Archive | March, 2009

The End of Conspicuous Consumption

Karina Ioffee, Igor Kossov, Rachel Geitzhals, Mark Morales and Rima Abdelkader Thrift is In: Consumers’ Attitudes Adjust to Downturn in Market By: Mark Morales Gone are the days of leisurely walks through the mall. Bargain hunting is all the rage now, and a necessity for a growing number of people. And while many retailers are […]

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Posted in Multimedia

Broadway Walks: Bloomberg Plans Pedestrian-Friendly Zone

As New York City Councilman Tony Avella says, nobody drives in Manhattan for the pleasure of it. They drive there because they have to. Mayor Michael Bloomberg is adding to the aggravation of some of those drivers through his proposed changes to Broadway as part of the “Green Light for Midtown” pilot program.

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Posted in City Proposals, Manhattan, Politics