Russian Novelist Unloading $1.3M Washington Heights Home

idov-home-in-harlemScreenwriter/novelist Michael Idov knows what it is like to live in an authoritarian country without logic, as he chronicled his time in Putin-controlled Russia in a New York Times magazine piece, “My Accidental Career as a Russian Screenwriter,” in January of this year. Continue Reading →

Nearly 60 Percent Of Harlemites Live Paycheck To Paycheck: Study

east-harlem sliderNew Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis hear it all the time — homelessness can happen to anyone. A new report has found that nearly 60 percent of New Yorkers could be out on the street if they lose their jobs, have an accident or encounter some other unforeseen event that limits their ability to pay the bills. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Members Levine, Rodriguez, Mark-Viverito And Others Champion America’s Diversity

mark-levine-melessa-and-ydanis1On Sunday, November 20, 2016, at 2:30 PM, the Hebrew Tabernacle in Washington Heights will host a community interfaith thanksgiving celebration to champion diversity and denounce the hatred America is experiencing nationwide. Continue Reading →

Washington Heights Community Projects Receive Six Major Design Awards in Past Year

the-steps-before-and-after11Commissioner Feniosky Peña-Mora of the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) announced today that three major projects recently completed by DDC in Washington Heights have received a total of six prestigious architecture and engineering awards in the last 12 months. Continue Reading →

Marisol Alcantara Has Eye On Upper Manhattan Senate Seat

delarosa-1473830853-9914-1478603606-5416Marisol Alcantara knows what it’s like to eek out a win on election night. She just won’t have to do it on Nov. 8; she did it two months ago. Continue Reading →

Four-Story, Two-Unit Townhouse Planned In Washington Heights

510-west-159th-streetFloral Park, N.Y.-based M&K Enterprises Group has filed applications for a four-story, two-unit residential building at 510 West 159th Street, located on the southern end of Washington Heights. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez Chair Of The City Council Talks Driverless Cars

Councilmember-Ydanis-Rodriguez1On Friday, October 28th, 2016, Chair of the Council Member Washington Heights’ Ydanis Rodriguez read this statement regarding Driverless Cars And What They Mean For Uptown And NYC to the NYC Transportation committee:

Good morning and welcome to the Transportation Committee’s hearing on “The Future of Driverless Vehicles in New York City.” My name is Ydanis Rodriguez and I am the chair of the committee. Continue Reading →

Archaeologist Kathleen Martinez To Announce Break Through In Cleopatra’s Lost Tomb Uptown

kathleenmartinez1World famous archaeologist Kathleen Martinez, State Senator Adriano Espaillat, Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez and other local elected officials and leaders will hold a press conference to announce that Kathleen Martinez will be speaking this weekend in Washington Heights at Columbia University’s Armand Hammer Health Science Building. Continue Reading →

Men From Harlem, Washington Heights, Queens Arrested For Impersonating Cops

nypd polic impersonatorsThe men from Harlem, Washington Heights, Queens are facing charges for impersonating police officers while committing a litany of crimes including robbery, arson and calling in fake threats on police radio frequencies. Continue Reading →

Full Reconstruction To Start On Abraham Lincoln Playground in Harlem

housing-complex-in-harlemA Harlem playground has been added to a $285 million city initiative to fully reconstruct long-overlooked parks. Continue Reading →