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Fountain House Studio Has Sprawling Space for Artistic Growth

Fountain House Studio Has Sprawling Space for Artistic Growth

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | Sanctuary. Sustenance. Spacious. Sunny. Sacred. This is how artists described their new studio space, where work created there is now part of an inaugural show at the Fountain House Gallery in Hell’s Kitchen. Fountain House Studio was about three years in the making, Ariel Willmott, the gallery’s director, said. The […]

Chelsea Market Poised to Flip in $2B+ Sale to Google

Chelsea Market Poised to Flip in $2B+ Sale to Google

BY WINNIE McCROY | After years of local residents wondering about the future of the Chelsea Market, it now appears that Google will purchase the famous food hall from its current owner, Jamestown, for nearly $2.5 billion — in excess of $1,600 per square foot. In fact, Google Maps already lists 75 Ninth Ave. between […]

Gale Brewer Emphasizes Residents’ Input on Land Use Choices, Updating City Charter

Gale Brewer Emphasizes Residents’ Input on Land Use Choices, Updating City Charter

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | In 1989, after the US Supreme Court ruled that New York City’s powerful Board of Estimate, which gave each borough equal say despite enormous population disparities, violated the Constitution’s one person-one vote principle, voters approved the most sweeping Charter revision since the city became unified in 1898. Now, Borough President Gale Brewer […]

Platinum Status is LEED Hudson Yards Story

Platinum Status is LEED Hudson Yards Story

BY WINNIE McCROY | With a number of recent milestones in the construction process and the announcement of new tenants, Hudson Yards is gathering momentum in its quest to become the city’s most connected and sustainable neighborhood. The massive West Side project will feature more than 18M square feet of mixed-use development including shops, residences, […]

FAO Schwarz Plans New Rock Center Home

FAO Schwarz Plans New Rock Center Home

BY REBECCA FIORE | Toy soldier doormen, decked in red with gold trimmings, will return to their new post. That’s right, the city’s most iconic toy store, FAO Schwarz, is returning to Gotham — to a new home in Rockefeller Center. In 2015, Toys “R” Us acquired the 155-year-old business and closed down its 767 Fifth […]

Increase in Street Food Vendor Licenses Tabled for Now

Increase in Street Food Vendor Licenses Tabled for Now

BY REBECCA FIORE | Local community leaders and advocates for the city’s street vendors offered mixed reaction to the tabling of street vendor legislation — originally scheduled for a vote last week at the City Council’s final meeting of the year — by Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, who had previously supported the measure. Intro. 1303, the Street […]

Crowded Agenda in Garodnick’s Finish

Crowded Agenda in Garodnick’s Finish

BY REBECCA FIORE | In Jan. 2006, Daniel Garodnick assumed office as East Side District 4’s city councilmember and at the conclusion of a tenure spanning the 12-year maximum allowed under the city’s term limits scheme, he boasts most recently of having made affordable housing protections more transparent, providing needed tax relief to small businesses, […]

NYC Parks OKs Natural History Expansion; Critics Vow Lawsuit

NYC Parks OKs Natural History Expansion; Critics Vow Lawsuit

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | Achieving a significant milestone in its effort to build a 245,000-square-foot expansion devoted to science education, the American Museum of Natural History has won approval for the project from the city Department of Parks and Recreation. That approval, announced last week, was necessary since construction of the Richard Gilder Center for […]

At Tenants Conference, Knowledge is Empowerment

At Tenants Conference, Knowledge is Empowerment

BY EILEEN STUKANE | Holes in apartment walls, rodents, and mold in buildings where tenants are paying rent on time — the sights seen by Public Advocate Letitia James made for a strong, and appropriately graphic, opening to Dec. 2’s West Side Tenants Conference. James, the producer of New York City’s annual list of 100 […]

Garodnick, Rosenthal, de Blasio Cheer Commercial Rent Tax Break

Garodnick, Rosenthal, de Blasio Cheer Commercial Rent Tax Break

BY REBECCA FIORE | At a City Hall press conference held on Nov. 30, East Side City Councilmember Dan Garodnick was joined by Mayor Bill de Blasio, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, and Upper West Side Councilmember Helen Rosenthal in celebrating passage of Garodnick’s bill that reforms the commercial rent tax (CRT) that can often have […]

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