In an excerpt from a new book, Newcomers: Gentrification and Its Discontents, an up-close look at one tenant-landlord dispute shows what’s really happening around the city.
Big Boxes aren’t all fabricated from the same mold. Here’s how they rate on business practices and community connections.
MetroTech Center never delivered many jobs to nearby neighborhoods. As downtown Brooklyn gears up for another round of development, are we prepared to put unemployed people to work?
As the health care industry pleads poverty, one hospital finds success speaks many languages.
The Census counts prisoners in their cells, not their neighborhoods. Now a move is afoot to change their addresses.
Battling long hours, lousy pay and angry neighbors, day laborers in Queens say a permanent “workers’ center” could help them turn things around.
A longstanding police policy of tolerance comes to an end with the arrests of workers who seek construction jobs on Queens street corners.