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Mayor still unsure on plan to close lanes on Fifth Ave. during holidays

Digital media company Minute Media is in talks to buy the Players’ Tribune, a website started by former baseball star Derek Jeter, according to people familiar with the matter. While the companies... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

Transit chief bashes de Blasio"s Rockefeller Center street plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio and might not be exchanging Christmas cards this year. The transportation whiz ripped the city's holiday season plans to close streets and eliminate avenue traffic lanes around... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 26th, 2019

Deal would ban jail construction on Rikers Island

As a vote nears for the mayor's plan to close the Rikers Island jail complex and build borough-based jails, the City Council will advance a bill to prohibit any future jails on the island. NY1... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 12th, 2019

Cranley set to veto money for Health Gap, police recruits, business accelerators

Mayor John Cranley indicated Wednesday he will veto the Cincinnati City Council’s spending plan to close out the fiscal year 2018 budget, which included funding for the Center for Closing the Health Gap, moving up a new police recruit class to Januar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2018

Mayor meets with critics to push plan for downtown jail

Mayor Bill de Blasio met with opponents of a city plan to build a 500-foot tall jail in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday to try to sell them on a key component of his promise to close Rikers Island in the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 19th, 2018

de Blasio gives nod to Cuomo as city ramps up reopening plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio gave a round-about nod to Governor Andrew Cuomo today as he unveiled New York City’s roadmap to reopening as the coronavirus goes into remission. “I really give a lot of credit to the State of New York for a clear articu.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyMay 28th, 2020

D.C. mayor moves to permanently ease restrictions on alcohol sales, deliveries

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser's fiscal year 2021 budget plan would permanently ease some restrictions placed on alcohol retailers and manufacturers in an effort to provide additional income for those businesses affected by the Covid-19 pandemic — and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 28th, 2020

Spain says Nissan has decided to close its Barcelona plant

Japan's Nissan Motor Co has decided to close its factory in Barcelona, resulting in the loss of about 3,000 jobs as part of a new worldwide restructuring plan, the Spanish government said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 28th, 2020

Tuesday Morning files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, discloses plan to close Austin store

Tuesday Morning Corp. has filed voluntary petitions for protection under Chapter 11 bankruptcy, in response to the strain of the Covid-19 pandemic and related store closures have put on the company, a news release shows. The Dallas-based home goods off.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 27th, 2020

Local eatery will close Plaza location

The Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated challenges for t.Loft, a health-focused eatery that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in March 2019.  Its new owners plan to close the Country Club Plaza location permanently at 200 W. 47th St. The lease wa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 27th, 2020

J.C. Penney to permanently close about 242 stores as part of bankruptcy plan

J.C. Penney Co Inc plans to trim its store count by 29% to about 604, as the U.S. department store chain looks to focus on those more profitable......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 18th, 2020

Steinberg proposes Covid-19 recovery plan with $89 million in federal stimulus

With $89 million to spend to help with the Covid-19 crisis, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg is looking toward recovery......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2020

Elon Musk just hit a key milestone on his path to a $55 billion payday — here"s how his elaborate Tesla compensation plan works

Getty Images The average value of Tesla's stock over the last six months hit $100 billion after Monday's market close. That means CEO Elon Musk could soon receive the first.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 5th, 2020

San Jose mayor"s "recovery roundtable" all named and ready to go

Fifty-seven panel members plan to make recommendations on how to reopen Silicon Valley business as quickly and safely as possible......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 5th, 2020

Report: Neiman Marcus nearing bankruptcy deal

Neiman Marcus Group Inc. is close to a deal with lenders led by Pacific Investment Management Co. that would reduce the luxury retailer’s debt load by more than half in exchange for control of the company, Bloomberg reports.  The plan would be.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 4th, 2020

Bloomberg throws fortune behind virus tracing

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg sketched out the plan Thursday to team up with Johns Hopkins University to develop mass coronavirus tracing in New York and, eventually, across the country. Gov.... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 2nd, 2020

How to prepare office buildings to reopen: Tips for property managers and tenants from Texas leaders

Now is the time for property managers and office tenants to develop a plan to reopen. Office managers and tenants should be in close communication — and keep in mind that many employees may be worried about returning to the office......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 1st, 2020

Former SA Mayor Cisneros to help in NY Gov. Cuomo"s reopening plan

Cisneros will travel to New York upon Cuomo's request......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 30th, 2020

Cooper: "Enormous" 32% tax hike needed to endure Covid-19 crisis

Nashville Mayor John Cooper called for a 32% property tax hike on Tuesday, an essential part of his plan to account for $472 million of revenue losses caused by the Covid-19 crisis. Cooper's budget proposal put hard numbers on the "substantial" tax incre.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 28th, 2020

City to close 40 miles of streets to cars, mostly near parks

New York City will close 40 miles of streets to cars, mostly near parks, to expand the amount of space that pedestrians have to keep social distance, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. The ultimate goal... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 27th, 2020

Cuomo and de Blasio plead for federal funding

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio each pleaded for federal funding Monday to close their budget gaps created by the pandemic response. “The state budget is dependent on what the federal... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 21st, 2020