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East Harlem »

Lawmakers Unveil Anti-Crime Plan for 125th Street and Lexington

The plan calls for increasing police presence and restricting new methadone clinics from opening.

Central Harlem »

New Law Would Rid City of Derelict Scaffolding Sheds

The proposed law would require property owners to actively work on the building if there is a shed.

Central Harlem »

Harlem Half Marathon Organizer Cancels Race Over Lack of Permits

State Sen. Bill Perkins asked the organizers to cancel the race that was scheduled for September.

Central Harlem »

Man Fights to Save Harlem Community Garden

Harlem Grown's garden on 134th St. and Lenox Ave. may be destroyed to make way for affordable housing.

East Harlem »

Select Bus Service Rolls Out Along the M60 Line on 125th Street

Politicians lauded the new service, but advocates for the disabled said more could be done to help them.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Pols Criticize Con Edison at Explosion Hearing

State Sen. Bill Perkins and Assemblymen Robert Rodriguez said more can be done stop another explosion.

Central Harlem »

Select Bus Service to Launch on 125th Street in May

The long winter pushed back the debut of the controversial service on the M60 bus line.

Central Harlem »

Lenox Terrace Residents Fight Proposal to Add Towers to Complex

Residents say they are against a plan that would allow six additional buildings up to 28 stories tall.

Upper West Side »

Gym Ban for Rent-Regulated Building Tenants is 'Apartheid,' Say Opponents

Stonehenge Village is facing a discrimination complaint filed by Public Advocate Letitia James.

Central Harlem »

125th Street Businesses Displaced by Urban League Project Plan Lawsuit

Merchants being forced to move from 125th Street say they will be put out of business.

Central Harlem »

Harlem Businesses Slated to be Displaced Petition the Governor for Help

The businesses on 125th Street say they want to be considered more in the Urban League development plan.

Central Harlem »

Macy's Says It's Not Coming to Harlem

National Urban League says negotiations with the retailer for its 125th Street project were unsuccessful.

Central Harlem »

Harlem Residents Blast Urban League HQ That Will Close Local Businesses

National Urban League President Marc Morial came to Harlem to defend the project.

Central Harlem »

125th Street Businesses Say Urban League Project Will Displace Them

Four businesses will be forced to move as the civil rights group plans its headquarters on 125th Street.

Central Harlem »

Controversial Select Bus Service Coming to 125th Street, DOT Says

The M60 SBS will have six stops on 125th Street, dedicated bus lane from Lenox Avenue to Second Avenue.