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A Promise in Peril | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Born in Mexico, José López came to the U.S. at age five. López was able to obtain a work permit and driver’s license, attend City College and pay for tuition. “This is home,” said the Washington…

Parking Uptown? Time to Pay Up | Manhattan Times

By Mark Levine It’s a standard weekday morning ritual in Northern Manhattan – suburban commuters, often with New Jersey or Connecticut license plates, circling our neighborhood streets looking for parking. Whether it’s Washington Heights or East Harlem, the working…

Meet the New Boss, Shea’m as the Old Boss | Manhattan Times

‎By Josmar Trujillo Yesterday, the City announced the departure of Police Commissioner Jimmy O’Neill after three years at the helm of America’s largest police force. O’Neill leaves amid attacks from police unions, a series of police brutality incidents and…

Lin-Manuel Miranda In The Heights

The Pining of El Piragüero | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Lin-Manuel Miranda can’t wait. The award-winning artist and uptown native is eager for Northern Manhattan residents to see the film version of his musical In The Heights. Slated for release next summer by Warner Bros. Pictures,…

Barrio Bounce | Manhattan Times

By Sherry Mazzocchi Curl up. To the delight of fans, the New York branch of Miss Rizos Salon finally opened its doors at 190th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue on Saturday. Jennifer Alcántara came from Queens to experience the…

Bankruptcy filing latest setback at GWB station | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen It’s a steep toll. The renovation of the George Washington Bridge Bus Station has long been mired in controversy. Now, as several long-delayed small businesses prepare to finally debut at the terminal, the developer associated with…

Happy B-Day George Washington Bridge!

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…

Uptown Tonight: Impeach 45 @ The Fort Washington Collegiate Church

Our Congressman Adriano Espaillat is holding an impeachment forum tonight, Monday, October 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm at the Fort Washington Collegiate Church (729 W 181th St). We commend Rep. Adriano Espaillat for being for impeachment since November 2017.…