Local leaders in Washington Heights blasted the developer behind the George Washington Bridge Bus Station renovation, charging it failed to hire local workers for the project, is not offering enough community space in the retail complex and is keeping locals in the dark about its plans.
Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, who represents the area in which the station sits at West 178th Street and Broadway, ripped the George Washington Bridge Bus Station Development Venture at a meeting of the Council’s transportation committee, saying it hasn’t followed through on promises to work with the neighborhood.
What would Halloween be without costumes, candy and cute kids? For a second year in a row, Downtown Brooklyn put on a show for residents and tourists at the annual Family Halloween Day. In addition to treats and tricks that included face painting and balloon animal-making, the event also offered health information.