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New report explores how shops and restaurants can survive and thrive during a COVID winter
The Architect's Newspaper, by Matt Hickman, October 23, 2020

NYC Business and Design Experts On Ways to Help Restaurants Survive the Winter
Eater NY, by Erika Adams and Tanay Warerkar, October 23, 2020

CUNY and New York City Could Recover Together, or the Public University System Could Be Left Behind
Gotham Gazette, by Victoria Merlino, October 23, 2020

40-plus suggestions on how restaurants can survive the winter
Crain's New York Business, by Gwen Everett, October 22, 2020

NYC Business and Design Experts On Ways to Help Restaurants Survive the Winter
Eater NY, by Erika Adams and Tanay Warerkar, October 22, 2020

NYC tourism industry devastated by the pandemic
The Ticker, by Jahlil Rush, October 22, 2020

New York lawmakers to discuss the economic impact of Covid-19 on cultural institutions
The Art Newspaper, by Margaret Carrigan, October 19, 2020

NYC tourism industry suffering greatly due to pandemic; CUF proposes path to recovery
Urban Reform, by Kimberly James, October 19, 2020

’Insurmountable financial pressure’: N.Y. lawmakers to discuss impact of pandemic on cultural insts.
New York Daily News, by Denis Slattery, October 18, 2020

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on SNAP Administration, Food Pantries, and Soup Kitchens
Hunter College New York City Food Policy Center, by Charles Platkin, October 16, 2020

How design build could help New York City’s library systems
The Bond Buyer, by Paul Burton, October 13, 2020

Downtown Manhattan’s Different Sectors Feel Each Other’s Pain
Commercial Observer, by Patrick Sisson, October 13, 2020

College Promise Programs Wrestle With Pandemic Realities
Inside Higher ED, by Madeline St. Amour, October 08, 2020

City doesn’t make it easy for Hispanic businesses
Crain's New York Business, by Brian Pascus, October 06, 2020

Left out: Hispanic businesses don’t take root in New York
Crain's New York Business, by Brian Pascus, October 05, 2020

Sidewalk Eating: Is It Here To Stay?
OZY, by Andrew Hirschfeld, October 05, 2020

CUF symposium discusses how to supporting low-income entrepreneurship in the Bronx
BronxTimes, by Jason Cohen, October 02, 2020

New Yorkers want more ways to land tech jobs, poll shows
Crain's New York Business, by Ryan Deffenbaugh, September 28, 2020

‘I Love New York’ Is More Than a Motto
The New York Times, by Michael Angelo, September 28, 2020

The Empty Stages of N.Y.C.
The New York Times, by Juliana Kim, September 25, 2020

New York eyes methods other big cities have used in COVID-19 recovery
The Center Square, by Sarah Downey, September 22, 2020

New York City Outer Boroughs See Foot Traffic—by Locals
The Wall Street Journal, by Kate King, September 20, 2020

Tackling US food insecurity while catalysing marginalised voters
Al Jazeera, by Andy Hirschfeld, September 18, 2020

Governors Island could be future hub for NYC climate solutions
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, by Editorial Staff, September 17, 2020

Black-And Asian-Owned Businesses Grow While Hispanic-Owned Decline, Says CUF
Harlem World Magazine, September 16, 2020

Harlem’s Marcus Samuelsson And Others Layout Groundwork For A Tourism Recovery In NYC
Harlem World Magazine, September 14, 2020

How New York City Might Begin to Revive Its Decimated Tourism Industry
Gotham Gazette, by Afia Eama, September 13, 2020

New York Aims for Recovery Through Local and Regional Tourism
Travel Pulse, by Harvey Chipkin, September 10, 2020

Rebuilding Smarter After Hurricane Isaias Devastated New York City’s Utility Infrastructure
Gotham Gazette, by James Slevin & Eric Adams, September 09, 2020

Brooklyn’s Black-Owned Small Businesses Grow Despite Challenges
BK Reader, by Nigel Roberts, September 09, 2020

Entry Denied: COVID
Tempest Tossed Podcast, September 08, 2020

Opinion: Remember Workers Whose Past Prevents Reaching Potential
City Limits, by Vivian Nixon, September 06, 2020

Center for an Urban Future highlights struggles of Hispanic-owned businesses in the Bronx
Bronx Times, by Jason Cohen, September 06, 2020

New York’s Economy Has a Racial-Equity Problem— and All Sectors Must Come Together to Address it
BK Reader, by Anna Bradley-Smith, September 04, 2020

