The Big Apple

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 09:  People shop at an outdoor holiday market in celebration of the season on December 9, 2013 in New York City. With the lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree last Wednesday evening, the holiday shopping season has officially started in New York with tens of thousands of tourists expected to visit the city to shop, see shows and sightsee.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Booming Tourism Industry Could Ease Burden On City Tax Payers

The boom in tourism has been ten years in the making. It was spearheaded by Mayor Bloomberg.

12/11/2013

Empire State Building (credit: CBS 2)

New Yorkers Say Transit, Sanitation & City Lifestyle Make High Tax Rates Worth It

From the Statue of Liberty to a powerful lineup of star-studded sports teams, New Yorkers have it all, and now residents of the Empire State can also brag that they have the highest taxes.

10/24/2012