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East Harlem Community Members Emphatically Reject Rezoning Plan

East Harlem community members emphatically reject rezoning plan

By Karla Reyes Jun 21, 2017 East Harlem community members and activists stormed the stage four hours into Manhattan Community Board 11’s meeting last night discussing a major rezoning proposal. Instead of a straight “no” vote, the board voted against rezoning on the condition that certain stipulations be met such as increasing the “affordable” housing…

East Harlem Residents Face the Beast of Urban Renewal – Again

East Harlem Residents Face the Beast of Urban Renewal – Again Must They Do So Alone?

Must They Do So Alone? Op-ed by Lynn Ellsworth Summer is here.  While the Indivisible activists make calls against Trump, while urbanists lament that East Midtown seems doomed to become Dubai, and while the elite of NYC plan summer retreats to the beach, another a tragedy has been unfolding uptown among people in East Harlem:…

News – June 2017

East Harlem News

East Harlem Board To Discuss Last Week’s Hectic Rezoning Vote – City Limits, June 27, 2017 Yankees Charity Neglects Stadium’s Neighbors – New York Times, June 27, 2017 Board Holds Final Vote on NYC Rent Increases Tonight – NY 1, June 27, 2017 Seven Proposals Before Rent Guidelines Board as Final Vote Nears – City…

News – May 2017

East Harlem News

Dozens of Harlem Mailboxes Modified To Prevent Rash of Postal Thefts: USPS – DNAinfo, May 31, 2017 Delivery Driver Sells $20K of McDonald’s Food to Harlem Bodega, Police Say – DNAinfo, May 31, 2017 CityViews: Funding More Parks Workers is Key to Broader Fight for Workplace Dignity – City Limits, May 30, 2017 Museum Mile…

News – April 2017

East Harlem News

The Gentrification-to-Prison Pipeline – Truthout, April 30, 2017 Missing East Harlem mother found dead in Hudson River – New York Daily News, April 30, 2017 Hallan en el río Hudson el cuerpo de mexicana desaparecida desde enero – El Diario, 30 de abril de 2017 Free Mayoral Forum Hosted By The Alliance for a Human…

News – March 2017

East Harlem News

Three-Day Tribute to Tito Puente to Kick Off on El Rey’s Birthday – Billboard, March 31, 2017 CPE1’s principal has to go – Socialist Worker, March 30, 2017 In Memoriam: Bartolo Álvarez, Founder of Casa Latina – Centro PR, March 30, 2017 Do something meaningful for supermarkets – The Villager, March 30, 2017 NYPD confiscates…

News – February 2017

East Harlem News

Residents: Don’t call southern Harlem ‘SoHa’ – Fox News, February 27, 2017 9 Facts You May Not Know About The Upper East Side – Gothamist, February 27, 2017 Aspiring Owner Passes Fundraising Goal to Open Bookstore in Bronx – NY 1, February 27, 2017 Police Union Head: NYC Cops Want To Help Feds Round Up…

News – January 2017

East Harlem News

When Harlem Unemployment Pays for Midtown Luxury – City Lab, January 31, 2017 Schools Chief Reassures Immigrant Students That They Will Be Protected – DNAinfo, January 31, 2017 Judge to rule on cops who shot, killed mentally ill Harlem man in 2012 – New York Daily News, January 31, 2017 Rent a Studio in Central…