Posts Tagged ‘community board 6’

Baruch Gets Green Light to Open Interim Plaza on 25th Street

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

Baruch students and members of the community enjoy the new Interim Plaza. Photo courtesy Baruch College By Janet Allon When Baruch College students return to classes toward the end of this month, they won’t have to look both ways when they cross 25th Street anymore. That’s because the college received the necessary approvals to close 25th Street between Lexington and Third Avenues to traffic at the end of December, and has [&hellip
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Letters to the Editor

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Opinion and Column, Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Life in a Box To the Editor: I was extremely disappointed to see Our Town (“Could You Live Here?” Aug. 9) not just reporting, but essentially hyping, the downgrade or waiver of current zoning regulation minimums for rental apartments from 400 to 300 square feet for “micro units,” even if such a policy is endorsed [&hellip
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Could You Live Here? As City Pushes For Smaller Apts, We Look at Life 300-sq.-ft. and Below

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in A Trip Through the Archives, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

MAYORS_OFFICE_7536482698_5 copy City is pushing for even smaller apartments Manhattan residents pride themselves on their creative uses of space. Using the oven for storage is an amateur move compared to the ingenuity of how some people make their tiny spaces work; lofted beds have become de rigueur. But Mayor Michael Bloomberg is planning on pushing New Yorkers’ [&hellip
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Tapped In

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Our Town

Compiled by Megan Bungeroth, Alissa Fleck, Rebecca Harris and Sam Levine Mayor Koch Endorses Mark Thompson Mark Thompson is doin’ great after receiving the endorsement of former Mayor Ed Koch in his bid for City Council. Thompson, currently the chair of Community Board 6, will by vying for a seat on the council in the [&hellip
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Tapped In

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Our Town

Compiled by Megan Bungeroth, Amanda Woods, Adel Manoukian ART AT THE ARSENAL Urban artists will gather June 18 for The Horticultural Society of New York’s Block Party to feature new and original street work in the Arsenal building at Central Park. The silent auction and meet-and-greet event benefits the Society’s GreenHouse Program, which provides horticultural [&hellip
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CB6 Head Files for Garodnick’s Seat

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, Our Town

FE-Mark Thompson(as) If anyone can say they understand the intricate inner workings of the city of New York, it’s Mark Thompson. He’s spent his entire career in urban planning and development, learning how cities run and grow, and now he’s hoping to parlay that knowledge into a City Council seat. Thompson has officially filed to run for [&hellip
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City Revisits Plan for East River Waterfront

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

FE-Eastside Waterfront FDR Walk(as) By Megan Bungeroth East Siders have been yearning for sparkling new waterfronts and better access to their natural resources for years, and the Department of City Planning is finally heeding those calls with major revisions to the Waterfront Revitalization Program (WRP). The last time the city addressed the master plan for waterfront revitalization was in [&hellip
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Notes from the Neighborhood

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, Uncategorized

Candidates for 4th Council District Emerge While none have officially declared their candidacies or filed paperwork with the state, several people’s names have been circulating as potential candidates for Council Member Dan Garodnick’s 4th District seat. Garodnick has officially confirmed his run for comptroller, so his seat will be wide open. Community Board 6 Chair [&hellip
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Candidates for 4th Council District Emerge

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News

While none have officially declared their candidacies or filed paperwork with the state, several people’s names have been circulating as potential candidates for Council Member Garodnick’s 4th district seat. Garodnick has officially confirmed his run for comptroller. Community Board 6 chair Mark Thompson has confirmed that he’ll be filing for a campaign committee shortly. “I’m [&hellip
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