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Re-examining the Rezoning | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi After “exhaustive and ultimately futile” requests for the city to thoroughly examine the impacts of rezoning Inwood, Northern Manhattan residents filed a lawsuit against the city earlier this month alleging, among other things, that the city’s…

MTA To Cause Long Term Commuter Hell For Uptowners

Okay, what you are about to read might make you really mad. But the MTA has decided to upset the apple-cart in a big way. Please do not read any further if you easily fly off the handle. This…

Family of Rhony Ramos seeks answers | Manhattan Times

As parents picked up their children from the Mama Tingo Childcare Learning Center another family stood outside in the cold, waiting for their son to come home. Rhony Ramos, 30, was wearing a black coat when left home at…

White Racist Columbia Student Harasses A Group of Students of Color

Disappointed, but not surprised. Twitter, do your thing@Columbia @CC_Columbia #ColumbiaWhiteExcellence pic.twitter.com/UCcyv4aII5 — Aala (@aalanasir) December 9, 2018 File this under NYC is not as progressive as you would think. In Uptown Manhattan of all places, in liberal bastion Columbia…

Mile after mile, day by day | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi   When Heidy Pabón crossed the finish line of the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 4, she immediately went to the medical tent. Her chest felt like it was full of fluid.…

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The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #Vote2018

It’s pouring outside. But my voter spot was packed. Never been so happy to wait in line. #Vote2018 pic.twitter.com/ns4UYdt3YO — Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) November 6, 2018 We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our…

Officers at the 34th Precinct in Manhattan were equipped with body cameras Thursday. “I’m totally convinced now that this is the way forward,” Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill said. (Photo: Sam Hodgson | NY Times)

New ICE tactics raise concerns | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi When ICE knocks, you don’t have to open the door. A recent video from Clayton, North Carolina, reveals a pre-dawn raid conducted by Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) where Juan Oliva, 33, says goodbye to his…