Compared to 10 years ago, real estate in New York City is more expensive across the board and there’s less inventory, particularly for renters, according to experts.
Back in 2003, the city experienced unprecedented housing growth, according to the Real Estate Board of New York, with 15,143 new developments completed that year. There were 9,455 completed in 2012.
“2003 was really the... » more
Some of the top political moments that have shaken NYC since amNewYork began on Oct. 10, 2003:
RNC convention -- 2004
President George W. Bush was persona non grata in 2004 when he came to the Big Apple to accept the GOP nomination at the Republican National Convention in Madison Square Garden. Protests erupted and hundreds of demonstrators were arrested in a sweep that a federal judge... » more
It’s been an eventful 10 years in the city. New Yorkers have seen three of its major sports teams crowned as champions and at least a few moments of true sports heartache. Star athletes have brought both fame and shame to their names as well as their teams. A city with as much activity as this one can’t be limited to listing only the 10 biggest sports stories of the past 10 years, but doubling that... » more
amNewYork hawker Andres Moronta Lara, 47, is supposed to be on the job at 5 a.m. "But I come at four," he said, "to get ahead of the game."
"The game" includes handing out 1,100 to 1,200 copies of amNewYork each morning to the tidal wave of commuters gushing out of the Seventh Avenue mouth of Penn Station. Moronta Lara, who approaches what he describes as a "really... » more
Thursday amNewYork celebrates its 10th anniversary, and we couldn't be happier to have you with us!
We wish you, our loyal readers, a very happy 10th anniversary with us and invite you to celebrate the last decade of New York City news and entertainment. We hope you enjoy today’s very special anniversary section, which looks at some of the highlights of the city’s last 10 years through the... » more
Ten years in and amNewYork has created some classic covers: Anthony Weiner in a hot dog bun, an undercover police kitty, the “O’Raunchy Factor” and more.
For our anniversary, we wanted to show off some of our favorites from the last decade. These front pages highlight some of the biggest news events in the city — Superstorm Sandy, mayoral elections, gay marriage — and they are covers that... » more
In just the last 10 years, the compact disc has become an endangered species, MP3s are now the dominant music format, almost every song in the history of recorded music can be played at the click of a button and vinyl is making a comeback. Music behind the scenes has changed more drastically than music in front of the microphone; the number one single when amNew York began publishing in 2003 was... » more
The film industry has changed tremendously over the past decade, but one truism remains: All the technological innovations in the world don't matter without great storytelling.
The 10 movies on this list, which represent one man's picks for the best movies released since Oct. 10, 2003, don't have much in common except for a shared interest in telling powerful stories exceptionally well:
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This list is not meant to pay tribute to the 10 best shows of the past 10 years or my personal favorites, but what are the most significant musicals and plays, including both premieres and noteworthy revivals.
Love or it hate it, "Wicked' became Broadway's first mega-hit since the late 1980s. "The Producers" instantly lost its luster once Nathan Lane and Matthew... » more
Television is in a new golden age, and many of its greatest shows emerged since amNewYork debuted 10 years ago today. From teachers turned ruthless meth dealers to a high school glee club, here are some of the most important stories to hit the boob tube:
Besides being a hilarious, critically acclaimed comedy, it is significant for a couple of reasons. First, after... » more