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Sinking Scott Rudin Holds on to Little Island as Barry Diller Defends Him

Despite departing other high-profile positions amid a slew of allegations about abusive behavior, famed producer Scott Rudin will remain as an advisor at a new Hudson River island-park built by his friend, media mogul Barry Diller, THE CITY has learned. Little Island — the new Hudson River park-on-stilts bankrolled with a $250 million gift from […]

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Barging In: City Suit Seeks to Sink Sailing Signage

A new lawsuit aims to torpedo the advertising efforts of a Florida company whose floating digital billboards have made a splash along New York’s waterways, THE CITY has learned. The suit, filed by the de Blasio administration in Manhattan Federal Court on Wednesday morning, accuses Ballyhoo Media of “repeatedly violating” city zoning laws that, since […]