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  1. Video: Hearing on East Harlem Rezoning Impact StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | City Limits

    Protesters at a December 15, 2016 hearing on the scope of the environmental review to be done ahead of a proposed East Harlem rezoning. The Department of City Planning hosted a public hearing on the draft scope of work for the proposed rezoning of East Harlem.

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  2. Watch Hearing on East Harlem Rezoning Impact Study LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | City Limits

    The Department of City Planning hosts a public hearing on the draft scope of work for the proposed rezoning of East Harlem. Thursday December 15, at 2 p.m. and at 6 p.m., Silberman School of Social Work, 2180 3rd Avenue New York, NY 10035 City Limits will LiveStream the second session below.

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  3. This Man, Busted by the NYPD for Gun Trafficking, Says He's no SmugglerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | City Limits

    Keith Hughes does have a criminal record and did sell a weapon before his recent arrest, but his treatment by the courts raises questions about whether he was the gun trafficker authorities claimed. Last year, less than a week after police officer Randolph Holder was fatally shot on a footbridge overlooking the Harlem River Drive, six men were brought into Manhattan Criminal Court on charges of running guns from the Carolinas to East Harlem, where Holder was killed.

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  4. Op-ed: Rejecting the East Harlem 'Community' PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | City Limits

    A photo from the East Harlem Neighborhood Plan showing one of the community outreach sessions conducted during the plan's preparation. The author believes that process operated quietly and selectively in a community where many residents might prefer no rezoning at all.

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  5. Mark Your Calendar: Upcoming Events on the de Blasio RezoningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | City Limits

    Sunday, October 30, 3 p.m. A coalition of Queens stakeholders, including the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce, Woodside on the Move, Artist Studio Affordability Project, Access Queens and Sunnyside Artists hosts a discussion for residents, artists, and small business owners on real affordability for residents and businesses, the BQX trolley, the potential rezoning of Long Island City and other topics. Woodside on the Move, 39-42 59th Street 2nd Floor, Woodside, NY 11377 Wednesday, November 9, 6:00 p.m. The Department of City Planning discusses its draft rezoning framework for East Harlem at the Community Board 11 Land Use, Landmarks & Planning Committee meeting.

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  6. Mark Your Calendar: Upcoming Events on the de Blasio RezoningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | City Limits

    Wednesday, October 26, 3:30 p.m. The Coalition to Protect Chinatown & the Lower East Side holds a protest to demand Mayor de Blasio embrace the Chinatown Working Group's total rezoning plan for Chinatown and the Lower East Side, not just a portion of the plan covering Chinatown, that the city not use public land and money to enable private gain, and for the mayor to step down for serving the interests of developers. New York City Hall, Broadway Side, New York, NY 10007 Thursday, October 27, 6:30 p.m. Building off the "Bridging Gowanus" community visioning process lead by Councilman Brad Lander, the Department of City Planning hosts its first neighborhood planning study meeting for Gowanus.

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  7. Mark Your Calendar: Upcoming Events on the de Blasio RezoningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | City Limits

    Sunday, October 23, 4 p.m. Northern Manhattan Is Not For Sale sponsors a community meeting to discuss how to change the city's plans for the Inwood rezoning. Thursday, October 27, 6:30 p.m. Building off the "Bridging Gowanus" community visioning process lead by Councilman Brad Lander, the Department of City Planning hosts its first neighborhood planning study meeting for Gowanus.

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  8. Mark Your Calendar: Upcoming Hearings on the de Blasio RezoningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | City Limits

    Monday, October 17, 6 p.m. The Justice for All Coalition, a coalition of concerned stakeholders in Long Island City, hosts a grassroots forum to explore the potential rezoning and issues like affordable housing, union jobs, the proposed BQX light rail, and displacement. Jacob Riis Center 10-25 41st Avenue, Long Island City 11101 Tuesday, October 18, 6:30 p.m. Responding to the East Harlem Neighborhood Plan, the Department of City Planning presents its long-awaited draft rezoning framework to East Harlem's community board.

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  9. Some Question Bid to Combine Burial-Ground Memorial with Mixed-Use DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | City Limits

    The MTA is relocating its bus depot at East 126th Street so the city can create a memorial honoring the history of an African burial ground formerly located at the site. At a hearing on Tuesday night, however, some residents of East Harlem expressed worry that the mixed-use development that will go alongside the memorial might overshadow the memorial itself, and that it might not provide apartments or amenities that are affordable to neighborhood residents.

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  10. Community Boards Face Questions Over DemographicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | City Limits

    Victoria Pannell, a 17-year-old who serves on her Harlem community board, says she's been embraced by her older colleagues. On June 22 at the Queens Hall of Science, an auditorium of citizens raised their right hands and repeated an oath read to them by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, promising to faithfully execute their duties as community-board members in their respective districts.

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  11. CityViews: We Need the NYPD out of Vision ZeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | City Limits

    Mayor de Blasio at a briefing about the first two years of Vision Zero. The author argues that during those first years, the NYPD has ignored the most dangerous illegality on the city's streets.

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  12. Identity or Geography Politics: Takeaways from the Race to Replace Charlie RangelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | City Limits

    There are two things you can say about pure identity politics: Number one, it does not always appeal to people's better nature. Number Two, you tend to notice Number One more when it's someone else's ethnic identity that's become a rallying cry.

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  13. Jane Jacobs, Broken Windows and the Battle Over Public SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | City Limits

    Back in the 1950's when local activist Jane Jacobs' David took on Robert Moses' Goliath in a historic fight over city planning, questions rose over how the world's most famous city should be designed. Moses, the powerful and autocratic city planner, upended entire communities to build highways and other public works.

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  14. CityViews: City Funding for the Arts Strengthens Our Social FabricRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | City Limits

    "Can anyone get me tickets to Hamilton?" It's the question of the day, but there's an equally relevant question buried in the Hamilton phenomena: namely, where did it begin? If you answered The Public Theater, you may already appreciate the fantastic role that government support for the arts plays in nurturing exciting and thought-provoking culture in our city. From world-renowned museums and performance venues to botanical gardens, pop-up art installations and dance festivals, arts and culture are an essential element in our city's social fabric.

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  15. City's Housing Crisis is Bigger than Gentrification: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | City Limits

    A street scene in the West Farms area of the Bronx. Far from the tide of gentrification, the area is part of a swath of the borough that has seen massive increases in rent.

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  16. City's Housing Crisis is Bigger than Gentrification: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | City Limits

    A street scene in the West Farms area of the Bronx. Far from the tide of gentrification, the area is part of a swath of the borough that has seen massive increases in rent.

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  17. City Slow to Embrace Land Trusts as Housing ToolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | City Limits

    Flor Sanchez has for 55 years been a resident of 304 East 126th Street in East Harlem, where most tenants want to join a local community land trust. Across New York City, from the Far Rockaways to the South Bronx and from Bushwick to East Harlem, low-income communities are showing increasing fascination with the community land trust model.

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  18. Have City Subsidies to Supermarkets Made NYC Healthier?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | City Limits

    This Food Bazaar soon to open on 163rd and Brook Avenue in the Bronx is one of the project subsidized through the city's FRESH program. Fresh groceries are one aspect of healthy living routinely absent from the lives of the poor.

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