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Lawmakers push for funding reform to clean up NYC’s most overlooked parks
Gothamist, by Ramsey Khalifeh, February 22, 2024

Journalism prof. discusses public park funding at environmental conference
Washington Square News, by Maisie Zipfel, February 09, 2024

Helping New Yorkers age with autonomy, dignity, and community.
NYN Media, by Tim Murphy, February 06, 2024

Higgins kicks-off next act as Shea’s Performing Arts Center president & CEO
Niagara Frontier Publications, February 06, 2024

Brian Higgins kicks off next act as President of Shea’s Performing Arts Center
WBEN News, by Brayton J. Wilson, February 06, 2024

AARP NY to Lawmakers: Governor’s Budget Plan Falls Short in Addressing Needs of Older NYers
AARP, February 02, 2024

Op-ed: Improving the environment is key to small business success
Crain's New York Business, by Marshall A. Strawbridge, February 02, 2024

Parks need money. These researchers have some ideas about where to get it.
Smart Cities Dive, by Ysabelle Kempe, February 02, 2024

STEM Jobs on Brink of Eclipsing Wall Street in NYC Economy
The City, by Greg David , January 29, 2024

Report: How to Fund NYC Parks
Planetizen, by Diana Ionescu, January 21, 2024

Mayor Adams Announces Record Number of Affordable Homes Created in 2023
Office of NYC Mayor Eric Adams, January 18, 2024

DRIVE TIME: New ideas to improve NYC parks
WCBS 880, January 18, 2024

To Fix Our Parks, Maybe a Surcharge on Mets Tickets?
The New York Times, by James Barron, January 18, 2024

Many Older Immigrants in New York Are Struggling: ‘I Have No Future’
The New York Times, by Winnie Hu and and Jeffrey E. Singer, January 13, 2024

Report: Number of Chain Stores Declined in Brooklyn in 2023
BK Reader, by Megan McGibney, January 11, 2024

Major US city sees 1,097 chain stores shut including half its Rite Aid locations
The U.S. Sun, by Jacob Willeford, January 10, 2024

What’s News, Breaking: Thursday, January 4, 2024
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, January 04, 2024

Brooklyn Lost 50 Chain Stores in 2023 Amid Citywide Decline, Study Shows
Brownstoner, by Aidan Graham, January 03, 2024

Small owned pharmacies thrive as large chains close
FOX 5, by Adeja Shivonne, December 29, 2023

Brick-and-mortar economic recovery is limited
The Epoch Times, by Lin Yijun, December 29, 2023

June
New York Amsterdam News, by Karen Juanita Carrillo, December 28, 2023

Broken links: National chains shuttering NYC stores at historic rate, according to study
amNY, by Aidan Graham, December 27, 2023

Mom-and-Pop Drugstores Thrive as Chain Pharmacies Close in New York
The New York Times, by Sharon Otterman, December 24, 2023

Irwin Cohen, Who Turned a Factory Into Chelsea Market, Dies at 90
The New York Times, by Sam Roberts, December 22, 2023

Number of chain stores across NYC, including Staten Island, decreases in 2023, study says
Staten Island Advance, by Jessica Jones-Gorman, December 22, 2023

Boro chain retailers drop by 3.3 percent
Queens Chronicle, by Sophie Krichevsky, December 21, 2023

NYC Government Will Fail to Meet 2025 Climate Law Deadline, Officials Admit
The City, by Samantha Maldonado, December 21, 2023

Retail in New York City Is a Tough Nut to Crack
Hell Gate, December 19, 2023

NYC libraries face uncertain future amid budget woes
News 12, by Edric Robinson, December 15, 2023

Center for Urban Future reports second largest annual decline in NYC chain stories
Bronx Times, December 15, 2023

파리바게뜨, 美 뉴욕 베이커리 매장 ‘넘버1’…전체 프랜차이즈 ‘51위’
The Guru, by Kim Hyeong-su, December 14, 2023

Luxury Fueled A Strong But Uneven 2023 For NYC Retail
Bisnow, by Ciara Long, December 14, 2023

Lower Manhattan in Chains
The Broadsheet, December 13, 2023

The Center For An Urban Future Releases State Of The Chains Report, A Decrease In Chain Stores
Harlem World Magazine, December 12, 2023

