Posts Tagged ‘Dan Garodnick’

Op Ed: City Getting Greener

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

Whole-Foods-NYC-Green-bag2 There are exciting new ways that NYC is becoming more environmentally friendly – and still more we can all do. By Dan Garodnick In my tenure in the City Council, I have worked hard to push the envelope on ways to protect the environment — from authoring the City’s Green Energy Code, to requiring new [&hellip
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NEIGHBORHOOD CHATTER: Teen Murdered; New Parking Signs; Preschool Opening

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

raphael-ward-facebook Compiled by Megan Bungeroth Lower East Side Teen Murdered for Parka Last Friday night, 16-year-old Raphael Ward, a resident of the Lower East Side’s Baruch Houses, was shot and killed at the corner of Rivington and Columbia streets. According to several news accounts, the boy was wearing a pricey Marmot winter parka, and a group [&hellip
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2013 Predictions: Two Dans Walk Into a Fortune Teller…

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

garodnick-200x300 We asked Upper East Side Council Member Dan Garodnick and Assembly Member Dan Quart to give us their 2013 predictions. What’s going to be the biggest news story to come out of your district in 2013? Garodnick: Dan Garodnick will kiss every baby in Council District 4 in support of his reelection bid. Quart: As [&hellip
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Dan Garodnick: East Side Responds to Hurricane Sandy

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

garodnick By Dan Garodnick Hurricane Sandy outdid even the most aggressive projections of its impact on New York. In my district on the East Side of Manhattan, and some of the West 50s, we had severe flooding throughout Zones A and B, power and heat outages that lasted for over a week, and—as if that weren’t [&hellip
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Tapped In

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

NeighborhoodChatter REP. MALONEY’S OPPONENT TAKES AIM Last week, Republican candidate for Congress Chris Wight took incumbent Rep. Carolyn Maloney to task for her use of a four-letter word—“when.” Wight seized on a statement that Maloney made during a rally protesting the presence of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of Iran, at the United Nations. “In the last [&hellip
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Tapped In

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

Photo by Matthieu Aubry, courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons. RATS INVADE  SUPERMARKET The blog My Upper West reported on the second vermin sighting in the Upper West Side Fairway Market in recent weeks. Earlier, the blog posted a video of rats scurrying through the aisles, and Fairway’s management responded that they were addressing the rodent problem. But on Sept. 26, another alert customer captured [&hellip
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Tribeca’s Fight for Affordable Housing

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

Council Menber Dan Garodnick Independence Plaza North residents who built the community hope to stay in it By Paul Bisceglio “When you see banners that say ‘luxury housing,’ you know something has gone wrong.” City Council member Dan Garodnick delivered this message in a news conference last week to a crowd of tenants in front of Independence Plaza North [&hellip
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