Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz covers business for WNYC and is the host of "The Season."

He was born and raised in Manhattan and lives in Brooklyn. He attended Stuyvesant High School and Wesleyan University, and has also worked as a producer at WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show, a producer at NPR's All Things Considered, a reporter at Radio MultiKulti (sadly now defunct) in Berlin, Germany, and Radio Prague, in the Czech Republic.

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

New Figures Show Wall Street Rebound

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday that between the spring of 2009 and the spring of 2010, the average weekly wage in Manhattan rose 12 percent. In comparison, across the nation the average weekly wage increased less than one percent. The figures include end-of-year bonuses, which big banks typically pay out in the first part of the calendar year.

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Court Gives Grimaldi's Pizzeria the Weekend to Pay Off Massive Debts

Friday, August 13, 2010

Grimaldi's, the famous pizzeria underneath the Brooklyn Bridge that was threatened with eviction, has won a reprieve from a civil court judge Friday.


Will Restaurant Grades Reduce Hospital Visits?

Friday, July 16, 2010

When food poisoning announces itself, it’s sudden.

“I think I had a sip of Diet Coke, and I sat there, and sort of felt my stomach grumble a little bit,” says Forrest Jessee, a Manhattanite who was in a movie theater when he noticed the first signs of a bug. Jessee quickly decided to walk out of "Forrest Gump," though he was enjoying the film.


No-Fault Divorce Law Closer to Approval

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Getting a divorce in New York State could soon be a lot easier.

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Bloomberg Plans Cuts to Libraries

Monday, May 31, 2010

As New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg and the City Council negotiate next year's budget, advocates are raising the alarm about deep cuts to libraries. Mayor Bloomberg's spending plan would reduce aid to libraries by $74 million.

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Financial Adviser to Celebs Indicted

Thursday, May 27, 2010

A well-known investment adviser and a former high-ranking official in city government have been arrested and charged by federal prosecutors.


Tough Rules for Gas Drilling in NYC Watershed

Friday, April 23, 2010

New York City officials opposed to natural gas drilling have scored a victory with Albany regulators.


Equity Firm Settles Pension Corruption Case

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Will pay $12 million to settle pay-to-play case; other insiders also settle.


EPA Criticizes NY Gas Drilling Plan

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is the latest voice to criticize Albany's plans for natural gas drilling.


City Falls Behind Nation in Economic Recovery

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

New numbers show New York City lags behind the rest of the country in emerging from the recession.


ExxonMobil Pays for Groundwater Cleanup

Monday, October 19, 2009

ExxonMobil will have to pay more than $100 million in damages for contaminating six public drinking water wells in southeast Queens.