Every NYC borough saw a decline in chain stores over the past year
6sqft, by Aaron Ginsburg, December 12, 2023

Chain stores retreat in New York City after brief pandemic comeback: study
Crain's New York Business, by Nick Garber, December 12, 2023

Report: Long Island tops NY for senior drivers killed in crashes
Newsday, by Olivia Winslow, December 08, 2023

LaGuardia Community College hosting forum to help Queens residents access tech sector careers
LIC Post, by Bill Parry, December 08, 2023

N.Y. Lawmakers Set Sights on Expanding Tuition Assistance Program Eligibility
Inside Higher Ed, by Jessica Blake, December 05, 2023

Brooklyn Public Library and Fifth Avenue Committee Cut the Ribbon on Historic Sunset Park Library
New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal, November 16, 2023

Coworking has a new playbook in wake of WeWork bankruptcy
Crain's New York Business, by Eddie Small, November 16, 2023

40 Under 40: Eli Dvorkin
Crain's New York Business, by Eddie Small, November 06, 2023

Councilwoman Mercedes Narcisse: NYC Needs Outreach for CDFI Small Business Financing
Our Time Press, by Mary Alice Miller, November 03, 2023

CUNY Tech Program That Helped Students Get Jobs is in Limbo After Funding Lapse
The Jewish Voice, by Benyamin Davidsons, November 02, 2023

The New York Community Trust Awards More Than $10 Million In New Grants To 64 Nonprofits
Harlem World Magazine, November 02, 2023

Mayor Adams, Comptroller Lander Bring Transparency and Accountability Into Capital Process
Office of NYC Mayor Eric Adams, November 01, 2023

Pizza Hut plans 10 new locations for New York City
Crain's New York Business, by C.J. Hughes, October 31, 2023

A CUNY tech program that landed jobs for its students is in limbo after funding lapse
Crain's New York Business, by Nick Garber, October 30, 2023

Mayor Adams Marks Major Milestone for “City of Yes” Proposal, Next Step in Bolstering NYC’s Economy
Office of NYC Mayor Eric Adams, October 30, 2023

Make more access and opportunity for disabled workers a year-round priority
NYN Media, by Rachel Pardoe, October 28, 2023

FiDi Chick-fil-a building lays golden egg for Crown Acquisitions
The Real Deal, by Orion Jones, October 26, 2023

To Get STEM Education to Every Student, Train All New Teachers in Computing
The 74, by Rita Joseph and Eli Dvorkin, October 24, 2023

New York Has Regained Its Lost Jobs. Why Doesn’t It Feel That Way?
The New York Times, by Stefanos Chen, October 24, 2023

Spotlight: New York City’s Tech Sector
Office of the New York City Comptroller Brad Lander, October 12, 2023

Sen. Gillibrand, city and state lawmakers call for regulation of tech and AI
Crain's New York Business, by Mario Marroquin, October 12, 2023

NYC Senior Centers See Rebounding Demand
City Limits, by Jeanmarie Evelly, October 11, 2023

Commentary: Burnishing the ‘golden years’
Times Union, by Michael Burgess, October 08, 2023

After report on aging, statewide forums held in New York to focus on associated concerns
WAMC Northeast Public Radio, by Alexander Babbie, October 04, 2023

Policy organization executive director talks about new migrant report
NY1, October 03, 2023

Affordable housing development for seniors, Herkimer Gardens, opens in Bed-Stuy
Brooklyn Paper, by Ximena Del Cerro, October 03, 2023

To address feelings of isolation and loneliness among older adults, NY group creates innovative
Jewish Telegraphic Agency, by Bonnie Azoulay, October 03, 2023

Opinion: How Philanthropy Can Help Drive Public Policy Solutions
City Limits, by Sam Marks, October 03, 2023

Largas listas de espera y opciones cada vez más reducidas para que inmigrantes recién llegados
El Diario, by Fernando Martínez, October 02, 2023

Arts an economic success despite funding cuts, report shows
Times Union, by Steve Barnes, October 02, 2023

AARP leads discussion about challenges for Rochester’s rapidly growing 65+ population
WXXI News, by Randy Gorbman, September 29, 2023

‘55% of our (food pantry) population is over 65’: Erie County supporting growing number of seniors
WKBW Buffalo, by Derek Heid, September 26, 2023

