Amazon was apparently unprepared for popular opposition to a backroom deal that would have given the company almost $3 billion in incentives and tax breaks.
New York City
Amazon’s plan to build a sprawling complex in Queens in return for nearly for $3 billion in government incentives had come under fierce opposition from local lawmakers.
"This line hasn't been that clean since the '70s, I think."
And a peek into what they're washing.
Roni cups are dominating New York's pizza scene and it's not just because of Instagram
In New York City and beyond, health departments are stopping restaurants from dosing customers with cannabidiol.
The business is as dirty as you'd think. But one man keeps coming up smelling like roses.
An extreme concentration of wealth in a city where even the air is for sale has produced a new breed of needle-like tower.
A retired actor found what he thought was an ideal place to live in Greenwich Village in 1955, for $90 a month. He never left.
Lyft and competitor Juno each?filed lawsuits against New York City on January 30 in an attempt to thwart rules that will raise driver wages.
We can't help but wonder if this man actually has an accent or he's just affecting one to put on airs.
The city will require ride-hailing services to pay a minimum of $17 per hour.
The sooner you unsnarl the tangled-up yarn ball of your lives, the sooner you can get on with yours — or so the conventional wisdom goes. Dating columnists certainly wouldn't advise, for instance, continuing to share a 600-square-foot apartment for several months with the person who's just dumped you.
A hedge fund billionaire closes on a Central Park apartment, paying more than double the previous record price for a residential sale in New York City.
In these New York Times photographs, taken during mandatory civil defense drills in the fervid early years of the Cold War, you can almost hear the absence of sound.
During the years I spent paying off my credit card debt, I came back to one special, budget-friendly recipe over and over: bodega beans.
Franklin Badia and his family say they haven't had adequate heat since they moved into the three-bedroom public housing apartment eight years ago. The family makes do with electric space heaters, which increase their utility bills.
Almost immediately after Amazon announced on November 13 that it would build a new corporate campus in the Queens neighborhood of Long Island City, critics of the company loudly began making themselves themselves heard.
Under a landmark settlement, an ambitious housing program promised a better life for mentally ill New Yorkers. But some of the most vulnerable slip through the cracks.
A young New York man who police claim is a gang member is suing the NYPD over its refusal to turn over records about a secretive gang database.
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