Officer in Fatal NY Arrest Stripped of Gun, Badge (update)

erin carverA New York City police officer involved in the arrest of a man who died in custody after being placed in an apparent chokehold has been stripped of his gun and badge and placed on desk duty, police said Saturday. Continue Reading →

Sharpton Reacts Over Death Of Man By NYPD Police Officer (update)

police choke hold manWhen LIRR workers and the MTA reached an agreement to avoid the strike that would have begun on Sunday, it seemed that Mayor de Blasio and his family would be able to leave for their ten-day Italian vacation on Friday, as scheduled. Continue Reading →

Census Show Another Increase in NYC’s Non-Hispanic White Population

east-harlem11Kevin Gallagher and Sharon Almog, both teachers, considered moving to New Jersey with their two children several years ago when they were squeezed out of the apartment they were subletting in Stuyvesant Town, the sprawling complex that has long been a haven for working- and middle-class families in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Want To Be The Greenest Neighbor On Your Block

NYC Master Composter Certificate CourseGreat, become the greenest neighbor on your block with the NYC Master Composter Certificate Course! You’ll learn about setting up your own compost system, using finished compost and techniques for teaching others about composting. Continue Reading →

In Public Housing, Units Languish in Limbo

vacancies-1-articleLargeTwo years ago, Chastity Ciprian said she asked about the two top-floor apartments, long vacant in her four-story building at Harlem River Houses, a public-housing project at the northern tip of Manhattan.
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Chart Says East Harlem Is Horniest Hood

article-2494215-194C2E8000000578-556_634x695Face it, if you live in a New York City apartment (with those paper-thin walls), you’ve probably awoken to the sounds of your neighbors — ahem — doing the nasty. But, if you’ve noticed this happening more frequently than not, you just might be living in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Weekend Picks Jazz, Dance and Cabaret

By Walter Rutledge

This is going to be one beautiful autumn New York weekend. So why not take a ferry ride to hear and experience jazz, or see cutting edge dance downtown, then grab a late night bite cabaret style uptown. Here are a few of the many events happening around town and in our community. Continue Reading →