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Tesla thinks sales could be electric, if only New York would cooperate
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Tesla thinks sales could be electric, if only New York would cooperate

This is a defining moment for Tesla and its star chief executive, Elon Musk. The Palo Alto, Calif.–based company is delivering its first midprice...

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What lies below NYC—and why it's such a mess [in 5 steps]
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What lies below NYC—and why it's such a mess [in 5 steps]

1THE ISSUE Any work in the city involving digging is fraught with complications. Most of New York’s infrastructure is belowground, where cable,...

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NYC home sales total $13.4B during second quarter
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NYC home sales total $13.4B during second quarter

The total value of home sales across New York City reached $13.4 billion during the second quarter, a 19% jump over the same period last year,...

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Preparing for climate change means making New York fairer too
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Preparing for climate change means making New York fairer too

As the 21st century progresses, cities are increasingly vulnerable to climate change, disease, terrorism and economic inequality. Our problems are...

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Long Island City sees burst of new apartment towers, but restaurants fail to keep pace
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Long Island City sees burst of new apartment towers, but restaurants fail to keep pace

Developers are adding rental units in Long Island City at a blistering pace, but retail space for new restaurants is not keeping up, according to a...

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Citi takes office at Cornell Tech campus
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Citi takes office at Cornell Tech campus

Citigroup has signed on to take an office at the new Cornell Tech campus being built on Roosevelt Island. The bank has leased 10,900 square feet in...

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Commercial property owners brace for city recycling crackdown
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Commercial property owners brace for city recycling crackdown

New commercial-property recycling regulations take effect Aug. 1—and sanitation inspectors will fan out to commercial buildings across the five...

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'Kid-friendly' urgent care chain extends on the East Coast
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'Kid-friendly' urgent care chain extends on the East Coast

After years of operating a handful of locations on Long Island, PM Pediatrics has bet on its model of kid-friendly urgent care to extend its reach...

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After three decades, work finally begins on redeveloping historic Flushing theater
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After three decades, work finally begins on redeveloping historic Flushing theater

Xinyuan Real Estate has started work on a Flushing, Queens, condo project being built around the RKO Keith's Theater, a partially landmarked...

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MTA chairman calls on city to contribute more to ailing subway system
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MTA chairman calls on city to contribute more to ailing subway system

Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joe Lhota called on the city to pour more money into the beleaguered subway system, where...

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Q train derails in Brooklyn, briefly snarling commutes
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Q train derails in Brooklyn, briefly snarling commutes

A minor derailment in Brooklyn snarled service for some New York City subway riders. No injuries were reported after some wheels of a southbound "Q...

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Port Authority to replace aging PATH substations
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Port Authority to replace aging PATH substations

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has approved spending $134.5 million to replace two aging substations that help power PATH trains....

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Sprint mocks Verizon with 'Twice the Price' store
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Sprint mocks Verizon with 'Twice the Price' store

The competition between cellphone carriers has triggered a price war over unlimited data plans, overloaded cellphone networks and, occasionally,...

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JetBlue plans to build a new terminal at JFK
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JetBlue plans to build a new terminal at JFK

JetBlue has plans to build a new terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport, significantly expanding its presence at a time when Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s...

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Fact check: Can subsidies pay for community takeover of armory project?
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Fact check: Can subsidies pay for community takeover of armory project?

In an op-ed Tuesday, Jabari Brisport, an opponent of for-profit, mixed-income housing development proposed at a Crown Heights armory, declared that...

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Elon Musk claims he has approval to build high-speed train from NYC to DC
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Elon Musk claims he has approval to build high-speed train from NYC to DC

Elon Musk says he won “verbal” government approval to build the world’s longest tunnel for an ultra-high-speed train line to connect New York to...

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Rent spikes are creating fine-dining deserts in Manhattan
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Rent spikes are creating fine-dining deserts in Manhattan

In 1995, the restaurateur Jonathan Morr opened a 3,800-square-foot noodle shop called Republic on Union Square West in New York City, paying an...

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New rental building coming to Roosevelt Island
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New rental building coming to Roosevelt Island

The Related Cos. and Hudson Cos. have filed plans with the city's Department of Buildings for a new rental complex on Roosevelt Island. The project...

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Novel solution to the Crown Heights armory fight
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Novel solution to the Crown Heights armory fight

The fight over the Bedford-Union Armory is bigger than one city block. It represents the last stand of Crown Heights residents against relentless...

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Port Authority won't sell Red Hook Container Terminal—yet
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Port Authority won't sell Red Hook Container Terminal—yet

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey plans to maintain the Red Hook Container Terminal as a shipping facility for at least another five...

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Ignore fake news about crucial Midtown East plan
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Ignore fake news about crucial Midtown East plan

After more than four years of work, the City Council will soon decide whether to approve a rezoning needed to revitalize the crucial Park Avenue...

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Durst buys vacant Harlem lot
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Durst buys vacant Harlem lot

The Durst Organization has acquired a vacant Harlem lot. The developer bought the L-shaped property that runs from the middle of East 125th Street...

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Cuomo campaign exploits loophole to get rent-free space from real estate giant
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Cuomo campaign exploits loophole to get rent-free space from real estate giant

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's campaign has taken advantage of an election-law provision that he has denounced as "egregious" to obtain free office space from...

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StreetEasy's rental listings drop by half after $3 fee goes into effect
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StreetEasy's rental listings drop by half after $3 fee goes into effect

The number of rental listings on StreetEasy plunged after the firm began charging brokers $3-per-day for posting on the site, data show. The policy...

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Cybersecurity firm says goodbye Silicon Valley, hello NYC
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Cybersecurity firm says goodbye Silicon Valley, hello NYC

Defending businesses from cyberattacks is a growth industry, but for decades that industry had been centered in the traditional tech hubs of...

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Councilman's explanation for handing seat to pal doesn't hold up
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Councilman's explanation for handing seat to pal doesn't hold up

As Brooklyn Councilman David Greenfield officially gave the Democratic ballot line for his seat to a protégé through a clandestine political...

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NYC's biggest foreclosure halted as new creditor emerges
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NYC's biggest foreclosure halted as new creditor emerges

New York’s biggest-ever foreclosure auction, for a penthouse at the One57 luxury tower near Central Park, has been halted after a new creditor...

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Taking out trash: Luxury condo looks to be one of first in city to earn Zero Waste certificate
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Taking out trash: Luxury condo looks to be one of first in city to earn Zero Waste certificate

A luxury condo is hoping to become one of the first Zero Waste residential buildings in the city by diverting at least 90% of its garbage from...

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Goldman traders turn in worst first half of Blankfein's reign
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Goldman traders turn in worst first half of Blankfein's reign

Lloyd Blankfein’s roots are letting him down. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. traders turned in their worst first-half performance since Lloyd Blankfein...

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Empty LIRR train partially derails, delaying some service
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Empty LIRR train partially derails, delaying some service

The Long Island Rail Road says a train with no passengers went off the tracks at a rail yard, leading to rush-hour delays on its Long Beach line....

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