Rents are rising while concessions are falling in Manhattan and Brooklyn, but the opposite is happening in Queens, according to Douglas Elliman’s July report on the city’s rental market. Manhattan’s median rent increased by 5.7 percent year over year to hit $3,595, and Brooklyn’s median rent went up by 1.7 percent to hit $3,000, a new record for the borough.
Two pressure cookers caused a scare in a Manhattan subway station Friday morning, causing train delays. The pressure cookers were deemed harmless, and surrounding stations found clear as well.
Looking for a reliable, capable, mature woman to manage a women’s Mikvah in Crown Heights. Managing experience is preferred.
Core duties include:
– Working on site managing 5 evenings a week
– Supervising daily operations plus preparing for the nights you aren’t there
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
– Overseeing staff
– Ordering supplies
– Making sure the facility is cleaned properly
– Making sure all equipment is in working order
– Customer service
* This is a community service oriented job so please be friendly, thoughtful, a people’s person and know how to bring warmth to the job
* Due to the nature of this job it will requires a certain sensitivity to the needs today’s woman
* The facility is large and detailed, it will require certain physical abilities to maintain it properly
* Compensation based on experience
In a few words please write why you think you would be right for this position
Email your resume/details and your answer to the above question to: Bassi@Shanainc.com
Brooklyn remains infested by more beady-eyed rodents than any other borough in the city — a dubious distinction the borough’s held for the second year running, according to a newly released study.
Retail and Customer Service Associate
As counter server, you make the day for e-biz owners, teachers and 100s of others who rely on smooth shipping and print services.
Project calm, capable attitude while working efficiently
Advise customers on shipping/printing
Develop rapport with ongoing customers
1+ year customer interaction
Patience and an easy smile
Windows, MS Word, PDF
Skill for learning functions/procedures
Work in CH, grow with the company! Must include resume.
It’s getting extremely difficult to live in New York if you’re making less than six figures, according to a new analysis from Bloomberg. The impact is being felt by those who live alone and it’s taking place in areas that were previously seen as affordable.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for NYC until 9 PM. The storms will bring strong winds and heavy rain to the area. Exercise caution when walking, biking, or driving, and remain alert as winds can throw debris and knock out power.
The FDR has been shut in both directions after a crane collapsed, and struck the side of a building. No one has been reported injured, and the building reportedly sustained only minor damage.
Two gunman opened fire at a block party Saturday night, killing one, and injuring eleven. The shooting occurred as the party was just wrapping up, and thousands of attendees heading home.
Con Edison cut power to over 30,000 people in Brooklyn Sunday evening, after a series of outages threatened to become a massive power failure. To stave off disaster, Con Ed cut power to large swaths of South Brooklyn, including Mill Basin, Flatlands, Flatbush and Canarsie.
A heat wave has been forecasted for New York City this weekend, with tempertures to reach nearly 110 degrees. People are reminded to stay hydrated, and indoors as much as possible.
Authorities say a transformer fire caused a power outage in Manhattan leaving businesses, elevators. and subway cars without electricity. The New York City Fire Department said the fire started at West 64th Street and West End Avenue and has since affected at least 42,000 people by 8pm on Saturday.
A garbage truck overturned Tuesday night in WIlliamsburg, crushing a row of parked cars in Williamsburg. No injuries were reported in the incident.
At least seven people were injured Wednesday when a garbage truck rolled off a New Jersey overpass and onto a roadway near the Lincoln Tunnel, snarling traffic on one of the busiest travel days of the year, according to reports.
New York City has joined the list of cities that have prohibited restaurants and other business from using polystyrene foam containers, cups and plates for take-out food, and foam peanuts used as packing material.
There is a fur ban on the table in New York City. If it passes, it will cause some serious anti-Shtreimel sentiment. The fur ban was introduced back in March by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson. It does have a clause that contains a religious exemption.
For the first time ever, Hatzoloh – the volunteer ambulance service that responds to over 50,000 emergency medical calls every year – has received City Council funding.
A man robbed a bank on 12 Avenue and West 29 Street on Wednesday afternoon, and the NYPD moved fast to apprehend him. The man apparently fled with a “dye pack” from the bank that was being tracked. Police shut the entire Henry Hudson Parkway as the suspect had fled in a car and was being tracked there.
A pilot died, and a scare ensued after a helicopter crashed on the roof of a Manhattan sky scraper Monday. The crash brought back a scare to 9/11, and authorities are investigation the incident.
The number of hate crimes reported to the New York Police Department this year is nearly double the number reported in 2018 during the same period – and most incidents are anti-Semitic.
Six people were shot and one person killed in Memorial Day shootings in Brooklyn. according to 1010Wins. The shootings come in a rise of gun violence in Brooklyn.
A helicopter taking off from a helipad in Manhattan had a failure and crashed into the river. The pilot was the only occupant on board, and managed to escape without serious injury.
The car that that drove nose first into a building in Brooklyn was finally removed Friday. Its broken shell shows the miracle that the driver was able to escape it.
A collision caused by a wrong way driver in a New York City tunnel was caught on dashcam, and circulated on social media. The video, dated 4/28/19, is from a car driving through the tunnel in the left lane, when a car comes speeding around a bend. Both drivers attempt to cross lanes, ending with a head on collision.