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Landmark deal reached for rent reform | Manhattan Times

The state legislature has reached a landmark agreement to renew New York’s rent laws and expand tenant protections. Key components of the deal include a permanent extension of the rent regulation laws, which were set to expire on June…

Heights comes Home | Manhattan Times

Photos by Cristóbal Vivar Un montón. It’s how many times he – and so many others – cried. As creators Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes (with their families), joined by film director Jon Chu, and a host of…

New complex rises in West Harlem | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen From bread rising to ground breaking. Another building will ascend into the West Harlem skyscape. The Taystee Building will feature 350,000-square-feet of space for organizations devoted to the life sciences, technology, nonprofits and the arts. Developed…

GoFundMe Spotlight: Harlem Fire Funeral Fund

A Word From The Pollidore Family This morning, May 8th, 2019, in Harlem, a tremendous tragedy occurred in the Pollidore family! We lost my older sister, Andrea who some know as Drea or Nadine and her 4 youngest children:…

Six killed in fatal fire uptown | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen A family of six was killed when an early morning fire swept through their fifth-floor apartment on Wednesday. It is the deadliest fire in New York City since 2017, in which 12 residents were killed in…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: The Fire This Time

The toll of yesterday's Harlem apartment fire was truly devastating, with six killed–including mom Andrea Pollidore and four of her children. The Pollidore family has set up a GoFundMe page to raise money for funeral expenses. Please help spread…

Target to open Washington Heights store | Manhattan Times

Retail giant Target is coming to Washington Heights. The Minneapolis-based company signed a lease on April 23 to rent 23,757 square feet of space at 600 West 181st Street, according to public records. The site is a two-story commercial…

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Mixed-use project breaks ground uptown | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen They were grooving at the groundbreaking. One East Harlem, a mixed-use development with more than 400 units of housing, has officially broke ground – and young members of Groove With Me, a local dance troupe, joined…

Stacked: Who uses the library? | Manhattan Times

By Sherry Mazzocchi When Braydin isn’t playing video games, he’s writing and illustrating a story about a boy who plays them so much he’s suddenly transported inside one. As the nine-year-old graphic novelist showed off his work, he said,…

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Loaner Library | Manhattan Times

By Sherry Mazzocchi Call it the interim iteration. In an email sent to Inwood patrons Friday March 8, Inwood Library Manager Danita Nichols said a temporary site has been designated for the uptown branch. It is 4857 Broadway, one…