio no mind as he made four stops on his long-odds presidential campaign Saturday. But he still managed to enrage New Yorkers. A nonprofit that advocates for the city’s military veterans slammed de Blasio’s sh…
      - 13 hours ago, 25 May 19, 10:15pm -

    The Economist: New York

    • Cinematic obscenity in America: A hundred years of over-baring censors
       WHEN does nudity on film become porn? It’s a blush-inducing question that has lacked a clear answer for a century now: On November 18th it will be 100 years since a naked woman first appeared on American screens, in the film "Inspiration"…
      - 18 Nov 15, 6:08am -
    • The Attica prison uprising: A bloody day in New York
      LAST week marked not only the tenth anniversary of September 11th, but also the reckoning of a lesser-known trauma on New York soil: the 40th anniversary of the Attica prison uprising. At a time when the country's prison population is bursting, w…
      - 23 Sep 11, 8:19am -
    • Campaign finance: Ignore that $800,000 behind the curtain
      THE Washington Post reports that Republican groups funded by anonymous donations are kicking the Democrats' keisters this year in independent campaign advertising. Independent groups that don't have to report their donors have spent $80m so far,…
      - 4 Oct 10, 3:20pm -
    • Itinerant workers: And WiFi for all
      A RECENT article in the New York Times explored a trend guaranteed to disconcert freelancers and professional loiterers: the practice of banning laptops in coffee shops (something our colleagues at Babbage have considered as well). "By doing away wi…
      - 2 Sep 10, 6:15pm -
    • Criminal justice: Glorious failures
      WHEN it comes to criminal justice, Winston Churchill's saying that Americans can be relied on to do the right thing after they have tried everything else has to be modified: the right thing tends to get its day only when states run out of cash. A…
      - 13 Aug 10, 1:42pm -
    • Sarah Palin and the 9/11 mosque: Refudiate Sarah Palin
      UNLIKE most of her critics, I like Sarah Palin's neologism "refudiate". In fact I happen to believe that she is a talented political communicator. It's the substance of her tweet about the mosque in Manhattan that is grotesque.She says that building…
      - 19 Jul 10, 3:21pm -
    • Food and poverty: The Big Apple is hungry
      Print section Issue:  Time to get tough Fly Title:  Food and poverty Location: …
      - 14 Jan 10, 5:45am -
    • The view from New York
      THE Dow Jones Industrial Average passed 10,000 yesterday and so far, on my visit to New York*, I have found sentiment to be on the bullish side. Ethan Harris of BoA Merrill lynch, for example, argues that we are seeing the lagged effect of the immens…
      - 15 Oct 09, 9:24am -
    • The end of the service charge?
      GOOD news for those who dislike forced tipping: the 20 restaurants established by Terence Conran in London and now owned by D&D London are to stop adding a 12.5% service charge to diners' bills. As in the old days, customers will have to deci…
      - 30 Sep 09, 11:49am -
    • Bring back Spitzer!
      ONE of the less-iconic bumper stickers of George Bush's presidency harked back to the impeachment of Bill Clinton. The sentiment was that Mr Bush was such a failure that it made one ask what Mr Clinton had done to deserve his historical asterisk.…
      - 4 May 09, 5:13pm -
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    The Guardian: New York News

