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Barclays snubs StubHub

crainsnewyork.com — As the Brooklyn Nets get ready to begin their third season in their Atlantic Avenue home, the Barclays Center is preparing for another kind of debut: renewals on all 4,400 All Access season tickets for the first time since the arena opened two years ago.

Private trash haulers endorse mayor's Vision Zero

crainsnewyork.com — Mayor Bill de Blasio's pro-traffic-safety "Vision Zero" plan is getting some free advertising. Some 2,500 private garbage trucks will bear bumper stickers promoting the city's new speed limit of 25 miles per hour.

Ebola fears prompt construction of hospital unit

crainsnewyork.com — The North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System is planning to build at least one containment unit for patients with Ebola and other infectious diseases, the system announced Thursday. The unit is estimated to cost $15 million, will accommodate eight patients and will take 18 months or more to build.
Oct 23, 2014

Hey, #LICH protestors: North Shore-LIJ seeks site to build $15 million #Ebola isolation unit. Any takers? bit.ly/1sdD5vt

Taprootplus.org connects nonprofits with expert help

Taproot.org connects nonprofits with expert help

crainsnewyork.com — It's a match.com for nonprofits and the experts who love them, or at least want to help them. Taprootplus.org launched on Monday to connect nonprofits that need help with marketing, strategic planning, technology or human resources with executives willing to provide their ideas, talents and time for free.

Hyper-pricey homes to sap housing growth

crainsnewyork.com — The New York Building Congress predicts that residential construction spending will increase by billions of dollars over the next two years. The hitch is that much of it will be spend on housing for the ultra-affluent. By 2016, residential construction spending is forecast to hit $12.4 billion without adjusting for inflation, according to the report, an increase of almost 80% from 2013 levels.
Oct 23, 2014

Along w/ Ny's middle class, new construction report may alarm umbrella lobby. Two words: sidewalk shed crainsnewyork.com/article/201410…