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Hell’s Kitchen, Chelsea at Top of Hudson River Park Compost Heap

Hell’s Kitchen, Chelsea at Top of Hudson River Park Compost Heap

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | It takes a monumental commitment for people to separate food scraps, pack them up, and drop them off in the Hudson River Park composting collection bins — and that’s precisely what residents of Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen did better than their counterparts in the areas of Battery Park, Tribeca, the West […]

De Blasio Not Yet in the Saddle on Horse Carriages

De Blasio Not Yet in the Saddle on Horse Carriages

BY YANNIC RACK | Mayor Bill de Blasio’s controversial plan to get horse carriages off of Manhattan’s streets and relocate their stables to Central Park hit a roadblock last week, when a host of critics on the City Council reined in any hopes of quickly resolving one of the most divisive issues plaguing the administration. […]

CB8’s Last-Ditch Effort to “De-Privatize” UES’ Queensboro Oval

CB8’s Last-Ditch Effort to “De-Privatize” UES’ Queensboro Oval

BY JACKSON CHEN | As a tennis court operator’s contract for a park underneath the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge nears its end, Community Board 8 is ramping up its efforts to “de-privatize” Queensboro Oval. According to the city’s Department of Parks and Recreation, Sutton East Tennis has been operating courts at Queensboro Oval — located between […]