Crain’s New York Business article by Amanda Fung. Opponents are unappeased by new plan to shrink proposed budget and claim they will fight “tooth and nail” to bar the BID; proposal now goes to the City Council.
Read the online article by Andrea Swalec at DNAinfo.com – Manhattan Local News The committee behind the proposed Broadway SoHo Business Improvement District has downscaled its proposal in response to community opposition, the group announced Thursday. The revised plan cuts the BID’s first-year budget by more than 20 percent, from $700,000 to $550,000.
SoHo shoppers and stores have been trashing the untidy appearance of a retail strip in the trendy neighborhood ever since a long-running street-sweeping campaign ended last week. For nearly two decades, workers for the Association of Community Employment for the Homeless cleaned up a stretch of Broadway between Canal and Houston Sts. But the nonprofit […]
Broadway between Canal and Houston Streets in Manhattan’s SoHo is one of the world’s most intense and congested commercial districts. For 20 years, the Association of Community Employment Programs for the Homeless has put four- and five-person teams of street cleaners onto Broadway from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. picking up garbage thrown by tourists […]
The nonprofit Association of Community Employment Programs for the Homeless announced on Monday that they will discontinue street-cleaning service on Broadway between Houston and Canal Streets on July 1. The group has been assigning street sweepers to the area 362 days a year since 1992. In January, the City Planning Commission unanimously approved a proposal […]
Some property owners in Soho are taking aim at a decades-old zoning regulation that requires certain area lofts to house artists: WNYC.org (by Brian Zumhagen) Another story at The Wall Street Journal online: Loft Overhaul Urged in SoHo (by By JOSEPH DE AVILA)
Two weeks ago, the Columbus Avenue Business Improvement District (BID) held its annual food event, “New Taste of the Upper West Side,” on May 20 and 21, drawing over 1,500 guests and selling out tickets. It featured 35 restaurants, ranging from the upscale Dovetail and Landmarc to the casual offerings of Shake Shack and Insomnia […]