Last modified January 30, 2014 at 7:49 pm
Kids throughout New York City are one step closer to an extra school year holiday. Today, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, State Senator Daniel Squadron, and Assemblyman Ron Kim will publicly vocalize their support for legislation to allow NYC to close schools in honor of the Lunar New Year. Truancy has been a real problem during […]
Posted September 10, 2012 at 6:48 am
The Swedish Fish couldn’t survive polluted conditions at the confluence of Bowery and Kenmare, and are now swimming upstream to a different feeding ground in midtown.
Posted April 18, 2012 at 10:19 am
City Councilmember Margaret Chin endorses the effort, and is introducing a new resolution later today to support the new school holiday.
Posted March 7, 2012 at 6:09 am
Rather than the likely first choice of attracting a big-box retail conglomerate to its commercial space, owners of the condoplex will soon welcome a Swedish-based middle school.
Posted July 7, 2010 at 6:33 am
At 74 Orchard Street, the Real Deal NYC music studio is out and the Hyper Island school is in. The tall, smokey-glass doors were open yesterday, so we stepped inside for more information. As luck would have it, on the hottest day this year, their air conditioning unit was busted.
Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:19 am
The full vacate order issued to 255 Easton Houston last week was no April Fools Day prank. On the contrary. Thanks to construction on the neighboring lot at the corner of Suffolk Street, the Action for Progress day care center was badly damaged, and is now deemed “perilous to life.” Said lot – 265 East […]
Last modified November 2, 2009 at 9:42 am
A year-long renovation project is underway at P.S. 42, also known as Benjamin Altman School. The behemoth elementary school building situated at 71 Hester Street (between Orchard and Ludlow), will benefit from improvements including floor replacement, interior renovations, and electrical systems upgrades. Schedule completion date is October 2010.
Last modified September 8, 2009 at 5:49 pm
Earlier today, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was at the Manhattan Charter School, located at 100 Attorney Street. She was watching Obama’s speech on education with the students. According to NY1, “She spoke for about 20 minutes and took questions for the kids. The youngsters said they were motivated by the president’s words.” [via NY1, […]
Last modified July 12, 2009 at 11:42 pm
Later this afternoon, there will be a rally at City Hall to help save the city’s after school programs. We received the following information in our inbox: The “Stand By Our Kids!” Coalition will rally at City Hall on Wed., June 10th at 4pm to urge Mayor Bloomberg to reinstate $6 million for OST2 (Out-of-School […]