Community Board 2 approved the liquor license of Hunts Point’s last remaining adult entertainment club – Mr. Wedge — with a yawn, with only one person coming out to voice her disapproval.
Renderings have been revealed for two new affordable rental buildings located around the corner from each other near the commercial district of 163rd Street, and a third is going through the city’s approval process.
Local officials, feeling that the city isn’t doing enough to help black and Hispanic students with SHSAT admissions, are challenging the DOE to make changes to the test process.
Over the past 15 years, the band has played in every state of the U.S. as well as Canada. In 2012, they made it to the finals of the Battle of the Boroughs, a yearly competition to find the best undiscovered musicians in the city, and came in second.
Though business owners often depend on the holiday season to boost flagging revenues, many in Longwood’s main shopping district along Southern Boulevard say they’re not optimistic as big box stores and online sales have eaten away at their ability to earn a living in recent years.
Earlier this year, a New York state senator introduced a bill that aims to establish mandated reporters responsible for reporting suspected incidents of elder abuse or maltreatment.