Council's finance committee is expected to vote later Wednesday afternoon on advancing the one-percent tax on new construction.
Four couples who booked weddings at Skybox, which shut down unexpectedly, will recover their deposits. The business had been operating illegally, on an expired permit, and was shut down in April.
The area has been private property - and technically closed - since its owner Conrail put up a locked gate in 1991
Police say the woman called 911 after the attack and told the dispatcher, "I killed my mother."
While the intervention buys tenants more time, it could still mean the displacement of several dozen families from the neighborhood, where property values and rent are rising.
Julia Terruso covers City Hall.