Three years ago, City Limits wrote about a bit of legal minutiae that had become part of the long struggle over a Bloomberg administration scheme to redevelop Willets Point in Queens. On Thursday, a state appeals court ruling about that very language threw a significant roadblack in the city's plans.
The RGB's annual decision on rent increases for nearly a million rent-stabilized apartments in New York City comes amid talk of a first-ever rent freeze or rollback. Here's a quick look at the hikes the panel has approved since 1968.
Six thousand water samples collected over seven years along the Hudson, its tributaries and public-access points on New York City's waterways indicated many areas still fall short of federal clean water standards.