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Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and City Councilman Vincent Gentile (D-Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach) earlier this week applauded the City for filing a breach of contract lawsuit against Verizon for allegedly not living up to its bargain of outfitting the entire City with its fiber-optics network.
The cable giant signed a deal with the then Bloomberg Administration City in 2008 to outfit the entire city with its fiber-optics FiOS by 2014. The lawsuit states there are still some 40,000 customers without the service.
“As a member of the City’s Franchise Concession Review Committee, I have a special responsibility in ensuring those granted the right to use the City’s inalienable property for a public service are
According to the Real Deal, Tenants of the Dexter house located at 345 West 86th street are bringing their landlord to court, alleging that he purposefully planted pesticide in the complex to force out tenants. The landlord allegedly ordered the employees of the rent controlled building to spray a mix of pesticide and deodorizer around the apartments of rent controlled tenants that have lived their long term as a tactic to force them out of their homes.
The original complaint was filed by
According to a new lawsuit, murderer and heir to real estate empire Robert Durst owes $130,000 to private investigators that he hired to look into his arrest in March 2015 for the murder of his friend Susan Berman.
Berman was killed in 2000, and her alleged murderer is now in a Los Angeles jail awaiting trial.
Prosecutors say that Durst killed Berman out of fear that she would implicate him in the death of his wife, Kathy, who disappeared in 1982.
The 73-year-old “black sheep” of the Durst
A new case of neonatal herpes as a result of the Jewish ritual of circumcision has been reported by the New York City Health Department.
Metzitzah b’peh is an ancient practice that calls for the mohel, person performing the circumcision, to suck the blood from the incision on the penis of the infant. This controversial procedure has continuously raised red flags throughout the medical community and has a long history of being connected to neonatal herpes.
During Mayor de Blasio’s 2013
Last week, residents, affordable housing advocates and union workers rallied against plans to convert the Bedford-Union Armory into a mixed-use building. Their cries of “Kill the Deal”
were chanted outside the Jackie Robinson school off Franklin Avenue. Locals argued that the city owned property should be converted into a community land trust, in which it would be owned by a community-controlled nonprofit. As reported by the Real Deal, protesters asserted that if the land is turned over to a