Dana Rubinstein

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.

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Addressing new poverty numbers, Bloomberg says de Blasio’s math is off

Yesterday, some news came out that seemed to play directly into the hands of Bill de Blasio, whose run for mayor has been premised on fixing what he describes as a "tale of two cities," one super-rich and increasingly so, the other struggling to get by.

Sep. 20, 2013

 
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Smell no evil: A proposal to collect New York’s trash by tube

The former head of city sanitation planning has a proposal he'd like the next mayor to consider: pneumatic tubes.

Sep. 19, 2013

 
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Report: New York can absorb a Midtown East office glut

The report says that the New York City office market will probably be able to absorb the extra 3.2 million square feet of office space that could be created in the decades following the rezoning.

Sep. 19, 2013

 
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De Blasio, a taxi-industry ally, will start by ditching Yassky

Bill de Blasio, who has received more than $250,000 from the taxi industry, today vowed to replace taxi commissioner David Yassky.

Sep. 19, 2013

 
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Does Bloomberg feel repudiated? No.

Mayor Bloomberg does not feel repudiated by a recent poll showing most New Yorkers want a new direction.

Sep. 18, 2013

 
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Bloomberg sees ‘progress’ on guns, despite political non-reaction to Navy Yard

Mayor Michael Bloomberg used the occasion of the latest mass shooting to warn that there's nothing to stop the same sort of thing from happening all over again.

Sep. 18, 2013

 
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Candidate Lhota edges away from transit advocacy

Some of the transit advocates who hailed Joe Lhota's leadership of the M.T.A. have soured on him since he launched his bid for mayor.

Sep. 17, 2013

 
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Warning from the M.T.A.: More Sandy-related tube closures ahead

Beware: Once the M.T.A. is done repairing the R and G train tunnels, other tube closures are likely to follow.

Sep. 17, 2013

 
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After his ‘racist’ remark, Bloomberg pledges again to avoid the mayor’s race

Mayor Michael Bloomberg today said that he is done talking about the election to succeed him.

Sep. 16, 2013

 
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A campaign postmortem with Quinn strategist Josh Isay

Christine Quinn's top political strategist, Josh Isay, talks about what went wrong in the Democratic primary.

Sep. 13, 2013