Councilmember Margaret Chin and other elected officials made another call for a full public review of the developments proposed for the Lower East Side waterfront, but some opposing council candidates called it a campaign ploy.
The Council district that covers the southern tip of Staten Island is a bastion of homeownership and GOP registration.
When Donald Trump villainizes immigrants as criminals, most of us recognize the President’s sweeping generalizations as not only racist, but dangerous. Will there be “resistance” protests against the mayor’s musings?
‘The city is embracing and supporting this radical model that will allow community members to control their own neighborhoods, prevent speculation, incubate community-owned businesses, and keep housing permanently affordable to its poorest residents.’