Harlem’s Levine And Others To Hold Landlord Accountable For Dangerous Conditions

mark levine 2Elected officials and advocates rallied in front of buildings run by Durst-owned BCB Management in upper Manhattan to show support for rent-stabilized tenants living under dangerous conditions. Continue Reading →

Landlord’s Campaign To Displace Rent-Stabilized Tenants In Harlem

mark levine 2On Saturday, January 30, elected officials, tenants, and tenant advocates from Pa’lante Harlem will rally in front of 3147 and 3149 Broadway in an effort to highlight the predatory behavior of the building’s owner, BCB Property Management. Continue Reading →

What You Should Know About Your Tap Water Uptown

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By Mark Levine

On the eve of a record-setting snowstorm, residents across Upper Manhattan experienced brown water flowing through their taps. Continue Reading →

Levine: Parks Committee Chair Mark Levine Hails New Parks Funding

mark levine 2Safety and maintenance are the foundations of a truly open and thriving parks system. It’s welcome news that the Mayor has proposed an increase in vitally needed funding for additional PEP officers in his preliminary budget proposal. Continue Reading →

Uptown Community Members Rally To Save Closing Supermarket

extralargeToday, uptown elected officials and community members will rally in an effort to save a desperately needed supermarket vital to the well-being of the neighborhood.

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Harlem Council Member Mark Levine On Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

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By Council Member Mark Levine

Too many of those who stand to benefit the most from medical marijuana will face the highest barriers to access.   Continue Reading →

Here, Here, Harlem Officials Call For City Wide Ferry Plan Expansion In Harlem

harlem city council manToday, elected officials, community leaders and transportation advocates reiterated their call for ferry service along the Hudson River. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s CB 9 Votes For Broadway Road Diet In Harlem

community 9 in harlemCommunity Board 9 voted last night to approve DOT’s plan for safety improvements along Broadway in West Harlem Streetsblog reported. Continue Reading →

Joint Statement On Air Quality From Council Member Levine and State Senator Espaillat

adrain and mark in harlemIn a joint statement below from Harlem council member Mark Levine and State Senator Adriano Espaillat on the air quality test results at the North River Wastewater Treatment Plant.
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DOT Weakened Riverside Drive Plan For CB 9 [Updated]

Riverside_Dr_-_Google_MapsDOT watered down and delayed an already half-hearted plan to make Riverside Drive safer for walking in deference to opposition from Community Board 9 in Harlem. Continue Reading →