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To keep closer tabs on rent-regulated landlords, city overhauls its tech

When tenants in Brooklyn and the Bronx sued their landlords for overcharging on rent late last year and this past spring, they decided to also name the city’s housing czar, Vicki Been, and then... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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This former ballet dancer"s tree decorating skills are en pointe

Interior designer Francis Toumbakaris was renovating an apartment on West 72nd Street four years ago when he surprised the clients with a one-of-a-kind Christmas tree that he had decorated. It was... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Repeal the film tax credit, but don"t expect savings just yet

To the editor: In response to “Tax credit repeal bill puts local film industry on edge”: The Citizens Budget Commission is a long-time critic of the New York state Film Tax Credit... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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City"s plan would boost cell service in Upper Manhattan and beyond

To the editor: Re “Bad call: City's wireless plan strangles economic growth” (Dec. 3): This agency and the entire de Blasio administration are eager to expand wireless connectivity... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Why isn"t the city taking advantage of the Brooklyn jobs boom?

One statement in the Crain’s economic outlook package really caught my eye and deserves special attention. Brooklyn’s job gain between 2010 and 2016 was 40%, the second fastest growth... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Billionaires at New York galas can"t agree on Trump"s tax plan

Robert Rubin, who was once a U.S. Treasury secretary and co-head of Goldman Sachs, referred questions on the Republican tax overhaul to another guest at the UJA-Federation of New York’s Wall... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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GOP finger-pointing starts right after Moore"s Alabama loss

The Republican finger-pointing started minutes after GOP candidate Roy Moore lost to a Democrat in deep-red Alabama’s Senate race, with nervous party members fearing more of the same in the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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The waste-management 
industry"s worst nightmare could become reality

The waste-management industry is worried Mayor Bill de Blasio will deliver a last-minute Christmas gift to two Brooklyn City Council members by helping pass their bill to halve capacity at private... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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City settles with inmates forced back into solitary confinement

New York City has agreed to pay $4 million to 470 Rikers Island inmates it forced back into solitary confinement under an old policy that has since been dropped. The preliminary agreement settles a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Battle brews over Marx Brothers Playground in path of AvalonBay tower

Groucho Marx once said that politics is the art of looking for trouble. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito have found it in a playground named for the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Pedicabs, but for New Yorkers

For most New Yorkers, pedicabs are about as useful of a transportation option as the Circle Line. But entrepreneur Jeffrey Thomashow, who worked on city infrastructure projects in New York and... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Wall Street"s exuberance sounds a lot like 2006

In 2006 the average Wall Streeter took home a nearly $200,000 bonus—a level unmatched since—and Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein was practically bursting with joy. "Gee, I feel... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Commercial real estate expected to bounce back in the coming year

No segment of the real estate market fell harder this year than commercial sales, a category that includes offices, multifamily residential rental buildings, land and hotel deals. Commercial... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Trump Organization loses one of its biggest retail tenants

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Greg David: Tax bills spread gloom and doom about town

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City Council trend to defer to local members could create 51 fiefdoms

The City Council's policy of deferring to members on local land-use matters was on full display last week when the body acted to limit self-storage facilities in special manufacturing... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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The dentist"s office gets the urgent care treatment

A few doors down from the CityMD near Union Square, Dental365’s glass storefront sports a glowing blue-and-white logo of a giant tooth with a heart inside it. Passers-by can peek through the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Tax reform leads to a "Super Bowl" for accountants

The smartphone pings again. It’s another text from a client glued to coverage of the congressional tax bills, asking what it means for his business. With the hand-scribbled ink still wet on... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Health insurance market has an uncertain prognosis

Come New Year’s Day, the Affordable Care Act will be standing but could be badly wounded. Congress is nearing passage of a tax overhaul that would repeal the individual mandate, which requires... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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