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Hamilton Heights »

Tenants in City's Rent-to-Own TIL Program Frustrated by Delays

Tenants who have been waiting for decades say their buildings don't get basic repairs. 

Washington Heights »

Growth of Mexican Community Uptown Spurred by Job Access, Lower Rents

Although Dominicans are still the dominant group, the Mexican population doubled between 2000 and 2013.

Central Harlem »

Bus-Only Lane Coming to 125th Street Despite Community Opposition

The dedicated bus lane will span both sides of 125th Street from Lenox to Morningside avenues.

Washington Heights »

Proposal To Rename Street for David Dinkins Dropped by Councilman

Councilman Mark Levine declined to submit the proposal because Dinkins' family was not supportive.

Central Harlem »

Yankees Manager Hands Out Lunches in Harlem Pool, Admits He Can't Float

Joe Girardi promoted the city's free lunch program at Lasker Pool in Central Park Thursday afternoon.

Midtown »

4 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Slated for New York City, Officials Say

The state Department of Health on Friday awarded five licenses to manufacture and sell medical cannabis.

Upper West Side »

UWS Councilman Joins Call for Protected Bike Lane on Amsterdam Ave.

A growing call for a northbound bike lane on Amsterdam Avenue earned Levine's support.

West Harlem »

Teacher Who Committed Suicide Forged Common Core Test Answers, DOE Says

The principal of the Teachers College Community School jumped in front of the subway in April.

Bed-Stuy »

Landlords Who Harass Commercial Tenants Would Be Penalized Under New Bill

Business tenants facing harassment could be awarded a month's rent or $1,000, along with other fees.

West Harlem »

Harlem Politicians Call for Bus Lanes to be Expanded Along 125th Street

City Councilmembers Mark Levine and Ydanis Rodriguez called for the expansion Thursday morning. 

Midtown »

City to Review Contracts With Donald Trump Following Comments on Mexicans

The city says it will review the contracts it has with Trump following comments he made about Mexico. 

Upper West Side »

$40K in Council Funds Earmarked to Prevent Tenant Harassment on UWS

The majority of complaints logged by Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal were housing-related.

Hamilton Heights »

City Favored Former ACS Heads in Funding Uptown Day Care, Suit Charges

Nasry Michelen Day Care Center received funding from the City Council last week.

Upper West Side »

Upper West Siders Push for Bill to Curb Construction Noise Near Schools

Locals gave lengthy testimony about the negative effects of construction noise on schools.

Rockaway Beach »

City Beaches Will Stay Open Past Labor Day for First Time in Decades

Mayor Bill de Blasio included money in the new budget to keep beaches and pools open past Labor Day.