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De Blasio's Attempt To Pour More Money Into Ferries Blocked For Being 'Inexplicable'

De Blasio's Attempt To Pour More Money Into Ferries Blocked For Being 'Inexplicable'

Mayor de Blasio at Clason Point Park after the Soundview route was launched in 2018 (NYC Mayor's Office) Mayor Bill de Blasio's plans to allocate more money for the city's ferry system may be dead in...

As Sea Levels Rise, De Blasio Unveils $10 Billion Plan To Expand Lower Manhattan

As Sea Levels Rise, De Blasio Unveils $10 Billion Plan To Expand Lower Manhattan

Two city blocks of proposed infill (via EDC) Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed today that he is planning to expand the edge of Lower Manhattan into the East River, creating approximately 500 feet of new land...

Developers Had City's Ear In Rezoning While Inwood Residents Were Shut Out, Emails Reveal

Developers Had City's Ear In Rezoning While Inwood Residents Were Shut Out, Emails Reveal

The Tryon Public House on Broadway off Dyckman Street sits at the south end of the Inwood rezoning district. (Sharese Ann Frederick / Flickr) When the de Blasio administration carried out its rezoning of Inwood earlier...

Leaked Memo: De Blasio's Streetcar May Not Pay For Itself

Leaked Memo: De Blasio's Streetcar May Not Pay For Itself

Next stop: the dustbin of history? (EDC) Mayor de Blasio's developer-backed Brooklyn-Queens streetcar project may not pay for itself as he has promised it will, according to a draft memo prepared for Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen...

Urban Removal: How A Utopian Vision For Hell's Kitchen Burned Out

Urban Removal: How A Utopian Vision For Hell's Kitchen Burned Out

A 1973 poster advertising the Women's Interart Center's offerings. (Library of Congress) Veronica Geist took the stairs a half step at a time during a reporter's visit to the Women's Interart Center in June. Lately, she's...

The MTA Plans To Sue The City Over Harlem Metro-North Track Fire

The MTA Plans To Sue The City Over Harlem Metro-North Track Fire

The MTA is planning to sue the city for failing to prevent the fire that damaged elevated Metro-North tracks in Harlem in May. The fire started at the Urban Garden Center, a garden supply store housed under...

Skip The Hamptons This Memorial Day And Go To Electric Daisy Carnival

Skip The Hamptons This Memorial Day And Go To Electric Daisy Carnival

This post is brought to you by Electric Daisy Carnival. Skip the Hamptons this Memorial Day Weekend and head straight to Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) New York, the two-day mega music festival featuring boundary-pushing live stage production,...

Video: Does It Get Any Worse Than A LIRR Train Packed With Rave Kids?video

Video: Does It Get Any Worse Than A LIRR Train Packed With Rave Kids?

No. "YEAAAAHHH! WE ARE RIDING A CHOO-CHOO TRAIN TO EDC YOU GUYS! Wait, did you really just ask me 'what's EDC?!' OMG you are so old GROSS. Uh, EDC is Electric Daisy Carnival, DUH! You know,...

Living Wage Study Ordered By Bloomberg Agrees With Bloomberg

Living Wage Study Ordered By Bloomberg Agrees With Bloomberg

Back to work, slaves! I'm off to Bermuda! Whaddaya know, the study that Mayor Bloomberg requested on a proposed living wage law has determined exactly what Bloomberg wanted to hear: That requiring developers who receive taxpayer...

Plan Overboard: Red Hook Waterfront Development Dumped

Plan Overboard: Red Hook Waterfront Development Dumped

As proposals are being unveiled tonight for the Reimage Red Hook project, the Brooklyn Paper reports on another plan for the neighborhood that's been put to a halt. The city has "quietly sunk its plan for redeveloping...

City Needs More Dry Docks (Like the One Taken by IKEA’s Parking Lot)

City Needs More Dry Docks (Like the One Taken by IKEA’s Parking Lot)

Due to an unexpected increase in shipping through the Port of New York, the city now lacks the necessary number of dry-docks to service barges in need of maintenance, according to a recently released study by the SUNY Maritime College. The findings were announced by the city's Economic Development Corp. just as the new IKEA in Red Hook opened. The parking lot at IKEA was controversially built over one of the city’s last remaining “graving docks,” which can accommodate larger ships.

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