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Dali painting stolen from Manhattan galleryupdated: Fri Jun 22 2012 12:49:00

Police are searching for a thief who lifted an original Salvador Dali painting, valued at $150,000, from a Manhattan art gallery.

Alleged co-conspirator of accused Manhattan madam pleads not guiltyupdated: Tue Mar 13 2012 18:31:00

Jaynie Baker, the suspected co-conspirator in an alleged multimillion-dollar prostitution ring run out of a Manhattan apartment, pleaded not guilty Tuesday after turning herself in to authorities upon her return from a Mexico vacation.

CNNMoney: Manhattan home prices fall in final months of 2011updated: Wed Jan 04 2012 05:20:00

Despite a number of multi-million dollar home sales, including a record-setting $88 million penthouse deal in December, Manhattan real estate prices fell significantly during the final months of 2011.

Picasso thief accused of stealing art from Manhattan hotelsupdated: Fri Dec 02 2011 18:10:00

A New Jersey man previously convicted of stealing artwork was indicted Friday in the theft of nearly $360,000 worth of art from two Manhattan hotels, the Manhattan district attorney's office said.

CNNMoney: Manhattan home prices rise: Average pad costs $1.4 millionupdated: Tue Oct 04 2011 05:35:00

Taking advantage of a weak U.S. dollar and a beaten down housing market, foreign buyers helped push Manhattan home prices slightly higher in the third quarter, according to the city's top residential real estate agents.

New Yorkers defiant in face of terror threatupdated: Sun Sep 11 2011 14:12:00

Despite exceptional security ahead of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, many New Yorkers said they remain undaunted about the potential terror threat.

CNNMoney: Average home price in Manhattan: $1.4 millionupdated: Fri Jul 01 2011 05:51:00

High-end buyers came to Manhattan to spend money during the second quarter, helping to lift average prices for homes.

CNNMoney: Manhattan homes cost 5 times more than averageupdated: Fri Apr 01 2011 05:48:00

Isn't it fun to be a New Yorker? There's the rotten weather much of the year, dirty subway stations, packed restaurants and grid-locked streets. And really high home prices.

CNNMoney: Median Manhattan home price: $840,000updated: Tue Jan 04 2011 10:22:00

Home prices in Manhattan, the nation's most expensive big market, seem to have settled into a rut -- or rather, a high plateau.

CNNMoney: Manhattan real estate prices up 14%updated: Fri Oct 01 2010 11:01:00

Home prices in Manhattan, the most expensive large housing market in the nation, appear to be stabilizing -- and maybe even growing.

United States of Islamophobia?updated: Fri Aug 13 2010 16:30:00

Almost everybody has heard about the protests against the mosque and Islamic center planned to be built about two blocks from ground zero in Manhattan. But most people are still unaware that these anti-Muslim political campaigns are spreading throughout our beloved country as a new wave of Islamophobia hits.

Manhattan mosque plan stokes controversyupdated: Fri Aug 06 2010 11:33:00

America's Republicans are up-in-arms about a proposed building that is barely even a blueprint yet, because it will put a new mosque within walking distance of New York's Ground Zero.

Pieces of ship made in 1700s found at ground zero building siteupdated: Thu Jul 15 2010 20:39:00

The hull of a ship likely made in the 1700s was discovered at the World Trade Center site Tuesday. Archaeologists say that it probably was sunk there in the effort to add land to Manhattan in the early 19th century.

CNNMoney: Manhattan housing on the reboundupdated: Thu Jul 01 2010 10:40:00

Manhattan home prices held steady during the second quarter of 2010 but transactions were 81% higher than this time last year, according to several real estate market reports released Thursday.

People.com: Beyoncé's Girls' Night Outupdated: Wed May 19 2010 13:12:00

• Calling all the single ladies! After joining hubby Jay-Z at a Yankees game in New York, Beyoncé stepped out on her own to celebrate a pal's birthday at Manhattan hot spot Provocateur. A source tells PEOPLE the singer "laughed with the birthday girl" before making a quick exit.

