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Bill may ban overnight street parking for city sanitation trucks

Airbnb was dealt another setback in one of its most important markets Tuesday as voters in Jersey City, just a few minutes by train from the tourist sights of Manhattan, approved restrictions on... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

City finalizing plans to move Wall Street Bull statue

City Hall says it's finalizing plans to relocate Wall Street's famous "Charging Bull" statue. A spokeswoman for Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio tells  that the bull will be placed in a new location... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

Bill aims to end helicopter tourism above city

Wall Street firms enjoyed their best first half since 2009 with pretax profits at banks and brokerage firms rising by 11%—to $15 billion—according to a report today from the New York State... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 26th, 2019

Sanitation commissioner touts tweaks in private carting bill

A drive to restructure the city's private carting industry is near the end zone—and the Department of Sanitation czar spiked the ball at a Crain's Business Breakfast at the New York Athletic Club on... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 19th, 2019

Sanitation czar argues new compost mandates won"t burden business

Arguments against imposing organic waste rules on more city businesses are all rotten, Mayor Bill de Blasio's sanitation czar said on Tuesday.  Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia dismissed... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 19th, 2019

Anti-congestion measure to push city buildings toward nighttime-only deliveries

Companies delivering to city offices and properties in car-clogged neighborhoods may soon have to overnight it. The City Council voted through a measure obligating Mayor Bill de Blasio's... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 26th, 2019

City Council weighs new harassment protections for commercial tenants

The city could soon crack down on what some elected officials say is a problem of commercial tenant harassment in the city. The Wall Street Journal reports that the City Council will take up a bill... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 24th, 2019

Hong Kong crowned best street food city

Cities were ranked on number of street food vendors, affordability, number of street food experiences and sanitation.  According to research conducted by My Late Deals,... The post Hong Kong crowned best street food city appeared first on ValueWalk......»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 18th, 2019

Renderings of Manhattan"s first public beach revealed

Back in 1998, when then Gov. George Pataki signed a bill creating a park running nearly five miles long from Battery Park City to 59th Street, he received sustained applause when he promised that the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 3rd, 2019

50 food trucks parking in downtown Anoka Saturday for annual festival (gallery)

Fifty food trucks will line the streets of downtown Anoka on Saturday for the third annual Anoka Food Truck Festival. The event, located by City Hall and the Rum River is the second of three organized by Minnesota Food Truck Festivals, with the Up.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2019

See Sculpture Milwaukee kickoff event and the art that now lines Wisconsin Avenue

Several hundred people packed a parking lot in the 600 East block of Wisconsin Avenue Friday afternoon to kick off the much-anticipated Sculpture Milwaukee, the exhibition featuring 22 sculptures that line the city's main street in downtown Milwauke.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 8th, 2019

PHOTOS: Interior demolition at Hotel Marshall prompts street closure

Beginning demolition for the interior of the former Hotel Marshall in downtown Sacramento caused a bit of consternation this week. Concerned over the possibility of building failure, city police on Tuesday ordered the overnight closure of Seventh and.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 9th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: New York City jails will give inmates free phone calls

All inmates being held in New York City jails will no longer have to pay a fee to make a phone call, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 1st, 2019

De Blasio backs street vendor reform despite administration"s objections

Mayor Bill de Blasio seems to have developed a taste for street meat.The Democrat lent tentative, conceptual support Friday to reforming the city's controversial mobile vendor program, a little more... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 21st, 2019

Car-Share Companies Get Prime Street Parking Spots

New York City will reserve about 300 parking spaces for use by car-share companies as part of a pilot program aimed at reducing car ownership......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 31st, 2018

City fines unpaid by Kushner Cos.: Over $500K and counting

The Kushner family real estate firm has amassed over half a million dollars in unpaid fines for various New York City sanitation and building violations, with much of that bill incurred... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 8th, 2018

Put electric batteries, not natural gas, in city trucks

"Can Sanitation Go Green?" highlights arguments for "renewable natural gas" as a less-polluting fuel than the "renewable diesel" from biomass currently used by New York City's garbage trucks.... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 12th, 2018

De Blasio appoints czar for lead-poisoning prevention

Mayor Bill de Blasio today named Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia the city's senior adviser for lead prevention.Garcia, who will continue to run the Sanitation Department, will oversee all of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 19th, 2018

Sanitation commish to lead city"s fight against lead exposure

Mayor Bill de Blasio has given Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia the additional duty of overseeing his administration’s anti-lead exposure initiatives, including efforts to prevent lead... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 19th, 2018

The future of toilets, according to Bill Gates

Bill Gates has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in a mission to reimagine the humble toilet. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, he describes what the future of sanitation may look like. Photo: The Gates Notes.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 9th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: De Blasio calls for marijuana to be legalized in New York City

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday backed marijuana legalization in New York City, calling it a chance for economic advancement and an opportunity to bring equity to a disparate city......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 20th, 2018