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Tag: Michael Bloomberg

Treyger: ‘Unreasonable’ Build It Back Deadlines Put Homeowners At Risk Of...

Councilman Mark Treyger, chair of City Council’s Committee on Recovery and Resiliency, and a group of elected officials from across the city, are calling on...

Seth Low & Success Academy Principals Say Co-Location Has Improved Both...

Despite the hoopla several years ago over the city's decision to create an elementary-level charter school in the same building as a Bensonhurst middle school, the union seems to working...

Bloomberg’s Fantasy! Nine-Story Development Planned For Coney Island Waterfront

It appears Bloomberg's dream of transforming Coney Island into a seaside resort is finally getting off the ground. Development firm iStar Financial filed plans Friday for...

Renderings: Calvert Vaux Park To Get Gorgeous New Restrooms

Calvert Vaux Park -- Gravesend's lovely, overgrown, long-neglected green space -- will soon get a brand new maintenance building and comfort stations, and the design phase is...

Three Years After Sandy, Build It Back Makes Headway In Sheepshead...

Three years after Superstorm Sandy's flood waters swept through Sheepshead Bay, the city's Build it Back program is reporting measurable progress in the neighborhood. More than...

City Moves To Seize Vacant Coney Island Lots Using Eminent Domain

The city is weighing plans to grab three abandoned Coney Island lots from developers by invoking the power of eminent domain, which allows the...

Five New York Medical Marijuana Manufacturers Approved, But None Will Serve...

New York just took a huge step towards making medical marijuana accessible to patients across the state — just not in Brooklyn or Staten...

Five New York Medical Marijuana Manufacturers Approved, But None Will Serve...

New York just took a huge step towards making recently legalized medical marijuana accessible to patients across the state -- just not in Brooklyn or Staten Island. Five organizations licensed...

Build It Back A Boondoggle Paying Millions To Contractors For Bungled...

New York City's Superstorm Sandy recovery program Build it Back paid more than $6.8 million to contractors for work they bungled, and still needs...

City To Sell Fort Greene Real Estate At Dollar Store Price

It's one for the real estate record books: $1 for a 120,000-square-foot parking lot located at 15 Lafayette Avenue -- a prime piece of...

Replacement Of Coney Island Boardwalk With Concrete Begins, Outraged Pols Seek...

A site trailer and construction fence were installed at Brighton 15th Street this month – a first step in a controversial plan to replace...

Replacement Of Coney Island Boardwalk With Concrete Begins, Outraged Pols Seek...

A site trailer and construction fence were installed at Brighton 15th Street this month – a first step in a controversial plan to replace...

Mayor: Build It Back Construction To Begin On 1,000 Homes By...

After successfully fulfilling his pledge to begin construction on 500 homes hit by Superstorm Sandy through Build it Back by the summer's end, Mayor...

And Today We’re Freaking Out About The Geese

Another day, another animal in the cross-hairs of the wildlife gestapo. In the wacky world of wildlife preservation, we've seen battles rage over swans and...

Concrete Boardwalk Better For Storms, Says Sandy Recovery Head

The head of the New York City Office of Recovery and Resiliency is getting behind the Bloomberg-era plan to replace the Riegelmann Boardwalk's wooden...