While virtually anyone can file a petition with the state to run as an independent in a special election like this one, the Democratic nominee in this race will be selected through the Manhattan Democratic Party’s competitive county committee process, instead of a primary election.
Cuatro candidatos compiten por el escaño del distrito 8 del Concejo de la ciudad, una candidata busca la reelección
Grandes diferencias en dinero recaudado para la campaña separan a los candidatos en el distrito 8 que incluye barrios de Manhattan y el sur del Bronx.
East Harlem zip code 10029 had the most COVID-19 cases in Manhattan, city data shows. ‘When a plague comes to New York, it always hits Harlem hard,’ one resident told El Diario.
Some advocates are now focused on the plan’s implementation, some on making it better and others on suing the city.
Thursday was a big day for the Council, which approved two controversial rezonings and a long-awaited, landmark initiative to curb harassment.
Sutton Place and Sendero Verde also cleared the City Council Land Use Committee.
There were moments of shouting and protest, as well as serious debate, at the last forum before the vote.
City Council will vote on the proposal in mid-November after negotiations with the administration.
The Tale of an East Harlem Walkup: Why the City’s Displacement Analysis Leaves Advocates Scratching Heads
Neighborhood advocates say the city’s methods of analysis generally underestimate the potential of a rezoning to trigger redevelopment and displacement—but also don’t get why this non-profit, protected building is on the list of developable sites.