The City Council is expected to approve a modified plan to rezone 125th Street to allow for denser residential and commercial development today, but the rezoning’s most vocal opponents are not giving up the fight.
The Coalition to Save Harlem is mounting its umpteenth protest against the plan, which they contend “falls woefully short Read More
Buoyed by a set of concessions and modifications hammered out in the past few days, the Bloomberg administration’s plan to rezone 125th Street is set to sail through the City Council, as a key subcommittee voted to approve the plan today.
Key to winning support was a boost in the amount of affordable housing Read More
Word that a key City Council subcommittee had approved the rezoning of 125th Street this morning had just started to make its way up to Harlem by the time an “Emergency Demonstration and Rally” organized by a group of neighborhood street merchants began at 3.
Vendors had been passing out fliers for the Read More
About 100 people turned up at a rally in Harlem on Saturday aimed at blocking the Bloomberg administration’s plan to rezone 125th Street to allow for denser residential and commercial development. But the rally quickly turned into an omnibus protest about everything from Columbia’s Harlem expansion to Robert Mugabe’s teetering government in Zimbabwe.
The Coalition to Save Harlem is planning on Saturday to create a human chain stretching the entire length of 125th Street to protest the city’s plan to rezone the neighborhood’s main commercial corridor.
Dubbed “Hands Across Harlem," the demonstration is one of dozens of local protests aimed at halting the rezoning Read More
Ronald McDonald walked onto the stage of the Apollo Theater on Wednesday night to introduce the first two performers during the venue’s weekly Amateur Night.
The handful of young children in the audience were delighted, but others seemed confused by the appearance of such an incongruous corporate mascot on the hallowed Harlem stage.
A man Read More