Living on Queen’s Broad Channel island; $41M allocated for New York cultural and arts organizations

Posted On Thu, January 26, 2017 By

Posted On Thu, January 26, 2017 By In Daily Link Fix

  • After 9/11, Donald Trump argued that his skyscraper at 40 Wall Street was the tallest downtown, just one example of how he “can’t admit simple facts.” [NYP]
  • The mile-long Broad Channel, a small island off Queens, is home to fewer than 3,000 New Yorkers. Here’s what it’s like living there post Hurricane Sandy. [Refinery29]
  • SL Green sold a 27.6 percent stake in One Vanderbilt to the National Pension Service of Korea. [Crain’s]
  • Governor Cuomo announced $41.26 million in grants to 1,230 arts and cultural organizations across the state, including $24.6 million to those in NYC such as the Public Theater, Museum of the Moving Image, and New York City Ballet. [NYSCA]
  • On Wall Street, a series of forgotten wooden markers trace the original Dutch defense wall. [Untapped]

Images: Broad Channel via Atomische/Flickr (L); Public Theater (R)

 

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