Neighborhoods

East Village Residents Mobilize Against a New “Silicon Alley”

East Village Residents Mobilize Against a New “Silicon Alley”

The arrival of a tech hub on 14th Street has neighbors worried about the character of their community

Giving Students a Chance to Be Kids in the South Bronx

Giving Students a Chance to Be Kids in the South Bronx

One South Bronx nonprofit is providing students and their families with access to after school tutoring, competitive and recreational soccer programs, legal services, and college prep work.

Harlem’s Health Oasis:  An Alcove of Wellness Amidst a New York City Food Desert

Harlem’s Health Oasis: An Alcove of Wellness Amidst a New York City Food Desert

By Allison Lau, Alexandria Bordas, Zhiming Zhang Harlem has been locked in a battle against obesity and diabetes for years. In East Harlem alone, the 13th poorest of

Second Avenue Businesses Excited About New Subway

Second Avenue Businesses Excited About New Subway

After 10 years of construction and business slowdowns, foot traffic along the avenue is on the rise

Finding New Life in Old Buildings—and Keeping the Original Tenants

Finding New Life in Old Buildings—and Keeping the Original Tenants

Existing affordable housing is a key piece of New York’s housing puzzle, and city tax breaks can help the system stay profitable

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