City Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito

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Mott Haven »

Urban Planners Propose Green Alternatives to FreshDirect's Bronx Facility

Urban planners suggested parks and community spaces would be a better use of the South Bronx waterfront.

East Harlem »

Council Member Denounces Possible Hate Crimes Minutes After Eighth Attack

An eighth mugging sparks the concern and outrage of Franklin Plaza, where residents fear being targeted.

East Harlem »

Hate Crimes Unit Investigating East Harlem Serial Mugger Targeting Asians

The suspect, who assaulted the victims, has struck six times in the past week, cops said.

New York City »

New City Council District Map Unveiled

The city's Districting Commission unanimously unveiled — and approved — the new lines Thursday night.

Harlem »

Much of Harlem Dodges Wrath of Hurricane Sandy

Downed trees, property damage seem to be the most serious affects of Monday's major storm, say officials.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Residents Fear Loss of La Marqueta in Redistricting

East Harlem residents worry La Marqueta could be cut from their council district.

West Harlem »

Christine Quinn Ramps Up Her Uptown Presence Ahead of 2013 Mayoral Race

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn has become a near-constant presence uptown this summer.

East Harlem »

Dog Owners Shouldn't Wait for 'Poop Fairy' to Keep Harlem Clean, Pols Say

Melissa Mark-Viverito launched a campaign to get dog owners to pick up after their pets.

East Harlem »

Hot Bread Kitchen Opens Harlem Store

Food from Hot Bread Kitchen's incubator is now available for purchase by the general public.

East Harlem »

Harlem Small Businesses Rail Against Bloomberg's Sugary Drink Ban

Locals say the ban will hurt businesses and will not solve the obesity crisis.

East Harlem »

Senior Swim Hours Expands to 14 City Pools

Seniors can now swim in hours set aside exclusively for them in 14 outdoor city pools.

East Harlem »

Donors Raise Enough Money for Funeral of 12-Year-Old Bullied Harlem Boy

The family of Joel Morales needed help for his funeral after he hung himself amid bullying by peers.

Port Morris »

FreshDirect Will Serve Entire Bronx and Take Food Stamps

Critics had slammed Fresh Direct for taking public subsidies, but only delivering to the north Bronx.

New York City »

Stop and Frisk Policy to Come Under Greater Oversight, Ray Kelly Says

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly announced greater oversight of stop, question and frisks Thursday.

East Harlem »

Residents and Pols March in East Harlem to Protest Rise in Crime

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer says increase in East Harlem violent crime "unacceptable."