November 1, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

November 1st, 2019

Madison Avenue business owners rip bid for 9 bus shelters - NY Post

Assemblymember Seawright calls for Extell developer to clean up Upper East Side construction site - The Villager

De Blasio Supports 'Transformative' Safe Streets Plan, Just Not On His Watch - Gothamist

Lenox Hill Expansion Opponents Want Pols To Fight Project - Patch

'Breaking the Bronze Ceiling' - Our Town

Closing Rikers May Pave New Path For Mentally Ill Inmates - Law 360

Extell's UES Development Site Is Unsafe: Lawmaker, Seniors Say - Patch

Posh Madison Ave Stores Challenge City Plan to Add Bus Shelters - The Jewish Voice

Council approves landmark private waste overhaul, capping yearslong policy battle - Politico

Goodbye Barneys, Hello Cheap Luxury Handbags for Christmas - NY Times


Lenox Hill Neighborhood advocates push pols to oppose hospital project - The Villager

Can You Stop Fare Evasion Without Criminalizing Poverty? - City and State

MOMA Reimagined - City and State

NYCLU Report Finds Increases in Solitary Confinement in State Prisons - Politico

Housing Works is Cast in Unusual Role: Corporate Overlord - NYTimes

DAs Trained How to Keep People in jail Despite the New Bail - City and State

The Wednesday That Could Change NYC - City and State

NY Councilman Ben Kallos Launches Manhattan Borough President Run - NY Daily News

Le Jardinier Embraces Light Fun Approach to Seasonal Cooking - Crain's

NY Elections Move into the 21st Century - City and State

Old Navy to Open UES Store on 86th Street - Patch

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