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Lil Kim Honored by NYC Council for African-American Music Appreciation Month

Grammy Award-winning rapper Lil Kim, known as the “Queen of Rap” and “Goddess of Hip Hop,” was honored by the New York City Council’s Black, Latino and Asian Caucus (BLAC) on Monday night as part of the annual African-American Music Appreciation Month that kicked off this month. 462 more words

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Council Caves to Garbage, not to Citizens

The Council voted 7-7 on the massive Shodeen apartments project at 1 N. Washington, with Mayor Schielke breaking the tie again to approve the project. … 162 more words


Shodeen Apartments at Council Tonight

Tonight, Monday, 5/21, 7:30pm, the Batavia City Council is set to approve the zoning changes for the massive Shodeen apartment complex proposal. They approved it at the Committee of the Whole last Tuesday, by a vote of 7-6 (1 likely NO vote absent). 121 more words


Shodeen Apartments Tuesday

Update:  The COW passed the zoning changes 7-6 (1 previous NO vote absent). However, soil contamination has been found at the site. Lead and “odor of petroleum” were mentioned. 295 more words


Alpharetta Candidates for Mayor Have Very Different Records on Growth

This week’s Alpharetta Herald has a great article explaining the differences between my record and the record of my opponent as we served together on city council. 305 more words


New York City Public Advocate Letitia James Backs Marijuana Legalization

Public Advocate Letitia James, a rumored 2021 mayoral candidate, is calling for the legalization of marijuana for adult recreational use in New York State amid a nationwide movement pushing for legalization and renewed attention around racial disparities in drug-related arrests. 952 more words


Shodeen Project at Plan Commission Wednesday

Update: Zoning Overlay amendments approved 5-1. On to the City Council.

Design Review approved unanimously, with some changes to allow Staff to determine final parking space configuration and to work on making the Wilson St. 378 more words