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  1. Brooklynites cheer single-payer health care at congressional town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Crain's New York Business

    The future of the Affordable Care Act has been a major point of contention at town hall meetings convened by members of Congress across the country in recent days, with some Republican politicians drawing ire in their districts. At an overflowing and overwhelmingly friendly town hall Wednesday night hosted by Rep. Yvette Clarke in progressive Brooklyn, the Democratic congresswoman predictably defended the ACA.

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  2. Editor's Note: Made in NY initiative could pit the city against film studiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Crain's New York Business

    CAUSE A SCENE: The city is spending $136 million to renovate the Bush Terminal in Sunset Park for TV and film. Mayor Bill de Blasio's "new front line in the battle to keep New York City affordable" is jobs, as he said in his State of the City address last week.

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  3. Made in NY initiative could pit the city against film studiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Crain's New York Business

    CAUSE A SCENE: The city is spending $136 million to renovate the Bush Terminal in Sunset Park for TV and film. Mayor Bill de Blasio's "new front line in the battle to keep New York City affordable" is jobs, as he said in his State of the City address last week.

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  4. Is the solution to New York's housing crisis right below our feet?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Crain's New York Business

    There are up to 210,000 basements and cellars across the city that could potentially be converted into legal apartments - enough to move the needle on the city's housing crisis without pouring a single new building foundation. But the legalization process is fraught with political and technical pitfalls, which is why a study released Thursday suggests that the de Blasio administration should start with a pilot program to capture the lowest hanging fruit: the roughly 38,000 basements in single-family homes that could be converted without any major changes to city or state law.

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  5. Brooklyn's hottest intersection for retailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Crain's New York Business

    Commercial brokerage firm CPEX Real Estate last month designated six Brooklyn corridors as the borough's next retail hot spots. No. 1 on the list? The intersection of Lafayette Avenue and Fulton Street, which sits at the crossroads of the growing Brooklyn Cultural District and Fort Greene.

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  6. NYC creating film production and fashion center in Sunset ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | New York Business.com

    The city is spending $136 million to renovate the Bush Terminal in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, to make it suitable for film and TV production. The city is spending $136 million to renovate the Bush Terminal in Sunset Park, Brooklyn and turn it into a center for film and television production and garment manufacturing.

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  7. Sunset Park emerges as the new Garment DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | New York Business.com

    The city's garment manufacturing industry is being stitched back together in Brooklyn after rising rents pushed its center out of Manhattan , according to the New York Times . Garment makers are following the lead of city and industry leaders, who have pushed to popularize Sunset Park as a new manufacturing home with cheap, accessible space.

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  8. NYU engineers a Brooklyn boom with tech expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Crain's New York Business

    New York University announced in late January that it would embark on a 10-year, $500 million expansion of its technology, engineering and new-media footprint in downtown Brooklyn. NYU's effort comes as the once moribund commercial district becomes an increasingly attractive place to work and live.

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  9. Will Queens get the High Line treatment?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Crain's New York Business

    QueensWay has received support from the Trust for Public Land, but a park would need $150 million from the public. Manhattan has the High Line.

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  10. Homeland, Quantico are among the seven TV shows that are new to New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | New York Business.com

    With seven additional television series filming in New York City so far this year - on top of many that have been here for a number of seasons - the city is on track to have another record year of growth in the film-production industry. During the last season, which ended in May, a record 52 prime-time episodic television series filmed in New York City, a 13% increase from the previous year.

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  11. 19 ways to make money in techRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Crain's New York Business

    Gilt Groupe, for instance, was briefly built up to be an East Coast version of Amazon. But the direct-to-consumer model that Warby Parker helped to pioneer has worked out much better.

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  12. AvalonBay expects suburbs to outperform five boroughs in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | New York Business.com

    A national real estate investment trust said Thursday that its suburban assets in New York and New Jersey will likely outperform projects in the five boroughs in 2017, where the Manhattan market has hit headwinds and a significant supply of new apartments is set to hit Brooklyn and Queens. AvalonBay Communities said on a fourth quarter earnings call that it expects revenue growth in the city, where it owns buildings across a number of neighborhoods, to be around 1% this year.

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  13. NYC teaching hospitals treat fewer minorities, according to new studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | New York Business.com

    The city's public hospital system, which includes Bellevue Hospital, has struggled financially, in part, because it shoulders a disproportionately high burden of caring for Medicaid and uninsured patients. New York City hospital patients who are minorities, uninsured or on Medicaid are "strikingly underrepresented" at the city's private academic medical centers, according to a new study .

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  14. Trump's rise casts Democrat's defection in harsher lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Crain's New York Business

    Siding with Trump-friendly Senate Republicans could be a smart strategy for state Sen. Jose Peralta, but the move has drawn outrage from some of his Jackson Heights constituents. When news spread that the Democratic senator had shifted his allegiances to the Independent Democratic Conference, which aligns with the Republicans to control the Legislature's upper chamber, locals already outraged about President Donald Trump were overwhelmed by what they saw as a betrayal, said Susan Kang, a political science professor and Jackson Heights resident.

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  15. Subway shutdown is chance to try new transportation strategiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | New York Business.com

    New York has always been congested, but lately, worsening transit delays and gridlock on streets have left New Yorkers fed up. Transportation has gotten so unreliable that when the Metropolitan Transportation Authority recently installed Wi-Fi in subway stations, instead of being excited, riders took the opportunity to complain about the trains.

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  16. Poll gives bridge-toll plan a liftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | New York Business.com

    An advocacy group's poll found more than half of New York voters favor the idea of tolling the East River bridges while lowering charges on high-toll crossings as a way to fund transit and road projects. Supporters of a plan designed by traffic guru Sam Schwartz called Move New York hope the poll could give momentum to a bill in Albany that would enact it.

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  17. Poll gives bridge-toll plan a liftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Crain's New York Business

    An advocacy group's poll found more than half of New York voters favor the idea of tolling the East River bridges while lowering charges on high-toll crossings as a way to fund transit and road projects. Supporters of a plan designed by traffic guru Sam Schwartz called Move New York hope the poll could give momentum to a bill in Albany that would enact it.

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  18. Borough presidents jolt audience in lightning roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | New York Business.com

    With 10 minutes left in last week's Crain's breakfast forum with Borough Presidents Eric Adams of Brooklyn, Gale Brewer of Manhattan, Ruben Diaz Jr. of the Bronx, Melinda Katz of Queens and James Oddo of Staten Island, moderator Erik Engquist fired off 10 "lightning round" questions. The answers lit up the audience.

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  19. At a dark time for retail, bright spots emerge for key Brooklyn corridorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | Crain's New York Business

    Several Brooklyn retail corridors are poised for serious growth, a new market report shows, even as challenges persist in much of the borough and beyond. CPEX Real Estate tracked asking rents across Brooklyn for its annual retail report, and identified six corridors that are set to thrive as population and transit access continues to expand.

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  20. Cuomo has cost city billions, borough president saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | Crain's New York Business

    There's only one person standing in the way of Democratic control of the state Senate, the Bronx and Brooklyn borough presidents agreed Tuesday. "No, it's not," said Ruben Diaz Jr. of the Bronx.

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