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Staten Island Sewer Project Stuck in the Drain for 24 Years as Climate Change Ups Stakes
The City, by Reuven Blau, October 10, 2021

Here’s how businesses can open the tech-job pipeline for New Yorkers with a disability
Crain's New York Business, by Triet Le, October 06, 2021

Controversial tower that houses upgraded Inwood library breaks ground
Crain's New York Business, by Cara Eisenpress, September 28, 2021

Big Tech’s big NYC challenge
New York Daily News, by David R. Jones, September 28, 2021

NYC Media Lab Says NYC Media and Tech Industries Are Strong, But Challenges Exist
NYC Media Lab, by Bill Daddi, September 27, 2021

Can Painted Streets Draw New Yorkers Out of Their Apartments?
Bloomberg CityLab, by Doyinsola Oladipo, September 27, 2021

Google to Spend $2.1 Billion on Manhattan Office Building
The New York Times, by Matthew Haag and Nicole Hong, September 21, 2021

Riverdale restaurant impacted by COVID receives financial boost from PepsiCo
Bronx Times, by Jason Cohen, September 20, 2021

Retailers Rethink Pandemic-Battered Manhattan
The New York Times, by Julie Creswell, September 17, 2021

Commercial Rent Control Proposed Again as NYC Retail Reels From Pandemic
Commercial Observer, by Celia Young, September 16, 2021

New Analysis Details Just How Late and Over-Budget City Infrastructure Projects Run
Gotham Gazette, by Samar Khurshid, September 14, 2021

How New York City is expanding its life sciences industry
Spectrum News NY1, by Juan Manuel Benitez, September 13, 2021

Facing an uncertain economic recovery, the city can draw lessons from post-9/11 years
Spectrum News NY1, by Ari Ephraim Feldman, September 08, 2021

CUNY students found to face financial struggles besides tuition
The Ticker, by Angelica Tejada, September 04, 2021

Following the floods in the northeastern United States, climate change has been brought to the fore
The Washington Newsday, by George Mackie, September 03, 2021

Climate change blamed for havoc in northeast US floods, by Peter Hutchison and Nicolas Revise, September 03, 2021

Is Brooklyn Leading New York City Out of the Pandemic?
The New York Times, by Nicole Hong, September 01, 2021

Opinion: As College Classes Resume, New York Must Invest in Ending Student Hunger
City Limits, by Haley Schusterman, August 30, 2021

How $400 billion elder care plan could impact WNY’s unpaid caregivers, home care aides
WBFO, by Tom Dinki, August 19, 2021

NYC Loses Jobs as Pandemic Recession Takes Growing Toll on Workers of Color
The City, by Greg David, August 19, 2021

New York Higher Education Experts Are Hopeful that New Governor Kathy Hochul will Continue the State
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, by Hayley Zhao, August 17, 2021

Job readiness 101: CUNY and Bloomberg ink an important workforce development partnership
New York Daily News, by Daily News Editorial Board, August 16, 2021

Delta Variant Casts a Shadow Over Midtown Manhattan’s Shaky Recovery
The New York Times, by Jane Margolies, August 10, 2021

Could Staten Island’s mobile home park be a blueprint for affordable housing in NYC?
Staten Island Advance, by Tracey Porpora, July 31, 2021

Program aims to erase CUNY student debt
Queens Daily Eagle, by Jacob Kaye, July 29, 2021

BWW Exclusive: Bringing Back Broadway, Part 1- Waking the City That Never Sleeps
Broadway World, by Alexa Criscitiello, July 28, 2021

Manhattan’s Fast-Casual Restaurants Aren’t Waiting for Return to Office
Commercial Observer, by Adam Bonislawski, July 27, 2021

À New York, the show must go on!
24 heures, July 25, 2021

Anti-Poverty Organizations Offer Equity Agenda for Next Mayor
Gotham Gazette, by Anna Kaufman, July 23, 2021

MetroFocus: July 22, 2021
PBS THIRTEEN, July 22, 2021

From Staten Island light rail to affordable housing, ideas for fueling pandemic recovery in NYC
Staten Island Advance, by Erik Bascome, July 22, 2021

Cities revisit local currencies to reboot their economies
Cities Today, by Sarah Wray, July 20, 2021

Nonprofit’s Proposal Would Provide Apartments to Homeless CUNY Students
City Limits, by David Brand, July 20, 2021

Good tech jobs can be the key to closing New York’s wealth gap
Crain's New York Business, by Tom Grech and Clyde Vanel, July 19, 2021

