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Borough President Gale Brewer’s hearing on the Inwood rezoning on April 10, 2018. (Photo: Abigail Savitch-Lew)

Vibrant Opposition at BP’s Inwood Rezoning Hearing | City Limits

By Abigail Savitch-Lew On Tuesday night, residents packed the auditorium of IS. 218 for Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer’s hearing on the de Blasio administration’s proposed Inwood rezoning, with most testifiers speaking passionately against the proposal. The Inwood rezoning…

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The Fix: A$AP Rocky – A$AP Forever

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The Fix: Melii – Icey

Uptown is talking about Melii. The Harlem native is bringing that raw heat and the world is starting to take notice. So get familiar with Melii because she is just getting started.…

Mike Jones MIC - WHIN By Any Means

Mood Music: Dave Dar – New York is Red Hot

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The Fix: Ron Renaissance – Mama Vuela

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“This is personal for me” | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Sherry Mazzocchi Video by Sherry Mazzocchi and Michael Scully It was not just any Sunday stroll. U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat took elected officials and community members on a walking tour this Sun., Mar. 18th of…

Netflix Love: Roxanne Roxanne

Yes, yes, y’all and you don’t stop! Netflix is not playing. It is an absolute must that you check out the Roxanne Shanté Biopic, Roxanne Roxanne when it drops Friday, March 23rd. The film deftly tells the story of…

04/13/18: Junot Díaz Presents Islandborn @ The United Palace

Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria, with United Palace of Cultural Arts, is proud to present Pulitzer Prize winner and MacArthur fellow Junot Díaz, reading from his debut children’s picture book, Islandborn. In Islandborn, Lola’s teacher asks the students to…

The Rise and Fall of Rich Porter

Seth Ferranti of Ozy wrote a fascinating article on the rise and eventual demise of Harlem kingpin Rich Porter. Back in the early 90’s Rich Porter was one of the most famous and extravagant drug dealers in the game.…

Harlem Nights: The Work of Khalik Allah

Richard Brody of The New Yorker penned an excellent piece on the work of the phenomenal filmmaker/photographer Khalik Allah. Mr. Brody delves into Allah’s “Camera Ministry” and the obvious love he has for the folks he photographs. You see,…