Facing opposition from North Fork elected officials, the state parks department announced Tuesday it will withdraw a request for proposals for a Taste NY retail concession center that would have included alcohol sales at Hallock State Park Preserve in Northville.
A North Fork winery that operates the state-sponsored “Taste NY Grand Central” store in Manhattan is being sued for gender discrimination by a transgender man who claims to have been discriminated against and later fired by the store’s owners because of his gender identity disorder. READ
State comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. (Credit. Flickr/nycomptroller)
A high profile $211 million local business and tourism advertising campaign championed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo lacks the performance measures needed to determine if the spending has been a wise decision, according to an audit released today by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. (more…)