My 'green limo' is saving the worldupdated: Thu May 06 2010 10:32:00

When writer-actor John Leguizamo shows up to do a show in New York, fans outside the theater are surprised to see him ride up on a bicycle. "People go, 'Hey, John, I thought you'd be in a limo.'

CNNMoney: Manhattan housing market: Signs are positiveupdated: Fri Apr 02 2010 04:19:00

Homebuyers have flocked back to Manhattan after sitting on the sidelines for much of last year, according to three reports issued Friday. The demand has helped stabilize prices in the nation's most expensive large market.

Overnight ride with EMSupdated: Fri Mar 12 2010 15:03:00

CNN photojournalist Jonathan O'Beirne takes us on a midnight ride along with the FDNY's EMS team in Manhattan.

Coyotes looking to settle down in New York City?updated: Mon Feb 08 2010 20:43:00

At least three times in recent weeks, they've been spotted in various parts of Manhattan, from the streets of Harlem to Central Park to Columbia University.

Spitzer on terror trial localeupdated: Fri Jan 29 2010 21:25:00

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer says the terror trial locale is less critical than making sure justice is served.

CNNMoney: Will bonuses save the day for Manhattan real estate?updated: Tue Jan 05 2010 06:52:00

Bonuses are making a comeback on Wall Street and that might help stabilize the Manhattan real estate market.

CNNMoney: Manhattan home prices plungeupdated: Thu Jul 02 2009 00:09:00

The housing bust has finally clobbered super-pricey Manhattan home prices.

Fortune: Allan Sloan at your serviceupdated: Mon Apr 06 2009 14:13:00

Welcome to my first mailbag. I've shortened and edited most of these questions for clarity, and I'm identifying the authors by initials or the screen names they used.

Life's little luxuriesupdated: Thu Apr 02 2009 07:43:00

Despite the global downturn, many in New York are still spending to pamper themselves. CNN's Maggie Lake reports.

CNNMoney: Housing bust hits Manhattanupdated: Thu Apr 02 2009 07:43:00

The national housing slump is finally crashing at the shores of Manhattan island, which had its worst quarter in years, according to several industry reports released on Thursday.

CNNMoney: Read what Madoff told the judgeupdated: Thu Mar 12 2009 14:20:00

Your Honor, for many years up until my arrest on December 11, 2008, I operated a Ponzi scheme through the investment advisory side of my business, Bernard L. Madoff Securities LLC, which was located here in Manhattan, New York, at 885 Third Avenue.

CNNMoney: NYC real estate defies gravity - so farupdated: Tue Jan 06 2009 10:30:00

Home prices in Manhattan held up remarkably well in the fourth quarter, despite the economic crisis.

CNNMoney: Manhattan real estate starts to softenupdated: Wed Jul 30 2008 15:13:00

Even the lofty Manhattan real estate market is beginning to soften, according to reports released Wednesday by four of the city's top real estate agencies.

Time.com: Not Guilty Plea in NY Crane Crashupdated: Thu Jul 03 2008 11:00:00

A former inspector accused of lying about examining a crane that later collapsed in midtown Manhattan and killed seven people has pleaded not guilty in a New York City court

People.com: Supermodel Plunges to Death in Apparent Suicideupdated: Mon Jun 30 2008 12:15:00

Ruslana Korshunova, 20, leapt from the balcony of her New York apartment

Investigators probe whether faulty repairs caused crane collapseupdated: Mon Jun 02 2008 13:46:00

Investigators probing last week's fatal collapse of a construction crane are looking into whether a part of the machine had been returned to service without proper repairs, the Manhattan district attorney's office said Monday.

CNNMoney: Average Manhattan home hits record $1.6 millionupdated: Wed Apr 02 2008 08:39:00

Manhattan apartment prices hit fresh record highs in the first quarter of 2008, even as the rest of the country was reeling from the mortgage meltdown.

