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Brewer, Chin urge city to halt controversial Rivington House condo project

A pair of local politicians are trying to get the city to stop construction on the condo conversion of...

Officials move to stall towers planned for Two Bridges

In the latest step to rein in large-scale development on the Lower East Side’s waterfront, two city officials are...

Chin, Brewer aim to stall planned towers along Two Bridges waterfront

Council member Margaret Chin and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer are moving to force three towers planned for the...

City pols really want to slow down controversial Two Bridges towers

A pair of local politicians want to slow down three tall and controversial projects planned for the Two Bridges...

Proposed bill would give officials more authority to block projects

Elected officials will have more power to stop new residential developments under a proposed new law introduced to City...

Council introduces new law to govern deed removals

The City Council signed a new bill into law that will require mayors to personally approve changes to city-imposed...

Foreign hostel execs rally against NYC ban on their industry

Executives from global hostel companies will meet with City Council and members of the hotel industry next week, with...

Thanks, but no thanks: LES residents still want Rivington House back

Forget the proposed changes to the city’s process for modifying deed restrictions. In the wake of the controversial sale...

Drumbeat for transparency over Rivington House sale grows louder

The inquiry into the shady Rivington House sale on the Lower East Side is growing by the day.

City’s plans to build affordable housing on community garden dividing Nolita

Oh Nolita, how does your garden grow? A fight over the redevelopment of the Elizabeth Street Garden is dividing...

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