Reporters for NYCity Lens visited sites of struggle – a food pantry in Harlem, a park in Washington Heights, a job center in the Bronx, and others – to meet New Yorkers living through these difficult realities. New York City’s poverty rate has stayed at 21.4 percent for 2011 and 2012, according to the latest […]
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Economic activity returns to neighborhood that was once the epicenter of the crack epidemic.
Language programs in Central Harlem are facing tough times, serving large numbers of residents with increasingly leaner budgets.
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