East Harlem news

News – October 2017

East Harlem News

City Didn’t Police Tax Breaks Landlord Got for Deregulating Apts.: Lawsuit – DNAinfo, October 20, 2017 Coalition To Remove Central Park Statue Of Doctor Who Experimented On Slaves Grows – Harlem Patch, October 20, 2017 J. Marion Sims: Monumental Error – Harpers Magazine, October 19, 2017 De Blasio Announces Crackdown On E-Bike Riders – DNAinfo,…

News – September 2017

East Harlem News

New York’s Response to Puerto Rico Devastation: ‘It’s Personal for Us – New York Times, September 29, 2017 Puerto Rico supply failure stops food and water reaching desperate residents – The Guardian, September 29, 2017 Is ‘Housing Not Warehousing’ Next? – City Limits, September 29, 2017 NYC To Pay Year Of Rent For Some Homeless Families…

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:…