There was a lone vote against the plan to upzone several blocks, preserve the current mix on others, replace the library and try to connect the neighborhood to its waterfront. Next stop is the City Council.
Elizabeth Holtzman, a former Brooklyn district attorney, Congresswoman and city comptroller, and Helen Rosenthal, a Councilmember from the Upper West Side, join the podcast to talk about local efforts to crack down on sexual harassment.
The case cites over a hundred public schools without any sports teams, of which Black and Latino students are twice as likely to attend.
‘Art is a natural extension of the human condition and is one of the tools we have to make sense of our shared existence.’
Union ties, military experience and a personal connection the immigration debate characterize many of the Democratic hopefuls.
A city grant to the Washington Heights Business Improvement District and a group of Inwood arts organizations is part of the city’s Inwood Action Plan aimed at shoring up local firms. But some see BIDs as agents of gentrification.
‘Low-road companies misclassify workers to avoid paying workers’ compensation, claiming that they are ‘independent’ or ‘self-employed’ instead of employees of the company.’