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Developer Makes Changes In ‘Poor Door’ Design

Written by Jennifer Peltz on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit

Following an outcry from the public and elected officials, an Upper West Side developer is giving affordable-rate tenants more access A plan for a luxury skyscraper with a so-called “poor door” is changing to extend more of a welcome to residents of its cluster of affordable apartments, officials and the developers said Friday. The retooled [&hellip
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Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

Written by Jennifer Peltz on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

NYC officials say that a Russian-led international crime ring is behind the breach into the popular ticketing website’s operations Some of the hottest tickets in town — to Broadway hits, Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake concerts — went to an international ring of cyber thieves who took over more than 1,000 StubHub users’ accounts to fraudulently [&hellip
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Construction Firms Accused of Safety Scam

Written by Jennifer Peltz on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

Two Manhattan-based construction companies skirted safety regulations, DA says Two construction safety companies dispatched cooks, hairdressers, bellhops and musicians to sign off as licensed safety experts — one of them dead — on inspections at dozens of high-rise sites, authorities said Wednesday. Flouting a city law that requires a private-sector site safety manager to spend [&hellip
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Helping to Ease The Emotional Pain at 9/11 Museum

Written by Jennifer Peltz on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit

The museum has tried to address the substantial emotional impact its exhibits will have on visitors Downtown There are prominent videos of the twin towers collapsing and photos of people falling from them. Portraits of nearly 3,000 victims and voice mail messages from people in hijacked planes. But behind the wrenching sights and sounds of [&hellip
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