North Cove Marina Bidding Process – where is the transparency?

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The Stag Hound, one of the sailing boats based in the North Cove Marina, makes its way upstream on the Hudson River, with the Honorable William Wall in the background (Image: koen blanquart)

The Stag Hound, one of the sailing boats based in the North Cove Marina, makes its way upstream on the Hudson River, with the Honorable William Wall in the background (Image: Koen Blanquart)

Remember 2004? For Lower Manhattan, it was still a time of grief, since the local economy in the Financial District was still very much on its knees after the 9-11 WTC attacks. It was a time when starting a business in the lowest part of the Island was seen as madness. It would take until 2006 before the building of One World Trade Center would actually start, and 10 years before the first tenants would work in any of the restored and rebuilt WTC buildings. Continue Reading…

Ferguson Protest blocking New York City (Nov 25)

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Protesters in NYC, expressing their disagreement with the Ferguson Grand Jury Verdict.

Protesters march in the New York streets, carrying signs against unpunished police violence.

When the Grand Jury in Ferguson, Missouri, announced that Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, would not be indicted, people came to the street in many cities in the country. In New York, on the day after the verdict, thousands of people gathered to march in the streets and to block traffic in tunnels, streets, intersections and on the highways.
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