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At the top with nowhere to go

April 5, 2015 Crain’s New York Business Local hospital consolidations squeeze executives out of their jobs. When Mount Sinai Hospital took over Continuum Health Partners in 2013, top health care executives and physicians from both systems had one thought: Were their jobs safe? They had good reason to worry. Once the dust settled over the merger, many senior-level workers were gone as the two systems consolidated operations to save money. Some of those laid off are still job-hunting or have […]

September 27, 2017 ×

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Nonprofits are finally getting paid to treat illness at its source

Nonprofits are finally getting paid to treat illness at its source

Treating New Yorkers with histories of mental illness or substance abuse is particularly costly to taxpayers. But with nonprofits being paid to keep people out of the hospital, that’s about to change.

March 13, 2016 ×

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Corner-store doctor gains traction in New York

Health clinics inside drugstores, which offer immunizations and treatment for minor conditions, have exploded nationwide but largely bypassed New York. That’s about to change.

March 10, 2014 ×

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A rising tide lifts this boat

A rising tide lifts this boat

A farmer tries to cut his carbon footprint by moving food by sail from Vermont down to New York City. Environmentally sustainable, yes. But economical?

November 17, 2013 ×

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Fighting for a Market

Fighting for a Market

One man has been trying to hold an outdoor market for six years—against the Bloomberg administration’s development policy. Robert LaValva and volunteers stage a renegade market every month on land that’s waiting to be turned into condos.

October 4, 2013 ×

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Restaurateurs Go Beyond the Basic Sandwich

Restaurateurs Go Beyond the Basic Sandwich

The Brooklyn Sandwich Society sources its food and decor as close to the restaurant as possible.

January 21, 2013 ×

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Mulch Madness at Fort Greene Park

Mulch Madness at Fort Greene Park

Like many who loyally deposit holiday trees each Mulchfest, we were curious as to what our neighbors do with that tree after it’s shredded.

January 15, 2013 ×

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Listen to Me: Brooklynites talk election

Listen to Me: Brooklynites talk election

As a collaboration with the NY City News Service and the PBS NewsHour, we went around the city asking complete strangers three questions.

November 2, 2012 ×

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Photo: Andy Stern

Revolution You Can Dance To

Most musicians, when they arrive late for a performance, don’t expect to find their bandmates sitting handcuffed on the curb.

October 14, 2012 ×