Brooklyn residents live with mice and mold in the shadow of a luxury building with the same landlord – New York Daily News

Brooklyn residents live with mice and mold in the shadow of a luxury building with the same landlord – New York Daily News

Residents on a tree-lined block in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, are caught in a clash between misery and luxury. On one side of Chauncey St. stands the sprawling Fulton Park Plaza: once a shining example of affordable housing built by former Brooklyn Dodgers star Jackie Robinson, now fallen into disrepair. Apartments are rife with mold, mice … Read more

Cancers of the uterus finally headed to list of 9/11 illnesses — boon to female first responders, downtown NYC residents – New York Daily News

Cancers of the uterus finally headed to list of 9/11 illnesses — boon to female first responders, downtown NYC residents – New York Daily News

After being ignored for two decades, cancers of the uterus are expected to be added to a list of 9/11-related health conditions — bringing a measure of equality to the women who breathed the toxic soup that hung over Ground Zero. But the news did little to comfort Con Edison retiree Cheryl Hall, who worked … Read more

Maestro Dobel Celebrates the Legacy of Mexican Tequila With a Quietly Bold Pop-Up Lounge for Frieze New York

Maestro Dobel Celebrates the Legacy of Mexican Tequila With a Quietly Bold Pop-Up Lounge for Frieze New York

There is a small oasis on the top floor of the Shed for the current Frieze New York art fair. Simple yet elegant pale wood chairs and tables are surrounded by large terra cotta pots filled with bright fuchsia bougainvillea and yellow roses. It’s a stark contrast to the backdrop of the Vessel structure, hulking … Read more

Dance Rising NYC 5th Hyper-Local Dance Out WE KEEP DANCING

Dance Rising NYC 5th Hyper-Local Dance Out WE KEEP DANCING

Dance Rising NYC announces its next Hyper-Local Dance Out: WE KEEP DANCING, throughout the five boroughs and the Tri-State area on June 1 & 4, 2022, from 4pm-8pm. A grassroots movement for embodied advocacy, Dance Rising NYC organizes non-curated dance outs – improvised or choreographed simultaneous performance actions – by hundreds of professional dance artists … Read more

Hudson Valley congressman enters New York City primary

Hudson Valley congressman enters New York City primary

A New York City congressional race that already includes former Mayor Bill de Blasio is getting more crowded with Hudson Valley Rep. Mondaire Jones announcing Saturday that he’s also running for the seat. Shortly after the final congressional district maps were released to the public early Saturday morning, Jones surprised many by tweeting: “I have … Read more

The History of NYC’s Holland Tunnel

The History of NYC’s Holland Tunnel

Taking the PATH train or hopping a ferry are arguably the easiest forms of transportation that Hudson County residents can use to get into NYC for a workday commute or a weekend visit. A trip through the Holland Tunnel requires paying the toll, difficult parking on the other side, heavy traffic with no right turns … Read more

NYC spending whopping $1.8 million on Queens dog run

NYC spending whopping .8 million on Queens dog run

This project has gone to the dogs. A beachfront dog run under construction in the Rockaways is in line to cost taxpayers a doggone fortune—and at nearly $2 million it might be the most expensive taxpayer-funded project of its kind in New York City history. “It’s wonderful that a new dog run is being built, … Read more