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Why it's always 'New' York City: Book details how buildings grew along with Gotham
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Why it's always 'New' York City: Book details how buildings grew along with Gotham

A birds's-eye view of the southern end of New York and Brooklyn shows the proposed Brooklyn Bridge (Theodore Russell Davis (New York, 1870)....

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The case for a receiver: Strong authority at the top is the first step on NYCHA's road to recovery
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The case for a receiver: Strong authority at the top is the first step on NYCHA's road to recovery

Federal Judge William Pauley will have an epochal decision to make once the New York City Housing Authority and U. S. Justice Department submit to...

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Starbucks on the doorstep: coffee giant will expand delivery network
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Starbucks on the doorstep: coffee giant will expand delivery network

The company says it will offer delivery from 2,000 U. S. stores by next summer through a partnership with Uber Eats. It isn't yet saying which...

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NYCHA's biggest union agrees for 1st time to flexible hours for evening and weekend repairs
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NYCHA's biggest union agrees for 1st time to flexible hours for evening and weekend repairs

The union representing most of NYCHA’s workforce has tentatively agreed to expand working hours into early mornings, evenings and weekends to...

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Cuomo, de Blasio announce after-the-fact community advisory committee for Amazon project
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Cuomo, de Blasio announce after-the-fact community advisory committee for Amazon project

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are pictured during a press conference discussing Amazon's decision to establish one of it's second...

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NYC congressional delegation comes out against receivership for NYCHA
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NYC congressional delegation comes out against receivership for NYCHA

Nearly the entire city congressional delegation argued Tuesday against placing the city’s troubled Housing Authority into federal receivership — a...

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After Amazon, fairer taxes: New York needs to straighten out its code now
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After Amazon, fairer taxes: New York needs to straighten out its code now

John Schoettler, Vice President for Global Real Estate and Facilities at Amazon, Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio, hold a press...

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We can't afford to turn away Amazon: Those rejecting the tech company are taking New York City's success for granted
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We can't afford to turn away Amazon: Those rejecting the tech company are taking New York City's success for granted

My family has lived in Long Island City since 1945, so we’ve had a front-row seat for the extraordinary development of western Queens over more...

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City Council and Manhattan borough president sue over Two Bridges development approval
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City Council and Manhattan borough president sue over Two Bridges development approval

The City Council and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer have sued the mayor’s Department of City Planning and Planning Commission over its...

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A towering mistake: The City Council is taking completely legal housing developments to court
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A towering mistake: The City Council is taking completely legal housing developments to court

Four very tall towers blueprinted for Manhattan's Lower East Side riverfront have area residents up in arms, unswayed by promises of new elevators...

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NYC Council Speaker Johnson threatens lawsuit over commission approval of Lower East Side mega-tower project
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NYC Council Speaker Johnson threatens lawsuit over commission approval of Lower East Side mega-tower project

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson asks Margaret Garnett, DOI nominee, a question from during a confirmation for DOI Commissioner in City Council...

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ALLAN WERNICK: Born Down Under, but still an American
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ALLAN WERNICK: Born Down Under, but still an American

It doesn't matter that he was born in Australia. Since he father was an American citizen and lived in the United States for more than five years,...

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Ikea to open Manhattan location — but you won't be able to get the signature Swedish meatballs
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Ikea to open Manhattan location — but you won't be able to get the signature Swedish meatballs

Ikea is opening a Manhattan location this coming spring, but those based in the borough will still have to schlep to Brooklyn for a taste of the...

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Ikea to open first-ever Manhattan location — but you won't be able to carry home any items you buy
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Ikea to open first-ever Manhattan location — but you won't be able to carry home any items you buy

Swedish retailer Ikea will open its first-ever Manhattan location this coming spring, part of the chain’s plan to expand into more urban areas....

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Payless tricked 'influencers' into paying $600 for $20 shoes at fake 'Palessi' store
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Payless tricked 'influencers' into paying $600 for $20 shoes at fake 'Palessi' store

Payless proved just that when it took over a former Armani store and invited a group of “influencers” to the opening for a high-end designer called...

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Holocaust scholar at Teachers College, Columbia University finds swastikas spray-painted on her office wall
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Holocaust scholar at Teachers College, Columbia University finds swastikas spray-painted on her office wall

Swastikas and the derogatory term "Yid" were found on the walls of the office of Elizabeth Midlarsky, a professor at Teachers College on November...

