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Danny Meyer-Backed Tender Greens Bows Out of New York City
Eater, by Erika Adams, January 14, 2021

Chain stores, too, feel COVID pinch, close some outlets
Brooklyn Reporter, by Raanan Geberer, January 13, 2021

Shake Shack says COVID-19 is hitting its NYC locations the hardest
New York Post, by Lisa Fickenscher, January 12, 2021

Chain stores, too, feel COVID pinch, close some outlets
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, by Raanan Geberer, January 11, 2021

Michael’s Closing Columbus Avenue Store
I Love the Upper West Side, by Mike Mishkin, January 10, 2021

NYC commercial real estate market recovery partly depends on speedy distribution of COVID-19 vaccine
New York Daily News, by Chelsia Rose Marcius, January 09, 2021

Retail rents tumble to historic lows in New York City amid bankruptcies and store vacancies
CNBC, by Lauren Thomas, January 08, 2021

Dance Has Thrived for Decades on the UWS; Will the Pandemic Break It?
West Side Rag, by Carol Tannenhauser, January 08, 2021

2020 Store Closures Exceeded Previous Records, Data Suggest
Retail Brew, by Halie Lesavage, January 08, 2021

The growth of “pharmacy deserts”
Axios, by Jennifer A. Kingson, January 07, 2021

One of Every Ten Brooklyn Chain Stores Closed in 2020
Bklyner., by Billy Richling, January 07, 2021

NYC saw most chain store closures in over a decade in 2020: report
Retail Dive, by Maria Monteros, January 06, 2021

“Beat Of The Boroughs: NYC Online” Receives $33K Grant To Extend The Series
NYS Music, by Nora Hones, January 05, 2021

The (Public) Match Game
City and State, by Jeff Coltin, January 05, 2021

Queens loses nearly 200 chain stores, third largest decline in the city
QNS, by Angélica Acevedo, January 04, 2021

NY Retail Chain Stores See Record-Level Closure in 2020, Report
ABL Advisor, January 04, 2021

More chain stores close on Staten Island in 2020 than ever before, study says
SI Live, by Tracey Porpora, January 03, 2021

The race to replace Bill de Blasio: Who will be New York City’s next mayor?
The Guardian, by Miranda Bryant, January 03, 2021

42 Chain Stores Closed on the UWS in 2020
West Side Rag, January 02, 2021

The Year in News (Oh, 2020…)
Hyperallergic, by Jasmine Weber, December 30, 2020

I for One Will Miss the 70 Duane Reades That Closed This Year
Curbed, by Jessica Silvester, December 30, 2020

Retailers can sell products on sidewalks through September, and restaurants are now eligible, mayor
New York Business Journal, by Liz Young, December 29, 2020

Predictions! Experts Look Ahead to 2021 in New York Politics
Gotham Gazette, by Ben Max, December 29, 2020

Chain Stores Take a Hit in NYC, Including on the Lower East Side
The Lo-Down, December 27, 2020

Building a community to support Western New York’s ‘elder orphans’
Democrat & Chronicle, by Deanna Dewberry, December 27, 2020

The Number of Chain Stores in Queens Dropped by More Than 10 Percent Over the Past Year
Sunnyside Post, by Allie Griffin, December 24, 2020

Well-known brands close NYC branches in record numbers in 2020
China.org, by Xinhua, December 24, 2020

Nearly 200 Queens chain stores closed in 2020 as COVID and Amazon hammer businesses
Queens Daily Eagle, by Rachel Vick, December 24, 2020

More than 1,000 retail chain stores have closed in New York City in the past year, new report says
New York Business Journal, by Liz Young, December 23, 2020

Dunkin’ Loses NYC Stores for First Time in Years as Chains Shutter in Droves
Commercial Observer, by Nicholas Rizzi, December 23, 2020

Chain Stores Shut Down On Upper East Side In 2020, Report Finds
Patch, by Nick Garber, December 23, 2020

