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While City Cycling Grows, Bike Lanes Absent Uptown

While City Cycling Grows, Bike Lanes Absent Uptown

While the city’s bike lane network continues to expand, it has not reached much of upper Manhattan.

Former Inwood Resident to Head Public Library System

Former Inwood Resident to Head Public Library System

Anthony Marx, incoming president of the New York Public Library and former Inwood resident, shares his childhood memories and hopes for the future.

Uptown Thrift Stores See Boost in Sales This Season

Uptown Thrift Stores See Boost in Sales This Season

More shoppers chose thrift stores to make holiday purchases this year…

Lawyer Raises Rare Defense in Harlem Murder Trial

Lawyer Raises Rare Defense in Harlem Murder Trial

In the murder trial of Daniel H. Israel, defense attorney David Hammer argues that his client was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

Police Hunt Suspect In West Harlem Burglaries

Police Hunt Suspect In West Harlem Burglaries

A man is believed to have taken electronics, clothing and cash from 16 apartments in West Harlem over the past six months.

Team Taino: “These Kids Want To Show Their Skills”

Team Taino: “These Kids Want To Show Their Skills”

After two months of practice, the Taino Towers basketball team plays against outside competition.

Harlem Lights Up 125th Street, Revives Tradition

Harlem Lights Up 125th Street, Revives Tradition

Local leaders organize the return of holiday lights on Harlem’s main drag.

Fitness Workout Aims to Strengthen Minds

Fitness Workout Aims to Strengthen Minds

Bartendaz,an urban workout program launched in Harlem, now has members across the United States and abroad.

Campaign Encourages Guns for Bodegas

Campaign Encourages Guns for Bodegas

An alliance of bodegas supports licensed guns for self-protection.

The Numbers Game: Does the NYPD Manipulate Crime Statistics?

The Numbers Game: Does the NYPD Manipulate Crime Statistics?

The New York Police Department has been accused of downgrading felony crimes, including sexual assaults, in an attempt to keep crime statistics low.

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