Archive for 'Real Estate/Renting'

Former Attorneys Take Croman to Court: The Game of Tactics

Greed Bites the Hand That Steals for It Intro by George Capsis The hand-cuffed arrest and subsequent arraignment in Criminal Court of activist attorney Arthur and the false anonymous call to the health department that raw sewerage was contaminating the kitchen of Nelly’s restaurant, Lima’s Taste are just two of many actions taken by two […]

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A Boomer Roughing it on the Gulf Coast

By Barbara Riddle   Where to live out the last third of a full life? Still craving museums, foreign flicks, yoga classes and organic, local blueberries and kale? Check. Prefer to walk everywhere? Check Prefer not to navigate black ice and gray slush? Check. Liberal, left-of-center Democrat? Check. Financially challenged? Check. Creaky bones? Check. So, […]

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They Want You Out by any Means Necessary!

    Dear George:   Rent regulated tenants (mostly seniors) suffer anxiety every time the rent laws are set to expire. These tenants should be able to enjoy their apartment instead of having to worry it will be deregulated out from under them. At this time of their life, they’re on fixed incomes that don’t […]

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House Sales

58 Barrow Street has hit the market. The address cannot be found on a map but sits on a quiet, private courtyard in the West Village known as Pamela Court. There is a doorway on Pamela Court that was the back entrance to the historic Village bar Chumley’s. The door was said to be a […]

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Croman Takes A Left to the Jaw

  By Arthur Schwartz   Taste of Lima owner, Nelida Godfrey, is waging a two front battle with Monster Landlord Steve Croman, who owns the building she lives in (on Bedford Street) and the building where her restaurant is located (on the corner of Bedford and Christopher). On June 15, Judge Peter Wendt issued a […]

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