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Gregg McQueen

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Amtrak billboard panned | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen This is a bad sign. Rep. Adriano Espaillat is accusing Amtrak of going off the rails when it comes to a new advertising billboard that the federally subsidized agency has put up in West Harlem. Installed…

State hosts housing forum | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen It’s honing in on housing. The New York State Division of Human Rights will host a town hall on changes in the state’s human rights laws, specifically focused on housing concerns. The meeting will be held…

Sanctuary space aids monarch migration | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen There are royals about. A small green space situated near a busy Inwood street corner is playing a key role in helping monarch butterflies complete their annual migration to Mexico. Located near Good Shepherd School on…

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New theater work examines immigrant lives | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Carmen Barbosa remembers the fear. The 80-year-old Washington Heights resident came to the United States from Cartagena, Columbia in 1981. She wished to start a new life after her husband passed away, and find more consistent…

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Buunni Coffee seeks to add performance space | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen   The store recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $25,000 to purchase equipment including a sound system, LED lighting, a film projector and screen, and a removable platform stage. In its first week, the campaign…

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…