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3 Missed Chances to Pay for New York's Subway Expansions

It's time to cover the costs of transit investments by capturing the rising value of adjacent land.

10 Gorgeous, Nostalgic Photos of New York's Old Penn Station

Fifty years after its destruction, the iconic building is gone but not forgotten.

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Banksy Bounces Back From NYPD Scare

After a one-day break, the famously slippery graffiti artist lived to tag again.

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Watch This NYPD Officer Explain Why He Lost Faith in Stop and Frisk

"If you get violated by a cop, how are you gonna trust that cop?" 

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The Closest Look Yet at the Relative Energy Efficiency of Big Buildings

How do you reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of skyscrapers? For starters, make a chart. 

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Why Cops and Prosecutors Are Begging iPhone Users to Upgrade to iOS 7

The new operating system might reduce iPhone thefts. 

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For Around $14, You Can Own Part of the Empire State Building

New York's most famous building is going public.

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A Necessary War on Garbage Trucks

Inside New York City's plan to reduce the annual miles driven by its sanitation department.

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Bill de Blasio Feels Your Pain

The secret to the Democratic mayoral frontrunner's success is all about the current emotional state of New Yorkers.

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Shaun Donovan Wants to Reinvent the Way We Do Disaster Recovery

The HUD Secretary on how we should be innovating climate resilience after Sandy.

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The Time the Teacher's Union Saved New York From Bankruptcy

In October 1975, only the whims of a union leader separated the city from default.

A Museum Show of Broken Umbrellas and Old Coffee Cups

A new exhibition transforms the "utterly ordinary" parts of New York City life into urban icons.

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NYC's Hot-Weather Profile Could Resemble Alabama's in 30 Years

A new report provides the background for Mayor Bloomberg's climate change adaptation plans.

A Vibrant Peek Inside 1939 New York

A pina colada was 5 cents and everyone wore hats.

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New York City May Let Non-Citizens Vote

It would be the first major U.S. city to do so.

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A Gun Giveaway Program, Coming to a City Near You

A Houston nonprofit wants to test the theory that a fully armed neighborhood is a safer one.

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Challenge of the Day: Three Words to Describe New York

Shorter city pride.

Amazing Treasure of the Day: A 114-Year-Old Sidewalk Clock

What time is it, New York?

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Is Racial Profiling Institutional at the NYPD?

New evidence from the stop-and-frisk lawsuit.