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  1. Mornng 10: Silver successors | Snow removal costs | Democratic conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crain's New York Business

    The campaign has started to replace Sheldon Silver as speaker of the state Assembly. Mr. Silver is being forced out of the post he has held since 1994, after his arrest last week on federal corruption charges.

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  2. FiDi 'face fitness' | Rover 2014 rolls over | Centro's big leaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Crain's New York Business

    For the Record is a weekly listing of information from the public record that can help businesspeople in the New York area find opportunities, potential new clients and updates on competitors. To ask questions or get more information on this section, contact Crain's research department at cnyb-research@crainsnewyork.com .

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  3. Rooms to grow for borough hotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Crain's New York Business

    Taking a page from the film Field of Dreams, developers have been lining the city's outer boroughs with a growing number of independent and brand-name hotels, convinced that if they build them, guests will come. So far, they have: Outer-borough occupancy rates between January and November 2014 ran as high as 81%, according to STR, a hospitality-industry research firm.

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  4. Work begins on Ridgewood, Queens' biggest projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | New York Business.com

    A developer that has long focused on emerging markets in Manhattan and the outer boroughs released renderings Tuesday of its latest endeavor - the largest residential project underway in Ridgewood, Queens. The project, being built by Essex Capital, will be tailored to creative-class New Yorkers priced out of Brooklyn and Manhattan.

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  5. Post-surgical infection rates remain stubbornly highRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | New York Business.com

    Hospitals in the Empire State scored worse than the nation as a whole in five out of six categories of hospital-acquired infections in 2013, according a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The report, which is a part of an ongoing effort to reduce the number of infections during hospital stays, measures surgical-site infections from hysterectomies and colon surgery, bacterial infections like C. diff and catheter-associated urinary tract infections.

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  6. MTA votes to raise subway fare to $2.75Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Crain's New York Business

    The Metropolitan Transportation Authority raised the cost of a subway ride by 25 cents to $2.75 and lifted bridge tolls to generate money for the system, following through on increases authorized a year ago. The largest U.S. mass-transit system on Thursday approved the fare increase, which will take effect on March 22, and raised the price of a monthly fare card to $116.50 from $112.

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  7. Morning 10: Silver faces arrest | City schools | Brooklyn health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Crain's New York Business

    Sheldon Silver, the Manhattan Democrat who has been speaker of the state Assembly for more than two decades, is expected to be arrested on federal corruption charges today, according to a report in The New York Times . The exact nature of the charges is unknown, though they reportedly stem from Mr. Silver's alleged failure to report payments from a law firm specializing in New York City real estate taxes.

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  8. Morning 10: Silver faces arrest | City schools | Brooklyn health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | New York Business.com

    Sheldon Silver, the Manhattan Democrat who has been speaker of the state Assembly for more than two decades, is expected to be arrested on federal corruption charges today, according to a report in The New York Times . The exact nature of the charges is unknown, though they reportedly stem from Mr. Silver's alleged failure to report payments from a law firm specializing in New York City real estate taxes.

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  9. Morning 10: NY minimum wage | Citigroup 'stress test' | Land-price recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Crain's New York Business

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a plan to raise the minimum wage to $11.50 an hour in New York City and $10.50 an hour in the rest of the state. Mr. Cuomo must get his plan through the Republican-controlled state Senate, however.

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  10. A sour 'sweetener'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | New York Business.com

    " Watchdogs worry de Blasio will sweeten police pensions " grossly mischaracterizes the disability pension benefits referenced in Police Commissioner William Bratton's recent remarks on the low morale in the NYPD. Officers hired since 2009 who are permanently disabled in the line of duty get a fraction of what's provided to more senior colleagues and every other police officer in the state.

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  11. Nolita Ramen Lab | Pearlfisher lease | Classon bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Crain's New York Business

    For the Record is a weekly listing of information from the public record that can help businesspeople in the New York area find opportunities, potential new clients and updates on competitors. To ask questions or get more information on this section, contact Crain's research department at cnyb-research@crainsnewyork.com .

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  12. Salute to MLK Jr. | Women Entrepreneurs Festival | Cocktail pairingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Crain's New York Business

    BAM hosts the 29th Annual Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., New York City's largest public celebration of the civil-rights leader. The free event includes a keynote address by Cornel West and music by Sandra St. Victor.

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  13. Etsy IPO could happen this quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | New York Business.com

    Etsy Inc., the global marketplace for handmade and vintage goods - from knitted sweaters to soaps - is planning an initial public offering that could take place as soon as this quarter, people with knowledge of the matter said. The company, based in Brooklyn, New York's Dumbo neighborhood, is working with Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Morgan Stanley on the IPO, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the information is private.

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  14. Port Authority should sell B'klyn marine terminals, says CBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Crain's New York Business

    The Port Authority should close and sell two money-losing marine terminals in Brooklyn to help close annual deficits at its ports division that may reach $107 million in 2029, according to a report . Selling the Red Hook Container Terminal and the Brooklyn-Port Authority Marine Terminal to a housing developer in the gentrifying borough would generate cash to help stem the losses, according to a report released Tuesday by the Citizens Budget Commission.

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  15. Fledgling insurance broker parks in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Crain's New York Business

    An online health insurance broker is the latest company to take space at 1000 Dean St., the former Studebaker factory turned creative office space in Crown Heights that is doubling as the winter home of Brooklyn Flea. GoodScout signed a five-year lease for 3,187 square feet on the second floor of the building, where the asking rent was $26 per square foot.

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  16. Key municipal ID advocate missing from launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | New York Business.com

    Brooklyn Councilman Carlos Menchaca, who was a prime sponsor of a bill creating the city's new municipal ID, was notably absent from Monday's launch of the program. Mr. Menchaca's absence from the municipal ID event triggered speculation that the councilman's tiff with the de Blasio administration over a waterfront lease in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, was partially responsible.

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  17. The secret to profiting from cheap oil and gas? TimingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Crain's New York Business

    Oil is below $50 a barrel. Natural-gas prices are down 37% since June. Cheap energy is lowering the costs of producing and transporting goods, and transporting people, putting more cash into the pockets of small businesses and consumers.

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  18. Locals raise stink over Bensonhurst waste plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Crain's New York Business

    Just three days before Christmas, 50 people put aside their final holiday preparations to pack themselves into a political club in Bensonhurst - and with good reason. Hours earlier, a city crew had begun construction of a long-disputed marine waste-transfer station on the neighborhood's waterfront in Gravesend Bay, and the local elected officials stood aghast.

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  19. Baron of bland buildings soars to the top - on a shoestringRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Crain's New York Business

    Gene Kaufman certainly ranks as one of the city's most prolific architects. During the third quarter alone, he had 16 residential and hotel projects totaling well over 1 million square feet underway around town.

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  20. Industrious tenant hits Prospect HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Crain's New York Business

    A new co-working space provider has inked a lease in Brooklyn. Two-year-old Industrious, which provides shared office space, has signed a 10-year deal for 18,800 square feet at 594 Dean St., between Carlton and Vanderbilt avenues, paying nearly $36 a square foot.

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