Vacant building collapses in Manhattanupdated: Tue Mar 04 2008 20:27:00

A vacant apartment building in Manhattan that locals say appeared to be falling apart for months collapsed Tuesday, officials said.

CNNMoney: Manhattan home prices: Still crazyupdated: Thu Jan 03 2008 07:47:00

Manhattan real estate continues to buck national trends - New York home prices soared during the last three months of the year, according to several surveys released Thursday.

All About: Cities and energy consumptionupdated: Mon Dec 31 2007 21:24:00

Humans can now officially be called an urban species. More than half of the global population now live in cities and the United Nations says that by 2030, 60 percent of us will live in them.

Time.com: Can't-Miss Christmas Spectacularsupdated: Fri Dec 28 2007 16:00:00

Take the family out this weekend: Richard Corliss picks the top three must-see Christmas spectacles in the Big Apple

CNNMoney: Holiday buzz at electronics storesupdated: Fri Nov 23 2007 12:20:00

Neither high gas prices nor falling home values deterred customers from lining up and plunking down cash at Manhattan electronics stores Friday, and deep price cuts helped big ticket items go fast.

CNNMoney: Manhattan housing boom continuesupdated: Tue Oct 02 2007 12:26:00

Despite a housing slump across the rest of the nation, home sellers in New York City are selling houses faster with the number of listings reaching a two-year low, according to data released Tuesday.

Time.com: Cities Breaking Downupdated: Fri Jul 20 2007 14:30:00

Manhattan's tower of steam is just one more dramatic example of the cost of letting urban infrastructure deteriorate

Pamper yourself: New York updated: Fri Jul 20 2007 06:40:00

A real face lift

CNNMoney: Record price for commercial real estateupdated: Mon Jul 02 2007 04:03:00

A small boutique office building on Park Avenue and 57th Street - Bloomingdale Country - has sold for nearly $1,600 a square foot, a total of $510 million. That represents a huge increase from 2002, when it was last sold for $158 million, or about $492 per square foot.

CNNMoney: J.C. Penney to open first Manhattan storeupdated: Wed Apr 18 2007 08:09:00

Department store chain J.C. Penney announced Wednesday that the company will be opening its first-ever location in Manhattan.

CNNMoney: Manhattan real estate cools offupdated: Tue Jan 02 2007 14:13:00

The once-bulletproof Manhattan housing market suffered a minor setback during the fourth quarter of 2006, according to the latest figures from two of the leading New York City real estate brokers.

CNNMoney: Hard Rock Cafe sold to Native Americansupdated: Thu Dec 07 2006 15:55:00

In a cash deal valued at $965 million the Seminole Tribe of Florida purchased the Hard Rock cafe, hotel and casino business in a first-of-its-kind deal between the Native American tribe and Hard Rock's foreign parent company, both parties announced Thursday.

Manhattan high: Discover the city beneath the spansupdated: Thu Sep 21 2006 08:16:00

Weekdays, Walt Wright suits up for business in a prestigious actuarial-consulting firm in New York City. Come the weekend, this land-bound Superman changes into his khaki shorts, sturdy windbreaker and beloved Mephisto shoes. A member of Shorewalkers, the local group that puts on dozens of New York pedestrian adventures year-round, Walt created and leads one of the organization's most ambitious itineraries -- the New York Bridge Walk. His path turns anonymous asphalt into a front-row balcony for dramatic views that bracket the shores of Manhattan.

Pataki: Why we remember 9/11updated: Sun Sep 10 2006 12:46:00

The attacks of September 11, 2001, reshaped the face of the nation and the course of history. Our lives and the lives of those to come -- not just here in New York or the United States, but around the globe -- have changed forever.

CNNMoney: Slim pickings for real estate vulturesupdated: Mon Aug 07 2006 10:31:00

As signs mount of a slowing real estate market, the "vultures" are beginning to circle. But home prices may still have to fall further to create the bargains they crave.

