A long-controversial homeless shelter on the Upper West Side will cut its number of residents in half from 400 to 200, Comptroller Scott Stringer and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, GS ’97, announced jointly on Monday after meeting with the Department of Homeless Services.
Thanks to the leadership of local District 7 City Council member Mark Levine, the newly reformed Jewish Caucus is gaining traction in the City Council.
West Harlem scientists, politicians, and professors are busy turning their neighborhood into a haven for biotechnology start-up companies.
The new law, which takes effect April 1, replaces a weaker form of the legislation passed by the City Council last year.
Members of the recently formed Housing Coalition Against Downsizing gathered Tuesday night to discuss a potential lawsuit against the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to prevent the downsizing of Section 8 housing.
The rally, at Stonehenge Village on 97th Street near Amsterdam Avenue, comes as Public Advocate Letitia James said that her office will file a complaint against Stonehenge, which owns and manages 22 residential properties in the city.
Helen Rosenthal, the City Council member for District 6, is pledging to make changes to a controversial homeless shelter on West 95th Street.
The plan, which aims to drastically reduce traffic fatalities across the city, echoes various proposals put forth by city and state politicians over the past month.
Borough President Gale Brewer wants to make data about the city’s government more accessible, a move that could benefit local community boards.
The Department of Transportation unveiled plans for extensive safety changes to the 96th Street and Broadway intersection at a public meeting with Community Board 7 on Thursday night.
Apr 18, 1:57pm
As part of a series of short interviews featuring individual members of the Varsity Show, Spectrum’s Sally Gao sat down with Lindsay Garber, BC ’16. Lindsay, who transferred to Barnard... Read More
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