Client News: ERFA’s New Zoning Plan to Stop Supertowers

East River Fifties Alliance Files New Zoning Plan, Promotes Affordable Housing; Manhattan Borough President Brewer, City Council Members Kallos and Garodnick, and State Senator Krueger Co-Sign After months of intense preparation, our clients, the East River Fifties Alliance (ERFA), just … Continued

Latest Client News: Welcome Save Gansevoort! Landmarks Preservation Commission Hearing on Fate of Gansevoort Street Development Draws Huge Crowd; Community Members, Elected Officials Testify Against Massive Project

Posted by Sonya Landau | November 18, 2015 | Under Latest Client News

Well it’s been a while, but we’ve sure been busy. Not only are we incredibly excited to belatedly welcome Save Gansevoort as a new client to the LCG family (we’ve only been working with them for about 6 weeks), we’re … Continued

Latest Client News: Rally Against the Corporate University

Posted by Sonya Landau | September 18, 2015 | Under Latest Client News

We were thrilled with the immense show of support earlier this month, when 300 people came out to Washington Square Park to protest NYU’s financial practices, as well as those at Cooper Union and the New School. This remarkable event … Continued

Status Report: Reporters

Posted by Sonya Landau | July 28, 2015 | Under LCG Blog

Those of us who have worked either in the field of journalism or alongside it for at least a couple years have seen a dramatic shift in structure over a very short period of time. Papers don’t sell like they … Continued

Warning: Are Parks and Open Spaces Up for Grabs? Are We Slowly Taking the Public Out of the Public Trust?

Posted by Linda Gross | July 15, 2015 | Under LCG Blog

We’ve been working with the many groups and people opposed to NYU’s ridiculous, bloated and unneeded expansion plan for some time now. Our main client, NYUFASP, represents hundreds of professors and faculty within NYU who are also against the plan; … Continued

A Park is a Park, is a Park, or is it? In NYC, the Answer Might Be, “NO”

Posted by Linda Gross | October 6, 2014 | Under LCG Blog

For the past three years or so, a large swath of New York University’s professors (who have formed a group called NYU Faculty Against the Sexton Plan, a group we proudly represent) and the Greenwich Village community have been in … Continued

Affordable Housing at Atlantic Yards in the News!

Posted by Sonya Landau | August 13, 2014 | Under Latest Client News, News Updates

The issue of affordable housing has been popping up everywhere in the news lately. We couldn’t be more delighted to announce that our clients, members of BrooklynSpeaks, were just featured in two great TV interviews about the recent deal struck … Continued

When Will They Learn? How Big Development Projects Get Green Lighted Even Over Community Opposition

Posted by Linda Gross | March 31, 2014 | Under LCG Blog

I was meeting with a client the other day, and we were bemoaning – yet again – another mega development project that did not deliver on promises made to the community. As far as I’m concerned, it’s same stuff, different … Continued

Top Artists, Writers, Actors and Community Join Faculty to Save the Village from NYU’s Huge Expansion; Matthew Modine Blasts NYU as “Bullying, Land- Grabbing Scrooge”

Posted by Linda Gross | December 4, 2013 | Under Latest Client News, News Updates

This holiday season, how would you like to have dessert and drinks with Cynthia Nixon and her wife Christine Marinoni? Have lunch with Bill Moyers, Fran Lebowitz or Lewis Lapham?  “Hulk Out” with a signed mask and set of figurines … Continued