Amazon’s Long Island City Romance: A Colossal PR Failure

How can people who are so bright act so dumb when it comes to community and government relations? I am speaking about Amazon’s decision to withdraw from a plan to establish a satellite corporate headquarters in Long Island City. Had the project come to fruition, it would have generated between 25,000 and 40,000 new jobs … Continue reading Amazon’s Long Island City Romance: A Colossal PR Failure

Will a New Casino Hotel Help Sullivan County Reinvent Itself?

I went up to the country last week. More specifically, I went to the opening of the Resorts World Catskills casino and hotel, which was built on property owned by the erstwhile Concord Hotel. This was a moment many people thought they would never see. Sullivan County had been trying to get New York State … Continue reading Will a New Casino Hotel Help Sullivan County Reinvent Itself?

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