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Luxury Streetwear Kicks It to the Recession

Posted on November 18th, 2009 by Leslie Adkins

Custom-made, one of a kind sneakers might be the last purchase you’d make during a recession, but the demand still exists. The luxury streetwear market is weathering the turbulent economy by understanding their customer demographic and their changing market.

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In Foundering Economy, Polish Immigrants Head Back Home

Posted on November 18th, 2009 by Monika Plocienniczak

Some immigrants in Greenpoint, Brooklyn are finding one-way tickets back to Poland a more promising investment.

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Woodside School: “We Need A Facelift”

Posted on November 13th, 2009 by Amanda Massa

A school in Queens is planning an expansion to attract more students.

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Stella D’oro not the only cookie to crumble in the Bronx

Posted on November 13th, 2009 by Sherisse Pham

The closure of the Stella D’oro bakery adds 138 new faces to a growing list of unemployed New Yorkers. But it’s only the latest in a steady decline in Bronx manufacturing.

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