Tag archive for ‘City Council’
Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Uber Out in Spain Thailand and Maybe Portland

Embattled ride sharing service Uber may claim a valuation of $40 billion today, but that might not last for long. The company was kicked out of Nevada last month and has just been forced to cease its operations More...

Reuters On Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Scandal-plagued former Washington mayor Marion Barry dies

–   Marion Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor of Washington, D.C., who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine before making a surprising return to office, died early on Sunday aged 78. Before More...

Noam Meir On Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Cohen Borthers Answer Concerns over West Hollywood Development

Real Estate baron Charles Cohen has promised to respond to concerns as his Cohen Brothers Realty is facing some opposition from community groups for its proposed Los Angeles development in West Hollywood. Wehoville More...

Noam Meir On Monday, October 6th, 2014

Argent’s $400 Million Offer for SL Green’s One Vanderbilt May Be Publicity Stunt

Argent Ventures has made an offer to buy out SL Green’s proposed office tower development at One Vanderbilt next to Grand Central Station in Manhattan for $400 Million. But according to the New York Post the More...

S.M. Lightening On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

‘Wire’ and ‘Treme’ Creator David Simon Looking at Race Clashes in Yonkers

HBO’s miniseries “Show Me A Hero” is producer and writer David Simon’s latest thrilling-while-socially-meaningful work, following in the footsteps of his masterpieces “The Wire, More...

Noam Meir On Monday, September 29th, 2014

Trump’s Son in Law Kushner Accused of Endangering East Village Tenants

New York real estate prince and Donald Trump son in law Jared Kushner is being accused by some of his tenants as well as a few politicians of failing to be properly concerned with the safety and quality of life More...

Noam Meir On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Queens Silvercup Studios to Revive $1 Billion Expansion Project

Alan and Stuart Suna’s Silvercup Studios in Queens is trying to revive its plans for a $1 billion expansion in the borough. Developers for the project have filed special permit renewals with Queens Community More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Rob Reiner Fighting Malibu City Hall

Director Rob Reiner is fighting City Hall to stop large retailers in shopping malls from encroaching on Mom n’ Pop businesses. “I’m game, ” said Reiner. “Basically, I’m More...

Noam Meir On Monday, August 25th, 2014

Brook Lenfest to Build Two Luxury Hotels in Downtown Philadelphia

Developer Brook Lenfest, the son of renowned developer H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, is moving forward with his plans for the development of two new luxury hotels in downtown Philadelphia. An attorney working More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Legal Attempt to Block Stephen Ross’ Willets Point Queens Project Thrown Out of Court

A lawsuit which was brought to block the Willets Point development in Queens planned by developer Stephen Ross’ Related Companies and developer Fred Wilpon’s Sterling Equities has been thrown out by a More...

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