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Landlords Keep Racking Up Violations Despite Being on 'Worst Landlord' List

The Public Advocate visited some of the worst landlords in East Harlem and the South Bronx on Wednesday.

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Rent-Regulated Tenants Being Driven Out by 'Illegal' Renovation, They Say

The husband of fashion designer Joseph Altuzarra was hit with a stop-work order at 187 Lenox Ave.

Central Harlem »

More Than 1,500 People Sign Petitions to Save Harlem's Community Gardens

The petition asks Mayor Bill de Blasio not to tear down the gardens to build affordable housing.

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.

Upper West Side »

MAP: Green Roofs, Music Practice Rooms Part of $40M Upgrade to Schools

The projects range from upgrading facilities like auditoriums and boilers to creating rooftop gardens.

Central Harlem »

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.