Recent Press

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

Are ‘villages’ the future of elder care?
WXXI News, by Deanna Dewbury, February 25, 2021

Property Owners: It’s Time to Consider Conversions
GlobeSt.com, by Jennifer Dickson, Jodi Stein and Brian Strout, February 25, 2021

Who’s Falling Behind On Taxes In Brooklyn?
Bklyner, by Billy Richling, February 25, 2021

Recovery and resilience
The Bond Buyer, by Paul Burton, February 23, 2021

Queens chamber has plan to make the borough a tech hub—with Amazon’s help
Crain's New York Business, by Ryan Deffenbaugh, February 23, 2021

Here Are Some Black Businesses To Support Near Campus
NYU Local, by Bianca B, February 19, 2021

NYC will use Johnson & Johnson’s easily stored one-shot COVID-19 vaccine to reach homebound seniors
Daily Mail, by Natalie Rahhal, February 16, 2021

Why SoHo Struggles and Indie Shops in Brooklyn Are Doing Fine
The New York Times, by Ginia Bellafante, February 12, 2021

Immigrant Artists And Their Output Had Been Booming In New York ... Until The Pandemic
WNYC News, by Jim O'Grady, February 12, 2021

Report reveals NYC racial gap in degree attainment
Amsterdam News, by Stephon Johnson, February 11, 2021

City startups lead the $2B industry creating software to automate repetitive workplace tasks
Crain's New York Business, by Ryan Deffenbaugh, February 08, 2021

CUNY is the key to ending NYC’s economic downturn
The Ticker, by Gabriel Rivera, February 05, 2021

State Legislators, Advocacy Coalition Launch Push for ‘New Deal for CUNY’
Gotham Gazette, by Amanda Salazar, February 05, 2021

Fast Casual Dig Looking to Raise Growth Funding
QSR Magazine, by Danny Klein, February 04, 2021

Study details glaring disparities in college attainment across the Bronx
Bronx Times, by Jason Cohen, February 01, 2021

College graduation rates rise in Brooklyn, but many still lag behind
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, by Raanan Geberer, January 28, 2021

Brooklyn Lawmakers on the Move Jan. 28, 2021
Kings County Politics, January 28, 2021

Haitian-New Yorkers included in $33,000 entertainment grant
Caribbean Life News, by Tangerine Clarke, January 27, 2021

LaGuardia leads CUNY community colleges in STEM graduates
Queens Daily Eagle, by Rachel Vick, January 27, 2021

UWS Ranks Near Top Of Residents With A Bachelor’s Degree: Study
Patch, by Gus Saltonstall, January 27, 2021

NYC college attainment varies dramatically by race, neighborhood: report
New York Daily News, by Michael Elsen-Rooney, January 27, 2021

Discount retailers are pandemic winners, as big chains shutter
New York Post, by Lois Weiss, January 26, 2021

A Biden immigration agenda for cities
New York Daily News, by James Patchett and Bitta Mostofi, January 26, 2021

No Vaccines For Homebound Seniors Unable Or Wary To Leave Their Residences
Bklyner, by Ben Brachfeld, January 26, 2021

LaGuardia Community College is the leading NYC college in graduating tomorrow’s STEM workforce
News India Times, January 25, 2021

Amazon lifts industrial real estate market
Crain's New York Business, by Eddie Small, January 25, 2021

Despite Assurances, De Blasio Yet to Release Recovery Plan for City’s Devastated Economy
Gotham Gazette, by Samar Khurshid, January 24, 2021

CUNY Chancellor on What’s Next for the Public University System and New York’s Recovery
Gotham Gazette, by Allison Smith, January 21, 2021

New York COVID testing sites may soon expand into empty commercial real estate
FOXBusiness, by Paul Best, January 19, 2021

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

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