NYCDOT: Closure on the 97th Central Park Transverse – October 13

In the early morning hours of Saturday, October 13, 2018, the NYC Department of Transportation Division of Bridges will conduct scheduled under-deck bridge inspections along the 97th Street Transverse through Central Park. The transverse will be completely closed to traffic, except for emergency vehicles, from 2:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. The adjacent transverses may be […]

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Mayor De Blasio and UFT Reach Preliminary Agreement On 43-Month Contract Promoting Equity & Excellence For All Agenda

Bronx Plan will include additional pay for teachers in 180 high-needs schools and Collaborative Schools Model of decision-making NEW YORK––Mayor de Blasio and United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew announced that the City of New York and the UFT have reached a preliminary contract agreement for over 129,000 City workers – approximately 36 percent […]

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Community Advisory – Water Main Replacement on East 116th Street

Please be advised that on/about Thursday, October 11, 2018, the New York City Department of Design and Construction (NYCDDC) anticipates to begin an accelerated construction project to install/replace water main on East 116th Street between Lexington Avenue and 3rd Avenue and adjacent side streets. The purpose of this project is to improve the NYC water […]

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Hookah Establishment Permitting and FAQs

New Laws and Rules for Establishments that Serve Hookah: What Non-Tobacco Hookah Establishments Need to Know A new amendment to the Smoke-Free Air Act prohibits all establishments from serving non-tobacco shisha unless they have a permit to operate as a non-tobacco hookah establishment. Under the Smoke-Free Air Act of 2002, serving or smoking shisha containing […]

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