Officials Plan To Remove Thrash In Riverside Park

…  Olmsteds plans for Morningside Park and Riverside Park combined parkways, and hilly bluffs … rustic park with … natural enclosures, and open vistas…. Council Member Mark Levine will join Manhattan Borough Commissioner William Castro, Department of Parks and Recreation; the 30th Precinct, NYPD; the Riverside Park Conservancy and members of the community to announce the successful implementation…

City Unveils 10-year $41B Housing Plan

CrainsNewYork reports that on Monday morning, Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled his administration’s ambitious plan to build and preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing, one that he says will house half a million people at a cost of more than $41 billion over the next decade.

Coumo Announces “Bridge” Loans

Short-Term Loans Now Available Through Participating Lenders Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of the Bridge to Success loan program, now available through participating lenders committing at least $20 million to expand access to short-term bridge loans for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs).

Salters Scene: BET Honors 2014

The BET Honors 2014 airs Monday February 24th on BET.  This year’s honorees are  The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, Motown Records Founder Berry Gordy, American Express CEO & Chairman  Ken Chenault, Visual Artist Carrie Mae Weems and Entertainment Trailblazer Ice Cube.  Held at the Warner Theater in Washington, D.C.  the Actor and Comedian Wayne…