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  1. Politician Accused of Living Outside District Says It's 'Nobody's Business'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | DNAInfo.com

    A Harlem district leader accused of violating state election law for living outside his district says it's nobody's business where he sleeps at night. Keith Lilly, a longtime political ally of Councilman Bill Perkins, who represents part of the 68th Assembly District was accused in a complaint filed with the city Board of Elections Tuesday of living on the west side of Manhattan.

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  2. NYC Rents Rising Twice As Fast As Wages, Except for Wealthiest, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | DNAinfo.com

    Case in point: An apartment going for $2,000 a month for rent in 2010 would now get $2,657 a month, a report published Wednesday from real estate search engine StreetEasy reveals. Compounding the city's affordability crisis: rents in the city rose twice as fast as wages, according to the analysis, which compared the StreetEasy Rent Index with wage data from the city's Department of Labor.

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  3. 'Uptown Bounce' Free Block Party Celebrates '80s and '90s in East HarlemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | DNAinfo.com

    Musicians who defined an era - like Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston and George Michael - will be celebrated through exhibitions, art and dance classes, as well as music spun by a number of DJs that will take over The Museum of the City of New York and El Museo del Barrio each Wednesday night starting July 19. The community will have free access to all the events and both museums, which are located next to each other at on Fifth Avenue at 104th Street. The events are free but require registration at both the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo del Barrio websites.

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  4. Expect Suspended Trains and Delays for Evening Commute, MTA SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | DNAinfo.com

    Commuters should expect a headache of a commute Tuesday evening due to service suspensions, changed routes and delays across the A, B, C, D, E, F and M lines in the aftermath of a train derailment in West Harlem Tuesday morning . The train derailed after its emergency brakes suddenly activated and threw two of its cars into a tunnel wall near West 125th Street station about 9:48 a.m., injuring about 34 people in the process, officials said.

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  5. First-Ever Harlem Arts Stroll Kicks Off Saturday With Free Gallery ToursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | DNAinfo.com

    A group of art spaces, galleries and businesses have banded together to launch the first-ever Harlem Arts Stroll , encouraging New Yorkers to explore the neighborhood's offerings through free gallery tours. The event - which spans the neighborhood from West 110th to 160th Streets, between Lenox and Amsterdam avenues - aims to "introduce artists to the public [and] encourage the public to come and see art," its organizers said.

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  6. New Yorkers Seek Relief in Central Park From Sweltering Day 3 of Heat WaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | DNAInfo.com

    As temperatures soared above 90 degrees on Day 3 of the city's heat wave on Tuesday, New Yorkers sought solace from the sauna anywhere they could. Mary O'Riordan, 56, of The Bronx, said her family has to "tough it out" without any air conditioning - leaving her 10-year-old son to rely on a fan to keep cool.

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  7. Brokers Who Market Harlem as 'SoHa' Could Be Fined Under Proposed BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | DNAinfo.com

    A state senator has introduced legislation to prevent brokers from trying to rename traditionally recognized neighborhoods - and says he will try to impose fines and other penalties for those who do. Newly elected Harlem state Sen. Brian Benjamin believes the Neighborhood Integrity Act, which he introduced Wednesday, will curtail real estate professionals and developers from trying to rebrand neighborhoods across the city, including an attempt to market a slice of Harlem as "SoHa" Neither " SoHa" nor South Harlem are official demarcations, but the moniker is supposed to identify a part of Central Harlem spanning from West 110th to 125th streets.

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  8. What To Do With Your Kids When NYC Schools Are Closed ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | DNAinfo.com

    The city's public school students are off Thursday for the Department of Education's Chancellor's Conference Day - meaning parents and caregivers will be looking for activities to entertain their kids. DNAinfo New York rounded up some child-friendly events taking place across the five boroughs to keep you and your little ones busy until classes resume on Friday.

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  9. Track NYC's Seasonal Wildlife with This New Interactive MapRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | DNAInfo.com

    Users can search by location or month to see when the animals are at their most visible, according to the Parks Department. The agency's wildlife experts pooled their knowledge to create an index within the map that details the behavior of each animal.

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  10. Score a One-Bedroom Apartment in Sugar Hill for $747 Per MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | DNAInfo.com

    Applications opened Monday for 16 newly renovated units in two buildings with on-site superintendents and laundry, blocks away from Jackie Robinson Park, and one-bedrooms renting for as low as $747 per month. The units are located in two buildings in Harlem's Sugar Hill area, at 369 Edgecombe Ave., which faces the park, and nearby 801 St. Nicholas Ave. At 801 St. Nicholas Ave., which is an elevator building, two studio apartments are renting for $801 per month, five one-bedrooms for $861, one two-bedroom apartment for $1,042 and five three-bedrooms for $1,196.

