Saturday, March 24, 2018
New contractor for belated bridge project
From the Queens Chronicle : A new contractor has been selected to pick up where the old one left off at Metropolitan Avenue and Fresh Pond...
Borough Hall parking lot to open Monday
From Forest Hills Post : A highly anticipated 302-space municipal parking lot will open to the public on Monday at Queens Borough Hall. ...
Friday, March 23, 2018
Former jail to be housing that's "affordable" (whatever that means)
From the Daily News : A once-infamous juvenile detention center in the Bronx will be transformed into more than 700 units of affordable ho...
De Blasio to crooked donor: “Do what you’ve got to do.”
From the Daily News : A major donor to Mayor de Blasio dropped a bombshell Thursday, testifying under oath that when he told Hizzoner he’d...
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Glutton for punishment caption contest
For some reason, Bill de Blasio went on a gluttonous rampage in Middle Village in the middle of a snowstorm. First, he stuffed his face at...
A small business' scary story
From Forbes : Late last summer, I 'Googled' my regular diner to confirm its closing time, and was shocked to find that the site ha...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Are shipping containers the future of affordable housing?
From AM-NY : Shipping containers could become the building blocks for affordable housing in the Bronx. A New York real estate company ha...
Waterpointe worked out?
From the Times Ledger : After the Whitestone community raised concerns about soil contamination, elected officials and local leaders met w...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
First German Sport Club receives stop work order
Back in 2013, it appeared that World Financial Group was about to move into the former First German Sport Club of Brooklyn on Metropolitan ...
City Council supports upzoning, then complains about it
From Crains : City Council members criticized the de Blasio administration last week for concentrating neighborhood rezonings in low-incom...
City hoping to curb congestion by banning rush hour deliveries
From PIX11 : A ban on commercial curbside deliveries during rush hour went into effect Monday. The ban is part of a congestion reductio...
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