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Board 1 narrowly approves residential tower on Concourse

Board 1 narrowly approves residential tower on Concourse

Housing, Transportation October 7, 2017 at 11:13 pm 1 comment

An ambitious proposal for a 26-story building on the Grand Concourse narrowly passed a preliminary vote of Community Board 1, as board members repeatedly rejected reassurances by developers and a city official that the complex will benefit the community.

Workers rally for higher wages, benefits

Workers rally for higher wages, benefits

Housing, Jobs April 13, 2017 at 3:59 pm 0 comments

A project to build affordable housing in Melrose is drawing fire from union workers and Councilman Rafael Salamanca Jr., who say the nonprofit developer behind the plan has a track record of underpaying workers and providing inadequate health benefits at other local sites.

Mixed feelings surround strip club’s future

Mixed feelings surround strip club’s future

Jobs January 13, 2017 at 4:50 pm 2 comments

Sin City comes in front of the State Liquor Authority on Jan. 25 for a renewal of its liquor license. Some side with the borough president, who wants the club’s license revoked, while others say they are an important neighborhood asset.

Teenager makes her mark on Community Board 1

Teenager makes her mark on Community Board 1

Government December 13, 2016 at 2:01 pm 1 comment

The Jackson Houses resident was one of the first New Yorkers to be appointed as part of Mayor de Blasio’s promise to recruit young people for the city’s community boards.

Time running out for public to comment on contaminated development site

Time running out for public to comment on contaminated development site

Environment, Housing October 11, 2016 at 10:25 pm 0 comments

The public has until October 15 (next Saturday) to submit comments to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) about a developer’s plans to build residential towers on two brownfield sites on the Port Morris waterfront.

NYCHA drops bombshell on Mill Brook Houses

NYCHA drops bombshell on Mill Brook Houses

Government, Housing July 1, 2016 at 4:47 pm 0 comments

NYCHA residents and Community Board 1 put housing officials on notice at a June 30 meeting, saying they are out of patience with the city’s housing policies and plan to ratchet up the pressure to demand transparency in the way decisions are made.

Hub crowds are asked to take a load off

Hub crowds are asked to take a load off

Business July 30, 2015 at 2:11 pm 1 comment

SoBRO and the transportation dept. plan to bring outdoor seating for customers at three busy corners later this summer. Businesses and residents seem split on whether it’s a great idea or a flop.

South Bronx becomes city’s newest hotel hub

South Bronx becomes city’s newest hotel hub

Business, Housing June 24, 2015 at 9:42 am 6 comments

A growing number of hotel chains are building in the South Bronx, betting that travelers will shrug off old stereotypes of the borough to take advantage of bigger rooms at lower rates.