Mon, Sep 10, 2012, 6:25pm
In today's paper, Christian Zhang and Avantika Kumar detail how one gas station owner, Carmie Elmore, is fighting the city's West Harlem redevelopment plans, in order to keep his property. According to Mr. Elmore, the conflict boils down to a disagreement on who exactly controls the 110th Street...
Mon, Apr 9, 2012, 2:33pm
Last week, I had a doctor’s appointment on 66th Street. It should have taken me only about 15 minutes to get there—except for the fact that it was East 66th. A subway ride, bus transfer delayed by traffic, and a 10-block walk later, I was finally in the waiting room 35 minutes after I had passed...
Mon, Jun 13, 2011, 10:10am
The New York Times yesterday profiled Hamilton Heights, the neighborhood just north of West Harlem. Extending on the west side roughly from 133rd to 155th streets, Hamilton Heights boasts the picturesque campus of the City College of New York, a housing market that's a lot cheaper than its...
Wed, Dec 8, 2010, 9:56am
In case you missed the most exciting day in news ever, we were all over it, and have plenty of links for you to catch up. And if you're sick of hearing it, other things are also happening in the our world.
Sun, Aug 15, 2010, 2:38pm
Columbia's Mark Taylor, chair of the religion department, has another provocative op-ed in the New York Times this weekend. Prof. Taylor writes that, as college costs and university debt are on the rise, it doesn't pay to expand Columbia's campus—or NYU's, for that matter. Instead of constructing...
Wed, Apr 14, 2010, 11:00am
Whaaat? The community gets mad when you try to take over their neighborhood and tear it apart? We know this story all too well. Looks like NYU is going to have to learn the hard way.
Tue, Mar 23, 2010, 10:13am
You know that suspicious feeling, whenever you hop off the 1 for a night downtown, that you're just surrounded by NYU kids? That irritating hunch that just won't quit no matter how skuzzy the bar or how late the hour? Chances are that feeling's only going to get worse.
Fri, Dec 4, 2009, 3:35am
The New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division ruled Thursday that state seizure of private property in the 17-acre expansion zone is illegal, dealing a harsh blow to the University’s vision for development.