A.J. Pietrantone

Recent Headlines
West Village »

Tax on Properties Near Hudson River Park Would Be 'Modest,' Proponents Say

The assessment for the Neighborhood Improvement District would be 7.5 cents a square foot for residents.

TriBeCa »

Garbage Piles Up on West Side Highway Amid Funding Fight

Discarded bottles and fast-food wrappers have been piling up in the middle of the West Side Highway.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Health Scare Likely to Keep Hudson River Park Play Fountain Dry This Summer

The Hudson River Park Trust currently can't afford a $300,000 water filter retrofit.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Hudson River Park Tax Bid Could Affect More Properties

The Friends of the Hudson River Park Trust want to put a tax on people who live nearby in order to improve the park itself.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Hudson River Park Facing $10 Million Budget Gap

To close the gap, mostly due to roof repairs needed at Pier 40, the Hudson River Park Trust is exploring a number of plans, including a possible tax.