In the last ten years, the price of commercial space in Manhattan has almost doubled. Now, some politicians and an advocacy group are pushing to pass long-stalled legislation to protect small businesses from rising rents.
New Yorkers have the longest work week… because they have the longest commutes. On top of that… subway fares increased last week. Cassandra Basler spoke to subway riders in the outer Bronx. There… lower-income workers say service isn’t increasing…as fast as the fares.
Two years ago, Manchester City Football Club and the New York Yankees acquired a Major League expansion team for 10 million dollars. The New York City Football Club is expected to start its inaugural season in nine days.
Black girls in New York City public schools are being suspended at 10 times the rate of white girls according to a report released this month. This has been blamed on a set of education policies known as zero tolerance discipline. Joe Sykes visited one school where they do things a little differently
the Housing and Buildings committee discussed establishing an emergency repair program that would allow the city to step in and fix the elevator when the landlord doesn’t. That’s good news for the residents of 545 W 146th St. The building is number five on the city’s “Top Elevator Offenders” list. It has 17 violations.
The expansion of instant replay in baseball threatens to extinguish one of the game’s most popular traditions: umpire-manager arguments.
HOST INTRO: New York City public school students spent days last week taking the statewide English Language Arts, or ELA, assessment test. This morning, just before class, parents and teachers in over thirty Manhattan elementary schools rallied against the tests saying that they were unfair and unnecessary. Marie Shabaya reports. ————————————————————————————————————————— AMBI: SCHOOL BUS STOPPING It’s just […]