Tale of two cities
Did De Blasio Make A Dent In The ‘Tale of Two Cities’? A New Analysis Of NYC Income Inequality Makes A Case
The trend marks a reversal of four decades of growing or flat income inequality in the city.
Nov 30, 2021 3:34 PM
Stringer Launches 2021 Mayoral Bid Pledging To “Bring Leadership Back to City Hall”
The Manhattan Democrat served up a damning assessment of the current administration, particularly in terms of his management of the NYPD.
Sep 9, 2020 8:00 AM
Why Mayor De Blasio’s Staff Is Rising Up To Challenge Him
“We saw someone who shared our values and we showed up to do the work. And we are not happy right now. This is not what we signed up for."
Jun 9, 2020 11:18 AM
Poorer Neighborhoods Hit Hard By COVID-19 Deaths While Richer Ones Were Spared
A scatterplot analysis of COVID deaths by zip code.
May 20, 2020 1:59 PM
Rollout Of Discount MetroCards For Low-Income NYers Remains 'Up In The Air'
'I think that [the de Blasio administration] bit off more than they could chew.'
Updated: Jan 3, 2019 11:14 AM
Juan González On De Blasio's NY: The Mayor Has Not Confronted The Affordable Housing Crisis
We spoke with the muckraker about Mayor de Blasio's first term, and whether he is doing enough to fulfill his initial campaign promise to end the tale of two cities.
Updated: Sep 7, 2017 3:05 PM
Lawmakers Seek To Ban "Poor Doors" & Other Forms Of Housing Discrimination
Two city councilmembers are drafting a bill that would prevent developers from making gyms and other amenities for market-rate tenants only.
Updated: May 19, 2014 8:44 AM
Maps Reveal A Starkly Segregated NYC
The maps show which parts of NYC have small percentages of white and black residents.
Updated: Apr 15, 2014 11:13 AM
State Hands De Blasio $300 Million Universal Pre-K Deal
Cuomo has made it clear he'd rather fund pre-K through the state budget than let de Blasio tax the wealthy.
Updated: Mar 29, 2014 12:27 PM
Cuomo And De Blasio Continue To Fight Over Pre-K Funding Forever
'The answer to the tale of two cities is not to create two states,' the governor said. 'The answer to inequity and inequality is not to create more inequity and inequality.'
Updated: Feb 15, 2014 12:00 PM
Bed-Stuy Residents Not Happy With State Of Their City
75% of Bed-Stuy residents say that the housing situation is intolerable, nearly 60% say jobs that pay a living wage are scarce, and 53% say the job market is only getting worse.
Updated: Feb 10, 2014 3:38 PM
NYCHA Wants To Put Luxury Housing On Public Housing Playgrounds
Cash-strapped and plagued with troubles, the city housing authority (NYCHA) has come up with an interesting plan to raise cash.
Updated: Feb 6, 2013 12:02 PM
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