Asylum seekers may struggle to join city’s workforce, report finds
Crain's New York Business, by Nick Garber, September 26, 2023

Business scrutiny for New York’s climate law
Politico, by Emily Ngo, September 26, 2023

Adams, Hochul agree on this one
Politico, by Nick Reisman, September 25, 2023

Report: Aging population growing rapidly across upstate New York
Spectrum News 1, by Spencer Conlin, September 25, 2023

65+ Populations in Upstate NY’s 4 Largest Regions Surging, Getting Poorer
AARP, September 22, 2023

AARP NY on State of City: 36%+ Growth in NYC’s Older Adult Population Means More Must Be Done
AARP, September 21, 2023

A Museum With a Timely Theme Reopens Today
The New York Times, by James Barron, September 21, 2023

Questions over NYC’s aging infrastructure reveal troubling answers following water main break
ABC7 New York, by Dan Krauth, August 30, 2023

‘Playing with fire’: Times Square flooding highlights NYC’s archaic water supply pipes
Gothamist, by Giulia Heyward, August 30, 2023

Ruptured Water Main That Flooded Subway Has Been in Service Since 1896
The City, by Jose Martinez, August 29, 2023

“Going shopping” is dead
Vox, by Whizy Kim, August 22, 2023

Mayor Adams Announces Record-Breaking Year for Creating and Connecting New Yorkers to Affordable Hou
Office of NYC Mayor Eric Adams, August 07, 2023

Tech goes back to work—but not the office
Crain's New York Business, by Cara Eisenpress, August 07, 2023

Mayor Adams Announces Record Year For Affordable Housing In NYC
Harlem World Magazine, August 03, 2023

Employers bet hiring for skills, not degrees, could level the playing field
Crain's New York Business, by Cara Eisenpress, August 02, 2023

City could finally hit jobs milestone months after forecast
Crain's New York Business, by Cara Eisenpress, July 28, 2023

Online shopping, high rents take a toll on US retail stores
China Daily, by Belinda Robinson, July 26, 2023

Connect youth with higher-paying fields, report urges
The Chief, by Crystal Lewis, July 25, 2023

Schumer Touts New York as an Innovation Hub, Wants AI Guardrails
Information Week, by Brian T. Horowitz, July 21, 2023

Mayor Adams’ NYC summer jobs program struggles to connect youth with high-paying industries, report
New York Daily News, by Cayla Bamberger, July 20, 2023

NYC’s MyCity portal must aid seniors: New website can greatly help older New Yorkers
New York Daily News, by Beth Finkel, July 17, 2023

LISTEN: A Plan for a Retail Revival
The City, by FAQ NYC, July 17, 2023

Retail Jobs Vanish Even as Local Economy Recovers
The City, by Greg David, July 12, 2023

New York City’s uphill battle to save manufacturing
City & State, by Annie McDonough, July 05, 2023

NYC’s retail jobs shrank 11% since start of pandemic, threatening young workers of color
New York Amsterdam News, by Karen Juanita Carrillo, June 30, 2023

New York Set To Impose Congestion Pricing, Just as It’s Begging for More Commuters
The New York Sun, by Dean Karayanis, June 30, 2023

CUNY Unveils Strategic Plan to Strengthen, Innovate and Transform Nation’s Leading Engine of Upward
CUNY, June 30, 2023

Inflation strain leaves outraged MTA riders pained by planned fare hike at first public hearing
amNY, by Ben Brachfeld, June 26, 2023

Read it and Weep: Libraries Face $1 Billion Gap for Repair of Decrepit Buildings
The City, by Reuven Blau, June 26, 2023

New York’s Retail Sector Still Struggling
INVISION Magazine, by INVISION Staff, June 23, 2023

Empty storefronts in NYC are becoming part of the landscape
New York Daily News, by Josephine Stratman, June 22, 2023

NYC is “aging out” and tests another plan to get older adults into quality jobs
Nation World News, by Nation World News Desk, June 20, 2023

New York’s Retail Sector Still Struggling
Instore Magazine, by INSTORE Staff, June 20, 2023

NYC’s retail jobs shrank 11% since start of pandemic, threatening young workers of color
Gothamist, by Arya Sundaram, June 20, 2023

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