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Renderings: Calvert Vaux Park To Get Gorgeous New Restrooms
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Renderings: Calvert Vaux Park To Get Gorgeous New Restrooms

Calvert Vaux Park [http://www.nycgovparks.org/planning-and-building/capital-project-tracker/project/1038] — Gravesend’s lovely, overgrown, long-neglected [/7-reasons-to-fall-in-love-with-calvert-vaux-park/] green space — will soon get a brand new maintenance building and comfort stations, and the design phase is well underway [http://www.nycgovparks.org/planning-and-building/capital-project-tracker/project/1038] . These are not just any

Build It Back A Boondoggle Paying Millions To Contractors For Bungled Work, Says Audit
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Build It Back A Boondoggle Paying Millions To Contractors For Bungled Work, Says Audit

A house damaged in Superstorm SandyNew York City’s Superstorm Sandy recovery program Build it Back [/tag/build-it-back/] paid more than $6.8 million to contractors for work they bungled, and still needs to improve despite progress under Mayor Bill de Blasio [/build-back-continues-gather-steam-hits-speed-bump-sheepshead-bay-courts/], according to a report from Comptroller Scott

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De Blasio Vows New Approach To City’s Sandy Aid Distribution

Photo by Erica ShermanWith new reports every week [http://www.ny1.com/content/news/205028/victims-wonder-why-only-small-amount-of-build-it-back-funds-have-been-spent] about the growing frustration New York City’s Superstorm Sandy victims feel towards recovery programs, Mayor Bill de Blasio has acknowledged that the city “needs to do better,” and said his administration will find

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Plan Released For Distribution Of $1.77 Billion For Hurricane Sandy Recovery – Comments Wanted!

The Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery Program (CDBG-DR) Partial Action Plan A, a catchy name if we’ve ever heard one, has been released by Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The plan describes the way the first round of federal funding the city has received for Sandy recovery – a sum of

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Councilman David Greenfield Launches “I’m A Yeshiva Parent And I Vote!” Campaign To Combat Education Cuts

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposed education cuts [/new-york-council-budget-hearings-heat-up-with-issues-of-childcare-cuts/] have become a major issue for parents of public schoolchildren. Councilman David Greenfield wants parents of children at private yeshivas to get involved in the voting process to prevent voucher cuts for the kids in orthodox schools too. Greenfield and local yeshiva

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