Inwood Library Visioning Sessions With Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez

Ydanis Rodriguez would like to let you know about a great opportunity to mold the future for our treasured Inwood Library. Continue Reading →

A Message From Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez

Dear friends and neighbors,

oday marks a turning point in our country’s history. Over the past eight years, we’ve made strides; expanding the rights of the LGBT community, combating climate change with real commitments, furthering conversations on race and criminal justice reform and strengthening job growth at a consistent pace. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rodriguez Leads Supermajority Endorse Public Funding For Citi Bike Expansion

Flanked by colleagues, Citi Bike riders and bike advocates, Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the City Council Transportation Committee, released this letter to Mayor de Blasio, signed by 34 Council Members, requesting funding in the upcoming budget for the expansion of Citi Bike to all five boroughs. Continue Reading →

Public Funding For Citi Bike Expansion Supported By Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez And Others

Flanked by colleagues, Citi Bike riders and bike advocates, Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the City Council Transportation Committee, will announce the widespread NYC Council support for public funding to continue Citi Bike’s expansion to all five boroughs in city budget on Wednesday. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Council Member Rodriguez And Others Call To Hit And Run Driver At City Hall

Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez (above) and others will call for the driver of a black Ford Econoline van to turn himself in, following a hit and run crash that left a man in critical condition on Monday morning in Midtown Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Rodriguez, Tenants, Electeds, Advocates Rally For Safer Conditions In Inwood

Tenants at 3852 10th Ave and 3856 10th Ave in Inwood are fighting back against their landlord, Julian Rodriguez, the property manager Kitty Huang and its associated LLC, Confe Realty, after 17 were left hospitalized from a gas leak on Saturday, January 7th. Continue Reading →

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez Pens Letter to US Senator Jeff Sessions

As Senator Jeff Sessions begins his confirmation hearings at the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee today, many of his past comments about race, gender, LGBT rights and more are catching up to him. Continue Reading →

City Proposes Swallowing Inwood Library With Affordable Housing Development

Officials from the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the New York Public Library (NYPL) proposed a drastic redevelopment of the Inwood Library into a public-private development featuring affordable housing units stacked on top of a renovated library. Continue Reading →

Joint Statement On Swastika In Inwood Subway Station

On Monday night, January 2nd, 2017, members of the local Inwood community discovered swastikas had been drawn on an advertisement in the Dyckman Street A train station for an art exhibit at the Jewish Museum. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez To Announce Package Of “Hit And Run” Legislation

On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017, at 10:00 AM, uptown Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez will announce legislation to eradicate Hit and Run Crashes on City Hall Steps in New York, NY. Continue Reading →