Fort George Hill Development Revealed In Inwood

New York Yimby reports that permits have been filed for a 12-story mixed-use affordable housing facility at 1769 Fort George Hill, in Inwood. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez’s Annual State Of The District

Here is Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez’s remarks at the 7th annual State of the District Address for District 10 at the Salome Ureña Educational Campus: Continue Reading →

7th Annual State of the District Address 2017 By Northern Manhattan’s Ydanis Rodriguez

Dear Friends,

Our 7th Annual State of the District Address 2017 “Building a Community for All” in Northern Manhattan is this Sunday, October 15th doors open at 1:00pm, at the Salome Ureña Educational Campus located at 4600 Broadway. NY, NY 10040 (on the corner of 196th Street). Continue Reading →

East Harlem rezoning wins City Planning approval

The effort to rezone East Harlem to allow for more building density and low-income housing made a leap forward today, as the City Planning Commission voted to approve the measure. Continue Reading →

Uptown Goes Medieval During The 33rd Annual Medieval Festival 2017

Join NYC Parks, the Washington Heights & Inwood Development Corporation and the Fort Tryon Park Trust for the 33rd annual Medieval Festival. Continue Reading →

Acadia Sells Inwood Office Building Uptown

The Real Deal reports that Fairbridge Properties bought a 53,000-square-foot office building in Inwood, records filed with the city Tuesday show. Continue Reading →

“The Salon Hang” 2017 Arts Fundraiser Uptown

Friday, October 13th through Sunday October 15th, 2017, Fort Washington Collegiate Church presents “The Salon Hang: Grace –Diversity-Community”, an Uptown arts show and fundraiser for their community based arts & youth programs. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez’s 7th Annual State Of The District

A note to Harlem World Magazine from uptown council member Ydanis Rodriguez: Continue Reading →

The 119th Street Well In Harlem Farming Country, 1897 (Photo)

The 119th Street Well by James Reuel Smith, the Well was located 25 feet south of west 119th Street and 150 feet east of Amsterdam Avenue, NY, October 6, 1897. Continue Reading →

Burglar Breaks Into Harlem Rep Espaillat’s Office

Maybe he was looking for some late-night constituent services. A masked burglar filibustered into a Harlem Congressman’s office early Friday but apparently took nothing, police sources said. Continue Reading →

Inwood Library’s Transformation Into Affordable Housing Is Closer

NY Curbed reports that plans to redevelop Inwood’s library into affordable housing is moving forward. Last week, the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development, in partnership with the New York Public Library, released a request for proposals to redevelop the site at 4790 Broadway. Continue Reading →

FDNY Suspends Trains From Harlem To The Bronx

Due to FDNY activity, A train service is suspended between 125 Street and Inwood at 207 Street in both directions, and C train service is suspended between Euclid Avenue  and 168 Street in both directions. Continue Reading →

City Unveils Updated Inwood Rezoning Plan

Almost one full year after being booed out of a meeting, the city Economic Development Corporation returned to Community Board 12 Thursday night to present an updated proposal to rezone Inwood both east and west of 10th Avenue. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Herman “Denny” Farrell’s Assembly Post May Be Vacant Sooner Than Later

When Assemblymember Herman “Denny” Farrell, who heads the chamber’s Ways and Means Committee, announced he would not seek reelection next year, it set off a murmur about who might succeed him in the powerful — and lucrative — committee post. Continue Reading →

Uptown Rezoning Could Increase Affordable Housing

The city has released its plan to rezone Inwood, the third New York City neighborhood targeted under Mayor de Blasio’s initiative to build and preserve 210,000 units of affordable housing by 2020. Continue Reading →