Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, New York City Council Speaker Mark-Viverito and Council Member Levine, Chair of the Committee on Parks and Recreation announced a huge step forward in addressing parks equity. Continue Reading →
In a letter to the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, dated September 17, 2014, Congressman Charles B. Rangel, advocated that New York City follow the lead of other metropolitan municipalities. Continue Reading →
It was a special and great day at Gracie Mansion this year for the kick-off of the Puerto Rican ( PR ) Day Parade kick off with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday, June 6th, 2014 in NYC. Continue Reading →
“Why’re you taking a picture of the building? It’s fucking ugly.” With those words, a construction worker greeted the writer Mark Byrnes at City Lab last Thursday as he approached the entrance to David Adjaye’s Sugar Hill development, on the site of a former brownfield on West 155th and Saint Nicholas Avenue in West Harlem. Continue Reading →
Seitu Oronde was at the Puerto Rican Day Parade on June 8th, 2014 in New York City.
A day after Mayor Bill de Blasio and other high-ranking elected officials lauded the completion of a permanently affordable apartment building in Harlem’s Sugar Hill section Monday, some housing experts are raising questions about its cost. Continue Reading →
The longtime agitator, civil-rights activist and TV host was exposed Monday as an alleged former key FBI informant whose tips helped take down some of the biggest names in New York Mafia history. Continue Reading →
“This is a tragedy of the worst kind,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference. “There was no indication in time to save people.” Continue Reading →