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CB3 votes against special hotel permits plan, second CB to do so this month

BY GABE HERMAN | For the second time this month, a community board has rejected the city’s proposed plan to require special permits for hotel development just below Union Square. Community Board 3 passed a resolution against the plan at its Nov. 26 meeting, after the plan was poorly received and voted against at a […]

BY GABE HERMAN | Released on Wednesday, the city’s Envision Soho/Noho report suggests exploring new housing on underused land, bringing in a wider range of businesses, and possibly creating an arts and cultural district for ways to improve and update the neighborhoods. The report, which was released after a six-month process of gathering community input, largely […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Local officials and nonprofits broke ground on Nov. 15 on a development that will offer dozens of affordable rental apartments in the East Village. The new building at 302 E. Second St., between Avenues C and D, will be called “East Village Homes,” and offer 100 percent affordable housing. The project is […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | The city’s proposed plan to require special permits for hotels below Union Square “misses the mark,” according to locals. The plan, which was was presented at a Community Board 2 meeting on Nov. 13, was met with criticism and skepticism from the committee and members of the public. The plan would […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Retail business on Bleecker Street has been struggling for many years now, but there are some independent stores that are hanging on and trying to keep Greenwich Village’s neighborhood feel alive. One such shop is Inaya, a jewelry store at 215 West 10th St., just a few doors east of Bleecker […]

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BY SHAYE WEAVER | Turtle Bay – East Midtown saw the highest number of price drops across all New York City neighborhoods in October, according to a report by RealtyHop.com. The real estate website looks at important quantitative metrics provided by its rental site, RentHop, that has “a trove” of rental data. In its most recent […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Books of Wonder, a Chelsea children’s bookshop which has been a Downtown fixture for decades, faces an expiring lease and has started an online campaign to raise funds for a move to a nearby location. The store first opened on Hudson Street in Greenwich Village in 1980. It has moved several […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Local advocacy group Village Preservation blasted a proposed zoning change from the city that would require special permits for new hotels south of Union Square, saying it won’t prevent out-of-scale development in the area. The city’s plan would require new hotels in Greenwich Village and the East Village south of Union […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Chelsea public housing residents protested this spring after the mayor proposed a plan that would let private developers build on public land as a way to raise needed funds for the NYCHA developments. Now, before the plan goes any further, elected officials have announced a working group that will include local […]

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BY SHAYE WEAVER | Just seven months after its official opening, the ritzy Hudson Yards area has become the most expensive neighborhood in New York City, dethroning TriBeCa for the title, according to a report by Property Shark. The report released on Wednesday says that the median sale price, between April 1 and June 30, […]

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