Weekly News Roundup – November 27, 2023

New Community Board 8 Chair Promises 'Timely' Meetings, 'New Chapter' - Patch

How Tricia Shimamura, a Political Insider, Spends Her Sundays - NY Times

Manhattan borough president fast-tracks apartment tower in first test of pro-housing pledge - Crain’s

New Rendering Revealed For 252-260 East 72nd Street On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

No, Really. Building More Housing Can Combat Rising Rents - Bloomberg

They're currently illegal, but the mayor is betting on basement apartments to boost housing supply - Crain’s

Citing unsustainable expenses, Adams administration orders 20% cut in migrant spending - Gothamist

Eric Adams axes $547 million from NYC Education Department budget, more cuts on the way - Chalkbeat

Mayor Adams Said He Will Cut the N.Y.P.D. Does He Mean It? - NY Times

Adams: NYPD, Fire and Sanit. Will Be Spared from Jan. Cuts, but No Guarantees for Future - Our Town

Parks Jobs Corps to End Under Adams Budget Cuts - The City

Three Things to Know About New York City’s Budget Crisis - The City

NYC Congestion Pricing Could Unleash a Transportation Revolution - Bloomberg

32-Foot LinkNYC 5G Towers Get Pushback from Historic Preservation Advocates - Our Town

Public Comment Period for New Dining Shed Rules Ends, Locals & Restaurant Group Give Input - Our Town

MTA losing ‘staggering amount of money’ as NYC subway farebeating surges: data - NY Post

Hochul signs bill requiring disability representation on MTA Board - AM NY

Council pushes improved alerts to New Yorkers after Canadian wildfire smoke choked city - City and State

Huge Turbines Will Soon Bring First Offshore Wind Power to New Yorkers - NY Times

One Year Later, Delivery Workers Are Still Waiting for Their Charging Hubs - Streetsblog

Delivery Companies Don’t Want to Supply Delivery Workers With Safe Batteries and Bikes - Streetsblog

NYC e-bike owners wonder where to store them as landlords fear battery fires - Gothamist

Will Eric Adams survive the federal investigation into his campaign? - City and State

Poll shows Mayor Adams’ support sinking amid federal investigation - Gothamist

Internal FDNY list shows how big developers cut the line for key inspections - Gothamist

What Eric Adams left out of his campaign donor disclosures - Politico

Adams keeps blaming Washington for budget woes amid his own troubles - Politico

Suit Accuses Mayor Adams of Sexual Assault in 1993 While With NYPD - Our Town

Report: More than 300K NYC students are in overcrowded classrooms - City and State

Many migrant kids at NYC schools are new to English. They're finding creative ways to learn. - Gothamist

New York City Joins Business, Medical Groups in Lobbying Against Grieving Families Act - Our Town

There’s a new sheriff in Times Square … and it's an NYPD robot - Gothamist

NYC launches free online therapy for teens - Chalkbeat

Behind 94 Acts of Shocking Violence, Years of Glaring Mistakes - NY Times

New York State Leans on Hospitals to Close Gaps in Social Safety Net - NY Times

LLCs might soon have to list their owners. Should New Yorkers get a look? - Gothamist

37th Annual 'Miracle On Madison Avenue' Returns To UES, For Good Cause - Patch

Upper East Side neighborhood rallies around street vendor after Islamophobic video goes viral - Gothamist

How 1.2 Million Marijuana Arrests Will Shape New York’s Legal Market - NY Times

Did the Mayor Prematurely Celebrate Jobs Recovery? - The City

NYC's $15M consumer protection fund is going unused as homeowners clamor for help - Gothamist

A Final Wave of Sex-Abuse Lawsuits as One-Year Window Closes in New York - NY Times