The Suburban Report, 2011
We hope you made use of the public transportation available before 7 p.m. Sunday and are not reading this from Zone A, which as NYC.gov tells us, should be empty now. Evacuation orders have reached across the waters as well, affecting New Jersey and Connecticut.
The City of Hoboken wants everyone out of “all ground floor apartments” by midnight Sunday night. They urge residents on upper floors to offer street-level neighbors lodging. Hoboken shelters will allow pets as well, as long as they are safely crated.
The mayor of Stamford Connecticut also ordered mandatory evacuations for some residents there on Sunday. Stamford Mayor Michael Pavia’s evacuation order also targeted street-level residents. The mayor said, “Due to expected high tides, unprecedented storm surges, and heavy rains, I am advising anyone that lives in a low-lying area or along river flood plain areas, to relocate to higher ground.”
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy wasted little time in locking in four of the five companies he promised would bring the state more jobs under his so-called “First Five” plan, an initiative launched this year with the intention of luring new companies to the Constitution State with incentives.
Metro Center, Stamford
Brokerage Susquehanna Financial Group has renewed its lease at Metro Center in Stamford, extending a 6,826-square-foot lease to 2015.
Jeffrey Newman represented landlord Malkin Properties in-house. Susquehanna was represented in-house.
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Mayor Bloomberg will visit Connecticut Monday to formalize his endorsement of Joe Lieberman and campaign with the Senator at the Stamford train station. Bloomberg, not exactly the greatest retail campaigner in history (“Hi, how are ya” ad infinitum) will most likely have more impact at the Stamford Marriott, where he will help raise money for Read More
Recently, four couples I know convened for lunch in Carnegie Hill with their toddlers and newborns. One friend is newly pregnant with her second child, while another gave birth to No. 2 three months ago. My son is 18 months old, and I just went off the pill again in the hopes of another little Read More
One of the best exhibitions of contemporary American painting on view now is a show called Intimate Interiors: Paintings by Jane Freilicher and Fairfield Porter at the Whitney Museum of American Art. If, upon hearing this news, you are tempted to drop whatever you are doing to grab a cab for Madison Avenue and 75th Read More