Tag Archives: Manhattan

Class Warfare: De Blasio Leaves Wealthy Neighborhoods Stuck In Snow

Wellity wellity wellity, how the tables have turned.

A few years ago, the complaints against New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg were that he was plowing the city streets along class lines, making sure snootier (i.e. his) neighborhoods were clear before sending plows down Flatbush.

But after yesterday’s Polar Vortex II: The Vortexening, it was wealthy Upper East Siders carping that newly-elected Trostkyite Bill de Blasio was class warfareing with the city’s snowplows...

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Judge Gives OK To Seize Manhattan Building Owned By Iran Govt

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Katherine B. Forrest granted summary judgment in favor of the U.S. government's claims for the forfeiture of 650 Fifth Ave. The building, in a prime commercial section of midtown Manhattan just north of Rockefeller Center, was built in the late 1970s by a foundation set up by the former Shah Reza Pahlavi of Iran. The building has been long known as the Piaget building.

 

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