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  1. Why are so many big trucks pounding New York's roads? [in 5 steps]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | New York Business.com

    New York City and its suburbs are among the most truck-dependent areas in America. While almost 40% of U.S. intercity freight moves by rail, only 1.8% does in the five boroughs, on Long Island and in Westchester and Putnam counties.

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  2. Gentrification and falling death rates contribute to the decline of funeral homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | New York Business.com

    MARCHING ON: A Chinese family begins a funeral procession from Wan Shou Funeral Home. Brooklyn's burial businesses have needed to adapt to the burial rites of new populations - or die.

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  3. L trains will stop running in Manhattan for 18 months starting in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | New York Business.com

    New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority plans to shut down a subway tunnel for 18 months on its L train that carries passengers under the East River between Manhattan and Brooklyn, disrupting schedules for as many as 300,000 commuters a day beginning in January 2019. The decision, announced Monday, was forced by damage due to saltwater that flooded the system's Canarsie Tube during Hurricane Sandy in 2012.

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  4. Grave situation for city's funeral homes as death rate drops and customs changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | New York Business.com

    A Chinese family begins a funeral procession from Wan Shou Funeral Home. Brooklyn's burial businesses have needed to adapt to new cultures' rites - or die.

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  5. Moment in the limelight for tombstone maker behind Trump's fake grave was years in the makingRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | New York Business.com

    Falling death rates, funeral home closures and increased cremation have put monument makers between a headstone and a hard place SET IN STONE: The tombstone business "hasn't changed since the pharoahs made their pyramids," said Frank Cassara, right, of Supreme Memorials. His sons Michael, center, and Joseph, left, have their work cut out for them steering the company into the modern era.

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  6. Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce seeks new hub, plans to open incubator and retail storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | New York Business.com

    The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce is searching for up to 30,000 square feet of space for a new business services hub. The space would also be home to a new incubator for startups and a retail store where Brooklyn-made products will be sold.

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  7. ICYMI: Diverting all of the city's garbage from landfills may be the mayor's most ambitious goal yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Crain's New York Business

    New York has guys like Julius Brewster. The 56-year-old works most nights from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. hauling commercial waste for Metropolitan Recycling in Brooklyn.

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  8. Bloomingdale's will join WeWork at new Long Island City office towerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | New York Business.com

    Bloomingdale's will anchor a $700 million office tower that Tishman Speyer is putting up in Long Island City. It will join co-working-space provider WeWork at the two-tower project.

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  9. Is Bill de Blasio's plan to get NYC to zero waste his most ambitious yet?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | New York Business.com

    New York has guys like Julius Brewster. The 56-year-old works most nights from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. hauling commercial waste for Metropolitan Recycling in Brooklyn.

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  10. Firm buys pair of Sunset Park buildings for $40 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | New York Business.com

    Madison Realty Capital has purchased a pair of former industrial properties in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, for $37.5 million with plans to convert them into offices and space for the next generation of manufacturers. The firm acquired 341 and 353 39th Ave., two adjacent buildings that together total about 200,000 square feet.

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  11. Bill de Blasio thinks the city can stop dumping its garbage by 2030. Is he dreaming?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Crain's New York Business

    New York has guys like Julius Brewster. The 56-year-old works most nights from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. hauling commercial waste for Metropolitan Recycling in Brooklyn.

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  12. Fear not! Citywide ferry program will be ready to set sailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Crain's New York Business

    In less than 12 months, Mayor Bill de Blasio will be launching New York's first citywide ferry service in over a century. The system will be catalytic for businesses along the waterfront and a democratizing force for communities that have long suffered from limited transit options.

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  13. Target expands in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Crain's New York Business

    Target is opening another location in Brooklyn. The big-box retailer has signed a lease for 38,081 square feet at 1715 E. 13th St. in Sheepshead Bay, according to The Real Deal .

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  14. Brooklyn providers snared in largest national health care fraud sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | New York Business.com

    A group operating a network of clinics in Brooklyn received $38 million in Medicare and Medicaid after providing unnecessary treatment Health care fraud sweeps across the country have led to charges against 300 people including doctors, nurses, physical therapists and home health care providers accused of bilking Medicare and Medicaid, the government announced Wednesday. The sweep spread from southern California to southern Florida and Houston to Brooklyn, New York, with arrests being made over three days.

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  15. Artist behind Trump tombstone seeks windfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Crain's New York Business

    Brian Andrew Whiteley, the artist whose tombstone bearing the name of Donald Trump caused a sensation when he sneaked it into Central Park in March, is now doing something the GOP presidential candidate would appreciate: figuring out how to make the most money he can from his creation. Whiteley plans to have as many as nine additional Trump tombstones carved, each bearing a different epitaph from the first, which read "Made America Hate Again."

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  16. Northwell takes over Coney Island Hospital's troubled lab following fatal mistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Crain's New York Business

    The city's public hospital system is turning over day-to-day operations of the lab at Coney Island Hospital to Northwell Health, after it failed recent state Health Department inspections, Crain's has learned. Northwell, a large health system headquartered on Long Island, has already begun the process of taking over the laboratory, and Coney Island Hospital workers were informed of the plan yesterday, a spokeswoman for NYC Health + Hospitals said.

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  17. Long Island City becomes a draw to fashion firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Crain's New York Business

    Fashion firms are flocking to Long Island City. Clothing rental service for plus-size women Gwynnie Bee recently expanded in the Queens neighborhood, and three other fashion companies are eyeing space in the area, according to the New York Times .

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  18. A $3 toll on the Verrazano? Road-pricing plan gains key supporterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | New York Business.com

    A controversial and potentially transformative plan to rationalize bridge and tunnel tolls citywide quietly achieved a breakthrough in Albany last week. The Fair Plan, as its designers call it, did not pass, but it gained the Senate sponsor it has long needed, as Andrew Lanza, R-Staten Island, introduced a bill to implement it.

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  19. A $3 toll on the Verrazano? Road-pricing plan gains key supporterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Crain's New York Business

    A controversial and potentially transformative plan to rationalize bridge and tunnel tolls citywide quietly achieved a breakthrough in Albany last week. The Fair Plan, as its designers call it, did not pass, but it gained the Senate sponsor it has long needed, as Andrew Lanza, R-Staten Island, introduced a bill to implement it.

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  20. Cat Cafe | Indie radio station | Butcher's Daughter second locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | New York Business.com

    For the Record is a weekly listing to help businesspeople in New York find opportunities, potential new clients and updates on customers 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. Brooklyn Heights' first cat caf allows visitors to play with cats that are up for adoption, while enjoying coffee and snacks.

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