Dana Rubinstein

A law-abiding, livery-style Lyft launching tonight in NYC:

Lyft announced it will launch tonight in New York City and it will do so while abiding by city regulations

Bio: Dana Rubinstein is a reporter for Capital. She has written for Bloomberg Businessweek, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the New York Observer, and the Brooklyn Paper.

Latest Articles:

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Quinn urges support for de Blasio, says New York can elect a woman mayor ‘soon’

Christine Quinn believes New York City will elect a woman mayor "soon." 

Sep. 12, 2013

 
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Bloomberg: ‘The era of post-September 11 uncertainty is over’

This morning, Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared the "era of post-September 11" over.

Sep. 12, 2013

 
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A union adjusts to the new Democratic power structure

This evening, the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union formally shifted its allegiances from Christine Quinn to Bill de Blasio.

Sep. 11, 2013

 
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Report: City hikes tennis fees, New Yorkers play less tennis

Following two rounds of fee hikes, New Yorkers' use of public tennis courts has fallen precipitously, according to a new report.

Sep. 11, 2013

 
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How Thompson won Yorkville (and de Blasio lost it)

Bill Thompson's largest bloc of support in Manhattan came from Yorkville, the site of a controversial waste transfer station opposed by the former comptroller.

Sep. 11, 2013

 
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Quinn out: New York’s only female mayoral candidate succumbs to Bloomberg fatigue

New York City is going to have to wait another four years, at least, to elect its first woman leader.

Sep. 10, 2013

 
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A ‘baby step’ toward avoiding the bad old run-off

On the eve of a possible runoff, the Citizens Union wants to remind voters that there is another way: instant runoffs.

Sep. 10, 2013

 
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Lhota calls Catsimatidis‘ 9/11 criticism ’amazingly disgusting‘ and ’pathetic'

Joe Lhota thinks John Catsimatidis is "amazingly disgusting" and "pathetic" for criticizing his role in city's pre-911 preparedness.

Sep. 10, 2013

 
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Why Bill Thompson stumps for (Democratic) votes with Al D’Amato

"Bill Thompson yesterday stumped with former GOP senator Al D'Amato," said Soterios Johnson this morning on WNYC. "Does that help in a Democratic primary?"

Sep. 9, 2013

 
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M.T.A. chair says he’s OK with no ‘lockbox’ as long as the state pays up

M.T.A. chairman Tom Prendergast today explained why it is he's not "unduly tied" to a bill that would protect his agency's finances from gubernatorial raids. 

Sep. 9, 2013