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As change nips at the edges of the Bronx, the borough’s iconic auto-glass workers continue their daily street-dance.

A writer navigates the empty streets and boarded-up businesses of his childhood.

Kharey Wise, the oldest of the Central Park Five, is arraigned in court.

Two movies about a long-gone New York raise questions about the city it has become today.

A sense of common destiny with Africa ebbs and flows in New York's gentrifying black enclave.

He claimed that he's narrowed the achievement gap, but his record indicates otherwise.

The Flatiron Building in 1903, at the end of the last Gilded Age

In the Age of Bloomberg, America’s most iconic big city is also its most unequal.

In a neighborhood immune to gentrification, a different model of revitalization is required.

Nearly forty years after Ford told New York to drop dead, the city is still here—but forever changed.

Blogs

Taxi and livery drivers suffer homicide rates twenty to thirty times higher than other occupations.

October 24, 2014

Human Resources Administration announces changes to a system long critiqued by advocates.

October 8, 2014

The courts want to offer sex workers “compassion”—but maybe agency would be more useful.

October 6, 2014

The de Blasio administration unveils an ambitious plan: reduce emissions and inequality at the same time.

September 24, 2014

There’s no evidence that credit reports reveal an applicant’s competence but plenty of evidence that shows they invade privacy and institutionalize discrimination.

September 12, 2014

However one feels about subway dancers’ high flying antics, we should be able to agree they shouldn’t be arrested.

July 8, 2014

Low-income residents demand accountability from NYCHA. 

June 16, 2014

On Monday, May 5, Occupy Wall Street protester Cecily McMillan was found guilty of assaulting NYPD Officer Grantley Bovell at the OWS anniversary protest on March 17, 2012. She now faces two to seven years in prison, with the possibility of probation.

May 13, 2014

Could we finally be leaving Mayor Bloomberg’s Gilded City behind? 

May 12, 2014

We end out First 100 Days blog with a look at what stands between the progressive mayor and the far-off finish line.

April 17, 2014