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Crain's New York Business
Trump gets benched | 'Broken windows' shattered | Macy's CEO to quitsets a dangerous precedent by allowing landlords to profit from spaces that wer
Trump gets benched | 'Broken windows' shattered | Macy's CEO to quit
Crain's New York Business / Posted 5 days ago
sets a dangerous precedent by allowing landlords to profit from spaces that were set aside for the public. But Councilwoman Margaret Chin, D-Manhattan, said these particular spaces were not well used. New ticket seller offers rebates GameHedge is... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City lets lower Manhattan landlords turn public space into money-making retail spotsareas in front of 20 buildings on Water Street are "underutilized spaces" that
City lets lower Manhattan landlords turn public space into money-making retail spots
Crain's New York Business / Posted 9 days ago
areas in front of 20 buildings on Water Street are "underutilized spaces" that are "simply not working," said Councilwoman Margaret Chin, D-Manhattan. The business improvement district organization for the area, the Alliance of Downtown New York,... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Sad skills gap | City budget imbalance | Pro-biz council? | NYC is hurricane-readysick days and mass-transit benefits, and requiring some to buy wage bonds. But
Sad skills gap | City budget imbalance | Pro-biz council? | NYC is hurricane-ready
Crain's New York Business / Posted 9 days ago
sick days and mass-transit benefits, and requiring some to buy wage bonds. But on Tuesday, deferring to local Councilwoman Margaret Chin, it allowed retail uses at a few privately-owned spots in lower Manhattan that had been set aside for public... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City lets lower Manhattan landlords convert public spaces into money-making retail spotsareas in front of 20 buildings on Water Street are "underutilized spaces" that
City lets lower Manhattan landlords convert public spaces into money-making retail spots
Crain's New York Business / Posted 10 days ago
areas in front of 20 buildings on Water Street are "underutilized spaces" that are "simply not working," said Councilwoman Margaret Chin, D-Manhattan. The business improvement district organization for the area, the Alliance of Downtown New York,... Read more
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New York Post
Meatpacking’s makeover starts soon with Gansevoort Streetstores. The council’s land-use committee unanimously approved the measure last
Meatpacking’s makeover starts soon with Gansevoort Street
New York Post / Posted 11 days ago
stores. The council’s land-use committee unanimously approved the measure last week, including an all-important “yes” from Margaret Chin, who represents the neighborhood. The step, backed by several city agencies and the Downtown Alliance, was... Read more
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New York Post
Free Water Street! City’s ‘public space’ rules blight Downtownspace. Despite the obvious need to replace the arcades, Council Member Antonio
Free Water Street! City’s ‘public space’ rules blight Downtown
New York Post / Posted 22 days ago
space. Despite the obvious need to replace the arcades, Council Member Antonio Reynoso has said he’s “not sold on it” yet. Margaret Chin, who represents the Water Street area, has qualms about “big-box” stores moving in. Donovan Richards, chair of... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Controversial Lower East Side nursing home deal may lead to lawsuitSen. Daniel Squadron, Congresswoman Nydia Velasquez, Manhattan Borough Presiden
Controversial Lower East Side nursing home deal may lead to lawsuit
Crain's New York Business / Posted 29 days ago
Sen. Daniel Squadron, Congresswoman Nydia Velasquez, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and Councilwoman Margaret Chin—who sent a letter in April seeking information from the state Department of Health on how Allure was able to... Read more
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NBC News
In New York's Chinatown, Nervous Support Ahead of Plastic Bag Feenot impose a tax, it does require certain stores to collect at least five cents
In New York's Chinatown, Nervous Support Ahead of Plastic Bag Fee
NBC News / Posted a month ago
not impose a tax, it does require certain stores to collect at least five cents for each carryout bag given to customers. Margaret Chin, one of the bill's main sponsors, told NBC News that the measure would help reduce the 10 billion plastic bags... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Effort to cross-check the mayor on certain dealslawmakers want to cross-check the de Blasio administration. Manhattan Borough
Effort to cross-check the mayor on certain deals
Crain's New York Business / Posted 1 months ago
lawmakers want to cross-check the de Blasio administration. Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and City Councilwoman Margaret Chin are expected to introduce a bill that would require the city to maintain a public database of properties that... Read more
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