“We were promised a lot of things, like other vendors being in here, a full kitchen through the EDC, but nothing’s really come through,” said Frances Roman, Owner of Cocotazo, a Puerto Rican restaurant that just celebrated its one-year anniversary at La Marqueta.
“We are in the midst of a worsening overdose crisis. Children don’t deserve the remnants of drug use in the playground, or to lose loved ones to overdose. People who struggle with drug use shouldn’t have to hide in dark places to avoid having their health issues confronted with shame and judgment.”
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.