Feral cats that have been spayed or neutered can be adopted — not to be pets, but to be mousers.
City Councilmember Mark Gjonaj spent $22,800 of Council money on firms linked with donors to his campaign during his first seven months on the job. The total includes $9,700 that his office spent at All Pro Design & Construction Corp., which has the same Bronx address as MP Realty Group Corp., where Gjonaj is listed as owner and president, according to POLITICO. Both firms are based at 970 Morris Park Avenue. The CEO registered at […]
Almost impossible to miss when looking at the Manhattan Bridge from the Brooklyn Bridge, Chinatown, the Lower East Side, or almost anywhere else in the city, One Manhattan Square rises 847 feet into the sky, and is the 18th-tallest skyscraper under construction in New York City. With its reflective chevron window pattern on the north and south elevations, the glass residential building holds 1,260,000 square feet of space with 25,516 square feet of retail space on the ground floor. It was designed by Adamson Associates, and is being developed and marketed by Extell.
Trump picks Pence’s chief economist to lead Federal Housing Finance Agency The Federal Housing Finance Agency is getting a new director. President Donald Trump plans to nominate Mark Calabria, chief economist for Vice President Mike Pence, to lead the agency after current head Melvin Watt departs at the beginning of 2019. Prior to taking his current job, Calabria was a senior aide on the Senate Banking Committee and a deputy assistant secretary for regulatory affairs […]
Construction will soon begin on Riverwalk 8, the eighth building within Roosevelt Island’s Riverwalk rental complex. With groundbreaking imminent, YIMBY has the exclusive reveal for the first renderings of the project.
From his window on the sixth floor of 7 Penn Plaza, Benjamin Levine has a direct view of Madison Square Garden, home to his favorite basketball team, the New York Knicks. Next to the window is a picture of the Knicks’ 1973 championship squad, a reminder to the long-suffering fan that the franchise can, in fact, win. The location of the office, which is filled with sports memorabilia, plus various toys and a papier-mâché cactus, […]
Harry and Linda Macklowe’s 57-year marriage — and their bitter 14-week divorce trial — can be boiled down to this: one of New York’s most storied developers may keep a property empire in which his stake has been valued at $82 million, but he must pay his ex-wife $41 million for the privilege. In a 64-page decision on Thursday, Judge Laura Drager closed the book on one of real estate’s ugliest divorces, which shone a […]
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 761 East 233rd Street, in The Bronx's Wakefield neighborhood. Located between Byron Avenue and Barnes Avenue, the interior site is currently in use as a parking lot, and is a block and a half from the 233rd Street station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Jay Martino of the Stagg Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story hotel at 118 New Jersey Avenue, in East New York, Brooklyn. Located three blocks from the J and Z trains at the Alabama Avenue subway station, the new development is between Atlantic Avenue and Fulton Street. Hamanjit Anand is listed as the owner behind the applications.