info 11.12.13

By the Numbers
Every Person in New York

THE MORNING LINE From a reader in response to yesterday's article How to Help the Philippines, "Team Rubicon is also an incredible organization which is run by veterans. They go in at the early stage of disasters to mobilize and organize emergency relief efforts as well as an aiding in the veteran integration into society. As a resident of The Rockaways, I have had first hand experience immediately after Sandy and cannot say enough about how impressive they are."

Also: if you donate to the Philippine Red Cross, note that donations are made in Philippine Pesos. So if you put in 100, thinking you are donating $100, you are actually donating only $2.28.



started in this year's NYC Marathon.
50,304 finished
This year, the 1,000,000 starter in race history:
Julissa Sarabia (NY), 30, 05:19:47
[New York Road Runners]




The amount
Chinese billionaire
Zhang Xin paid
for 45 E. 74th
[The Real Deal]




per ticket to Motown, the musical,
on sale by a broker for last Sunday's matinee

Perfectly good seats are at the box office for $150. Premium seats are about $250. Or: buy Stevie Wonder's Innervisions and Diana Ross and the Supremes Greatest Hits for a total of $20.
[Applause tickets]




de Blasio dilemma…
Number of municipal employees: 300,000
Percentage of NYC public workforce labor contracts which have expired: 100%
Each 1% raise awarded to the city workforce increases operating costs by approximately $300 million a year
[Citizen's Budget Commission, PDF]





will be invested in the Seward Park area on the LES,
a 1.65-million-square-foot, mixed-use development
[NYEDC]




The branzino entree at Il Mulino
At Arlington Club: $34
At L'Artusi: $20
[MenuPages]














Cornell Tech on Roosevelt Island stats:
2014: classes offered in a leased building
2017: Cornell moves in to their new campus
2027: Construction finished
2043: Full enrollment of 2,500 students and 280 professors
$1.5 billion: Cost to build
$23 billion: Economic activity generated in the next 30 years
[Cornell, image: Kilograph]




The City Council approves the New York Wheel,
a 630-foot Ferris wheel for Staten Island,
scheduled to open in 2016
[The Guardian]






Shop Talk: New York's 100 Most Interesting Stores




Jason Polan started Every Person in New York in March of 2008. He plans on working on the project until it is finished. Look for Every Person in New York on Tuesdays in MUG and daily at Jason's site.


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