Officials Plan To Remove Thrash In Riverside Park

olmsted6Responding to complaints from residents tired of the raucous behavior and piles of trash left behind in Harlem’s northern Riverside Park, the NYC parks department on Thursday announced a plan to deal with the problem through stepped-up enforcement and additional cleanup crews. Continue Reading →

NY Becomes 23rd State to Allow Medical Marijuana

marijuanaNew York has become the 23rd state to authorize marijuana as a medical treatment—though it will have one of the most restrictive programs in the country. Continue Reading →

City Unveils 10-year $41B Housing Plan

Bill-de-Blasio.jpg&q=80&MaxW=640&imageversion=widescreen&maxh=360CrainsNewYork reports that on Monday morning, Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled his administration’s ambitious plan to build and preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing, one that he says will house half a million people at a cost of more than $41 billion over the next decade. Continue Reading →