    The New York Sun

    • Podcast: A Special Moment
      Pia Catton: Welcome to The New York Sun anniversary podcast. I'm Pia Catton, and I will be moderating a discussion between the founders of The New York Sun, Seth Lipsky, editor of the paper, and Ira Stoll, former managing editor. It's great to be her…
      - 25 Sep 18, 2:21pm -
    • How the Sun Foreshadowed the Trump Era
      For the world, this month marks the ten-year anniversary of the financial crisis. For me, though, the more personally significant anniversary is a related event the end of print publication of the New York Sun, a daily newspaper of which I was a foun…
      - 25 Sep 18, 7:41am -
    • 'Cuomo Doctrine' May Get Test in Court
      Governor Andrew Cuomo's lawyers will be in federal court in Albany next month, when they'll try to get a judge to dismiss the lawsuit against him by America's largest civil-rights organization. The group is the National Rifle Association, which is as…
      - 8 Aug 18, 8:34pm -
    • Democrats On the Spot Over Ocasio
      What will Chuck Schumer do if he has to choose between the Democrats and Israel? The question begs for an answer with the rise of the party's new "it" politician, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She's the Democratic Socialist who toppled Joe Crowley in the…
      - 18 Jul 18, 9:03pm -
    • Super Sesquicentennial Shapes Up at Belmont For Justify and Bravazo
      What a super sesquicentennial is shaping up for Saturday. That's the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes, where all eyes will be on Justify, the contender for the Triple Crown. Just don't fall in love, I say. It's true that Justify slopped through th…
      - 6 Jun 18, 10:38pm -
    • Cuomo Threatens Suit Against the Feds On Immigration Battle
      Governor Cuomo of New York is threatening to sue the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency to stop its ongoing raids to detain illegal immigrants wanted for serious crimes like assault and rape. A staggering 80% of those apprehended in r…
      - 1 May 18, 10:00pm -
    • New York Compromise On Yeshiva Education Could Yet Be a Beacon
      Whose education is more sound and basic? Is it the youngster who knows more math than Bible? Or is it the youth who knows more Bible than math? There are no doubt millions of Americans who, if forced to choose, would choose the Bible as more sound an…
      - 12 Apr 18, 8:58pm -
    • 'Golden Handcuffs' Could Replace 'Golden Door' Under Cuomo Scholarship
      "Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free," but once you arrive in New York, don't dare try moving somewhere else, or Governor Andrew Cuomo will be chasing you to take back your college scholarship money. Leave it t…
      - 16 Apr 17, 5:52pm -
    • How Governor Mario Cuomo Helped Change My ThinkingOn War and the Constitution
      With war clouds scudding in the Middle East and Asia, I'm thinking of my late friend Attila the Hun . . . pardon me, Mario Cuomo. The ex-governor once took me to lunch for the sole purpose of lecturing me on war. Before we fight, Cuomo wanted Congres…
      - 12 Apr 17, 8:33pm -
    • How a Girl Named Masha And Her Mother Zelda Changed History's Course
      Originally my plan today was a column about the meeting between President Trump and China's communist party boss Xi Jinping. Then came word of the death early this morning of Masha Leon. She was for decades the gossip columnist of the Jewish Forward.…
      - 5 Apr 17, 4:37pm -

    The New Yorker: Out Loud (Audio)

    • Beyond “Citizen Kane”

      Beyond “Citizen Kane”

      Alex Ross and Richard Brody join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the particular genius of Orson Welles, and his evolving legacy.
      - 12 Oct 15, 4:40pm -
    • What it Means to Be a Sports Fan

      What it Means to Be a Sports Fan

      Nicholas Dawidoff and Adam Gopnik join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss why we sports fans love the teams we love.
      - 5 Oct 15, 12:03am -
    • What is R. & B. Now?

      What is R. & B. Now?

      Carrie Battan and Kelefa Sanneh join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss R. & B. artists from the Weeknd to Aretha Franklin.
      - 28 Sep 15, 12:00am -
    • The Pleasures of Disgust

      The Pleasures of Disgust

      Nicola Twilley and Joshua Rothman join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss our complicated relationship with all things icky.
      - 21 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • Joan Didion: Writer and Icon

      Joan Didion: Writer and Icon

      On the occasion of a new biography, Louis Menand and Thessaly La Force join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the influence of Joan Didion.
      - 14 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • This Podcast Will Change Your Life

      This Podcast Will Change Your Life

      Sarah Larson and Andrew Marantz join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss self-help, podcasting, and how the two have converged.
      - 7 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • Serena and the Big Four

