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$10M USTA Promised to Flushing Meadows Park Still in Limbo 2 Years Later

The US Tennis Association says they're unable to hand over the money without a group to hand it to.

West Harlem »

CB9 Calls for Audit of Columbia's Promises to West Harlem Community

The board says Columbia is not living up to goals it agreed to during negotiations for its expansion.

West Harlem »

Group Distributing Columbia Cash Did Nothing Illegal, Investigators Say

The West Harlem Development Corporation signed a settlement deal with the attorney general's office.

West Harlem »

Black Architects Say Columbia Shut Them Out of $6.3 Billion Harlem Campus

Critics say Columbia hasn't hired enough African-American architects for its Manhattanville expansion.

West Harlem »

Teachers College Community School Moves to Permanent Home

Teachers College Community School will serve students in grades K-8 in West Harlem.

Prospect Heights »

Barclays Center Has Bieber, Jay-Z on Schedule, But No 'Community Events'

The Barclays Center has lined up shows by Justin Bieber, but community events remain unscheduled.

Harlem »

Community Demands Full Day Pre-K as Part of $150 Million Columbia Deal

Two half-day sessions each day are currently planned at Teachers College, but residents want more.

Harlem »

Group Handling Columbia Cash in West Harlem Finally Launches Website

The West Harlem Local Development Corporation is still facing calls to dissolve.

Harlem »

Group Handling Columbia Cash Spent $300K on Consultants With Political Ties

The West Harlem Local Development Corporation paid $320,000 to two politically-connected consultants.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Petition Calls for Extra Concessions in Columbia's Baker Field Plan

Residents and community activists mounted an online petition for more benefits from Columbia University.