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Airbnb Worsens City's Affordable Housing Crisis, Harlem Pols Say

City apartments should go to New Yorkers, not tourists, state and federal lawmakers said.

Washington Heights »

Councilman Mark Levine Faces Diverse Challenges in Redrawn Uptown District

Levine sees himself as someone who brings people together under a progressive agenda. 

Washington Heights »

Parks Department Unveils $11M Fort Washington Park Renovation

The renovation added a new playground, ballfields, volleyball courts and picnic areas to the uptown park.

Washington Heights »

Parents Ask de Blasio to Put Online Kindergarten Applications on Hold

The controversial online kindergarten application system is a "ticking time bomb," parents said Thursday.

Washington Heights »

WaHi Tenants Left Without Gas for 5 Months to Get Service Back, Pol Says

Gas should be restored to 525 West 156th St. on Friday morning, Jackson's office said.

Inwood »

Uptown Housing Advocate Patricia McCullough Dies

Longtime Inwood advocate Patricia McCullough, dubbed a slum landlord's "worst nightmare," died Oct. 7.

Inwood »

Schools Should Not Be Forced to Share Space, Parents Say at Rally

Parents from across the city spoke out against co-locations at a protest outside of Tweed Courthouse.

Civic Center »

City Council Overrides Bloomberg's Veto of NYPD Oversight Bills

The council cleared the way for new measures to curtail NYPD practices despite Bloomberg's opposition.

West Harlem »

Harlem Restaurants Speak Out Against Proposed Styrofoam Container Ban

Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed the ban in his final State of the City address.

Hamilton Heights »

Revamped Pedestrian Malls in Harlem Invite Users to Stop, Smell the Roses

The city spent $700,000 to restore eight malls on Broadway in Hamilton Heights.

Upper East Side »

Trash Transfer Station Supporters Use Kids as 'Human Shields,' Foes Say

Asphalt Green and Pledge 2 Protect have slammed Borough President contender Julie Menin.

Washington Heights »

Parents, Pols Rally Against Dezoning Uptown Schools

Parents from across the city united in opposition to the dezoning in a series of events Tuesday.

Upper West Side »

City Council Candidates Fight for Name Recognition in Redrawn UWS District

Several District 7 candidates are well-known in Washington Heights and Inwood, but less so on the UWS. 

Washington Heights »

Mayoral Hopeful Bill de Blasio Wins Support of Uptown Democrats

Bill de Blasio handily won the endorsement of the Barack Obama Democratic Club of Upper Manhattan Monday.

Central Harlem »

PCB Light Fixtures in Schools to Be Fixed Sooner Than Expected, City Says

The move comes after City Councilman Robert Jackson called on the state to investigate.

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