CNNMoney: Mixed messages on Manhattan home pricesupdated: Thu Jul 06 2006 05:47:00

Manhattan apartment prices have either stopped dead or have continued their upward trajectory. Two reports released Thursday gave conflicting reads, though both point to signs of softening.

Fortune: A good workout spoiledupdated: Wed Jun 21 2006 11:40:00

Like most people, I don't find it especially difficult to count the number of times in my life I've heard someone say, "If only there were a gym exclusively designed for golfers." It's pretty easy ...

Fortune: Take another look at ginupdated: Fri May 26 2006 10:07:00

Vodka martinis. Vodka and tonic. Vodka gimlets. These days it's vodka vodka vodka. It's hip. It's clear. It mixes with everything - and it's fashionably expensive. But what happened to gin - one of the alcohols that cocktails were originally created to dilute?

CNNMoney: Manhattan housing market shows weaknessupdated: Mon Apr 03 2006 14:49:00

After pausing during the last two quarters of 2005, Manhattan real estate rebounded sharply in the first quarter of 2006, according to two reports issued Tuesday. But analysts pointed to several signs of weakness.

Air option for Manhattan's high fliersupdated: Thu Mar 30 2006 11:31:00

About 3.6 million people make their way onto New York's Manhattan Island every working day, creating some of the world's worst traffic jams.

CNNMoney: Car Clubs: Drive the fancy cars, leave the owning to usupdated: Wed Mar 08 2006 14:13:00

You don't have to own them, store them, restore them or insure them. Just write a check once a year and drive them.

CNNMoney: Putting out The Ritz: When hotels go condoupdated: Wed Feb 01 2006 14:40:00

Many a famous landmark hotel sits on land that has become too valuable for the hotel's own good. The result has been a spate of grand old inns being converting to condo residences.

CNNMoney: Manhattan real estate hits wallupdated: Wed Jan 04 2006 05:55:00

Manhattan real estate may have hit a wall -- albeit a very high one. The last half of 2005 saw home prices lag, according to two new reports from Manhattan brokers.

Fortune: Star-Worthy Pub Grub updated: Mon Nov 28 2005 00:01:00

The most surprising debut in the just-released--and hotly debated--Michelin Guide New York City 2006? A Manhattan pub called The Spotted Pig earned a coveted one star, putting it on equal footing w...

CNNMoney: Priciest U.S. citiesupdated: Tue Oct 18 2005 13:37:00

Ta dah! To nobody's surprise who has ever lived -- or even visited -- there, Manhattan is the most expensive place in the United States.

CNNMoney: Manhattan home prices dropupdated: Tue Oct 04 2005 05:05:00

Homes in Gotham got a little more affordable in the third quarter...or rather, prices dropped, but they still remained in nosebleed territory for most people.

CNNMoney: The best paying counties in the USAupdated: Mon Aug 08 2005 09:04:00

New York County, better known as Manhattan, has the best-paid workers among the 50 U.S. counties with the most businesses, according to a new report from the Census Bureau.

CNNMoney: Manhattan home prices hit new recordsupdated: Fri Jul 01 2005 05:39:00

Manhattan's residential property market keeps getting hotter, but despite the record-high price levels, buyers aren't shying away, a new survey released recently shows.

Money Magazine: Swap Home, See Worldupdated: Tue Mar 01 2005 00:01:00

It's not unusual to find strangers lurking in Janet and Peter Lessem's Manhattan brownstone, fingering the cutlery, peeking in the medicine cabinet, sleeping Goldilocks-style in the beds. But the L...

Ghosts of New Yorkupdated: Tue Feb 01 2005 15:21:00

Pete Hamill's Manhattan never gets old.

CNNMoney: The $1 million Harlem renaissanceupdated: Wed Aug 18 2004 17:27:00

Something's afoot in Harlem.

CNNMoney: Simple kitchen makeoversupdated: Wed Aug 18 2004 10:27:00

Kitchen renovations are among the most expensive home-improvement projects, but it's possible to give a tired kitchen new life without breaking the bank.

