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New York Recession

NewsTrust Findings On New York Media Coverage

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NewsTrust, partnering with the HuffPost Eyes & Ears citizen journalism team, set out to examine New York media coverage of the recession and its impac...

Despite Market Risks, Foreign Buyers Find Bargains In New York City Real Estate

Crain's New York Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

An Israeli firm's deal to buy HSBC Bank USA's headquarters at 452 Fifth Ave. for $330 million signals that foreign investors see Manhattan real estate...

Scenes From Yankee Stadium: How The Economic Collapse

The National | David Samuels | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York City has been battered and bruised by the economic crisis, but now the Yankees are headed to the World Series. In a season at the team's new ...

According to Zagat, More New York City Restaurants Opened Than Closed

Crain's New York Business | Lisa Fickenscher | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New Yorkers are eating out and spending less on restaurant meals, but the dining scene here is hardly fizzling, according to the 2010 Zagat New York C...

Hamptons Real Estate On The Upswing

Crain's New York Business | Amanda Fung | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Home sales in the Hamptons--Long Island's beach oasis for the rich and famous--are making a comeback. Sales rose 32% during the third quarter from the...

'Great Recession' Hitting New York Hard: Report

WXXI | Karen DeWitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, NEW YORK (WXXI) - A new report finds that while New York has been hit hard by the so-called "Great Recession," federal stimulus monies have bu...

Page One Doesn't Reflect the Times

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David R. Jones, Esq.

It would be nice to see a discussion about the serious implications this recession is having on those who aren't six-figure Wall Street types. It would be good for all New Yorkers.

NY Unemployment Rates Show Wide Racial Gap

New York Times | PATRICK McGEEHAN and MATHEW R. WARREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Unemployment among blacks in New York City has increased much faster than for whites, and the gap appears to be widening at an accelerating pace, new ...

Today In HuffPost New York

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

There are some stories that you just don't know how to respond to. Consider today's news about plummeting real estate prices in Manhattan.

Stats Show NY's Response To Recession

Crain's New York Business | Elizabeth MacBride | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York workers are the most productive in the nation by a wide margin: 37% more productive than the average American worker, as measured by dollars ...

How To Survive The Recession

Elizabeth Donoghue | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Elizabeth Donoghue

There is a new strain of inconvenience which is lasting longer than a subway interruption. It's financial. Here are a few suggestions for living wisely in New York in these times.

Wealthy New Yorkers Continue Spending Lavishly On Design

New York Times | CHRISTINE HAUGHNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In the blocks around Bloomingdale's on the East Side of Manhattan, where ladies who lunch often head afterward to the showrooms of furniture and fauce...

Outer Boroughs Pinched By Eonomic Recession

Crain's New York Business | Hilary Potkewitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For more than a year, economists have been saying that the recession hit New York City late in the game, but recent data from TransUnion shows that po...

New York Bars Fight Recession Hangover With Free Drinks

New York Post | REBECCA ROSENBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Bars are so desperate for customers that some are not only offering booze on the cheap -- but are also giving it away....

A Woman at the Edge

Nick Turse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nick Turse

There is an increasing number of women caught between violence in the home and the violence of being moneyless, powerless, and alone in the world.

A Woman at the Edge

Nick Turse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nick Turse

There is an increasing number of women caught between violence in the home and the violence of being moneyless, powerless, and alone in the world.

A Tsunami of Hunger

Nick Turse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nick Turse

The new working poor, as well as more families with young children, are threatening to overwhelm New York City's last hunger safety net.

Totally Retail Therapy Deprived: New York Is No Fun Right Now!

Betsy Perry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Betsy Perry

These days, I'm noticing a lot of salesmen standing around wishing me a good day. FYI -- it would be a good day if I could actually buy something.