Posts Tagged ‘cb2’

CB2′s Brad Hoylman Receives Senator Tom Duane’s Endorsement

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Politics

brad In an email to supports and community members, Community Board 2 Chair Brad Hoylman announced today to supporters that retiring state senator Tom Duane has endorsed him to take over Duane’s soon-to-be-vacant seat. Highlighting this weekend’s annual New York City Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride March, Hoylman noted, “The Pride March has always been a [&hellip
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Washington Square Parks Famous “Hangman’s Elm” To Get Minor Surgery

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Breaking News

Various community members, CB2’s Parks Committee and a representative from the Parks Department, met last Wednesday to discuss the department’s decision to do some pruning on the popular “Hangman’s Elm” in Washington Square Park. The nearly 250-year-old tree has vast community significance: It graces the cover of the Parks Department’s publication on “great New York [&hellip
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As Living Wage Comes to a Head, CB2 Chair Registers for Quinn’s Seat

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

We wrote about this prospect in depth a few months ago, and now Brad Hoylman has take a step towards running for term-limited Speaker Christine Quinn’s seat, opening a campaign account to raise money for a run. Hoylman, who narrowly lost a Lower Manhattan Council race in 2001, is the well-known chairman of Community Board [&hellip
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Stringer Endorses NYU Expansion

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Blog, Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

nyu Borough President Scott Stringer recommends changes to NYU Greenwich Village Expansion On April 11, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer gave NYU a show of measured support by detailing his recommendations for modifications to the university’s proposed Greenwich Village expansion, a 20-year plan currently slated for completion in 2031. “N.Y.U. must coexist with Greenwich Village and [&hellip
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St. Vincent’s Deal Adds School, Saves Building

Written by AlanKrawitz on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Following nearly five years of negotiation, an agreement reached Wednesday by the City Council, Rudin Management and the mayor’s office allows for significant changes to the developer’s plans at the former St. Vincent’s Hospital site. The City Council’s Land Use Committee voted 10 to one in favor of a proposal whose major provisions include shrinking Rudin’s residential development from 450 condo units to 350; [&hellip
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No Time? No Problem!

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in Real Estate, Uncategorized

Pret-a-Habiter does all the décor legwork for the design-impaired By Mark Peikert As IKEA and CB2 stores proliferate, design has turned into something both affordable and achievable. Gone are the days of hiring an expensive interior decorator and crossing your fingers; now, you can outfit your entire home in style without breaking the bank. Of [&hellip
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