Paterson Housing Plan

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Neither tenants nor landlords like governor’s proposed legislation By Dan Rivoli With the state’s rent stabilization laws set to expire next year, Gov. David Paterson announced a package of proposals that would change when landlords can charge market rate for regulated apartments. The package also addresses the uncertainty of how the Stuyvesant Town ruling on [&hellip
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Make Way for West Side Ducklings

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By Alexandra Waldhorn With help from students at P.S. 166 on West 89th Street, five little ducklings made their way from the shade of a schoolyard evergreen bush to a lake in Central Park, near West 100th Street. Last month, a wild female mallard duck unexpectedly chose to lay six eggs in the school’s Reading [&hellip
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COMPROMISE ON COLUMBUS AVE. RETAIL PLAN

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By Dan Rivoli A compromise in the retail expansion proposal that will change the landscape of Columbus Avenue in the West 90s may be near. The Witkoff Group, the company that owns 248-unit Columbus House, wants to create 4,950 square feet of commercial space with a two-story ground-floor structure. This would extend all the way [&hellip
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