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  11. These 10 NYC Branches Are in the Most Serious Disrepair, Libraries SayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | DNAinfo.com

    A leaky roof that would destroy computers in a second-floor children's room if librarians didn't cover them with garbage bags whenever it rains. Portable chillers so loud that staffers have to yell when speaking to library patrons on the phone.

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  12. Paul Ryan Praises Harlem Success Academy as 'Special' After VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | DNAInfo.com

    House Speaker Paul Ryan paid a visit to Harlem Success Academy on the heels of his successful push to pass a Republican-backed health care plan that threatens to leave 1 million New Yorkers without coverage - waving to throngs of protesters and hailing the school as "special." Ryan arrived at the school around 2:30 p.m. - two hours later than his expected arrival - in a black SUV and scurried into the school, but could not avoid the repeated chants of "shame" from a crowd of protesters.

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  13. 'Shame on You': Dozens of Demonstrators Protest Paul Ryan's Harlem VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | DNAinfo.com

    About 100 demonstrators gathered across from a West 118th Street charter school Tuesday to protest a visit by House Speaker Paul Ryan , on the heels of his successful push to pass a Republican-backed health care plan that threatens to leave 1 million New Yorkers without coverage. Ryan was reportedly invited to visit Success Academy Harlem 1 by the charter network's CEO Eva Moskowitz - an invite that immediately sparked outrage among education and health advocates.

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  14. House Speaker Paul Ryan To Visit Harlem Success Academy, Reports SayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | DNAinfo.com

    Success Academy CEO Eva Moskowitz invited Ryan, who is a supporter of charter schools , to visit the school at 34 W. 118th Street, according to POLITICO New York and the Daily News . Moskowitz has invited other controversial political figures to her schools, including Ivanka Trump, who made a surprise visit to the same school this past November.

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  15. Controversial Harlem Principal Bars Parents From CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | DNAInfo.com

    A pair of parents involved in a campaign by a larger group to oust the principal of a progressive elementary school have been barred from the school, DNAinfo New York has learned. Central Park East 1 parents Jennifer Roesch and Kaliris Salas-Ramirez said they received "letters of limited access" last week from school principal Monika Garg accusing them of putting the school at risk.

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  16. NYC's Hidden LGBT Historic Sites Get Illuminated on Interactive MapRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | DNAinfo.com

    Just after the 1969 Stonewall riots - largely considered a seminal moment in the quest for LGBT rights - many gay rights groups were still organizing in the shadows, quietly meeting in neighborhoods such as Brooklyn Heights to lay the groundwork for the movement. The historic preservationists working on the NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project are now trying to determine through interviews and archival materials where groups met in Brooklyn Heights are still around as they continue working to identify, document and preserve hundreds of significant LGBT historic sites across the city.

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  17. Meet the Republican Harlem Pastor Taking on 'Bully' De Blasio for MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | DNAinfo.com

    That's what Michel Faulkner points to as the main motivation behind his plan to run against Bill de Blasio in the mayoral election later this year. Faulkner, a Republican, said that of the litany of issues leading the longtime local pastor to throw his hat in the race, the chance to take on an incumbent he believes borders on being a socialist stood out.

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  18. Country's First Female Muslim Judge Found Dead in Hudson River, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | DNAInfo.com

    The body of trailblazing New York State appeals Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first African-American woman to sit on the state's highest court, was found floating the Hudson River Wednesday afternoon, police said. Witnesses discovered the body of Abdus-Salaam, 65, near West 132nd Street and Henry Hudson Parkway around 1:45 p.m. and contacted police, police said.

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  19. Gov. Signs 'Raise the Age' Bill Into Law Alongside Browder Family in HarlemRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | DNAInfo.com

    After more than a decade of unsuccessful attempts by lawmakers and juvenile justice advocates, Gov. Andrew Cuomo officially signed a bill into law Monday that would prevent all 16- and 17-year-olds from automatically being charged as adults in New York, no matter the crime . "This was a hard one.

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  20. Have a Say in How To Spend $1M on Uptown and UWS Community ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | DNAInfo.com

    Just how much could $1 million do for Washington Heights, Hamilton Heights, Morningside Heights, Manhattan Valley and parts of the Upper West Side? From March 26 to April 2, residents are invited to vote on how to spend that discretionary funding on 11 projects in Council District 7 , as part of the citywide process known as participatory budgeting. The projects this year range from adding security cameras and lighting upgrades to local nursing homes to playground and cafeteria repairs at local schools and installing bike paths throughout the district.

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