25 Ways to Make the Post-Pandemic City More Livable, Prosperous and Just
Curbed, by Carl Swanson, July 19, 2021

The Future Of Cities, The Power Of Change
MediaPost, by Steven Rosenbaum, July 19, 2021

As New York Reopens, It Looks for Culture to Lead the Way
The New York Times, by Michael Paulson, Ben Sisario and Robin Pogrebin, July 17, 2021

2 Sinkholes in a Week Signal Weak Spots in N.Y.C.‘s Aging Infrastructure
The New York Times, by Precious Fondren and Ashley Wong, July 16, 2021

Think Tank Curates 250 Ideas for New York City’s Recovery
Gotham Gazette, by Anna Kaufman, July 16, 2021

Can Rockefeller Center Ever Be Hip?
Curbed, by Kim Velsey, July 16, 2021

Will sex tech lead New York City’s recovery?
Crain's New York Business, by Gabriel Poblete, July 15, 2021

The Center For An Urban Future Has Tons Of Ideas From New Yorkers To Revive NYC’s Economy
Harlem World Magazine, July 15, 2021

$1 Billion Lost, Jobs Cut By Half: NYC’s Arts Industry Amid COVID
Patch, by Kayla Levy, July 14, 2021

New York’s tech sector is growing but so is its brain drain
Crain's New York Business, by Ryan Deffenbaugh, July 14, 2021

New York’s Billion Dollar Problem Hits Brooklyn Artists
Brooklyn Reader, by Miranda Levingston, July 14, 2021

92nd Street Y went global during the pandemic; other nonprofits hope to follow suit
Crain's New York Business, by Cara Eisenpress, July 14, 2021

New York City’s arts organizations have lost nearly $1 billion in income due to pandemic
WSWS, by David Walsh, July 13, 2021

City’s arts industry lost nearly $1 billion during pandemic
Queens Daily Eagle, by Jacob Kaye, July 12, 2021

New York City arts organizations faced close to $1 billion hit from COVID: report
New York Nonprofit Media, by Kay Dervishi, July 12, 2021

A New Report Examines How New York City’s Arts Organizations Are Recovering From The Pandemic
WNYC, by Sean Carlson, July 07, 2021

‘Terrible, Old News’
Inside Higher Ed, by Sara Weissman, July 02, 2021

Nontuition Costs Prevent CUNY Students From Graduating
Inside Higher Ed, by Sara Weissman, June 30, 2021

CUNY Community College Students Need Help Covering Big Costs to Get Back to Class, Study Says
The City, by Claudia Irizarry Aponte, June 28, 2021

New York City Has Been Slow To Vaccinate Homebound Elderly, Causing More Sickness
NPR, by Fred Mogul, June 16, 2021

Combatting ‘chainification’ and food gentrification
Columbia Spectator, by Noah Sheidlower, Charlotte Li, and Andrew Park, June 16, 2021

New York City Workers with Disabilities Fight for Inclusion in Pandemic Recovery, Mayoral Race
Labor Notes, by Emmet Teran, June 10, 2021

Tech industry recruiter on why it might be difficult to secure an entry-level job
Crain's New York Business, by Ryan Deffenbaugh, June 09, 2021

There are 300,000 available jobs in the city—so why is unemployment at 11.4%?
Crain's New York Business, by Cara Eisenpress, June 01, 2021

Op-Ed: Support Asian Americans by supporting our small businesses
QNS, by Sanjeev Jindal, May 28, 2021

New opportunities for Staten Islanders to train and gain employment in fast-growing tech industry
Staten Island Advance, by Giavanni Alves, May 26, 2021

NYC Mayoral Candidates Have Plans for Rejuvenating Retail
Commercial Observer, by Aaron Short, May 25, 2021

Stitching Together A Business In The Garment District During COVID
WNYC, by Beth Fertig, May 21, 2021

Starbucks closing some city locations as it moves to a smaller, pickup model
Crain's New York Business, by Cara Eisenpress, May 19, 2021

CVS signs lease for 512 7th Avenue store
The Real Deal, by Sasha Jones, May 18, 2021

Why Are Some NYC Restaurants Struggling to Find Workers? It’s Complicated…
The City, by Greg David, May 13, 2021

How can NYC build back faster?
City & State, by Annie McDonough, May 12, 2021

NYC mayoral candidates criticised as out of touch for wildly lowballing price of a house in Brooklyn
The Independent, by Clara Hill, May 11, 2021

