East Harlem news

News – September 2017

East Harlem News

Hurricane Maria causes worry among local Puerto Rican community – WPIX, September 20, 2017 Rodriguez Concedes To Diana Ayala In Race For Melissa Mark-Viverito’s Seat – DNAinfo, September 20, 2017 New Yorkers fear for safety of family members affected by earthquake in Mexico – New York Daily News, September 19, 2017 De Blasio Administration Tweaks East Harlem…

News – August 2017

East Harlem News

NYC Planning Commission: 100 percent real-estate industry – Liberation News, August 31, 2017 8th District City Council seat – News 12, August 31, 2017 East Harlem residents say, ‘Remove the racist Sims’ statue!’ – Workers World, August 31, 2017 Union Settlement Announces Launch Of East Harlem 360° – Harlem World, August 31, 2017 Man Passes…

News – July 2017

East Harlem News

2nd Ave. Subway Lures Foreign Investors, Especially Chinese, to Yorkville – DNAinfo, July 31, 2017 The 8th Council District: A River Runs Through It – City Limits, July 31, 2017 Harlem Man Identified as Victim in Charter Bus Crash – DNAinfo, July 31, 2017 The taking of Gotham 123: The subways have been hijacked by…

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

MTA Worker Arrested For Allegedly Not Helping Police Pursuit – Gothamist, June 30, 2017 Manhattan DA Will End Criminal Prosecution Of Fare Beaters This Fall – Gothamist, June 30, 2017 CityViews: Rezoning Vote Confrontation Demands Community Board Reform – City Limits, June 29, 2017 Manhattan supermarket survey shows too few for residents, Gale Brewer says…