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Stories tagged POKO

Showing 7/11/2020 to 5/8/2019

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Milligan seeks to block Council vote on revised ‘POKO’ plan

Updated, 2:20 p.m.: Comments from Mario Coppola and Jason Milligan, story edited. NORWALK, Conn. — A Superior Court judge... (Read more)

7 / 11 / 2020

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‘POKO’ Q&As include thoughts about tax revenue, Milligan’s objections

Updated, 1:56 p.m.: Comment from Richard Freedman. NORWALK, Conn. — Wall Street stakeholders aren’t speaking with one voice when... (Read more)

7 / 6 / 2020

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Norwalk Council moves revised ‘POKO’ plan forward

NORWALK, Conn. — The revised plan to restart construction on Wall Street Place moved forward Thursday, over the objections... (Read more)

7 / 3 / 2020

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Just say no to POKO 2020

I am an active, engaged citizen and stakeholder of Wall Street, yet I feel like an outsider when the... (Read more)

7 / 2 / 2020

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Norwalk Council to tackle revised ‘POKO’ project next week

NORWALK, Conn. —It’s been almost a year and the revised plan for Wall Street Place, commonly called “POKO,” is... (Read more)

6 / 26 / 2020

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Stamford judge rules against Milligan’s motion, POKO case to continue

NORWALK, Conn. – The judge in the POKO lawsuit has denied every argument made in Jason Milligan’s attempt to... (Read more)

6 / 1 / 2020

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Norwalk political notes: Seeking answers on red flags; ‘POKO’

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk political notes for you: Adamowski promises answers Rilling: Policies changed after $900K payment to... (Read more)

2 / 27 / 2020

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Garden Cinemas to close Friday; ‘POKO’ talks called ‘disappointing’

NORWALK. Conn. – Thursday will mark the last picture show for The Garden Cinemas, which will close after a... (Read more)

1 / 2 / 2020

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Milligan seeks public dialogue on would-be ‘POKO’ alternative

NORWALK, Conn. – Jason Milligan is pleading with the City and Redevelopment Agency for another court-assisted mediation session, this... (Read more)

12 / 9 / 2019

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Rilling: Norwalk is a wonderful community

NORWALK, Conn. — It was a tale of two Norwalks when incumbent Mayor Harry Rilling, a Democrat, and his... (Read more)

10 / 28 / 2019

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Farricker cites ‘optimism’ as ‘POKO’ talks focus on Garden Cinemas

Updated, 3:45 p.m.: Comment from Tom Livingston. NORWALK, Conn. – Efforts to save the Garden Cinemas are ongoing, with... (Read more)

9 / 23 / 2019

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Norwalk political notes: NPS calendar draws outrage, Dias lawsuit works toward trial date, Lavielle scores 100

NORWALK, Conn. – Some Norwalk political notes for you: NPS calendar shift inspires dueling petitions The ‘other’ POKO lawsuit... (Read more)

9 / 3 / 2019

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Norwalk Council tables ‘POKO’ vote, to consider revisions

NORWALK, Conn. – The “Save the Garden Cinema” movement has hit pay dirt: The Common Council on Tuesday voted... (Read more)

7 / 24 / 2019

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McClutchy: Milligan sought $10M for Leonard Street lot

Correction, 2:20 p.m.: City appraisal is $1.9 million; update, comments from Jason Milligan added.  NORWALK, Conn. – Real estate... (Read more)

7 / 24 / 2019

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Save the Garden Cinema

The Wall Street Neighborhood Association of Downtown Norwalk, CT has started the following petition on Change.com seeking relief from... (Read more)

7 / 21 / 2019

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Norwalk Council to consider ‘POKO’ Tuesday

NORWALK, Conn. – The Norwalk Common Council on Tuesday will consider moving the plan to restart “POKO” forward. The... (Read more)

7 / 21 / 2019

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Committee vote sends Wall Street Place plan to full Council

Updated, 9:45 a.m.: Correction, Melendez is a member of the committee, and did vote. NORWALK, Conn. — Controversial plans... (Read more)

7 / 19 / 2019

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Let’s talk alternatives to Wall Street Place proposal

The upcoming proposal by Citibank/McClutchy for the rescue of the POKO project “Wall Street Place – Phase 1” leaves... (Read more)

7 / 17 / 2019

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NO EXIT: A road to nowhere

We’ve been at this for years, through multiple mayors, and we still seem to wind up right back where... (Read more)

7 / 17 / 2019

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Livingston, Bryant seek historic look for resumed ‘POKO’ project

NORWALK, Conn. – Amid the many criticisms of the proposal to restart construction on the stalled Wall Street Place... (Read more)

7 / 17 / 2019

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McClutchys present ‘POKO’ plan, answer Norwalk questions

NORWALK, Conn. — John and Todd McClutchy publicly pitched their plan to finish a stalled apartment building at Wall and... (Read more)

7 / 8 / 2019

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Three developers endorse plan to restart ‘POKO’ construction

NORWALK, Conn. – The newly released plan to restart construction on the stalled “POKO” development is about as good... (Read more)

7 / 2 / 2019

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Rilling, Milligan trade jabs as DiScala opines on ‘POKO’

NORWALK, Conn. – Shots and countershots – taunting jabs, really – have resulted in today’s top NancyOnNorwalk news. With... (Read more)

7 / 2 / 2019

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McClutchy’s ‘best offer’ includes paying fee to make up for ‘POKO’ parking shortage

Correction, 8 p.m.: Headline adjusted; 5:30 p.m.: Proposal narrative written by Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey. NORWALK, Conn. –The proposal... (Read more)

6 / 28 / 2019

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Soon-to-be-revealed $80M ‘POKO’ plan detailed in sneak peak

Updated, 10:50 a.m.: More information. NORWALK, Conn. —The plan to restart construction on Wall Street Place, otherwise known as... (Read more)

6 / 27 / 2019

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Sheehan exiting Norwalk Redevelopment Agency, heading for Massachusetts

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Redevelopment Agency Executive Director Tim Sheehan has resigned, effective June 30. Sheehan has been hired... (Read more)

6 / 5 / 2019

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Farricker’s ‘POKO’ proposal would create Norwalk arts district, save Garden Cinemas

Updated, 3:42 p.m.: Bill Collins comment added.  NORWALK, Conn. – An alternative proposal for Wall Street Place phase I,... (Read more)

5 / 17 / 2019

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Kinol: Tear ‘POKO’ down

NORWALK, Conn. – Developer Paxton Kinol on Thursday shared some thoughts on “POKO,” the stalled Wall Street development sometimes... (Read more)

5 / 17 / 2019

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‘POKO’ pushback includes alternative plan

Updated, 1:40 p.m.: additional information; 11:25 a.m.: additional information NORWALK, Conn. —Changing the “POKO” project to make it 100% affordable... (Read more)

5 / 13 / 2019

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Milligan sues Citibank, claims ‘leverage’ over Wall Street Place

NORWALK, Conn. – A real estate broker has filed a lawsuit that he says will give him a say... (Read more)

5 / 8 / 2019

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