New York Observer
Joseph Ricketts, the Ameritrade founder whose family bought the Cubs from Tribune Co., launched last year, "focusing on the tick-tock-zoning disputes, fires, crimes, restaurant openings, transportation disputes, roosters-of 22 neighborhoods throughout Manhattan," reports Felix Gillette. Ricketts says he started DNAinfo because he believes there's an "under-served market for concise, factual, original local content."