Saturday, September 17, 2022

The latest headlines from the Riis Houses water scandal

Photo via @THECITYNY 

 • NYCHA CEO steps down in wake of the arsenic crisis at the Riis Houses on Avenue D (1010 WINS) ... hefty pay left intact (The City

• Arsenic alarm still a drain on Riis residents' routines and resources (City Limits)

• Residents file lawsuit against NYCHA over arsenic water scare (NBC New York

 • City officials to testify under oath on NYCHA arsenic readings (The City

• City Council to launch two investigations into NYCHA water quality (NY1

In other headlines...

 • A suspect has been arrested for fatally shooting a gang rival outside Haven Plaza (Daily News ... previously on EVG

• City Hall says major crimes up, but NYPD response times slower (Gothamist

• Some thoughts on the Bowery (Flaming Pablum

• Take the M14a for these downtown dining spots (Eater

• History of the Sixth Street Industrial School (Ephemeral New York)

• Model Ivy Getty provides this "Cool Girl’s Guide to the East Village" (Elle

• On Henry Street, several galleries have enjoyed low rent from multi-year leases signed in 2020. What happens when those expire? (Artnet News

• The owners of LES party venue the Bowery Savings Bank filed for Chapter 11 protection to stave off a forced sale after defaulting on their $12 million loan (Commercial Observer)

• The possibility of a 23% taxi fare hike, base fare increase (The Post

• Dimes Square, post-shark-jump (The New Yorker

• Halloween with some early David Cronenberg (Film Anthology Archives)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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