Cat found by Con Ed

A cat was found on 16th Street and Avenue C

A calico cat, about a year old, has been found on 16 Street, Avenue C., the Con Ed side, on Friday. The cat is clean, but frightened. Anyone with info is asked to call 917-359-5032.

If no one claims her, the City Critters rescue group will get her vetted and scan for a microchip, and she will go up for adoption.

Met Life on the hook retroactively in Roberts

By Sabina Mollot

Lead plaintiff Amy Roberts in Stuyvesant Town, 2009

On Thursday, the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court said Met Life is on the hook retroactively in the Roberts v. Tishman Speyer case.

The unanimous decision, made by five judges in a brief document, essentially said that Met Life didn’t show that there was a new principle of law in the Court of Appeals’ 2009 decision.

Referring to other cases, the judges wrote, “the courts do sometimes engage in a tripartite analysis even after deciding that the case whose retroactivity is at issue did not establish a new rule of law,” but added in one case, the Court of Appeals rejected the defendant’s argument anyway that “our ‘conclusion should be applied prospectively only’ without further analysis.” Continue reading

Stuy Town Greenmarket to hold cooking demo with Chef Derby

Chef Francis Derby

In celebration of Meat Week NYC, Chef Francis Derby will be appearing at the Stuyvesant Town Greenmarket on Sunday, November 6, to demonstrate cooking with pasture-raised lamb and seasonal Greenmarket ingredients.

Chef Derby was Chef de Cuisine at Shorty’s, and focused on creating seasonal, market-driven menu offerings — and now you can learn how to cook seasonally too. The event will take place from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Stuyvesant Town Greenmarket offers pasture raised lamb, pork and chicken fresh from the fields and woods of B&Y Farms in Spencer, NY in addition to free-range, hormone and antibiotic-free turkey from DiPaola Turkey Farms.  For more information on Meat Week NYC please visit