      Serena and the Big Four

      Serena Williams is positioned to complete a Grand Slam. Nick Paumgarten and Reeves Wiedeman join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the U.S. Open.
      - 31 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Tasting Notes

      Tasting Notes

      Bianca Bosker and Rachel Arons join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the language of wine.
      - 24 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Re-Reading Children’s Books

      Re-Reading Children’s Books

      Adam Gopnik, Sarah Larson, Amelia Lester, and David Haglund talk about how children’s books have evolved and why they’re worth revisiting as adults.
      - 17 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Talking About “White People”

      Talking About “White People”

      Hua Hsu, Karan Mahajan, Amelia Lester and David Haglund talk about the MTV documentary “White People” and contemporary conversations about whiteness.
      - 10 Aug 15, 8:17am -

    The Village Voice

    • Travel ’86: What’s Your Trip?

      Travel ’86: What’s Your Trip?

      What’s Your Trip? May 27, 1986 Survey by Lois Draegin RICHARD HELL Poet, actor, musician The best I’ve ever had were when I took some...
      - 2 days ago, 24 May 19, 11:36am -
    • Underground Rock: Walk on the Wild Side

      Underground Rock: Walk on the Wild Side

      Walk on the Wild Side (And Don’t Forget Your Mastercharge) July 12, 1976 Of course the truly cool and satori-graced visitors who conven­tion-cavort in New...
      - 3 days ago, 23 May 19, 2:08pm -
    • A Conservative Impulse in the New Rock Underground

      A Conservative Impulse in the New Rock Underground

      A Conservative Impulse in the New Rock Underground August 18, 1975 Arabian swelter, and with the air-conditioning broken, CBGB resembled some abattoir of a kitchen...
      - 3 days ago, 23 May 19, 10:41am -
    • They’re Every Woman

      They’re Every Woman

      In the space of a few days we visited two sprawling shows opening in town. Although both were call-the-fire-marshal crowded, the exuberant aesthetics and street-level...
      - 4 days ago, 22 May 19, 3:05pm -
    • “Fuck the Curtain”: An Oral History of Off-Broadway

      “Fuck the Curtain”: An Oral History of Off-Broadway

      Celebrating 30 Years of Off-Broadway May 21, 1985 On May 20, the Obies celebrate their 30th birthday. This special supplement, with selections from 30 years...
      - 6 days ago, 20 May 19, 3:00pm -
    • A Brief History of Off-Broadway, 1955–1985

      A Brief History of Off-Broadway, 1955–1985

      “The Golden Days of American Theater” May 21, 1985 On May 20, the Obies celebrate their 30th birthday. This special supplement, with selections from 30...
      - 6 days ago, 20 May 19, 11:38am -
    • The Abortionist on the Circuit of Fear

      The Abortionist on the Circuit of Fear

      The Abortionist on the Circuit of Fear August 18, 1966 The abortionist is the man hunted by the police and a million desperate women a...
      - 9 days ago, 17 May 19, 11:18am -
    • Ghosts of Obies Past

      Ghosts of Obies Past

      Ghosts of Obies Past May 31, 1994 To help celebrate the 39th annual Village Voice Obie awards, we asked several present and former Obie judges...
      - 9 days ago, 17 May 19, 10:44am -
    • The Slasher

      The Slasher

      The photographer David Haxton conjures evocative, painterly realms from cut paper and studio work lights. With a show currently up at Fridman Gallery (169 Bowery,...
      - 10 days ago, 16 May 19, 12:38pm -
    • Cannes Diary, 1994: Riviera of No Return

      Cannes Diary, 1994: Riviera of No Return

      Riviera of No Return June 7, 1994 Here I am back in the land where a taxi driver carries not a weapon but the two-volume...
      - 10 days ago, 16 May 19, 11:59am -

    WSJ: New York

      Emergency Comeback

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