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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…

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…

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…

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,…