Garbage piles; Sculpture removed; Sale of condos
Posted on November 1, 2021 at 12:05 PM by Carol Tannenhauser
Photo by Leslie Farinacci.
November 1, 2021 Weather: Partly cloudy, with a high of 58 degrees.
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311 complaints of missed sanitation collections across the city more than quadrupled last week, since a vaccination warrant was announced for all city workers, Gothamist reported. âI guess this has to do with people voicing their views on this new term,â Mayor Bill de Blasio said of the missed pickupsâ¦ Harry Nespoli, president of Local 831, the union representing the sanitation workers, denied that there was any sort of slowdown in garbage collectionâ¦ â, but admitted thatâ the unvaccinated members were angry and demoralized about the mandate â. An interactive map shows relatively stable microphones on the UWS.
An artist who placed a sculpture of a heart at the southeast corner of Central Park said he was trying to honor healthcare workers and victims of Covid-19. But he didn’t have a license. âThe Italian sculptor behind the big red heart, Sergio Furnari, said he was walking outside Grand Army Plaza with friends Thursday afternoon when he noticed his Heroes Heart monument was missing,â the Guardian reported. âFurnari admitted that he did not have a permit to place the heart in the park, but considered a $ 4,000 grant from the city government to be permission for a temporary installation. “
A lawsuit tries to overturn the city’s plan to Open restaurants permanent outdoor dining program, reports the Real Deal.
Famous rappers Jay-Z and Jeezy [were] drive on CPW near Central Park, when Jay-Z made a surprising confession, âaccording to UPROXX. Jeezy said, âHe was like, ‘You know what? I have been here all my life and have never been to this place. He’s so focused on doing and being what he is that something as peaceful as a park, he never took a minute to get thereâ¦. “
The first condo sale ended at 200 Amsterdam “on the 4th floor for 4.4 million dollars”, The Real Deal has paid off. Do you think they planned this?
Comment of the week, re: Governor Kathy Hochul’s âstatureâ – âI’m shocked that people judge others by their height. It sounds so stupid. Trump is very tallâ¦ .. didn’t help him much IMO. Bloomberg is shortâ¦. It certainly didn’t bother him. – js
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