“If you’re going to keep cutting and keep cutting, it has to at some point reach personnel. It’s just pure logic of budgets, and it’s very sad logic. I don’t like it one bit, and I want to avert this at all costs. So that 22,000 number is painfully real,” he said. … [Read more...] about Affordable Housing Could Look Like This
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“Whether it’s families or groups that want to come out, they don’t necessarily have to stay all day,” Carr said. “We have two shifts. They can work in two- to three-hour shifts and we’ll take whatever we can get as far as volunteers go.” … [Read more...] about Northwest Assistance Ministries mega food distribution serves over 1,300 families at Planet Ford Stadium
Right now, we work this angle almost backward, spending money to spur development. The 7-train extension has vastly increased the price of real estate on the far West Side, and will continue to do so. Surely the speculators and developers who bought up all of that land, and are planning the building that’s going to take place in and around Hudson Yards, ought to have helped build the train line that serves their interests. It’s too late to get them in on the financing of that project, but let’s not make that same bad agreement again.Addendum: Although I was thinking about residential development, office towers present similar opportunities, and a representative of the Department of City Planning has written to note that the builders of One Vanderbilt, the very tall building going up next to Grand Central Terminal, have entered into a promising arrangement along these lines. They’re involved in $220 million worth of improvements to Grand Central’s subway … [Read more...] about Should Real-Estate Developers Fix the Subway?
In 2016 exit polls found Trump did well among voters who said they disliked former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonUSPS warns Pennsylvania mail-in ballots may not be delivered in time to be counted Senate leaves until September without coronavirus relief deal Gloria Steinem: Selection of Kamala Harris recognizes that 'black women ... are the heart and soul of the Democratic Party' MORE. … [Read more...] about Biden expands lead over Trump to double digits: poll
By virtue of Wednesday’s loss, the No. 3 Denver Nuggets locked themselves into a first-round series vs. the No. 6 Utah Jazz beginning next week. … [Read more...] about NBA playoffs schedule: Denver Nuggets to face Utah Jazz in first round