First Deputy Mayor Anthony Shorris appeared before the City Council on Thursday to speak for the de Blasio administration in its handling of a deed restriction on 45 Rivington Street?a $72 million fiasco that resulted in an elder-care provider flipping a Lower East Side nursing home to a luxury condominium developer. Shorris admitted mistakes in the handling of the deal, while blaming a "duplicitous" and "conspiratorial" developer and insisting that the administration had since implemented procedures to make sure the mistake could not be repeated.
The city's questionably effective but very, very pricey 911 system overhaul is being investigated by the DOI at the behest of First Deputy Mayor Anthony Shorris. [ more › ]
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio announced Thursday afternoon that Bloomberg administration official Lilliam Barrios-Paoli would be his deputy mayor for health and human services. At a press conference across the street from City Hall, Mr...
The Council will look at the de Blasio administration's handling of a deed restriction on a Lower East Side nursing home turned condos.
First Deputy Mayor Anthony Shorris delivered a robust defense of Bill de Blasio’s first seven weeks in office Monday, while acknowledging a slower-than-normal transition process and... To view the full story, click the title link.