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The dirty secret powering Bitcoin"s rise

Bitcoin has a dirty secret. The cryptocurrency has wowed markets this year with breakneck gains as investors flocked to an asset that exists only in cyberspace. But the laborious creation of each... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Gowanus warehouse sold as developers await rezoning

The Domain Cos. has purchased a $26.5 million warehouse property in Gowanus on the cusp of an expected rezoning that could boost density and open up areas to residential and mixed-use... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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City Council"s street-vendor bill would hurt small businesses

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council have often demonstrated a crucial commitment to supporting the mom-and-pop grocery stores, bodegas and restaurants that give neighborhoods their vibrant... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Property-tax inequality by council district

When it comes to property taxes, all City Council districts are not created equal. Far from it, a new analysis shows. In Councilman Steven Levin's district, which includes pricey Williamsburg, the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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City takes step toward dockless bike share

New York could be testing out a new kind of bike-share program as soon as this summer. Following in the footsteps of Seattle and Washington, D.C., which has been experimenting with dockless bike... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Palantir investor says company sabotaged stock sale to Chinese

One of Palantir Technologies Inc.’s early investors accused the data-mining startup of sabotaging his attempt to sell his $60 million stake to a Chinese company so that directors and executives... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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More taxi medallions going on the block

At long last, New York's taxi industry may be about to find out how much a taxi medallion is worth in the Uber age. Aspire Federal Credit Union will auction off 14 medallions from its loan portfolio... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Same effectiveness, lower cost: NY would gain from new drugs

Millions of patients suffering from painful and chronic medical conditions stand to get easier access to effective and affordable treatment thanks to a nascent prescription drug sector known as... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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New Tesla showroom opens in Meatpacking District

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ICYMI: Niketown is moving out of its Trump-owned building with five years left on its lease

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To keep closer tabs on rent-regulated landlords, city overhauls its tech

When tenants in Brooklyn and the Bronx sued their landlords for overcharging on rent late last year and this past spring, they decided to also name the city’s housing czar, Vicki Been, and then... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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This former ballet dancer"s tree decorating skills are en pointe

Interior designer Francis Toumbakaris was renovating an apartment on West 72nd Street four years ago when he surprised the clients with a one-of-a-kind Christmas tree that he had decorated. It was... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Repeal the film tax credit, but don"t expect savings just yet

To the editor: In response to “Tax credit repeal bill puts local film industry on edge”: The Citizens Budget Commission is a long-time critic of the New York state Film Tax Credit... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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City"s plan would boost cell service in Upper Manhattan and beyond

To the editor: Re “Bad call: City's wireless plan strangles economic growth” (Dec. 3): This agency and the entire de Blasio administration are eager to expand wireless connectivity... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Why isn"t the city taking advantage of the Brooklyn jobs boom?

One statement in the Crain’s economic outlook package really caught my eye and deserves special attention. Brooklyn’s job gain between 2010 and 2016 was 40%, the second fastest growth... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Billionaires at New York galas can"t agree on Trump"s tax plan

Robert Rubin, who was once a U.S. Treasury secretary and co-head of Goldman Sachs, referred questions on the Republican tax overhaul to another guest at the UJA-Federation of New York’s Wall... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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GOP finger-pointing starts right after Moore"s Alabama loss

The Republican finger-pointing started minutes after GOP candidate Roy Moore lost to a Democrat in deep-red Alabama’s Senate race, with nervous party members fearing more of the same in the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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The waste-management 
industry"s worst nightmare could become reality

The waste-management industry is worried Mayor Bill de Blasio will deliver a last-minute Christmas gift to two Brooklyn City Council members by helping pass their bill to halve capacity at private... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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City settles with inmates forced back into solitary confinement

New York City has agreed to pay $4 million to 470 Rikers Island inmates it forced back into solitary confinement under an old policy that has since been dropped. The preliminary agreement settles a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Battle brews over Marx Brothers Playground in path of AvalonBay tower

Groucho Marx once said that politics is the art of looking for trouble. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito have found it in a playground named for the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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