The ferry has attracted more attention than anyone thought it would, in part because of the diversity of its passengers. As of this month, the ferry has served one million riders.
Diversant, based in New Jersey, has leveraged its status as a certified minority owned-business to offer clients more workforce diversity.
On the heels of a new lawsuit against the restaurant’s owners, workers and the Restaurant and Opportunities Center took to the sidewalk during Restaurant Week.
The bikes are illegal, but are prevalent on city streets. Restaurant visits by the Department of Transportation and a bill to increase fines may cut down on their use.
Mayor Bloomberg’s New Housing Marketplace plan is on track to create or preserve 165,000 units of affordable housing. However, units for middle class New Yorkers are lagging behind, according to a recent report.
Hearings are scheduled to start July 19, when lawmakers will discuss the possibility of allowing casinos outside of Atlantic City.