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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…

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,…

Uptown Video: Last Tenant Standing in East Harlem

Raymond Tirado, the last tenant in an East Harlem walk up, fights to remain in his childhood home, while the landlord attempts to demolish and replace it with a luxury development. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly…

Uptown Bar Known for Arts and LGBT Events Shutters | DNAinfo

By Lindsay Armstrong WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — A local bar known for its arts programming and for providing a home for Uptown LGBT community events — including one inspired by extravagant drag balls held in Harlem 80 years ago —…

El Barrio Tours - Gentrification USA

indiegogo Spotlight: El Barrio Tours: Gentrification USA

Short Summary My name is Andrew J. Padilla and I am the creator/director of the award-winning documentary El Barrio Tours: Gentrification in East Harlem. Despite it’s problems, East Harlem has always had a true sense of community. You always…