Allen Houston, City Editor for Metro New York, is a veteran of print and online journalism and has been an editor at the New York Post and Dallas Morning News.
In the course of his decade-long career, Allen has covered city politics, features, schools, religion and every other beat in-between.
Prior to New York, Allen lived in Japan and Indonesia.
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Airbnb, the start-up accommodation service that investors value at billions of dollars, called on the state of New York to change a law it says is preventing it from collecting $21 million in taxes each year from its hosts.
The Manhattan district attorney has issued a subpoena seeking correspondence from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s administration and records from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey relating to several major construction projects, according to media reports.
A New York City real estate developer has filed plans to raze the “Ground Zero mosque,” a structure housing an Islamic community center just two blocks from the site of the September 11, 2001, attacks, city officials said Tuesday.