NEW YORK -- An empty armory is set to become what's being billed as the world's largest indoor ice skating center, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced T...
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Dedicated Bronxites of all stripes have worked hard to make our borough the best it can be. We have stood together, as "One Bronx," to push back against those who would denigrate the Bronx.
Three top city officials, each rumored to have their eye on a mayoral run in 2013, directly challenged Mayor Bloomberg on Monday over a living wage bill in the City Council.
The following letter was issued from the Kingsbridge Armory Task Force to the public on October 14, 2010. More information can be found here.
A rare confluence of waning political power and agendas that in the end kept a $324 million proposal for a Kingsbridge Armory mall proposal from getti...
The fight over living wages at the Kingsbridge Armory has become a linchpin for the living wage movement and an important test just weeks after Bloomberg won re-election by a thin margin.
The City Council should not approve the Kingsbridge Armory project unless the developer guarantees that future retail workers will be paid a living wage.
The City Planning Commission approved a controversial plan Monday to turn the Kingsbridge Armory, a soaring red-brick castle in the northwestern Bronx...
In a vote that could affect how development deals are negotiated in New York, the City Council's Land Use Committee voted to reject the redevelopment of the Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx.
In the Bronx, residents are fighting to ensure that a new retail development, which is receiving tens of millions in public subsidies, provides true economic opportunity for local residents.
Bloomberg must begin to recognize that real prosperity doesn't trickle from the top down. The battle over jobs planned for the Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx is his first challenge.
When a developer seeks taxpayer subsidies, it should be expected to create good jobs in return. LA has made this approach a centerpiece. It is hard to believe that New York cannot do the same.
Given Thompson's financial disadvantage, losing by a respectable margin to Bloomberg can be spun as a moral victory, so in a sense Thompson can't lose. But his people think they can win.
If Mayor Bloomberg is keen to improve mass transit in New York City, he should begin by making a larger commitment from the city's huge capital budget.
When city tax dollars are used to subsidize a private developer, community residents should benefit from the deal.
This is a slideshow of photographs of the majestic Kingsbridge Armory by Adi Talwar. We thought it would be a fitting introduction to our extensive Ar...
The Norwood News, a Bronx News Network publication, is covering the battle over the redevelopment of the Kingsbridge Armory, an early twentieth centur...
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