A recent beach closure over bacteria highlights that New Yorkers don’t always know what they’re swimming in.
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 […]
Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. Building a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River has long been touted as essential to commuters’ sanity — and to New York and New Jersey’s economic well-being. But with that push stalled over […]
The agency that runs the Staten Island Ferry should consider taking the helm of the city’s new ferry system “as soon as possible,” City Comptroller Scott Stringer said Wednesday in the wake of THE CITY’s report on the high price paid for boats. Taxpayers are on the hook for as much as $369 million worth […]
The boats for Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signature ferry program could soak taxpayers for up to $369 million — a cost that might have been avoided under another operator, which offered to use its own vessels, bidding documents show. In 2016, the New York City Economic Development Corporation announced it had picked San Francisco-based Hornblower […]
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 […]