As part of my office’s statutory ULURP (“Uniform Land Use Review Procedure”) responsibilities, we will hold an official public hearing on the Mayor’s proposed rezoning of a large swath of Inwood in Upper Manhattan at 6:00 pm, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at IS 218, 4600 Broadway (enter on 196th St.). Continue Reading →
The NY Times commented that, “the earth never rests, not even in the city that never sleeps,” is on point because the rift in the crust that runs along underneath this street from the East River to New Jersey and is known as the 125th Street Fault or the Manhattanville Fault is live. Continue Reading →
Mayor de Blasio joined crash survivors, victims’ families, seniors and elected officials on the steps of City Hall to demand leaders in Albany include an expansion of New York City’s school zone speed enforcement camera program in the final state budget by April 1, 2018. Continue Reading →
UMEZ Arts Engagement is a new grant program launched in December 2017 to enhance the diversity and frequency of arts and cultural presentations in Upper Manhattan. Continue Reading →
From the first day of his administration, when I was arrested in front of Trump Tower, I have been vocal against the racism and sexism that he cannot or will not avoid spouting.
What would it take for Upper Manhattan to serve as a model of “smart city” corridors of the future while providing a pipeline of fresh talent for 21st-century jobs? Continue Reading →
A note to Harlem World Magazine from uptown council member Ydanis Rodriguez: Continue Reading →
Like other well-to-do New Yorkers in the late 1700s, Alexander Hamilton and his family moved to Harlem Heights in Upper Manhattan, a rural area with cool breezes that also provided an escape from the yellow fever threat in Lower Manhattan, according to the National Park Service (NPS). Continue Reading →
Police were searching Tuesday night for a suspect who stabbed a man in the doorway of a store in Upper Manhattan in the early morning. Continue Reading →
Bohemia Realty Group, residential and commercial, sales and leasing brokerage company in Upper Manhattan and the Bronx, is hosting the third workshop of its monthly series on Wednesday, March 22, 7- to 8 p.m., at 3880 Broadway between 162nd & 163rd Street in Washington Heights, NY.
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Police are investigating graffiti that says “ISIS” in an Upper Manhattan subway station. Continue Reading →