Developers Had City's Ear In Rezoning While Inwood Residents Were Shut Out, Emails Reveal
Even as neighborhood advocates complained city officials turned a blind eye to their concerns, for-profit developers had regular communications access to the city-controlled agency that led the rezoning efforts.
Updated: Jan 14, 2019 9:18 AM
Animal Advocates & Bronx Locals Clash Over Plans For $60 Million Animal Shelter
The city requires that every borough have an animal shelter. The Bronx hasn't had one for years.
Updated: Jul 31, 2018 4:32 PM
Williamsburg's BBQ Haven BrisketTown Will Close This Weekend
Their final day will be this Sunday, March 5th, after which they'll pack up the smokers and hand over the keys...so the building can be demolished by developers.
Updated: Mar 2, 2017 5:10 PM
90-Year-Old Streit's Matzo Factory Leaving LES
The fifth generation, family-owned company finally caved to one of the many developers who'd been stalking them for years.
Updated: Jan 6, 2015 11:03 AM
NYCHA Selling A Stake Of Its Apartments For Fast Cash
"We have to think about supporting those units differently."
Updated: Dec 8, 2014 4:54 PM
NY May Raise "Mansion Tax" To Placate The Rabble
A little revenue gets raised, the wealthy take a modest hit to neutralize a meaningful one, lawmakers look like they're fighting for the little guy—what's not to like?
Updated: Nov 19, 2014 2:57 PM
Will De Blasio Pass His "First Test" On Affordable Housing?
"With mandatory inclusionary, if we get it wrong, we won't get any housing. Because if it's too oppressive then the developer's not gonna build anything."
Updated: Sep 10, 2014 11:13 AM
The NY Times Is Wrong On Affordable Housing
"The rich will get richer, but the poor will get apartments."
Updated: Aug 31, 2014 4:08 PM
How To Turn Your Rent-Stabilized Apartment Into $17 Million
How one determined old man scored "by far the highest price ever paid to [relocate] a single tenant in the city of New York."
Updated: Mar 3, 2014 10:25 AM
Campaign Donations: Goldman Sachs & NYPD Prefer De Blasio
Goldman Sachs, the NYPD, and "unemployed" donors all favor de Blasio.
Updated: Oct 6, 2013 5:01 PM
Exemption Gives Rich People Obscene Real Estate Tax Breaks
The buyer of the $115 million penthouse at One57 would have an annual bill of under $18,000, when they would typically owe $300,000.
Updated: Jul 14, 2013 4:32 PM
Arts & Entertainment
Don Hill's Closes, Developers Move In
Photo by Phillip Ritz On the last day of March owner
Updated: Apr 27, 2011 11:18 AM
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