A proposal by Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to convert a street on their campus into a pedestrian plaza has yet to win approval from the local community board. The public plaza would close off Haven Avenue to non-emergency traffic between 168th and 169th streets and would feature plantings, grassy areas and tables. […]
As murder rates have dropped around the city, domestic
violence homicide rates have not seen the same decline.
The Rev. Luis Barrios stepped out of Holyrood Episcopal Church in Washington Heights on Tuesday morning, Sept. 12, and scoured the street, looking for any sign of immigration officials. Deciding the coast was clear, he summoned Amanda Morales Guerra, who sought sanctuary in the church, to come outside. Morales’s teeth hurt, she said. A dentist […]
Emotions ran high Thursday night at a public hearing about proposed rezoning plans for Inwood, with elected officials and activists accusing each other of shutting down conversation and exploiting racial dynamics to push their agenda. The meeting was a chance for residents to respond to a draft rezoning document released last month by Mayor Bill […]