Senator Espaillat To Host Thanksgiving Lunch

adriano-espaillat-fbState Senator Adriano Espaillat is hosting a Thanksgiving lunch. The annual event attracts hundreds of local seniors. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Members Levine, Rodriguez And Others Get Legal With Illegal Hotels

levine and rodriquez in harlem1On Friday, October 30 the City Council Committee on Housing and Buildings held a hearing on a package of legislative proposals aimed at strengthening New York City’s enforcement against illegal hotels. Continue Reading →

Senator Adriano Espaillat Propose One Year Stop On Liquor Licenses In Inwood

senator adriano espaillatToday, Thursday October 22nd, State Senator Adriano Espaillat (D-Manhattan/Bronx) will call on the New York State Liquor Authority to stop granting ‘on premise’ liquor licenses in Inwood for one year, and his intention to introduce legislation to that effect when session resumes. Continue Reading →

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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Electeds Call For Rapid Expansion Of Select Bus Service

M60 SBSState Senator Adriano Espaillat (D-Manhattan/Bronx), Councilman Mark Levine (D-Manhattan), and Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez (D-Manhattan), Chair of the NYC Council’s Transportation Committee, and advocates called for the expedient creation of ten new Select Bus Service lines. Continue Reading →

Harlem/Uptown Electeds Hold Tenants Rights Press Conference

rent law confernceWith rent laws set to expire Monday; Harlem electeds State Senator Adriano Espaillat, the Ranking Member of the Senate’s Housing Committee, Councilman Mark Levine, Co-Chair of the City Council’s Affordable Housing Preservation Task Force, and Councilman Ydanis Rodríguez, held a press conference.

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DOT And Ydanis Rodriguez Break Ground On Uptown Bike Lanes

IMG_0068Don’t underestimate the importance of this development: Today, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez announced the groundbreaking for new bike routes linking the Hudson River Greenway to the restored High Bridge, which connects Upper Manhattan to the Bronx. Continue Reading →

Uptown Games Sunday At Riverbank State Park

Photo1webSenator Adriano Espaillat, Council Members Ydanis Rodriguez and Mark Levine, and Assemblyman Herman Denny Farrell announce the first annual Outdoor Uptown Games, to be held Sunday (June 14) at Riverbank State Park.

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Gale Brewer Reappoints Safe Streets Foes To Harlem And Other CB’s

Gale Brewer tells traffic violence victims how nasty they are for urging her to remove street safety obstructionists from community boards. Photo: Stephen Miller

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer has reappointed a slate of community board members with a long history of opposing safer streets and better transit. Continue Reading →