The New York State Senate Health Committee halted progress on the “Rivington Act,” a bill aimed at preventing another nursing home closure like the one Rivington House witnessed in 2015.
Williamsburg and Lower East Side landlords are being accused off denying cooking gas to low-income and rent-stabilized tenants in hopes of forcing them from the buildings.
A new rendering has been released of the Allen Street Hotel, a projects that’s been dragged out for nearly a decade. [Bowery Boogie]
Tonight at 7pm, The Secrets of My Life subject Caitlyn Jenner and co-author Buzz Bissinger will promote the book at Barnes & Noble Union Square. Entrants will begin receiving wristbands at 9 a.m. when they buy a signed copy.
Next month, Yuan Noodle will lobby Community Board 3 to replace the former Second Avenue Chinese restaurant Biang! [EV Grieve]
A restaurant called Harvest of the Sea is in the works for 92 Rivington Street on the Lower East Side. [NY Post]