In honor of Labor Day, we won’t be posting on the Monday holiday (but we’ll keep our eyes peeled for breaking news). Have a safe, enjoyable weekend — but don’t forget to check back Tuesday morning. We resume our regular posting schedule at 7:30 a.m. ... [more] continue reading
Residents of the well-heeled neighborhoods surrounding Central Park have a rat problem. In the past four years, those living near Central Park have called in in 4,691 vermin complaints, according to the New York Post. In fact, the Upper West Side is the most rat-plagued neighborhood in the city, with a 2,402 complaints in the 10023, 10024 and 10025 ZIP codes since 2010, according to 311 hot-line data cited by the Post. “The rats are ... [more] continue reading
· An animation of every taxi pickup in NYC · Labor Day parade in Union Square, 1887 · "Rebranding" Harlem · Atlantic City to lose three casinos, 8,000 jobs · Prospect Park's secret vale · Investigating the Gowanus Canal... continue reading
Gubernatorial hopeful Zephyr Teachout is calling out Governor Andrew Cuomo over the long-running Long Island College Hospital debacle. Yesterday, Teachout criticized Cuomo for remaining silent about the future of LICH in Cobble Hill, in light of SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s decision to sell the facility to developers who plan to bring housing to the site. She also criticized the bidding process at the facility and is calling for an investigation, according to NY1. “That bidding ... [more] continue reading
A group of bird-lovers are ruffling feathers at 25 Central Park West by petitioning the management of the landmarked Century building to save a family of threatened peregrine falcons, who have taken up residence on millionaire Steve Nislick's window... continue reading
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