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  1. Retailer Marine Layer to open Brooklyn outpostRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Crain's New York Business

    Another national retail brand will land in Brooklyn. Boutique clothier Marine Layer is setting up shop along Cobble Hill's Court Street and furthering the transformation of the retail strip, which was once home to local mom-and-pop shops.

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  2. B'klyn Bridge repair costs $600MRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crain's New York Business

    Brooklyn Bridge repairs are $100 million over budget, and their completion will be delayed for another year. Engineers recently discovered more than 3,000 new structural flaws that need to be fixed, increasing the cost of repairing the bridge to more than $600 million , according to the Daily News .

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  3. Morning 10: Middle-market retailers' woes | Tech-company leasing | City Hall, council riftRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Business.com

    Selling to the middle-class shopper has rarely been so tough for mass-market retailers. Macy's lowered its 2015 earnings forecast last week, following the January shuttering of Kate Spade Saturday, C. Wonder and Gap Inc.'s Piperlime - three businesses aimed at young, fashion-conscious professionals who can't yet afford true luxury - and a spate of middle-market retail closures in 2014.

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  4. Mayor's chummy City Council relations suddenly aren'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Crain's New York Business

    After a year of sunny collaboration between natural liberal allies, clouds loom on the horizon for Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council. What began as an ideologically aligned pairing is giving way to a power struggle more typical of New York City politics.

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  5. Robert Benmosche, former AIG chief, dies at 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | New York Business.com

    Robert Benmosche, the combative former chief executive officer of American International Group Inc. who led the insurer, once the world's largest, to repay a $182.3 billion taxpayer bailout, has died. He was 70. He died on Friday at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York following treatment for lung cancer, AIG said in a statement.

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  6. LIC tapas | Window-cleaing service goes under | Adidas in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | 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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  7. FEMA in talks to settle Sandy flood-insurance claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Crain's New York Business

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency is working on settling litigation with hundreds of Hurricane Sandy victims who challenged denials or alleged underpayments of flood insurance claims. Brad Kieserman, deputy associate administrator for insurance at FEMA, disclosed the settlement talks during a break at a hearing in Brooklyn, New York, federal court Wednesday over whether an insurer, Wright National Flood Insurance Co., concealed from a homeowner the existence of conflicting reports over damages.

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  8. Lunar landing | Year of the Sheep Party | Food conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Crain's New York Business

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrates the Chinese New Year as well as the 100th anniversary of its Department of Asian Art with New Beginnings: Lunar New Year Festival. The family-fun festivities include performances, interactive gallery experiences and artist-led workshops.

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  9. New toll plan's secret weapon is legworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Crain's New York Business

    A key difference between the Move NY plan unveiled Tuesday and the Bloomberg administration's 2007 congestion-pricing proposal is in the political legwork behind them. The Move NY coalition has been quietly courting individual legislators for several years - not only pitching the plan, but also incorporating feedback from lawmakers.

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  10. DNC tells B'klyn 'fuhgeddaboudit'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Crain's New York Business

    Concerns over security and logistics allowed the City of Brotherly Love to beat out New York City's trendiest borough in the race to host the Democratic Party's 2016 convention, according to The Wall Street Journal . The move was a setback for transplanted Brooklynite Mayor Bill de Blasio, who had strongly pitched the Barclays Center as the ideal venue for the party's quadrennial showcase.

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  11. New York City loses bid to host DNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Crain's New York Business

    In a blow to Mayor Bill de Blasio, Democrats have selected Philadelphia as the site of the party's 2016 national convention, choosing a patriotic backdrop for the nomination of its next presidential candidate. The Democratic National Committee said Thursday the convention will be held the week of July 25, 2016.

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  12. Ale and hearty | Brooklyn Museum exhibit | Lunar New York paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Crain's New York Business

    Hop to it at the New York City Brewers Guild's Seventh Annual New York City Beer Week. The citywide event features 20 of New York City's best craft breweries, along with dozens of rare national and international brands, at hundreds of bars and restaurants with tastings, menu pairings and beer dinners.

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  13. Controversial plan to toll bridges, streets gets new lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | New York Business.com

    To the naked eye, the Move NY plan hasn't moved an inch in two years, but its backers are more hopeful than ever that the revolutionary traffic proposal - call it Congestion Pricing 2.0 - will be approved, perhaps even this spring. Two recent developments have boosted supporters' already-increasing optimism: The replacement of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver by Carl Heastie and the drive to close the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's $15 billion capital-plan deficit.

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  14. Who'd pass up 10 years of no taxes? Everyone, apparentlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | New York Business.com

    The centerpiece of the governor's economic plan fails to inspire New York City firms it's meant to help. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has made Start-Up NY a centerpiece of his economic agenda, and for good reason: A 10-year exemption from property, sales and state income taxes seems like a deal no entrepreneur could pass up.

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  15. Morning 10: 911 system overhaul | Top de Blasio aide to exit | $15B Verizon dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Crain's New York Business

    A new report from the city's Department of Investigation blamed the long-delayed upgrade of New York's 911 dispatching system on too many contractors and too much spending that was not included in the revamp's cost estimates. The project was $700 million over budget.

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  16. What de Blasio's most-said words say about prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Crain's New York Business

    Crain's analyzed Mayor Bill de Blasio's State of the City transcript to determine the 100 words he uttered most Tuesday morning. During his 77-minute speech, he said the word " affordable " 34 times ; "new" 81 times, just 58 of which were followed by "York" or "Yorkers"; and "housing" 40 times.

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  17. Fashion incubators reverse material lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Crain's New York Business

    When Rebecca Copeman wanted to get her swimwear business off the ground last year, she turned to Manufacture New York, a fashion incubator geared toward local production. Using the program's resources, Ms.

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  18. Developers race to secure real estate tax breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | New York Business.com

    The expiration of a key real estate tax break on June 15 has touched off a fierce race among developers to break ground on residential projects across the city before time runs out. At stake are hundreds of millions of dollars in so-called 421a abatements that allow developers of rental apartments to reduce their real estate taxes on new projects for up to 25 years.

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  19. Accelerators reverse material lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Crain's New York Business

    When Rebecca Copeman wanted to get her swimwear business off the ground last year, she turned to Manufacture New York, a fashion incubator geared toward local production. Using the program's resources, Ms.

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  20. Developers race to secure tax break before law expiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | Crain's New York Business

    The expiration of a key real estate tax break on June 15 has touched off a fierce race among developers to break ground on residential projects across the city before time runs out. At stake are hundreds of millions of dollars in so-called 421a abatements that allow developers of rental apartments to reduce their real estate taxes on new projects for up to 25 years.

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