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  1. Subsidy report befuddles de Blasio administrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | New York

    An advocacy group says a new analysis of city subsidies shows that they have historically been focused on areas that need the least help. But the Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development's hope that its report will inspire the de Blasio administration to overhaul its economic-development policies seems like a long shot.


  2. Cure Urgent Care expands into BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    A rapidly expanding chain of urgent care centers is eyeing the Brooklyn market - and taking the somewhat unusual step of making itself more attractive to low-income patients. Cure Urgent Care opened its first site on the Upper West Side last year.


  3. City releases a troubling portrait of Brooklyn's overall healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | New York

    A new report describing the state of health care in Brooklyn shows just how far the borough's poorest areas lag behind the wealthier areas of New York City. The city's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Wednesday released the first of its Community Health Profiles , breaking down demographics, poverty and prevention statistics in 18 community districts in Brooklyn.


  4. Turing Pharmaceuticals under state scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | New York

    Turing CEO Martin Shkreli responded to public criticism of the price hike by promising to lower the price of Daraprim Turing Pharmaceuticals was warned by New York's attorney general that the distribution network for a rarely used cancer drug, whose 55-fold overnight price hike drew widespread criticism, may violate antitrust laws. State officials made their concerns known to Turing and Chief Executive Officer Martin Shkreli in an Oct. 12 letter obtained by Bloomberg.


  5. Real estate family buys Long Island City, Williamsburg propertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    The Gural family has purchased two buildings outside of Manhattan, making it the latest among several large commercial landlords who have turned their attentions to Brooklyn and Queens as more office tenants are taking interest in those markets. The family, which owns an 8.5 million-square-foot office portfolio mostly in Manhattan, bought a five-story, approximately 40,000-square-foot former warehouse in Williamsburg, at 285 N. 6th St., for about $15.6 million, according to city property records.


  6. Former MakerBot employees launch new 3-D printing companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    Voodoo Manufacturing, a startup that promises to provide low-cost 3-D printing, officially launched Tuesday after four months of working out the kinks. Based in an 1,800-square-foot warehouse in Bushwick, Brooklyn, Voodoo uses a lot of printers - and very few people.


  7. Rideshare app Via travels south to the financial districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | New York

    Via has been incrementally expanding its footprint since it launched in New York two years ago. Starting Tuesday, the shared-ride car service will reach the southern tip of Manhattan, allowing passengers to take it anywhere between 110th Street and South Ferry.


  8. Citi Bike parked right outside of Long Island City office buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | New York

    Citi Bike has arrived in front of a mixed-use office building in Long Island City, Queens, courtesy of a new sponsorship program. The building's owner, Jamestown, is the first landlord to set up such a partnership with Citi Bike operator NYC Bike Share to get the docking stations at its doorstep, according to The Wall Street Journal .


  9. Of Mercer opening | By Chloe expansion | Hampton Luxury Liner bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    Companies that would like to have details of openings published should submit descriptions following this format to [email protected] , with "New in Town" in the subject line. Of Mercer 42 E. 21st St. The clothing shop offering desk-to-dinner work-wear styles will open in mid- to late October in the Flatiron district.


  10. For art's sakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    All summer, the crowds kept me from checking out the Whitney Museum's new building in the meatpacking district. So I took the opportunity last Monday to finally visit while meeting with museum director Adam Weinberg at his new office overlooking the Hudson River.


  11. These three Catholic churches slated for closure are not landmarks, city saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | New York

    Two Upper East Side churches, St. Elizabeth of Hungary and St. Stephen of Hungary will not be saved. The city's Landmarks Preservation Commission has denied requests to protect three Catholic churches slated for closure by the Archdiocese of New York.


  12. Major commercial real estate firm to open Brooklyn leasing officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    Newmark Grubb Knight Frank will become the city's first large commercial real estate services company to open an office in Brooklyn dedicated to leasing offices to the growing number of businesses moving to the borough. 's New York area president.


  13. Remaining Salvation Army in North Brooklyn will shutter, site is up for grabsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | New York

    North Brooklynites will have to find a new place to donate their used clothing and toys. After the Salvation Army sold its much-discussed Williamsburg location earlier this year, it is now putting its Greenpoint shop on the market.


  14. No. 7 subway facilities worst among MTA, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    The No. 7 subway line, which this week got the city's first new station in 26 years, has the most facilities in need of repairs, according to the Citizens Budget Commission.


  15. City's office-building boom won't be enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    Manhattan is seeing a boom in office-space construction, the New York Building Congress reported recently. The organization projects just under 20 million square feet will be added between this year and 2018.


  16. Art's not deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    Despite chatter about the death of West Chelsea's art scene , the number of galleries there is down only slightly from its historical peak. Still, the Lower East Side is gaining as the city's art epicenter.


  17. Brooklyn's Myrtle Avenue rolls out the red carpet for seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | New York

    At a new yoga class offered by Move With Grace on Myrtle Avenue in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, the instructor asked students the standard questions about their levels of experience, health issues and flexibility - and got the usual range of responses. Only when she asked if anyone had arthritis did the class show its true stripes, as many hands crept upward.


  18. Seeing gains in Brooklyn, Google may aid small biz in Queens, ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    Seven months ago, Google joined forces with the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce to help small businesses in immigrant and low-income communities market themselves on the Internet. Emboldened by the initial results, the search giant might expand the effort to Queens and Manhattan.


  19. Uber sued by 'Annoyance Lawyer' for anti-de Blasio robocallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    An attorney who calls himself the "Annoyance Lawyer" sued Uber Technologies Inc. over its robocall campaign attacking New York Mayor Bill de Blasio over his proposal to limit the number of drivers. Todd C. Bank sued on behalf of recipients of thousands of recorded calls the ride-hailing company made during the campaign telling city residents "we need your help" to defeat the proposal, he said in a lawsuit.


  20. With North Shore-LIJ Health System deal in hand, Maimonides CEO to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | New York

    Pamela Brier, president and chief executive of Maimonides Medical Center, will retire in the beginning of 2016, a few months after her 70th birthday. Her successor is Kenneth Gibbs, who was named chairman of the Brooklyn hospital's board of trustees in May 2014, one year after joining the board.


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