RNC preps include protest restrictionsupdated: Tue Aug 10 2004 12:57:00

A protest group planning a large anti-President Bush rally the day before the Republican National Convention opens has told the New York City Police Department that it will not use the site designated for it by the city.

CNNMoney: 1 Rm, no view: $1 millionupdated: Tue Jul 13 2004 13:02:00

The average price of a Manhattan apartment has topped $1 million for the first time, according to a new survey.

Wall falls 15 stories from New York hotelupdated: Fri Mar 12 2004 11:24:00

Part of a balcony at a Midtown Manhattan hotel fell 15 stories Friday morning, injuring at least two people, authorities said.

Money Magazine: Stunt Of The Monthupdated: Mon Dec 01 2003 00:01:00

"55188"

Fortune: How Trophies Lost Their Allureupdated: Mon Oct 28 2002 00:01:00

CEOs used to have an important rite of passage: When a company reached a certain level of grandeur, the chief executive hired a major architect to design a new headquarters, a trophy building symbo...

Money Magazine: Why Pay More? Whether you're buying furniture or floor covering for your basement renovation, comparison shopping pays off. Hereupdated: Thu Aug 01 2002 00:01:00

TOP QUALITY, TOP PRICE

Money Magazine: Remains of That Day How our values and resources help us to move onupdated: Thu Nov 01 2001 00:01:00

As the smoke finally clears around the ruins of the World Trade towers, much has changed. We survey a landscape that is stark and unfamiliar. We don't know what comes next.

Fortune: Red, White, and Bruised New York City's economy was hit to the core, but will rebound.updated: Mon Oct 29 2001 00:01:00

A month after terrorists destroyed the Twin Towers, it's far from business as usual in lower Manhattan. Car traffic is still limited, and the pedestrians on whom most small businesses relied aren't...

Fortune: When Less Is Moreupdated: Mon Oct 15 2001 00:01:00

When it comes to real estate, location is, of course, everything. So it's no surprise that on the first day of trading following the World Trade Center attacks, stocks of real estate investment tru...

FSB: Not Much Room at the Inn The hottest new hotels are designed to be seen, not slept in.updated: Mon Oct 01 2001 00:01:00

Good design is not a new idea, but it's an excellent one for our times, when money is spent to reflect taste and not merely the spender's capacity for extravagance. Unlike terms such as "luxury" or...

Money Magazine: Pink-Slip Parties Go Corporateupdated: Tue May 01 2001 00:01:00

When the Internet downturn started a year ago, laid-off dotcommers in Manhattan convened a "pink-slip party" in a downtown bar, an informal way to take the edge off unemployment. Soon enough, such ...

Money Magazine: Stocks R Us Is investing really an important part of childhood?updated: Fri Dec 01 2000 00:01:00

Growing up in Manhattan in the 1980s, I inhaled some pretty strong doses of excess. I demanded the latest Polo sweaters and went to parties in lofts that my classmates had rented for the night. I w...

Fortune: When the Internet Collides With the World of Fashion, It's Not Prettyupdated: Mon Mar 29 1999 00:01:00

A lot of strange press stunts have come my way at FORTUNE (last month a company delivered a cold pepperoni pizza to my office to promote its name change). But the most trippy was an all-red fashion...

Fortune: Skyscraper? Or Vortex of Satan?updated: Mon Oct 12 1998 00:01:00

It is one of the eeriest Manhattan landmarks: In glowing red neon atop Midtown's Tishman Building is 666--better known as THE MARK OF THE BEAST. A beacon to Satanists? Well, no, says Arthur Bocchi,...

Fortune: Why Spend $5 a Shot for Scotch When You Can Get One for $980?updated: Mon Oct 12 1998 00:01:00

Hidden behind a nondescript wooden door on Second Avenue near 53rd Street in Manhattan resides what just might be the world's most expensive bar: the Hole in One, home to 260 single-malt Scotches. ...

