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East Harlem »

Randall's Island Tennis Center Offers Concessions in Exchange for Expansion

SPORTIME is promising upgraded playgrounds, scholarships and lighted fields in exchange for nine courts.

Midtown East »

Melissa Mark-Viverito Coy on Prospects to be Council Speaker

The Manhattan councilwoman wouldn't speculate on reports that she's the top pick for Council speaker.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Businesses Celebrate Protected Bike Lanes With a Ride

Transportation Alternatives is hosting a ride Saturday to celebrate protected bike lanes in East Harlem.

Central Harlem »

Controversial Select Bus Service Coming to 125th Street, DOT Says

The M60 SBS will have six stops on 125th Street, dedicated bus lane from Lenox Avenue to Second Avenue.

Randall's Island »

Electric Zoo Deaths Raise Concerns on Private Use of Public Parkland

Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito and others want the city to rethink private events in city parks.

East Harlem »

Murals to Showcase Immigrant Diaspora in East Harlem and the South Bronx

Puerto Rican art collective La Respueta is bringing together international artists to create the murals.

Central Harlem »

Uptown Pols Want Select Bus Service Plan Restored for 125th Street

Adriano Espaillat and Melissa Mark-Viverito want to revive the plan to speed bus service in Harlem.

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.

Upper West Side »

Traffic Study Focuses on West 90s Stretch to Improve Safety for Pedestrians

Traffic consultants made recommendations for nine intersections on the Upper West Side.

Lower East Side »

Furious Residents Slam NYCHA Plan for Private High-Rises at Annual Meeting

Many residents spoke out against the plan to build market-rate apartments on public housing land. 

Upper East Side »

Trash Transfer Station Supporters Use Kids as 'Human Shields,' Foes Say

Asphalt Green and Pledge 2 Protect have slammed Borough President contender Julie Menin.

East Harlem »

Harlem Program for Wayward Youth Threatened by Budget Cuts

YouthBuild helps young people who have left high school get their GED and job training.

East Harlem »

Parents and Politicians Fight to Save East Harlem Tech School

The DOE plans to redevelop the School of Cooperative Technical Education in Harlem.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Artists Stage Performance Protest Outside Closed Theater

City officials said they would soon begin leasing space at Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center.

East Harlem »

City to Rent East Harlem Theater Space Until Operator Chosen

The theater at the Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center has been shuttered since 2010.

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