Rats freely roam the grounds of Lake View Apartments at East 106th Street and Fifth Avenue.
Harlem residents had complained that the plan to speed the M60 bus ignored the needs of the community.
DOE officials say the school is failing and unsafe, and are planning to phase it out.
Comptroller John Liu says the city is at risk of paying more money if the case is not settled.
Critics say Columbia hasn't hired enough African-American architects for its Manhattanville expansion.
Lines at the polls on Election Day stretched down the block at many spots in Harlem Tuesday.
The DOT said it will begin making changes to Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard in August.
Education officals denied the Harlem Success Academy move would disqualify magnet schools' $11M grant.
Wadleigh Middle School school will receive a new principal after outcry from community and officials.
The closure of the middle school comes as a controversial charter school hopes to move into the building.
The DOE plans to close middle school grades at Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing Arts.
The Johnson Houses Community and Children's Center will feature a host of programs and services.
Mark Ruffalo and hundreds of others rallied against hydrofracking at BMCC Wednedsay.
Borough President Scott Stringer is trying to stop the group handling the $150 million Columbia University community benefits agreement with West Harlem to stop disbursing funds and reorganize.
Harlem United Against Walmart says the mammoth retailer would destroy small businesses and take advantage of workers.
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