A newly-renovated playground and field to be shared by three West Harlem schools has remained unopened and unused for months, as some officials say it’s tied to a fight over after-school access. For more than a year, over a thousand students have been barred from the space next to 425 West 123rd Street — a […]
The groups will implement hyperlocal programs for at-risk youth in gun violence hotspots.
The central Harlem district has no incumbent running after its one-term City Council member dropped out last month. Ranked choice voting strategy may shape the low-turnout contest.
The owner of the legendary poet’s onetime Harlem residence still wants it open to the community — and free from outside control.
Nine lots from East 119th to 120th streets are required for the construction of a ‘launch box’ for tunnel boring machines, according to the MTA’s latest court filing.
The city’s housing agency is also suing, seeking to have heat and hot water restored to residents suffering multiple plagues.
A landlord filed 54 Housing Court cases last week demanding months and even years of unpaid rent. Tenants say the city Department of Social Services didn’t come through on its share of the bill.
The city says that the safe injection site in the neighborhood, the first in the nation, is reducing not just overdoses, but also nearby drug use and crime. But many locals and the NYPD disagree.
For years, NYCHA management ignored a 2018 DOI recommendation to ban lithium-ion battery powered devices in public housing. Three people, including a 5-year-old girl today, have been killed in related fires since.
The nearly 400-foot towers originally had the backing of Rev. Al Sharpton and the promise of a civil rights museum but was vehemently opposed by local elected officials worried about more gentrification in the area.