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Preservationists Doubt Marcus Garvey Watchtower Will Be Restored

The watchtower atop Marcus Garvey Park will begin to come down in November. It will be restored in 2017.

East Harlem »

Marcus Garvey Basketball League Sound Permit Restored for Final Tournament

Capt. Thomas Harnisch, of the 25th Precinct, reinstated the permit and met with organizers.

Central Harlem »

Fresh from Victory, Rangel Supporters Want Him to Groom a Successor

After winning his 23rd and final term, Rangel needs to start picking his replacement, fans say.

Washington Heights »

Rangel Debate Telephone Skit Ridicules Opponents

Rangel's challengers called his behavior inappropriate given the forum's focus on poverty.

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.

Central Harlem »

Randolph Houses to Be Refurbished After Decades-Long Wait

The A. Phillip Randolph Houses will combine public housing and affordable housing units.

Central Harlem »

Community Service Award Named For Late Harlem Council Aide Lynette Velasco

Velasco supported the Harlem Arts Festival in its early days and now the group is honoring her legacy.

East Harlem »

CB 11 Approves 32-Story Towers' Parking Variance in Exchange for Jobs

The agreement has less guaranteed affordable housing than Community Board 11 wanted.

Central Harlem »

Artimus Construction to Build Housing on 110th Street near Central Park

The mixed-use development will feature retail and a community group on the ground floor.

Murray Hill »

Speaker Candidates Face Off Over Who'll Be Best Replacement for Quinn

The seven council members praised the mayor-elect even as they promised to resist him.

Civic Center »

Union Meddling in Speaker's Race Is Unwelcome, Council Members Say

Some in the council resent 1199 SEIU's vocal promotion of Melissa Mark-Viverito for speaker.

Central Harlem »

Voters to Decide Nasty Council District 9 Race Between Dickens and Morgan

The pair have taken shots at one another during the Democratic Primary for the Central Harlem seat.

Central Harlem »

Harlem's Historic Fire Watchtower to Get $4 Million Makeover

Plans are in the works to turn the Marcus Garvey Park landmark into a wi-fi hotspot.

Hamilton Heights »

Slain Transgender Woman Remembered by Family and LGBT Groups at Vigil

Hundreds of grieving friends gathered in Harlem Tuesday to remember Islan Nettles.

Civic Center »

Council Speaker Hopeful Weprin Donates Thousands to Key Political Orgs

Mark Weprin's donations to key groups and campaigns come ahead of the showdown for speaker next year.

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