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FY '16 Budget Highlights In neighborhoods throughout District 7, vital new funding will be allocated to community organizations that serve our area's diverse neighborhoods, and to improvement projects of our parks, NYCHA developments, libraries and schools. And as the Chair of the Parks Committee, I have been fighting hard to...

By John Surico July 1, 2015 Mid-June, it was a block in Washington Heights that was poised to be the next to close up shop. The landlord, Coltown Properties, looked to evict the mostly Latino-owned stores on the street, which included a barbershop, restaurant, and income tax service. The store...

By Zoe RosenbergWednesday, July 29, 2015 After a July 23 meeting, a group of city officials have penned a letter to the Department of City Planning asking them to reform the policies that have turned the city, especially Midtown, into a boomtown for new development breaching 1,000 feet. "We write...

By Brad AaronWednesday, July 29th, 2015 City Council Member Mark Levine sent a letter today urging Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg to put a protected bike lane on Amsterdam Avenue. Levine’s district encompasses much of the Upper West Side north of W. 95th Street. Calling on DOT to act, he pointed...

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