Weekly News Roundup – August 14, 2023

August 14th, 2023

Community Board 8 Wants To Know What Your UES Needs Are - Patch

A Major Renovation Project At The 92nd Street Y Now Complete On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

Office-to-resi conversions are financially feasible, but just barely: report - The Real Deal

Eric Adams’ ‘record-breaking’ year for affordable housing has some caveats - City and State

AG Letitia James steps aside as Gov. Hochul’s counsel in right-to-shelter case - Gothamist

273-Foot-Tall Building Set For Third Avenue In Lenox Hill - Patch

Manhattan's average rent soared to record $5,588 in July - CBS News

In NYC, child migrants could soon be forced to sleep on the street - Politico

Mayor Adams Says Migrant Influx Will Cost New York City $12 Billion - NY Times

Hochul is under pressure to help with migrants. What about the state Legislature? - City and State

Will a new 60-day cap on shelter stays put more migrants on the street? NYC officials say it might. - Gothamist

New York City Said It Had No More Beds for Migrants. What Changed? - NY Times

 City Details Rollout Of Shelter-Limit Policy For Single Asylum Seekers - City Limits

The High Cost of the NYC Job Hunt for Asylum Seekers - City Limits

Randall’s Island Migrant Housing Targeted by Locals Mad About Cancelled Soccer - Our Town

Fewer migrants are crossing the U.S. border, but that hasn’t slowed influx to NYC - Gothamist

Jacques and awe: Budget team dominates in Adams administration - Politico

The New York City mayor is having his Aaron Judge year after all. And it’s not good. - Politico

Some NYC school bus temperatures rose to over 100 degrees amid heat wave, parents say - Chalkbeat

NYC schools change up arrival, dismissal times for students - Gothamist

New York cannabis dispensary openings halted by court order - Politico

A Former Weed Dealer Built the ‘Budega’ Brand. Then Copycats Moved In. - NY Times

Roasted Apple: It Really is Hotter Here Than Everywhere Else - Our Town

City grants new $405 million, five-year contract to vendor operating NYC Ferry - AM NY

Cool It! Eco-Friendly Ice Cream Trucks Are Here to Service - The City

Judge tosses Airbnb’s attempt to block NYC’s strict new rental rules - Gothamist

Restaurants Are Ditching House Phones. That Doesn’t Mean You Should Text the Owner. - Eater

More lead-paint laws coming for NYC landlords - The Real Deal

Congestion Pricing Scanners Debut on Broadway, As Lawsuit Looms - The City

NYC's eviction hotspots: Tracking the 10K removals since moratorium ended - Gothamist

Is New York Losing Its Taste for Pricey Sushi? - Bloomberg

Is New York ready to legalize supervised injection sites? - City and State

Good cop, bad cop: NYPD commissioner’s twin brother was kicked off police force, jailed for being negligent landlord - City and State

Is Whole Foods Taking Over The Lenox Hill Food Emporium? - Patch

New York Drug Courts Are a Black Box - NY Focus

Why Your Energy Bills Are Going Up - NY Focus

MTA is rolling all of its services into one handy app - Time Out

Lifeguard shortage means sections of most NYC pools are closed - Gothamist

Federal judge agrees to hear arguments on Rikers takeover - Gothamist

The FAA, lacking enough air traffic controllers, will extend limits on New York City-area flights - AP

City Moves to Allow Wider Cargo Bikes; Is a Delivery Revolution Next? - Streetsblog

NYC Council eyes ‘illuminated’ solar-power crosswalks to curb pedestrian deaths - NY Post

911 operators say they’re overworked and it’s putting New Yorkers in danger - Gothamist

Stop and frisk in NYC a decade after historic court ruling - Gothamist

Judge ‘permanently’ blocks Medicare Advantage switch for 250K NYC retirees, city to appeal - Gothamist

6 Minutes For 6 Train: Upper East Side Gets Weekend Service Upgrades - Patch

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