Fortune: THE PRICIEST OFFICE SPACEupdated: Mon Aug 04 1997 00:01:00

A few years ago, the market for office space was declared dead. Today "the market's healthier than it's been in a decade," says Arthur Mirante II, CEO at Cushman & Wakefield. Indeed, researchers at...

Fortune: THE NEWEST JOB IN CYBERSPACE IN THE BOWELS OF A SUPERWIRED LUXURY BUILDING IN MANHATTAN, THE LATEST BENEFICIARY OF THE INTERNET updated: Mon Jun 09 1997 00:01:00

It takes a sharp career counselor to keep track of the jobs spawned by our technological age: sysop, network administrator, CyberCierge. CyberCierge? Walking into the Grand Millenium, the world's f...

Fortune: THIS WILL DRIVE YOU HEALTHYupdated: Mon Sep 05 1994 00:01:00

You're running late. You have a flight to catch. Your mental state is perilous. Who ya gonna call? Mobile Psychological Services, that's who. The service (based in Manhattan, of course) will pick y...

Fortune: WHAT BUSINESS TRAVELERS REALLY DO !updated: Mon Sep 05 1994 00:01:00

LIFE on the road can be trying. After suffering through three client meetings, you return to your hotel room and finally have a moment to yourself. Do you change into a swimsuit and stroke a few la...

Fortune: FINDING THE RIGHT LAWYER updated: Mon May 17 1993 00:01:00

Ever since no-fault divorce laws removed the need to gather dirt, matrimonial attorneys, as they are known, have enjoyed increased respectability. The best evidence is their sleek, skyscraper offic...

Fortune: OUTWARD BOUND, NOT DROPOUT BOUNDupdated: Mon May 28 1990 00:01:00

Outward Bound in New York City is giving new meaning to the phrase ''I'll take Manhattan.'' Thanks to a three-year-old program, students from seven public schools can now be seen rock-climbing at t...

Fortune: NEW HELP RUNNING YOUR PERSONAL LIFEupdated: Mon Mar 12 1990 00:01:00

So you work a 15-hour day. That doesn't excuse you from paying your parking tickets. Nor will the dog understand if you don't get home in time to let him drag you around the block before bed. As fo...

Fortune: DOING WELL FROM RESOLUTIONSupdated: Mon Jan 30 1989 00:01:00

Businesses profit from New Year's resolutions along with the people who make them, such as stockbroker Scott Wiatric (above), who signed up at Manhattan's Downtown Athletic Club. By January 2, hord...

Fortune: Signalsupdated: Mon Nov 23 1987 00:01:00

The week of the market crash was the best ever for the Baja, a year-old Manhattan dance club started by ten young Wall Streeters. Another club, The Stock Exchange, which opened last August in the f...

Money Magazine: Buying eyeglasses: a Money survey finds disturbing defects at any priceupdated: Wed Jul 01 1987 00:01:00

The U.S. eyewear market tops $8 billion a year, not counting $1.8 billion for eye examinations. Yet the family optometrist faces urban extinction, as chains such as Pearle Vision Center (with more ...

Money Magazine: ANOTHER GOTHAM CITY SHOCKER! THE RICH are GETTING RICHERupdated: Mon Sep 01 1986 00:01:00

Nowhere is rent control more bitterly debated than in New York City, especially in Manhattan, where roughly 420,000 of the borough's 650,000 apartment units are subject to rent restrictions. The cl...

Fortune: Manhattan Graphics Corp.updated: Mon Feb 17 1986 00:01:00

Deep in the heart of Manhattan's printing district, a 47-year-old printing and ; typesetting firm is pioneering a new use for personal computers: desktop publishing. ReadySetGo, a $195 software pro...

Fortune: THERE'S A SMALL HOTEL . . . At a new generation of posh little places, the service is personable and the amenities are abundant.updated: Mon Apr 01 1985 00:01:00

Magnificent some may be, but the huge hostelries into which U.S. business travelers crowd all too often possess the soul of an air terminal; guests queue up at the registration and cashier counters...

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