Levine And Rodriguez To Implement Harlem Bus Lanes ASAP

levine chris loweTransit advocates and Upper Manhattan elected officials gathered this morning at the corner of Amsterdam Avenue and 125th Street to urge DOT to extend bus lanes on 125th Street to West Harlem as soon as possible.

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Some Harlem Bus Riders “Trampling Our Liberties”

125_buslaneA DOT plan to extend bus lanes and add turn restrictions on 125th Street was shouted down last night by the same hecklers who have filibustered street safety improvements at Community Board 10 for years. Noticeably absent from last night’s meeting: People who ride the bus on 125th Street. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Franklin Gaskin (Franco the Great), 1928-

franlkin gaskinFranco the Great (born Franklin Gaskin in Panama 1928, also the Harlem Picasso) is a street artist in Harlem, New York. He earned his notoriety by painting storefront security gates in West Harlem. Continue Reading →