The Greenacre Foundation has mobilized the “Fight for Light” on behalf of Greenacre Park to preserve the park’s sunlight. The goal is to prevent the onset of shadows that would darken the space in the afternoon if development of several taller buildings is permitted, to the south, through adoption of the proposed Midtown East Side […]
Morning Star Café 949 Second Avenue (50/51) New York, N.Y. 10022 Tel: 212-588-1050 Fax: 212-355-6069 There are good reasons why family-owned Morning Star Café has been a favored destination for almost twenty years. This classic Greek (and thoroughly New York- American) diner attracts a crowd of residents, nearby workers, tourists, and late-night and early-morning diners […]
As of August 1, the New York City Department of Sanitation began enforcing recycling requirements for businesses. All businesses in New York City are now required to recycle certain materials and insure to their best ability that these are properly handled by their private carters. Violations of the rules can be reported to 311.
As term limits decree, Councilman Daniel R. Garodnick will soon leave office. Having had his support over the course of three terms, the Turtle Bay Association’s board and the residents of Turtle Bay are sorry to see him go and wonder about his future plans. Dan’s leadership has helped steer actions and decisions affecting many […]
On August 8, the City Council passed the Midtown East Rezoning intended to promote commercial development in the 78-block area stretching north-south from 57th to 39th streets and east-west from Third to Madison avenues. Councilman Dan Garodnick was the main sponsor of the bill. Midtown East is critical to the city’s economy. It produces 10 […]