November 28, 2007 RSS feed / Political Page

Bd 1. Rejects 31st St. Zoning Change

Zoning shapes the city is how the Department of City Planning succinctly describes the art and science of zoning in New York. But until 1916, there was no zoning in the city. At that time, height and setback requirements were first written. More...

Dutch Kills Questions Rezoning Plans

Following a stormy Dutch Kills Civic Association meeting 10 days earlier, the Department of City Planning held an environmental assessment hearing just before Thanksgiving. More...

Oprah Hitting Campaign Trail Invites Much Speculation

In a strategically timed campaign move which could give Barack Obama a tremendous boost toward capturing the Democratic Party presidential nomination, television superstar Oprah Winfrey will campaign with Obama in the crucial final stages of the fi More...

Looks Like GOP Senators Will Make Fare Hike An Issue In '08

Democratic and Republican lawmakers alike blasted the MTA subway fare and bridge toll increase plans prior to Governor Eliot Spitzer's intervention last week, which saved a small percentage of straphangers from increased commuting costs. More...

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