Suit Alleges 5 Pointz Developer Stiffed His Kid’s Tutor on Her Bill

David Wolkoff—the developer tore down Queens graffiti institution 5 Pointz to put up condos—and his wife are being sued by their child’s tutor, the New York Post reports. Lauren Lowenthal alleges that the couple stiffed her nearly $33,000.http://gawker.com/graffiti-mecca… In the suit, filed in Manhattan Supreme Court, Lowenthal (an “academic and self-management coach”) invoiced the Wolkoffs […]

Bill Inspired by LIC Sculpture Plan Requires Public Input for Outdoor Art – Long Island City – DNAinfo.com New York

A rendering of “The Sunbather” planned for Jackson Avenue. View Full Caption Department of Cultural Affairs LONG ISLAND CITY — The City Council passed a bill Thursday that will require public hearings before some public art projects can be installed. The legislation was introduced by Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer earlier this year after outcry over […]