Keyword: Jim Wacker
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Jeff Torkin was never really one for the spotlight. Even as a development group he led started spending hundreds of thousands of dollars acquiring land not far from his Fieldston home in the hopes of developing it, the plan seemed to be more to focus on his company Timber Equities than on him. more
Open space has become even more treasured by Bronxites, hit especially hard and early by the coronavirus pandemic. It’s the epicenter of the epicenter. Worst-hit neighborhoods are the densest. more
In its ongoing effort to make Riverdale more crowded, the city’s buildings department has decided to grant yet another building permit to the people who brought you the Villa Rosa Bonheur debacle. more
The Bronx is the fastest-growing county in New York. more
During the Coalition to Save Brust Park’s successful effort to collect 1,000 signatures to protect the park, I have noticed that people around here are all against more building. It’s almost unanimous. more
Does anyone remember Riverdale 10 years ago? About half as crowded. Much less traffic. There was street parking. You could always get a seat on the 1 train in the morning, at least at the first stop. more
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