Economics in Brief: Santa Clara County Rolls Out Foster Youth UBI Program
Next City, September 04, 2020

Economic Inequities Grow As COVID-19 Recession Takes Hold
Amsterdam News, by David R. Jones, September 03, 2020

Even before Covid-19, Hispanic-owned businesses declined across New York City
Crain's New York Business, by Brian Pascus, September 02, 2020

Report shows NYC saw steep decline in Hispanic-owned businesses in five years
amNY, by Mark Hallum, September 02, 2020

In NYC, Education Remains Paramount in Reducing Economic-Racial Gap, Experts Say
BK Reader, by Anna Bradley-Smith, September 02, 2020

COVID threatens gains for NYC’s minority businesses, study says
New York Post, by Noah Manskar, September 02, 2020

New Report Shows Enormous Wage Gaps Between Black and White Workers in Same Role, Across Sectors
BK Reader, by Anna Bradley-Smith, August 28, 2020

‘I chose to keep going’: Resilience of New York workers tested by pandemic
The Christian Science Monitor, by Sarah Matusek, August 27, 2020

Exhibits A, B and C: Structural racism is very very real
New York Daily News, by Daily News Editorial Board, August 26, 2020

Black New Yorkers face major income and employment gaps
Crain's New York Business, by Brian Pascus, August 24, 2020

White New Yorkers’ Income Exceeds Black New Yorkers’ in Many Industries
The Wall Street Journal, by Kate King, August 24, 2020

Why N.Y.C.’s Future May Hinge on Businesses Outside Manhattan
The New York Times, by Winnie Hu, August 24, 2020

Opinion: Budget Cuts to City Parks This Year Will Worsen Decades of Underinvestment
City Limits, by Roxanne Delgado, August 21, 2020

In WFH world, tech hubs miss magic of the random collision
Chicago Tribune, by Ally Marotti, August 20, 2020

Tren’ness Woods-Black And Others Help NYC’s Immigrant-And Minority-Owned Small Businesses Recover
Harlem World Magazine, August 15, 2020

Fall Brings Second Wave of Uncertainty for Queens Small Business Owners
Queens County Politics, by Clarissa Sosin, August 13, 2020

The future belongs to the upskilled
Daily News, by Julie Samuels and Jukay Hsu, August 09, 2020

Demonstrators call for Cuomo to tax New York’s wealthiest at ‘Barrios not Billionaires’ march
Pix11, by Cristian Benavides, August 09, 2020

Opinion: Trump’s Visa Ban Will Hobble NYC’s Recovery
City Limits, by Brian Kavanagh, August 07, 2020

Powers Pushes to Help Small Businesses
Our Town, by Jason Cohen, August 02, 2020

ATM fees, insult atop NYC injury
Daily News, by Latoya Joyner, August 02, 2020

The End of Housing as We Know It
The New Republic, by Francisco Pérez and Luis Feliz Leon, July 31, 2020

Can this be the end of “end of cities,” please?
Shutdown Corners, July 30, 2020

‘No end in sight’: How NYC is dealing with the growing hunger crisis
6sqft, by Devin Gannon, July 30, 2020

Two Plans Map Path Forward for Devastated New York City Economy
Gotham Gazette, by Andrew Millman, July 30, 2020

How will NYC real estate fare without 65 million tourists?
The Real Deal, by Sasha Jones, July 29, 2020

Broken Air Conditioning Mandates Release from ICE Detention, Attorneys Say
Documented NY, by Max Siegelbaum, July 29, 2020

Early jobs recovery shows ‘tale of two economies’
Crain's New York Business, by Ryan Deffenbaugh, July 28, 2020

Economic Recovery From COVID ‘Harder Than After 9/11,’ Expert Says
The Chief Leader, by Crystal Lewis, July 27, 2020

These businesses lasted decades; the virus closed them for good
The New York Times, by Troy Closson, July 27, 2020

Pandemic Has Dealt a $550M Blow to the City’s Arts and Culture Orgs, Study Finds
Bedford + Bowery, by Zijia Song, July 23, 2020

Bronx hits Great Depression-level unemployment
Crain's New York Business, by Ryan Deffenbaugh, July 22, 2020

City leaders fear urban flight gaining momentum
Crain's New York Business, by Gwen Everett, July 22, 2020

