Our anemic suburbs: Every urban area needs its outskirts — and New York City’s are in trouble Brooklyn Reader December 13, 2015 December 13, 2015, 9:33 am New York City has prospered since the great recession of 2008, buoyed by an endless supply of free money from Washington that’s elevated the stock and real estate markets. But the broader metro region has struggled, in an ominous sign of tougher times to come. Little acknowledged in the discussion […] Click here to view original web page at www.nydailynews.com Want to write for us? We're looking for interns and experienced writers! Go here for more information.