Politics & Policy

Empty Storefronts: Fighting the Blight

Empty Storefronts: Fighting the Blight

The mayor’s office may turn to controversial legislation to address commercial warehousing   

Korean Americans on the “Amazing” Summit

Korean Americans on the “Amazing” Summit

"I hope the results of this summit will allow me to stop worrying about both of my homes—Korea and America."

Steel Tariffs May Mean Costlier Construction Projects in NYC

Steel Tariffs May Mean Costlier Construction Projects in NYC

Builders worry that Trump's trade rules could drastically impact the market

Brownsville: Crime Is Down, but You Wouldn’t Know It From the Papers

Brownsville: Crime Is Down, but You Wouldn’t Know It From the Papers

Despite gains, a Brooklyn neighborhood can’t seem to shake its negative image in the press

For-Hire Drivers—and Their Riders—Brace For New Fees in Midtown

For-Hire Drivers—and Their Riders—Brace For New Fees in Midtown

The state government has approved a surcharge to reduce Midtown congestion and bolster the MTA. New Yorkers seem resigned to it.

Cheers, Jeers—and Some Chaos—as Republicans Watch the Big Speech

Cheers, Jeers—and Some Chaos—as Republicans Watch the Big Speech

As the President delivered his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night, more than 100 card-carrying Republicans gathered in the Upper East Side at the Metropolitan Republican Club to cheer him on. It was an energy filled night for these Manhattan Republicans, who have waited nearly nine years to listen to one of […]

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