Veteran Harlem politician Inez Dickens has her heart set on becoming speaker of the City Council early next year, but a number of new challenges stand in her way.
City Council member Inez Dickens overwhelmingly won re-election in the Democratic primary Tuesday night, setting the stage for her campaign to become City Council speaker in the coming months.
In Harlem’s District 9, community banker Vince Morgan is giving City Council member Inez Dickens a run for her money, gaining traction with major endorsements and an aggressive campaign.
In honor of Teachers College's 125th anniversary, students, faculty, locals, and city officials celebrated its history, legacy, and a new street sign bearing the college's name.
Corey Ortega joined with local political figures and nonprofit partners on Saturday to celebrate the grand opening of his newly formed West Harlem Progressive Democratic Club.
City Council member Inez Dickens has an official challenger in Vince Morgan, SIPA ’06, a former congressional candidate and an outspoken critic of Columbia’s Manhattanville expansion.
A total of $1.2 million was pledged by City Council member Inez Dickens and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer to fix two aging staircases between Riverside Park and St. Clair Place and Tiemann Place.
The plan adopted Thursday could put in place many of the changes proposed in earlier draft maps, which have been met with strong opposition from local politicians and residents.
Many partygoers sported campaign memorabilia—including one “47%” T-shirt, a reference to Romney’s now infamous comments about Americans who pay no income taxes. Even the waiters maneuvering through the crowd wore Obama pins.
Thomas Lopez-Pierre wants to be taken seriously as a City Council candidate, but he’s best known for his racially and sexually charged rhetoric, as well as the racy singles club he once operated.
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