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Gentrification

05/04/19: The Fight For Inwood – A Film Screening/Q&A

The struggle continues. Please come out to the Church of the Good Shepherd auditorium on Saturday, May 4, 2019 for rezoning updates as well as a film screening. This event will help raise additional funds for that lawsuit if…

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…

Uptown Talk: Gimlet’s The Horror of Dolores Roach

The latest podcast series from Gimlet is set in our beloved Washington Heights. After sixteen years in prison, the indomitable Dolores Roach (Daphne Rubin-Vega) returns to a Washington Heights that has changed drastically in her absence. Her boyfriend missing,…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: Gentrification Kills

#Gentrification kills neighborhoods. #NoTribecaInTheHeights @Halstead @Uptowncollectiv @ManhattanTimes pic.twitter.com/MZLnfOZ9Cn — Linda Shockley (@blueridgegurl) August 26, 2018 We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #NYCPride

Let’s remember that #NYCPride celebrates the moment in 1969 when men & women stood up to fight back against police harassment & societal repression. In these uncertain times, it is uplifting to know that we’ve been down before and…

“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…

Homeless Man 181 St Street - Washington Heights

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: The Struggle Is Real

Earlier tonight I was on an Uptown bound 1 Train and sat across this woman who was hauling her belongings in different bags. It broke my heart. I refuse to accept that the bottom line of landlords & developers…

Commit to 5000 Units | Manhattan Times

By Rep. Adriano Espaillat In 2016, the city of New York built or preserved 21,963 affordable apartments, making it the best year for advancing affordable housing the city has seen in decades. While our city’s progress on this important…