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A Standalone Sears: Is There Weakness in Numbers?

Eric McAfee | Posted 03.28.2014 | Detroit
Eric McAfee

Some businesses just fail to quit, though it's not necessarily from lack of trying. And if all the negatives in that sentence dilute the denotation, ...

Brooklyn Bar Wants to Handcuff Eminent Domain Abuse

Christina Walsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Christina Walsh

What would you do if your favorite neighborhood watering hole was being demolished for a rich, greedy developer? Handcuff yourself to the bar, naturally.

Home, Blighted Home

Daniel Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Daniel Goldstein

I put my toe in the real estate market. I asked friends what should I be looking for, and they all said the same thing, "You gotta find something in a substandard and insanitary neighborhood."

Forest City's Longshot Bond Issue in Brooklyn

Steve Ettlinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steve Ettlinger

As Forest City Enterprises markets bonds for Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn -- which includes the most expensive basketball arena in the country -- I'm struck by how tenuous the whole thing is.

A Blight On Summer: Where Have All the Tomatoes Gone?

Michele Kayal | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michele Kayal

This weekend I was asked to pass judgment on tomatoes. Which is far better than water because a) they have an actual taste, and b) good tomatoes are so hard to come by.