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Gentrification

Gentrification In Progress Sale - NY Times

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…

“We became a safe haven,” says Coogan’s co-owner Peter Walsh.

A Gentrification Story with a Happy Ending | The New Yorker

By Jon Michaud My mother-in-law, Grecia Solano, immigrated to the United States from the Dominican Republic, in the late nineteen-sixties. For the past forty years, she has lived in an apartment in Washington Heights, where she enjoys a view…

Gentrification In Progress Sale - NY Times

Sign The Petition: Let’s Save Galicia Restaurant, too!

We did it before Uptown, we can do it again. Another Uptown institution, Galicia Restaurant, may soon close if the landlord cannot be convinced to reconsider the lease terms they are offering to an establishment that has been around…

Galicia Gone? | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen and Desiree Johnson After a shutdown of Coogan’s Restaurant was averted, uptown residents are turning their attention to help out another longtime Washington Heights eatery in danger of closure. Galicia Restaurant, located at 4083 Broadway,…

Sunset Over Church Washington Heights & Inwood

Eviction Fiction | Manhattan Times

BY Gregg McQueen Jacinta Duran was shocked after opening her mail one day this past February. Duran, who lives in a rent-controlled apartment on Sherman Avenue in Inwood, received a notice stating that she needed to vacate her apartment…