MORNING BULLETIN: A HUDSON RIVER DOLPHIN DIES, RENT INCREASES APPROVED


Photo by andy in nyc.

June 22, 2012 Weather: Scattered Thunderstorms, High of 93 Degrees.

Notices:
Sorry for the slowness in posting events this week, but we should have the full slate up for this weekend before the end of today. There’s a solid list up now for Friday too.

Say Cheese, the grilled cheese, sno-cones (and more) shop on 83rd Street, “will donate one dollar from the sale of every Fresh Fruit Sno-Cone from Say Cheese in the month of July to Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign.”

News:
A dolphin was found dead in the Hudson River on Thursday, although it is believed to be a different dolphin from the one that was seen swimming in the Hudson earlier this week. It was found at Chelsea Piers, and the cause of death is unclear. (NY Times)

Landlords can raise rents on rent-stabilized apartments by 2% for 1-year leases and 4% for 2-year leases, the rent board ruled. (NY Times)

A stretch of Columbus Avenue between 76th and 77th Streets is getting new greenery and could get solar power. (DNAinfo)

A potential partnership between Continuum Health Partners (owner of the only 2 UWS hospitals) and NYU-Langone has fallen apart. Mount Sinai may now partner with Continuum. (NY Times)

The Daily News calls the UWS rezoning “a block-headed zoning plan.” (Daily News)

The Times’ Christopher Gray assesses the architecture on 75th between Broadway and West End Avenue, calling it “delightfully oddball.” (NY Times)

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    1. Scooter Stan says:

      Re: “A dolphin was found dead in the Hudson River on Thursday, … It was found at Chelsea Piers, and the cause of death is unclear.”
      Probably a drug/alcohol overdose suffered in one of those meat-packing district clubs. It could’ve slipped the bouncer a can of tuna or something to get past the rope-line.
      Then again, perhaps it just over-exercised at Chelsea Piers.