New York Wheel back on track for Staten Island, Manhattan streets named after women, more

By Georgia Kral | August 15, 2017 - 10:59AM 
New York Wheel

The New York Wheel may be coming to Staten Island after all. 

(New York Wheel)

Most streets in Manhattan are renamed after men, but there are some named for notable women, too (The New York Times)

A bike-share program planned for the Rockaways was canceled at the last minute by the city. Here's why (WNYC)

SoHo is struggling as the retail industry goes online and rents go up (Wall Street Journal)

A new perk for workers at a Brooklyn Navy Yard building: A ferry dock (New York Post)

The Transit Workers Union has accused the city of improperly storing subway fatality victims bodies in employee break rooms (Gothamist)

The planned Staten Island observation (or ferris) wheel may actually be completed after all (amNewYork)

Plans for a a mall and a senior housing facility in the Bronx are stalled: the City Council nixed the project and a state law may prevent it from moving forward (Crain's New York Business)

The largest real estate development proposed in July is a residential and commercial project on the Lower East Side (The Real Deal)

Another new rental development has launched in Long Island City (Curbed)

The Park Slope Food Co-op goes digital: There's now an app to trace your local, heirloom tomatoes' path from farm to cart (DNAinfo)

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