Planned Restoration Hardware store is five times bigger than zoning allows: DOB

Things have gone from bad to worse at the planned site of a Restoration Hardware in the Meatpacking District. Contractor Harco Construction, convicted last week of manslaughter for the death of a worker at the site, defied a judge’s orders and refused to pay for public service announcements on worker safety. And now, the Department of […]

Food fight: W’burg grocery claims Whole Foods developer misconstrued building plans

Don’t look now, but there’s a case of sour grapes at a new supermarket development in Williamsburg. Noah and Dan Katz, the owners of Foodtown of Williamsburg, a longtime presence at 159 North 3rd Street, have filed a lawsuit claiming the developers of a retail center across the street – which, hey maybe you’ve heard, […]