Mets owner Steve Cohen on Tuesday released more details about his plan to build a casino on the city-owned parking lot surrounding Citi Field, although he still needs the state legislature to approve so-called park land alienation to start any construction. New Green Willets LLC, Cohen’s lobbying firm, has officially unveiled “Metropolitan Park,” an $8 […]
He’s got no public schedule to speak of. He’s rarely seen in public with Eric Adams, but has the mayor’s ear across a variety of subjects. He works for a quasi-city agency, the Economic Development Corporation, but runs point for City Hall on security in migrant shelters and makes top-level decisions about the New York […]
Salmar Properties spent $28,000 on a top influence firm, on top of campaign donations to Eric Adams from family members that exceeded legal limits.
There are grand plans in the works — and mandates from Albany — for large investments in renewable energy with wind power at the forefront.
The nonprofit that built PortSide Park was told on Friday to cease and desist, or get booted off the pier entirely. By Monday, the community space was gone.
The Economic Development Corporation has launched a search for potential new ferry operators — with a goal to make money instead of being completely buoyed by tax dollars.
State law and a complicated bond financing deal stand in the way of bringing legal betting to Citi Field area
In a scathing report, building on THE CITY’s reporting, Brad Lander accused the Economic Development Corporation of playing “hide the ball” on ferry finances.
Mayor Eric Adams’ reported choice to head the city’s powerful Economic Development Corporation will not be taking the job after all. Carlo Scissura told THE CITY he will remain as president and CEO of the New York Building Congress, saying in a statement that he is “thrilled to recommit to this historic organization.” “This is […]
Mayor Eric Adams’ anticipated pick to head the city’s economic development arm signed on to help an investor battling housing agencies for control of an ailing Astoria affordable housing development — a war officials contend has delayed desperately needed repairs. New York Building Congress CEO Carlo Scissura, as part of a 2018 contract with Brooklyn-based real […]