Politics & Policy

Cheers, Jeers—and Some Chaos—as Republicans Watch the Big Speech

Cheers, Jeers—and Some Chaos—as Republicans Watch the Big Speech

As the President delivered his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night, more than 100 card-carrying Republicans gathered in the Upper East Side at the Metropolitan Republican Club to cheer him on. It was an energy filled night for these Manhattan Republicans, who have waited nearly nine years to listen to one of […]

Tensions Flare at Inwood Rezoning Hearing

Tensions Flare at Inwood Rezoning Hearing

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 […]