Artists Ousted From Harlem

Monday, November 9th, 2015

A West Harlem building that housed two dozen artist studios was cleared out on Halloween to make way for a commercial complex — closing one of the last affordable spaces for the neighborhood’s creative community.


Deserted NYC

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Challenges For Waterfront Plan

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Bronx leaders are planning a waterfront district they say will rival Brooklyn Bridge Park – but a draft plan warns of steep challenges in building a neighborhood from scratch on a long-desolate flood zone.

The draft report from SoBRO, the Mott Haven-based development group, raises issues that also include pedestrian safety, waterfront access and site accessibility. The report, obtained by the Mott Haven Herald, comes amidst community members’ concerns about whether the development will have enough affordable housing – or potentially divide the neighborhood between the haves and the have-nots.


Looking Ahead for Willets Point

Friday, November 8th, 2013

The $3 billion plan to transform Willets Point from a grungy haven for auto shops into a slick shopping mega center has sparked protests, petitions and even a hunger strike since the Bloomberg administration announced the project.

But opponents largely fell silent after the City Council voted to approve the plan on October 9. Now, they’re waiting to see what the incoming mayor might do.


‘Jenga’ Tower Raises Concerns

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Taking Sides in Triangle Park Fight

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

Gas Vent Fears in Queens

Thursday, May 26th, 2011