“There is no other high-end rehab center on the East Coast,” said Community Board 6 member Suzanne Turet. “I think it’s the sort-of mixed-use thing that we want.”
Owners hope to open the drug treatment center in 2016 on Richards and Van Dyke streets, offering an abstinence-only program with such treatment options such as yoga, acupuncture, and music therapy. The facility will not accept health insurance or government assistance money.
Still waiting for approval from the city Board of Standards & Appeals (March 25), for-profit Basis Independent School, planning on building at a Red Hook industrial site, continues its advertising blitz:
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"Outside the United States most private schools, especially new private schools, are for-profit. The United States is an anomaly in this regard.
A for-profit independent school is a business. The school is owned by its investors and like any business, to thrive the school must satisfy its customers, our parents and grandparents, who pay the tuition. Our objective as a business is simple: to offer an internationally-acclaimed learning experience at an exceptional value. "