Scott Stringer

Stringer Punts on East Side Coastal Resilience Contract

Last modified July 30, 2021 at 1:46 pm

For advocates of East River Park, a brief reprieve. City Comptroller, and former mayoral candidate Scott Stringer did not sign the $1.2 billion construction contract with IPC Resiliency Partners that would kickstart city funding for the East Side Coastal Resilience project. It apparently boils down to missing info and the review period having elapsed. “As […]

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Stringer Promises ‘Fair Share’ of PPP for City Businesses

Posted January 14, 2021 at 5:05 am

City Comptroller (and mayoral candidate) Scott Stringer held a press conference yesterday at the Chinatown kiosk on Canal Street, announcing a plan to funnel federal Payroll Protection (PPP) dollars to New York city businesses. It certainly triggered an uncomfortable memory of last year’s PPP fiasco. The first round of PPP went into effect just a […]


Comptroller Stringer to Host Lower East Side Town Hall Tomorrow

Posted June 4, 2018 at 5:11 am

Another Lower East Side Town Hall meeting is on the books for tomorrow evening. This go-round will have a financial slant; it’s being hosted by New York City Comptroller, Scott Stringer. It’s an informational affair, where folks are encouraged to voice their opinions and learn what the Comptroller’s office is all about, and how it can […]

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Stringer’s Rivington House Probe is a Slap on the Wrist for de Blasio

Posted August 2, 2016 at 5:10 am

City Controller Scott Stringer’s office yesterday released findings from its probe of the Rivington House debacle. In short, the findings fall short of full rebuke, essentially allowing the administration to get off with naught but a slap on the wrist. The report wasn’t quite as scathing as the Department of Investigation results of same (and […]

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Three Months Later, the Lucky Bee is Finally Getting its Gas Turned on

Posted April 18, 2016 at 5:00 am

​The Lucky Bee opened eight weeks ago at 252 Broome Street, formerly occupied by Jin Sushi. Since then, the restaurant has been operating in force without the benefit of cooking gas, the hookup for which mustn’t be taken for granted in the wake of the Second Avenue Explosion. That might change this week, though. As […]

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De Blasio Lobbyist Implicated in Controversial ‘Rivington House’ Condo Conversion

Posted March 28, 2016 at 5:08 am

The stench of suspicion apparently goes all the way to the top on this one. Connect the dots. Indeed, the controversial sale of the recently vacated Rivington House nursing home last month to a Chinese developer (China Vanke Co.) and its partners (Slate and Adam America Real Estate) for $116 million has become a mini scandal […]

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Stringer Staffer Alice Cancel Chosen as Sheldon Silver Successor in State Assembly

Posted February 8, 2016 at 5:12 am

The heir to the (downtown) throne has been chosen. District leader – and Stringer staffer – Alice Cancel was picked yesterday to succeed the disgraced former Assembly Speaker, Sheldon Silver, in the 65th Assembly District. Yuh-Line Niou had been favored by comptroller Scott Stringer, but rivals revealed last week she technically doesn’t meet the State’s […]

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Here’s Your Chance to Become Part of Community Board 3

Posted December 10, 2013 at 10:26 am

Here’s your chance to join the ranks of Community Board 3. If local civics excites you – and the prospect of hours-long committee meetings – then, batter up. Borough President Scott Stringer announced yesterday that it’s open season for Manhattan Community Boards. There are reportedly 600 seats that are up for grabs. To be considered, […]

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BP Stringer Finally Responds to CB3 Suspension of LES Dwellers, Voices Concern

Last modified October 22, 2013 at 7:53 am

Borough President Scott Stringer has finally responded to the CB3 suspension of the LES Dwellers, EV Grieve reports today. The letter response to Chairperson Gigi Li and District Manager Susan Stetzer arrived yesterday; Stringer voices concern over the three-month penalty imposed by the advisory board under his oversight. The LES Dwellers had submitted a formal complaint to […]

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“Stop the Youth Violence” Rally Planned for Thursday

Posted January 29, 2013 at 6:28 am

End the East Side violence. That’s the message behind a community rally scheduled for Thursday evening.