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  1. Free-Falling New York Rents Plunge 12% in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Bloomberg

    For New York City apartment hunters, April was another good month to find a deal on rents. But no one fared better than those in northwest Queens.

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  2. Locals Fill Infrastructure Void Left by the FedsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Bloomberg

    I have been discussing the sorry state of American infrastructure for years. My personal experience is that the U.S.'s infrastructure is bad, New York State's is worse and New York City's is the worst.

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  3. Taxi Cab Owners and Regulators Created UberRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | Bloomberg

    On this day May 4, 2011, Uber NYC launched . It filled an enormous, artificial void that was created by the Taxi and Limousine Commission at the behest of the Yellow Cab medallion owners.

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  4. Pick a New York City Borough: Rents are Falling There, and FastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | Bloomberg

    Here's some good news for New York City apartment-hunters: Manhattan rents dropped 3.8 percent in March from a year earlier, the most since 2011. The news is even better for tenants looking in Brooklyn and northwest Queens.

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  5. Nazi-Looted Art Returned to Holocaust Victim's Heirs in New York 2 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | Bloomberg

    A New York judge awarded two Nazi-looted paintings to the heirs of an Austrian-Jewish Holocaust victim whose collection of hundreds of pieces of art was systematically taken by Hitler's army in 1938. Justice Charles E. Ramos in Manhattan on Thursday rejected claims by a British art dealer that the two paintings in his possession -- Egon Schiele's "Woman in a Black Pinafore" and "Woman Hiding her Face" -- couldn't be seized under the Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery Act signed into law by former President Barack Obama in 2016.

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  6. Delta Isn't Leaving Atlanta, So Please Stop Talking About ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Bloomberg

    Georgia politicians angered by Delta Air Lines Inc.'s decision to drop its relationship with the National Rifle Association have threatened to kill a proposal  to scrap state taxes on jet fuel, a break that would save the carrier $50 million. The culture-war skirmish over guns, made worse by a four-way Republican scramble for the governor's mansion, quickly morphed into a social media kerfuffle as other states and cities sought to lure the company away from Atlanta.   .

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  7. Rental Glut Makes NYC the Worst Performer for Equity ResidentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | Bloomberg

    The metro area, where developers are churning out thousands of new rentals, and tenants have the luxury to bargain, was the only one that showed a decline in rent for the publicly traded landlord in 2017. "New York was our worst-performing market," David Neithercut, the firm's chief executive officer, said on a conference call today.

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  8. Big Chill Returns to Menace Northeast as Snow Storm Subsides an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | Bloomberg

    The fast-moving snow storm that pummeled the U.S. Northeast, grounding flights, knocking out power to thousands and causing coastal flooding, gave way to a brutal cold on Friday with dozens of cities expected to break temperature records. The low in Manhattan could drop to 6 degrees Fahrenheit Friday and 4 on Saturday, with readings in Boston reaching minus-7 over the weekend, the National Weather Service said.

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  9. NHL's Islanders Win Right to Build Arena at Belmont Site an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | Bloomberg

    The New York Islanders have been awarded the right to build a new arena at the site of Belmont Park, according to people familiar with the matter, bringing the hockey team closer to its traditional Long Island fan base after an unsuccessful stint in Brooklyn. The Islanders' proposal, which beat out a submission from Major League Soccer's NYCFC, calls for an 18,000-seat arena that would house 150 events a year.

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  10. New York Growth to Slow Without Train, Runway Work: PlannersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Bloomberg

    New York's economy has been on a roll, but that could all come to an end. The area, which has added more than 800,000 jobs in the past five years, may take 25 years to add that same number again unless some radical changes are made, according to the Phase out Teterboro Airport in northern New Jersey, which is prone to increased flooding due to rising sea levels, and add two more runways at John F. Kennedy International Airport and one more at Newark International Airport.

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  11. Billionaire Landlord Finds Fortune in NYC's Gentrification Boom 2 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | Bloomberg

    None of it, though, has slowed his rise. From a disclosed net worth of $124 million in 2001, the 68-year-old Wiener today has a fortune of $1 billion, according to the His Pinnacle Group manages about $2 billion worth of property -- some 10,000 units, almost all rent-regulated, in every New York borough save Staten Island. The firm has also made millions converting about 25 buildings to condominiums.

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  12. Under Trump, Made in America Is Losing Out to Russian SteelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Bloomberg

    President Trump signed presidential memoranda on Jan. 24, 2017, reviving the construction of two controversial oil pipelines including Keystone XL, but said the projects would be subject to renegotiation. Four days after his inauguration, Donald Trump signed a handful of executive memos to advance the Keystone XL pipeline and revive the U.S. steel industry.

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  13. It's Dolans Versus Steinbrenners in Quest to Build Belmont Arena 23 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Bloomberg

    The New York Islanders and New York City Football Club each want to build a new arena at the site of Belmont racetrack, according to people familiar with the matter, pitting two of New York's richest team owners against each other to build what might be the city's last all-new venue for decades. Part-owned by the Yankees, NYCFC is looking for an alternative to its current home at Yankee Stadium.

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  14. Dalio Says This Microfinance Lender Can Fix - Issue of Our Time'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Bloomberg

    On his first Saturday night as an Amazon best-selling author, Ray Dalio headed to one of Manhattan's most famous party spots -- the Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The majestic setting is where Katy Perry once sang for the Costume Institute ball and Henry Kravis granted a leadership award named for himself.

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  15. Hot Sales of Cold Brew Might Be What the Coffee Market NeedsRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Surging sales of the trendy summertime drink have companies including Starbucks Corp. and Dunkin' Donuts expanding offerings. For roasters and producers, cold brew can lead to more bean sales at a time of year when demand traditionally slackens.

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