New York CIty Council Member Ben Kallos

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City Biz List Ben Kallos Joins ProHEALTH Care at Ribbon Cutting to Open the First Pediatric Urgent Care in Manhattan by Press Staff

Ben Kallos Joins ProHEALTH Care at Ribbon Cutting to Open the First Pediatric Urgent Care in Manhattan

ProHEALTH Care, the largest independent, physician-run health system in the nation, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the first pediatric-only urgent care in Manhattan. Council Member Ben Kallos joined Zeyad Baker, M.D., president & CEO of ProHEALTH Care, to cut the ribbon, along with Dr. Baker’s two children to welcome the new pediatric urgent care to the community. In addition, ProHEALTH Care will host a special community day on Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., featuring free vision and hearing screenings, giveaways, and activities for kids. As part of Optum, the ProHEALTH Pediatric Urgent Care represents Optum’s first clinical entrance into Manhattan.

Habitat Buildings Owners Ignore $31 Million in Fines Over Unsafe Facades by Press Staff

Buildings Owners Ignore $31 Million in Fines Over Unsafe Facades

Just days after the city’s Department of Buildings (DOB) issued stricter rules and stiffer fines for facade inspections, the New York Times reports that there are about 1,400 sidewalk sheds outside city buildings where facades present a serious safety threat. Over the past decade, according to an analysis by the Times, building owners have ignored more than $31 million in fines over unsafe facades. During that period, more than 6,000 buildings higher than six floors did not inspect their facades or failed to file their findings, as required by law. 

Coinspeaker BlockchainWeekend NYC 2019 Happened and It Was Epic by Press Staff

BlockchainWeekend NYC 2019 Happened and It Was Epic

BlockchainWeekend NYC 2019 kicked off last Thursday, November 7th with an evening opening reception hosted by Gemini, a New York-based cryptocurrency exchange in partnership with Tech:NYC, taking place at their headquarters. Tech insiders, investors and blockchain enthusiasts gathered to celebrate this weekend. You could feel the palpable excitement in the air.

Black Star News New York Legislators Hail Doubling Of Certified Minority And Women’s Businesses Under Mayor De Blasio's Administration by Press Staff

New York Legislators Hail Doubling Of Certified Minority And Women’s Businesses Under Mayor De Blasio's Administration

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives and Citywide M/WBE Director J. Phillip Thompson announced today that the City reached its goal of 9,000 City-certified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) by the end of June 2019.