Columbia claims to have exceeded minority hiring and spending goals, but critics are skeptical.
The board says Columbia is not living up to goals it agreed to during negotiations for its expansion.
The WHDC will award $2 million in grants Thursday.
The Empire State Development Corporation says it will examine Columbia's hiring records.
The West Harlem Local Development Corporation paid $320,000 to two politically-connected consultants.
The board says it has "no confidence" in the West Harlem Local Development Corporation which is being investigated by the State Attorney General.
The former Taystee Bakery and Corn Exchange Building sites will be transformed into a brewery and office and retail space.
The state's appeals court ruled the city was right when it evicted Citarella from the former Taystee Bakery site.
The chair of the landmarks committee said a Community Board 9 letter backing the addition was not properly approved.
Residents say a promise to build a public school in CB 9 as part of Columbia's expansion will not serve area children.
Community Board 9 said the building shouldn't be landmarked because they want to attract more tenants and jobs.
The church wants to add an elevator to aid its aging congregation.
The city's Economic Development Corporation insists on making the final decision over the developer.
Chair Larry English says the Economic Development Corporation failed to get the gourmet grocer site right the first time.
An upper Manhattan coalition wants state legislators to hear their budget concerns.
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