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  1. Mayor proposes composting mandate for hotels, arenas, large food businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Crain's New York Business

    Hotels, arenas and large-scale restaurants would be required to separate food waste from regular trash under a proposal by Mayor Bill de Blasio. The new regulation would apply to restaurants in hotels with more than 150 rooms, vendors in arenas and stadiums with seating capacity of at least 15,000 people, food manufacturers with a floor area of at least 25,000 square feet and wholesalers with at least 20,000 square feet.


  2. City will bring high-speed broadband to digital deserts in Brooklyn and QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | New York

    City Hall may be stalled so far in its fight with Verizon over its FiOS deployment , but it is making progress on another front in its campaign for universal broadband access. The city Economic Development Corp. announced Wednesday the launch of a program to bring high-speed Internet access to so-called digital deserts in Brooklyn and Queens.


  3. Dream of turning Queens industrial area into 'Flushing West' draws criticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Crain's New York Business

    To ease New York's affordable-housing crisis, the de Blasio administration wants to redesign 15 city neighborhoods to allow for the construction of more apartments. Naturally, these efforts have been led by the Department of City Planning.


  4. Who's not on the 2015 Most Powerful Women list - and whyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | New York

    So many names, so few slots. This year's list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in New York has 14 new members, up from 11 in our previous ranking, in 2013 .


  5. New NYU Polytechnic incubator planned at former Brooklyn industrial complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Crain's New York Business

    NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering plans to set up an incubator at Industry City in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, for tech startups and other young companies, including businesses started by military veterans. The owners of Industry City, on behalf of the school, have applied for a $6.2 million grant that the New York City Economic Development Corp. is currently reviewing.


  6. Affordable housing's abiding mythologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | New York

    The urban-planning world has perpetuated a myth that has distorted public policy, reduced affordable-housing production and damaged the sustainability of what were once middle-class communities. I refer to so-called 80-20 housing, in which developers receive property-tax exemptions under the 421-a program in return for setting aside 20% of units in new projects as affordable, while the remaining 80% are market-rate.


  7. How much unused public space is there in NYC?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Crain's New York Business

    Study finds vast amounts of unused space under the city's bridges, highways and elevated subways can be put to greater purpose. Almost 700 miles of public space under New York City bridges, elevated subway tracks, highways and railways are going to waste, according to a report released Tuesday by the Design Trust for Public Space, in partnership with the Department of Transportation.


  8. It's finally hot outside. Meet the ice-cream social as business incubatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Crain's New York Business

    Brooklyn Brainery, a Prospect Heights-based outfit that offers adult classes on a range of eclectic subjects, strove to embrace the feel-good nature of the frozen treat by hosting regular ice-cream meetups about five years ago. The events, called Ice Cream Club, required participants to bring a pint of a new-flavor concoction they made at home and share it with the other guests, who usually numbered around 20. Though the gatherings fizzled after a few years because of scheduling, they served as a way for would-be entrepreneurs to exchange tips and tricks before taking the plunge of launching their own businesses.


  9. Make It in BrooklynRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    On June 25th, join a gathering of Brooklyn innovators in conversation about the future of Brooklyn business. The inaugural Make it in Brooklyn Innovation Summit will feature 300 of Brooklyn's leading trendsetters, makers, modernizers, avant-gardists, pacesetters, pioneers, builders, and entrepreneurs in a conversation about what it means to make it in Brooklyn.


  10. Meet the new Citi Bike, same as the old Citi Bike, except ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | New York

    Citi Bike unveiled a new model Monday featuring sturdier parts, rain-repellent seats and an overall look much like that of the original, bulky blue bike that has become ubiquitous on city streets. About 2,400 versions of the new ride will being rolled out beginning in late June, with 1,000 to be put into immediate circulation and 1,400 to hit the streets when Citi Bike's operating company, Motivate, expands the operation to new neighborhoods later in the year.


  11. Trash is her company's treasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Crain's New York Business

    It's a dirty job, but someone's gotta do it. That someone is Tara Hemmer, 42, president of Waste Management of New York and area vice president of the greater mid-Atlantic region for Waste Management Inc., the $14 billion waste-disposal and recycling company based in Houston.


  12. Entrepreneurs should give back to their boroughsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    In the past 30 years, Brooklyn has earned a well-deserved reputation as a hotbed of entrepreneurs. Kickstarter, Etsy, MakerBot, Mast Brothers, Terra Chips and Steiner Studios are just a few of the exciting new companies that have sprouted from the rich soil of the borough.


  13. The last place you'd think has the outer boroughs' best-paying jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Bill Dudley, trekked up to the Bronx last week to talk about economic conditions in the borough. In his speech, he mentioned that jobs in the Bronx pay more than in any of the boroughs except Manhattan."


  14. A foxy Manhattan salon loves primping BrooklynitesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | New York

    Fox & Jane Salon, a Manhattan-based company with four outposts in New York City and one in California, recently signed on for its second Brooklyn location. The four-year-old chain signed a 10-year deal for 1,400 square feet at 288 Atlantic Ave., between Smith Street and Boerum Place.


  15. De Blasio is eager to tax these 'mansions'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    You have to hand it to Mayor Bill de Blasio - he's persistent when it comes to taxing the rich. Gov. Andrew Cuomo killed the mayor's bid last year to raise rates on the wealthy to pay for universal prekindergarten.


  16. Park Slope Food Co-op inspires Brooklyn grocersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | New York

    More than a dozen people packed inside a 700-square-foot corner store in central Brooklyn early on a recent afternoon. Some arrived with babies in strollers, others just with carts.


  17. Fast-growing bank fills its own nicheRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    Kevin Cummings, 60, is chief executive of Investors Bank, one of the fastest-growing financial institutions in the New York area. Since going public in 2005, the Short Hills, N.J.-based institution has quadrupled in size to $19 billion in assets, while its head count has grown to 1,800.


  18. Forget the schlep to Woodbury: Macy's to debut outlets this fall in New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | New York

    Forget schlepping up to Woodbury Commons: More outlets are bringing the discounts to New York City. Macy's Inc. announced Tuesday that it will open its first four bargain stores this fall, in Brooklyn and Queens and on Long Island.


  19. Industry City studio | Owl Creek lease | CEO sellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    For the Record is a weekly listing of information from the public record that can help businesspeople in the New York area find opportunities, potential new clients and updates on competitors. To ask questions or get more information on this section, contact Crain's research department at .


  20. NYU Langone reports $90 million surplus halfway into its fiscal yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    The NYU Langone Health System, a billion-dollar health care giant with its eye on expansion, racked up an $89 million operating gain in the six months of its fiscal year, ended Feb. 28. That figure represents an 8% increase over the year-earlier period. The gains were driven in part by a healthy boost in net patient revenue - up 21% - to $1.2 billion.


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