Our revels now are ended. It’s hump day of the first week back to work after New Year’s. Hell, it’s the first work week of the New Decade.

And how are we all feeling about New York’s prospects in the decade ahead?

Optimistic? (Perhaps, then, you agree with George Steinbrenner’s pronouncement: “New York City should resolve to rise above the tough economic times and maintain its determination, energy and spirit. New York is a city of winners, and it shouldn