Second Avenue Subway project
U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) on Monday gave the overall progress on the Second Avenue Subway project a B plus.
Big Daddy’s, which is located at Second Avenue and 83rd Street, was fined a total of $3,000 and ordered to close for five consecutive days for operating an outdoor cafe, violating a rule that came about in 2009 for the subway project.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration found three times the permissible level of silica underground at the site at 69th Street and Second Avenue during an inspection last November.
For the past two weeks, construction worker Gary Russo has carted his karaoke kit from his home in Queens to sing some Frank Sinatra and Bobby Darin classics during his 30-minute lunch break.