Posts Tagged ‘Co-op’

CO-OP STRIKES BACK AGAINST EMPIRE HOTEL

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By Dan Rivoli A panel of judges sided with residents of a co-op that say the Empire Hotel, a nightlife hotspot in the Upper West Side, is a noisy neighbor. In a three-to-one decision, the co-op at 61 W. 62nd St. showed that the hotel’s rooftop bar caused “unreasonable” interference with the residents’ “right to [&hellip
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Share the Talk Club

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Let’s discuss safe traveling and co-op and condo home transparency By Bette Dewing “If you see something, say something,” has long been my mantra, got me writing this column and countless letters to editors, and using 311 a lot (often about good or bad bus drivers). But speaking in public or in groups is forever [&hellip
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CO-OP AND CONDO DWELLERS, UNITE

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City Council members form voting blocs and caucuses based around race and ethnicity, gender or political ideology. But now there is a caucus focused on those who live in co-ops and condominiums. A Queens Council member, Mark Weprin, recently formed the Co-op and Condo Caucus and recruited 23 of his colleagues, including West Side Council [&hellip
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Work for More Co-op-eration

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Co-op/condo dwellers may welcome thoughts on our once rent-controlled co-op’s forthcoming annual meeting. But imagine: only about two hours to elect the board (incumbents all running again) and discuss last year’s considerable events and next year’s plans. It’s surely not the usual corporation shareholder meeting when our homes and often our major—maybe our only—financial asset [&hellip
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