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Brooklyn Beep Eric Adams urges probe into suspected fraud at the city's program to take over distressed properties
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Brooklyn Beep Eric Adams urges probe into suspected fraud at the city's program to take over distressed properties

Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams speaks during a news conference in New York, Monday, July 16, 2018. Adams was helping to announce that...

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As 11,000 tenants endure outages NYC Controller wants records in probe of NYCHA heating bungle
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As 11,000 tenants endure outages NYC Controller wants records in probe of NYCHA heating bungle

3170 Broadway, which is part of the Grant Houses is pictured Friday, November 23, 2018 in Manhattan, New York. Tenants have been complaining of...

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My Thanksgiving and Black Friday routine: A retail worker on his exhausting holiday season
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My Thanksgiving and Black Friday routine: A retail worker on his exhausting holiday season

It's Thanksgiving Day. My entire family will be gathered together with friends and neighbors for a spread we all worked hard to make happen this...

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Lower East Side NYCHA residents say they are without heat and hot water since snowstorm last week
News 3 weeks ago
Lower East Side NYCHA residents say they are without heat and hot water since snowstorm last week

Mayor de Blasio and other elected officials last month touted major heating improvements at NYCHA facilities as they toured a public housing...

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No exit on NYCHA: De Blasio blew too many chances to be trusted with a turnaround
News 3 weeks ago
No exit on NYCHA: De Blasio blew too many chances to be trusted with a turnaround

Mayor de Blasio's tight embrace of partnerships with private developers and managers as the start of a solution to the epic collapse of the New...

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Saks 'hid,' discriminated against minorities, older workers: lawsuit
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Saks 'hid,' discriminated against minorities, older workers: lawsuit

Six of eight plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Saks Fifth Avenue department store, include Derick Longley, Pablo Orozco, Thomas Bisky, Kenneth Taylor...

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Airbnb hosts protest confab of hotel biz bigs
News 3 weeks ago
Airbnb hosts protest confab of hotel biz bigs

A couple of dozen Airbnb hosts protested outside the Intercontinental Hotel demanding their right to share their home. New York, New York, Thursday...

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De Blasio says he didn't know about NYCHA challenging lead test results — which The News exposed in 2015
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De Blasio says he didn't know about NYCHA challenging lead test results — which The News exposed in 2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at Smart Cities New York Wednesday, May 9 2018 at Pier 36 in Manhattan, New York. (Barry Williams for New York Daily...

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Flying high: Harlem post office renamed for famed Tuskegee Airmen
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Flying high: Harlem post office renamed for famed Tuskegee Airmen

A Manhattan post office was renamed Monday in honor of the historic Tuskegee Airmen, the all-black squadron whose historic World War II flights...

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It really is a homerun: Pols should praise the mayor and governor for landing thousands of good tech jobs
News 3 weeks ago
It really is a homerun: Pols should praise the mayor and governor for landing thousands of good tech jobs

Andrew Cuomo, Governor New York, left, speaks as Bill de Blasio, Mayor, Mayor New York City listens during a press conference discussing Amazon's...

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Paddling up the Amazon: Elected opponents are in no position to complain
News 1 month ago
Paddling up the Amazon: Elected opponents are in no position to complain

New York lawmakers who last year said they'd be thrilled to see Amazon land in Long Island City lead a chorus of outrage greeting Gov. Cuomo and...

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Readers sound off on Amazon, veterans and wildfires
News 1 month ago
Readers sound off on Amazon, veterans and wildfires

Return to sender. (Jesse Ward / for New York Daily News) Woodside: Mayor de Blasio and Gov. Cuomo, with 2020 presidential runs in sight, clamor to...

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New York pols — sidelined by the mayor and governor — blast Amazon deal at Long Island City rally
News 1 month ago
New York pols — sidelined by the mayor and governor — blast Amazon deal at Long Island City rally

Elected officials, various unions and community groups gathered in Long Island City on Wednesday in opposition of the proposed site of a new Amazon...

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Federal judge shoots down NYCHA consent decree so for now no monitor steps in to clean things up
News 1 month ago
Federal judge shoots down NYCHA consent decree so for now no monitor steps in to clean things up

The Alfred E. Smith Houses, a public housing development built and maintained by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), stand in in the Lower...

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