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  1. Amazon to Boost Property Prices in HQ2 CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    New York and Arlington, Va., traded billions of dollars in incentives for a shiny new Amazon HQ2. But the arrival of the new corporate headquarters could mean some serious challenges for the two cities.

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  2. Amazon Employees Join Long Island City Condo RushRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Condo sales in Long Island City are suddenly soaring, thanks to Amazon.com Inc.'s decision to open a headquarters in the Queens, N.Y., neighborhood. One local brokerage firm reported it sold nearly 150 units over four days last week, about 15 times its usual volume.

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  3. Amazon's Arrival Leaves Long Island City's Cultural Future in QuestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Wall Street Journal

    Starting in the '80s, the western Queens neighborhood of Long Island City became a haven for artists of all kinds. They were drawn for the same reasons that previously attracted creative types to an area like Manhattan's now upscale Soho neighborhood-namely, the rents were cheap and the spaces, often in former industrial locations, were large.

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  4. Amazon's Arrival Could Strain Queens SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Wall Street Journal

    New York and Arlington, Va., traded billions of dollars in incentives for a shiny new Amazon HQ2. But the arrival of the new corporate headquarters could mean some serious challenges for the two cities.

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  5. After Years of Renting, MTA to Buy Grand Central TerminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Wall Street Journal

    For $35 Million, the MTA will take over the terminal building as well as the Hudson Line from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie and the Harlem Line to Dover Plains The Metropolitan Transportation Authority plans to buy Grand Central Terminal, as well as hundreds of miles of Metro-North Railroad tracks for $35 million. Many of the 750,000 people who use the landmark terminal in Midtown Manhattan each weekday might assume it is owned by the MTA, the sprawling agency that runs Metro-North, the Long Island Rail Road and the city's subway and bus systems.

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  6. Critics Say Deal Shortchanges New YorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Wall Street Journal

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio both spoke in superlatives Tuesday when they announced a deal to help Amazon.com Inc. build an additional headquarters in Long Island City, Queens. They trumpeted the record-breaking combined incentives of nearly $3 billion from the state and city to help the online-retail juggernaut build a campus along the neighborhood's waterfront.

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  7. Amazon's Move to Long Island City Sparks Condo FrenzyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Even before Amazon.com Inc. decided to put a headquarters in Long Island City, the retail giant's interest in the Queens neighborhood unleashed a condo gold rush. Amazon's interest was made known scarcely a week ago, yet brokers say they are already selling units-sometimes sight unseen-via text message.

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  8. The Morning Download: Amazon's Tale of Two CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Wall Street Journal

    Good day, CIOs. Start spreading the news: Amazon.com Inc. wants to be there . And Northern Virginia's Crystal City, which doesn't have its own theme song yet--and likely never will.

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  9. Long Island City Hub Braces for a Rider SurgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Wall Street Journal

    Subway buskers Felipe Hostins and Humberto Castro like to set the mood at the Court Square station in Long Island City, Queens, by playing the theme song to the TV show "Game of Thrones."

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  10. Joaqu n - El Chapo' Guzm n arriving in New York after his extradition from Mexico in January 2017.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Wall Street Journal

    From closing down the Brooklyn Bridge to protecting jurors, New York City braces for its most high-risk trial in years New York City is no stranger to high-profile criminal trials, but few defendants have presented the challenges posed by Mexican drug lord JoaquA n "El Chapo" GuzmA n, one of the most infamous criminals in modern history. Opening statements in Mr. GuzmA n's trial will begin Tuesday at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., an undertaking that will require a virtually unprecedented law-enforcement effort to ensure the safety of government witnesses, jurors, other New Yorkers and Mr. GuzmA n himself.

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  11. Trial of - El Chapo' Poses Unprecedented ChallengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Wall Street Journal

    From closing down the Brooklyn Bridge to protecting jurors, New York City braces for its most high-risk trial in years New York City is no stranger to high-profile criminal trials, but few defendants have presented the challenges posed by Mexican drug lord JoaquA n "El Chapo" GuzmA n, one of the most infamous criminals in modern history.

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  12. Photos of the Day: Nov. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Wall Street Journal

    Chickens escape a burning barn in Germany, men visit the grave of Lubavitcher Rebbe in Queens, N.Y., women receive treatment for respiratory issues in New Delhi, India, and more

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  13. Actor Alec Baldwin Arrested After Parking-Spot AltercationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Wall Street Journal

    Actor Alec Baldwin was arrested Friday after he assaulted a driver during an argument over a Manhattan parking spot, according to a spokesman for the New York City Police Department.

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  14. Pop-Up Stores and Dive Bars: How a Property Developer Aims to Cure NYC's Empty StorefrontsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | Wall Street Journal

    A global real-estate firm thinks it may have found a way to slow the rise of vacant storefronts that have marred New York City neighborhoods and other metro areas. Brookfield Properties this spring acquired seven empty retail spaces on Bleecker Street.

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  15. Suspect in Letter Bombs: A History of Arrests and a Prior Bomb ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | Wall Street Journal

    Authorities have arrested 56-year-old Florida resident Cesar Sayoc in connection with more than a dozen suspected mail-bomb devices sent to prominent Democrats and outspoken critics of President Trump this week. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.-The Florida man arrested Friday for allegedly mailing bombs to prominent Democrats was a former stripper and failed entrepreneur with a long criminal record who became an avid fan of President Trump in recent years.

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  16. Addicted to Audio: Why Music Obsessives Blow Their 401Ks Chasing Down Vintage GearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2018 | Wall Street Journal

    Vintage-audio collectors are on the hunt for coveted, ancient and pricey components to make their classic stereo systems sing. Here, how to start exploring and avoid the pitfalls VINTAGE-AUDIO collectors are a peculiar breed of relic hunters-never still, rarely pleased, steadfastly in pursuit of another sonic fix.

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  17. Addicted to Audio: Why Music Obsessives Blow Their 401Ks Chasing Down Vintage GearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | Wall Street Journal

    Vintage-audio collectors are on the hunt for coveted, ancient and pricey components to make their classic stereo systems sing. Here, how to start exploring and avoid the pitfalls VINTAGE-AUDIO collectors are a peculiar breed of relic hunters-never still, rarely pleased, steadfastly in pursuit of another sonic fix.

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  18. New York City Halloween Dog Parade Is Back on TrackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Wall Street Journal

    Pet owners howled when this year's Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade in Manhattan was canceled due to insurance issues. But there is no need to boo anymore after community leaders and a television network said they have stepped in to host the event.

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  19. Complaints Pour In Over Updated Storm Protection Plan for ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Wall Street Journal

    Residents on the east side of Manhattan say they were recently blindsided when New York City officials drastically changed a plan to protect the island from East River flooding, adding $700 million to the cost of the project and proposing the shutdown of a large park for more than three years. Community members and designers had worked on a plan for five years to build a wall around Manhattan's east side to protect from storm surges.

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  20. Long Island City Condos Catch Eye of Investors Cooling on ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | Wall Street Journal

    As apartment sales slump, fewer investors are snapping up new condominiums in prime Manhattan locations, but they have been on the prowl for bargains in less expensive neighborhoods, such as Long Island City in Queens. In Manhattan, many investors have been scared off by high prices, weakening sales and flat or declining rents, brokers say.

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