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Officials Allocate $7 Million For Brooklyn Bridge Beach

Local officials gathered along the East River this morning to announce they have set aside $7 million to develop a beach and park under the Brooklyn Bridge. The proposal was initially detailed in the East River Blueway plan, a...

Quinn Focuses on Food – and the New Amsterdam Market

On Monday, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn released a comprehensive report and plan for creating a sustainable and affordable food system in New York City.  Gotham Gazette and Civil Eats both have good articles looking at her proposals. In...

Good Morning: More Bike Battles, Mars Bar as Bohemian “Standard Bearer,” Vintage Film

From International Pickle Day to the Hester Street Fair food festival -- there's plenty happening on the LES this weekend.  The weather will (mostly) cooperate.  59 for a high today and rain showers, beginning mid afternoon. Tomorrow, partly cloudy,...

Good Morning: NYPD Skips “Stop & Frisk” Hearing, Bike Lane Protest Planned, the Post Profiles “Killjoy” Zella Jones

We get a little break from the storms today. 75 degrees and partly sunny, but the rain comes back late this evening.  Last night, Community Board 3 narrowly approved a liquor license for La Flaca, a New Mexican restaurant...

Quinn Leads Coalition for Seaport Food Market

This morning, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn gathered with other elected officials and community activists in front of the old Fulton Fish Market to call for a regional food market at the Seaport. She is leading a coalition called...

LaValva’s Seaport Market Vision Coming Into Focus

When City Council Speaker Christine Quinn proposed a large scale regional food market at the South Street Seaport in her State of the City Address last month, no one was listening more intently than Robert LaValva.  After five years...

Chin Celebrates Historic Victory – Promises “Active Representation” of Community

Sheldon Silver congratulating Margaret Chin Margaret Chin made history last night, coasting to an easy win in the District 1 City Council race. She becomes the first Chinese councilmember to represent Manhattan's Chinatown, and the first Asian woman on the...
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Photo: East River Park Track, Sunday midday. In the news this past week: --"In affordable housing vs. parking lot,...
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