Brooklyn Oil Workers Hope Strike Puts Heat on Billionaire Boss Catsimatidis

Gabriel Sandoval, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon May 2 at 7:07pm EDTby THE CITY Two dozen workers at a Brooklyn-based oil company are on strike to demand salary increases and better benefits from the firm’s billionaire owner: supermarket mogul, talk radio station owner and former GOP mayoral candidate John Catsimatidis. Terminal operators, fleet

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COVID and Cabin Fever Inspire New Uses of NYC Outdoor Space This Summer

Rachel Holliday Smith, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Apr 22 at 9:14pm EDTby THE CITY Sure, air conditioning is nice. But after the year we’ve had, who wants to stay indoors this coming summer? Much more of city life is expected to take place in expanded public spaces in upcoming weeks — with

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New York City Jobs Jump Trails Nation as Wary Tourists Wait in the Wings

Greg David, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Apr 15 at 6:45pm EDTby THE CITY The city economy shifted into second gear in March with growing jobs numbers — but New York’s comeback will depend on when the vaccine rollout convinces office workers and tourists to return. At the moment, both are saying: Not

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NYC summer school 2021: field trips, academics, and open to all students

Christina Veiga and Alex Zimmerman, Chalkbeat New York Apr 13, 12:02pm EDT NYC summer school 2021: field trips, academics, and open to all students was originally published by Chalkbeat, a nonprofit news organization covering public education. Sign up for their newsletters here: ckbe.at/newsletters” New York City is ditching its traditional summer school model, opening programming

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Congestion pricing proposal in NYC moves forward with environmental assessment

By Dave Fidlin | The Center Square contributor/April 8th, 2021 (The Center Square) – The oft-discussed prospect of installing a once-daily toll system in one of New York City’s most heavily trafficked areas has moved one step closer to reality, though a number of granular details still need to be fleshed out. In late March,

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