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Chelsea Piers Leads NYC in Wind Power

By Valerie Lapinski, Colin Orcutt, Maureen Sullivan, Nicole Turso, and Brian Winkowski New York: The New Windy City? City officials on Thursday honored Chelsea Piers, the country’s biggest sports and entertainment complex, for converting to 100% wind power. Chelsea Piers made the switch in October, making it the biggest business in NYC to use wind […]

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Opening a Bar During Recession

By Damiano Beltrami, Aisha Al-Muslim, Anastasia Economides Sometimes there are advantages to opening a business during an economic downturn. Holiday Haber, owner of P&G Café, a bar that opened two weeks ago at Columbus Ave and 78th Street, says there’s not as much red tape now. At a time when many business are closing or […]

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Angry Americans Protest Wall Street – Good Therapy, Poor Politics, say Experts

by Igor Kossov, Lindsay Lazarski, Mike Reicher and Kate Zhao As April rain fell on Wall Street, employees at Bank of America stood between potted plants in their second floor offices and looked down at the angry crowd below. The people in the crowd waved plastic-draped signs, chanting “shame” and “bankers come out.” The bankers […]

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AIDS Activists Flunk New York City Health Care Services

D. D-minus. F. Those are the grades that HIV and AIDS advocates gave to New York City’s health care services.

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The Big East Experience: Basketball, Fans and Scalpers

The Big East Tournament has come to Madison Square Garden, and along with it throngs of fans, bands, teams, and of course ticket scalpers.

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