Chain Stores Shut Down Across Forest Hills, Rego Park
Patch, by Maya Kaufman, December 23, 2020

One in seven - or 1,000 - chain store branches in NYC closed this year
Daily Mail, by Valerie Edwards, December 23, 2020

Over 1,000 NYC chain stores have closed this past year, the biggest drop in a decade
6sqft, by Devin Gannon, December 23, 2020

Over 1,100 chain stores have closed in New York City amid COVID pandemic
WCBS 880, December 23, 2020

Famous brands close their NYC shops in record numbers
New York Post, by Lisa Fickenscher, December 23, 2020

Solutions Journalism: Are ‘villages’ the future of elder care?
WHEC, by Deanna Dewberry, December 21, 2020

New York Schools Serving Immigrants See Drop in Enrollment
Documented NY, by Mazin Sidahmed, December 18, 2020

Week in Review
Hyperallergic, by Jasmine Weber and Valentina Di Liscia, December 18, 2020

Immigrant-serving Arts Organizations Hit Hardest During Pandemic, Study Says
Hyperallergic, by Hakim Bishara, December 17, 2020

City Council passes Queens lawmaker’s bill to bring arts and culture to the streets
QNS, by Angélica Acevedo, December 15, 2020

CUNY Nursing Schools Continue Amid Pandemic, with Major Questions for One Program
Gotham Gazette, by Victoria Choe, December 15, 2020

New York City Cultural Scene Increasingly Draws Immigrant Artists
The Wall Street Journal, by Charles Passy, December 10, 2020

NYC needs running start on Biden climate plan, group says
The Bond Buyer, by Paul Burton, December 07, 2020

Here are 40 ways for New York to cash in on Biden’s $2T climate plan
Crain's New York Business, by Ryan Deffenbaugh, December 04, 2020

Bryant and Stratton College looks to become nonprofit
Democrat and Chronicle, by Justin Murphy, December 03, 2020

Jobs today, mobility tomorrow
New York Daily News, by Daily News Editorial Board, November 29, 2020

CUNY’s STEM Graduates Nearly Double in a Decade but Disparities Persist, Study Finds
The City, by Gabriel Sandoval, November 24, 2020

How Covid is greasing the rise of robot co-workers
Crain's New York Business, by Ryan Deffenbaugh, November 16, 2020

New Yorkers Savor Street Dining Before Weather Turns Cold
The Wall Street Journal, by Charles Passy, November 15, 2020

Cultural and arts industry discuss major losses due to COVID-19
The Legislative Gazette, by Emily Fego, November 06, 2020

Forum Offers Ideas from Other Cities for Rebuilding New York
Gotham Gazette, by Anna Conkling, November 06, 2020

Look at the USA
Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen, November 04, 2020

Imagining a Second Life for Midtown Manhattan’s Empty Offices
Bloomberg, by Patrick Sisson, November 02, 2020

What’s At Stake for New York City in the 2020 Presidential Election
Gotham Gazette, by Samar Khurshid, November 02, 2020

City To Allow Stores To Sell On The Sidewalk
Shorefront News, November 01, 2020

Greenpoint’s New Public Library “Makes You Want to Move In”
Curbed, by Justin Davidson, October 29, 2020

NYC Comptroller reveals new workforce development plan centered on CUNY students
The Ticker, by Farah Javed, October 29, 2020

Five solutions to save restaurants this winter
The Real Deal, by Sasha Jones, October 27, 2020

How Government Can Help Restaurants Through The Winter: REPORT
Bisnow, by Kelsey Neubauer, October 26, 2020

Arts Administrators Met With New York Lawmakers About Much-needed Pandemic Funding
Hyperallergic, by Hakim Bishara, October 23, 2020

Experts Pitch 40-Plus Hot Ideas For NYC Outdoor Winter Dining
Patch, by Matt Troutman, October 23, 2020

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

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