Jewish history and culture came alive recently for a group of teens belonging to the Port Washington Temple Youth at Community Synagogue. During their Oct. 12-13 Senior POWTY Fall Overnight , 25 members enjoyed 26 hours of fun organized by Lindsay Ganci, the synagogue's director of youth engagement.
Patch.com, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 09:50 AM
When it comes to Manhattan's worst landlords, Uptown has more than any other area in the borough - with dozens of buildings beset by mold, chronic leaks and the lack of heat and hot water. At just more than 33 percent, District 12 has the highest percentage of derelict buildings of any Manhattan community district, according to the list.
DNAInfo.com, Mon, Oct 20 2014 @ 11:47 AM
JPMorgan Chase's potential jump from Park Avenue to two office towers to be built in Hudson Yards on the West Side mark the latest - and largest - sign of that neighborhood's allure to tenants as a state-of-the-art office district. It is also a sign of something else: the desire by a growing number of the city's largest banks and corporations to save money by packing more of their operations into less space.
Crain's New York Business, Mon, Oct 20 2014 @ 10:30 AM
Integral Ad Science has quadrupled its office space in Manhattan. The company, which helps advertisers evaluate the quality and performance of websites as marketing vehicles, will move into 25,000 square feet at 95 Morton St. , according to The Wall Street Journa l.
Crain's New York Business, Mon, Oct 20 2014 @ 08:32 AM
City, state and federal agencies piled up $25 million in tax credits and grants to open a housing complex on Franklin Ave. between E. 170th and E. 169th Sts., to be run by the Manhattan-based Lower East Side Service Center. The building includes 98 studio apartments, including 71 to be set aside for the indigent, according to the city Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
New York Daily News, Mon, Oct 20 2014 @ 02:11 AM
The NYPD has released a surveillance video that shows a man emerging from a sidewalk vault, hurling a smoke canister into a trendy Manhattan restaurant and then disappearing underground again. The suspect is about 20 years old with blonde wavy hair.
The Campbell Reporter, Tue, Oct 14 2014 @ 11:15 AM
Civil rights attorney Sandy Rubenstein has been accused of raping a woman after Rev. Al Sharpton's 60th birthday bash but has yet to be charged because Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance is trying to avoid another Dominique Strauss-Kahn debacle, says the attorney for Rubenstein's alleged victim.
New York Daily News, Tue, Oct 14 2014 @ 10:33 PM
Calvin Hunt, along with his petition, brought a sign with a picture of Rubenstein's face above the words: 'He did it.' Rubenstein, 70, was accused of sexually assaulting a 42-year-old woman at his E. 64th St. penthouse hours after attending Sharpton's 60th birthday bash on Oct. 1. Calvin Hunt, a longtime Harlem activist, gathered thousands of signatures on a petition urging authorities to transform Sanford Rubenstein from defense lawyer to rape defendant.
New York Daily News, Sat, Oct 18 2014 @ 11:12 PM