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Cheers for the rezoning win | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen The din on Dyckman was real. Christmas came early this year for Inwood residents who oppose the city’s attempt to rezone their neighborhood. Word came on December 19 that Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Verna Saunders had…

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UC Must-Reads: Zoning & Racialized Displacement In NYC

A blockbuster new report paints a damning picture of how city-led rezonings in the past have led to the displacement of a significant number of Black and Latino residents of those neighborhoods. The study also emphasizes the crucial need…

05/04/19: The Fight For Inwood – A Film Screening/Q&A

The struggle continues. Please come out to the Church of the Good Shepherd auditorium on Saturday, May 4, 2019 for rezoning updates as well as a film screening. This event will help raise additional funds for that lawsuit if…

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…

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…

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…