Rodriguez And Espaillat Other Electeds, Advocates, Residents Call Out Uptown Bad Landlords

espaillat-rodriguez-jpgJust as Harlem World Magazine posts their Harlem’s 25 Worst Landlords: The Full 2016 List, a Landlord at 78 Thayer Avenue has driven his rent regulated tenants out of the buildings to the point where over 30 apartments are now vacant, while the uptown community languishes in an affordable housing crisis.
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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 →

The World-Renowned Association of Dominican Classical Artists Free Opening Concert In Harlem


Join an exciting upcoming event, featuring great music and an educational environment. The Association of Dominican Classical Artists is beginning their 7th season with a free concert on Thursday, October 20th at 7:00 PM.

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Uptowns Ydanis Rodriguez, TLC And Others Hosts Third Annual Vision Zero Safety Honor Roll

image002The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) today hosted its third annual Vision Zero Safety Honor Roll event to spotlight the achievement of 378 of the city’s safest TLC-licensed drivers.  Continue Reading →

Northern Manhattan New York Primary Election Results


It was a bad night for incumbents, as two of the three biggest primary races in the city went to upstart challengers Tuesday evening. Continue Reading →

Health Department Awards Washington Heights Organization And Others For Community Development

washington hieghts awardThe Health Department and the Fund for Public Health in New York today announced the release of $400,000 in grants to eight community-based organizations in neighborhoods across the city as part of Take Care New York (TCNY) 2020. Continue Reading →

City Councilman Leads Protests In Inwood Against Rezoning

east-harlem sliderCouncilman Ydanis Rodriguez has made the decision to not support the proposed rezoning of Inwood that would allow for a 15-story residential building in a low-rise neighborhood, reports POLITICO. Continue Reading →

Brewer Hosts Dominican Day Parade Launch Reception In Washington Heights

dominican_group_1Tuesday evening, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and the Dominican Day Parade Committee held a launch party in Washington Heights for the upcoming Dominican Day Parade. Continue Reading →

Join The Discussion At Our InwoodNYC Neighborhood Planning Meeting

Councilmember-Ydanis-Rodriguez1By Ydanis Rodriguez, Council Member

I would like to invite you to our large open house to discuss the latest happenings around the Inwood NYC neighborhood planning process. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Dickens And Other Electeds Introduce “Right To Record Act”

Right to Record Act recroppedOn July 14, Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, Deputy Leader, and Council Member Helen Rosenthal, Chair of the Committee on Contracts, held a press conference to announce the introduction of the “Right to Record Act”. Continue Reading →