Post Tagged with: "District Manager Rafael Salamanca"

Business / Jobs

Red Lobster coming to Hunts Point

An artist's illustration of a new mall planned for the corner of Hunts Point Avenue and Bruckner Boulevard.

A 9,000-square-foot Red Lobster capable of serving up to 312 customers will occupy the second floor of the planned Crossings mall at 925 Hunts Point Avenue.

Environment / Parks

Trash mars Greenway medians

A median running down the middle of Lafayette Avenue.

Local groups hope that the city’s Parks Department will help them keep the plantings on Hunts Point and Lafayette avenues clean and vibrant starting this fall.


Community board says local shelter is illegal

The building at 1073-1075 Hall Place was converted into a shelter without Community Board 2's knowledge.

The landlord of a residential building in Longwood is in hot water with Community Board 2 members and staff, who say he has been illegally operating it as a shelter for five years.

Government / Politics

Community board greets new members

Community Board 2 members and staff met in Longwood on June 22.

New and currently serving members of Community Board 2 gathered for a retreat in June to get a better understanding of how they can best serve Hunts Point and Longwood.


Sparks fly over Longwood shelter

The inside of 941 Intervale Avenue on Dec. 12, three days after a fire that hospitalized five.

Members of the community board and district manager Rafael Salamanca blasted a city program that placed residents in a Longwood aparment building that suffered a serious fire, saying it is shoddily administered, hurts other tenants in the buildings and enriches slumlords.


Longwood fire exposes building’s problems

Damage at 941 Intervale Ave. was extensive following a Dec. 7 fire.

Fire ignites debate over city’s policy housing formerly homeless residents.


Another waste plant for Hunts Point?

Trucks ready to dispatch after being loaded with waste at 1281 Viele Avenue

Medical waste facility seeks to expand The second largest medical waste disposal company in the United States plans to double the capacity of its Hunts Point facility, trucking in more red bags from hospitals, clinics and doctors’ offices as far away as Rhode Island. As much as 80 tons of […]


Strip club under fire

Club 11 on Randall Avenue has been the site of numerous violent incidents since it opened three years ago.

Residents and politicians want Club 11’s license revoked After a string of violent incidents occurred outside Club Eleven, a strip club on Randall Avenue, many outraged members of the community are calling for the club’s liquor license to be revoked. Saying the club’s supervision of its operations are inadequate, the […]