Mon, Apr 13, 2015, 12:05am
Local politicians say they hope that Participatory Budgeting—a program that lets West Harlem residents vote on neighborhood improvement projects—will increase voter participation.
Wed, Mar 25, 2015, 7:09am
When Columbia started building in Manhattanville, it promised to help support the neighborhood. What has it done so far?
Fri, Feb 27, 2015, 1:41am
In an attempt to increase Columbia students’ involvement with local politics, the Roosevelt Institute hosted a participatory budgeting session last week to give students a chance to voice their opinions on what city discretionary funds should be spent on.
Tue, Nov 11, 2014, 12:19am
The Morningside Heights and West Harlem council member released the statement before the NYPD announced Monday afternoon that it will no longer make arrests for low-level marijuana possession.
Fri, Oct 31, 2014, 4:54pm
Community leaders and politicians in Harlem held two meetings this week to inform locals about the deadly disease and combat the stigma surrounding it.
Thu, Oct 23, 2014, 5:26am
Wednesday’s on-and-off rain and winds didn’t stop a crowd of fans, comedians, politicians, and curious passersby from gathering to witness the unveiling of a new sign declaring part of 121st Street George Carlin Way.
Sun, Oct 12, 2014, 11:45pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council announced a $130 million plan last week that will address some issues in parks around the city.
Fri, Oct 10, 2014, 2:04am
Introduced by Upper West Side City Council member Helen Rosenthal and Morningside Heights and Manhattanville City Council member Mark Levine on Wednesday, the bill proposes a three-month ban on all cars in the Central Park loop to study how a more permanent ban would affect traffic.
Tue, Sep 30, 2014, 12:44am
District 7 City Council member Mark Levine is calling for better enforcement of speed limits in city parks after a speeding cyclist struck and killed a pedestrian in Central Park last week.
Sun, Apr 13, 2014, 5:40pm
City Council member Mark Levine's proposal to expand the Citi Bike bike-sharing program to the Upper West Side will be a great improvement to the neighborhood's transportation as well as a welcome option for travel to and from Columbia's Manhattanville campus.