Getting creative to stay afloat: NYC artists consider life without service jobs amid reopening
Fox News, by Frank Miles, July 16, 2020

New York City’s High Line Reopens In A Potential Boost To Local Business
NPR, by Camille Petersen, July 15, 2020

Without waiter jobs, what happens to creative New York?
NBC News, by Associated Press, July 15, 2020

Black Business Owners Hang On Through Covid Crisis as Black Lives Matter Movement Surges
Gotham Gazette, by Melissa Lent, July 13, 2020

Borough presidents demand restoration of senior programming funding following drastic cuts
Bronx Times, by Jason Cohen, July 09, 2020

Undocumented Immigrants In Need Finally Get Promised Pandemic Cash Assistance
Gotham Gazette, by Beth Fertig, July 09, 2020

To survive, NYC retailers are treating average Joe’s like they’re rich
The Real Deal, by TRD New York Staff, July 08, 2020

Calls to cancel rent becomes plea to prevent mass evictions at Jackson Heights protest
QNS, by Angélica Acevedo, July 08, 2020

Retailers Turn to Personal Shoppers, Sidewalks to Win Back Business
Wall Street Journal, by Esther Fung, July 07, 2020

Borough Presidents Band Together to Fight for Senior Services
Queens County Politics, by Clarissa Sosin, July 06, 2020

Developers detail vision for site once targeted for Amazon HQ2
Crain's New York Business, by Ryan Deffenbaugh, June 30, 2020

City Threatens to Exacerbate Affordable Housing Crisis for New York Seniors
Gotham Gazette, by Jolie Milstein, Allison Nickerson & Karen Haycox, June 26, 2020

Brooklyn’s Minority-Owned Businesses Struggle to Bounce Back after COVID-19
BK Reader, by Anna Bradley-Smith, June 26, 2020

Policy Symposium Speaks to Small Businesses in the Time of COVID
Kings County Politics, by Amanda Salazar, June 25, 2020

Miles siguen sin trabajo en la ciudad de Nueva York
Telemundo 47, June 25, 2020

Visa program suspension could hobble tech, health care and finance
Crain's New York Business, by Ryan Deffenbaugh, June 24, 2020

How The Covid-19 Pandemic Has Devastated New York City’s Immigrant Communities
International Business Times, by Palash Ghosh, June 23, 2020

New York’s immigrants facing unemployment, financial crisis: report
NYN Media, by Kay Dervishi, June 22, 2020

A Slow Climb Back Begins as NYC Hits Likely Bottom on Job Losses
The City, by Greg David, June 22, 2020

Half of NYC’s Immigrants are Unemployed Because of the Pandemic, Report Finds
The City, by Claudia Irizarry Aponte and Christine Chung, June 21, 2020

When Rich New Yorkers Fled, These Workers Kept the City Running
New York Times, by Winnie Hu and Nate Schweber, June 16, 2020

Hotels battered by pandemic face rift over safety rules
Crain's New York Business, by Bloomberg, June 15, 2020

Why the Coronavirus Could Tie the Final Knot for Brooks Brothers’ Queens Factory
NY1, by Clodagh McGowan, June 12, 2020

NYC Hotels Battered by Pandemic Face Rift Over Safety Rules
Bloomberg, by Patrick Clark, June 12, 2020

A Wave of Legislation Aimed at Renters and Small Biz
City Limits, by Sadef Ali Kully, June 11, 2020

Gov. Cuomo says no end in sight for NYC’s overnight subway shutdown for coronavirus cleaning
New York Daily News, by Clayton Guse, June 08, 2020

‘A big test’: Hard-hit New York City begins reopening
ABC News, by Jennifer Peltz, June 08, 2020

All eyes on NYC as phase one of reopening begins
Fox 5 NY, by Associated Press, June 08, 2020

Phase One Reopening: What NYC Will Look Like Monday
NY1, by Michael Herzenberg, June 05, 2020

Meet the financial doctor who nurses wounded small businesses back to health
Crain's New York Business, by Aaron Elstein, June 04, 2020

De Blasio Offers No Transit Plans as City Heads Toward ‘Reopening’
Gotham Gazette, by Samar Khurshid, June 03, 2020

Looters cost NYC businesses ‘tens of millions,’ experts estimate
New York Post, by Noah Manskar and Natalie Musumeci, June 03, 2020

Amazon, Facebook hire locally as startups struggle
Crain's New York Business, by Ryan Deffenbaugh, June 03, 2020

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