Tech Takes Over From Finance as Manhattan’s Office Leasing Driver
Commercial Observer, by Tom Acitelli, May 11, 2021

Riverside Park Is Falling Apart
Curbed, by Justin Davidson, May 10, 2021

Tech jobs continued hiring in New York, in spite of Covid
Big News Network, by Robert Besser, May 07, 2021

Tech jobs now outpace all other industries in NYC: report
WPIX 11 New York, by Cristian Benavides, May 04, 2021

Tech Jobs Lead the Way in New York City’s Covid-19 Pandemic Hiring
The Wall Street Journal, by Irene Plagianos, May 02, 2021

New York City budget has pitfalls, critics say
The Bond Buyer, by Paul Burton, April 30, 2021

Mentoring Underrepresented Black and Brown Youth for Careers in Tech
New York Amsterdam News, by David Jones, April 29, 2021

Speeding Up NYC’s Capital Construction Process Could Save $200M Per Year: Report
Commercial Observer, by Rebecca Baird-Remba, April 28, 2021

What is New York City Doing to Prepare Its Workforce for the Post-Pandemic Economy?
Gotham Gazette, by Ethan Geringer-Sameth, April 28, 2021

Report estimates hundreds of millions in potential savings from capital construction reforms
Politico, by Janaki Chadha, April 22, 2021

City Nonprofits Face ‘Financial Catastrophe’ Due to Pandemic’s Demands
Gothamist, by Beth Fertig, April 21, 2021

Vaccine Bus For Restaurant Workers Coming To Astoria
Patch, by Kayla Levy, April 21, 2021

Andrew Yang Responds: ‘My Targeted Plan for the City Will Be a Lifeline for Many’
The New York Times, by Andrew Yang, April 16, 2021

Shaun Donovan’s brainiac bid for NYC mayor
Jewish Insider, by Matthew Kassel, April 14, 2021

Mayoral money race heats up — Vaccine mandate proposed for Bills games
Politico, by Erin Durkin and Anna Gronewold, April 14, 2021

Midtown Has Been Empty, but Other Retail Zones Have Bounced Back
The New York Times, by Jane Margolies, April 13, 2021

New York to Offer Undocumented Migrants Up to $15,600 in Pandemic Relief
Common Dreams, by Brett Wilkins, April 08, 2021

COVID has hit disabled people especially hard
New York Daily News, by Susan Scheer, April 06, 2021

First-Of-Its-Kind Vaccine Bus On Its Way To Brooklyn, Mayor Says
Patch, by Anna Quinn, April 06, 2021

As Covid seized New York, thousands of new entrepreneurs started their own businesses
Crain's New York Business, by Ryan Deffenbaugh, April 05, 2021

Side Hustle To Big Business: Low-Income Entrepreneurs Could Help Brooklyn’s Economy Recover
BKLYNER, by Billy Richling, April 05, 2021

How the Pandemic Is Speeding Up Job Automation for Struggling New Yorkers
The City, by Greg David, March 30, 2021

Queens needs a new deal for CUNY
Queens Daily Eagle, by Khaleel M. Anderson, March 26, 2021

Initiatives have been created to amplify women in the restaurant industry
CU Columbia Spectator, by Irene Madrigal, March 25, 2021

Jamie Torres-Springer Named as New NYC DDC Commissioner
Commercial Observer, by Nicholas Rizzi, March 23, 2021

Where we are now: New York City after a year in the grip of pandemic
Politico, by Politico Staff, March 22, 2021

Schumer Says Big Infrastructure Package is on Deck; What’s on New York City’s List?
Gotham Gazette, by Samar Khurshid, March 13, 2021

Nostalgic Fast Food Chain Sonic Plots First-Ever Manhattan Location
Eater, by Erika Adams, March 10, 2021

Council Member Farah Louis Funding Uneven With $1.4M Going Outside District While $200K Stays Inside
Haitian Times, by Larisa Karr, March 09, 2021

Cuomo’s harassment scandal could pave way for wealth tax
Crain's New York Business, by Brian Pascus, March 08, 2021

‘I Really Loved My Job’: Why the Pandemic Has Hit These Workers Harder
The New York Times, by Andy Newman, March 05, 2021

As Online Shopping Surged, Amazon Planned Its New York Takeover
The New York Times, by Matthew Haag and Winnie Hu, March 04, 2021

NYPD wants public’s help identifying graffiti as city launches bid to paint over the vandalism
Daily News, by Adam Schrader, Chris Jewers, and Ariel Zilber, March 04, 2021

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