Posts tagged as: Upper Manhattan

“I Left My Pull Dans la Classe”: Struggling French Charter School Uses Culture, Heritage to Teach Language

“I Left My Pull Dans la Classe”: Struggling French Charter School Uses Culture, Heritage to Teach Language

The revamped French American Charter School in New York wants to redefine education for French-speaking families.

Living Wage Act Inspires Fierce Debate

Living Wage Act Inspires Fierce Debate

The movement to raise citywide wages gets mixed reviews from Uptown officials and residents.

Smoking Uptown: Locals Skeptical About New Statistics

Smoking Uptown: Locals Skeptical About New Statistics

City officials boast that the smoking rate has hit an all time low, with Harlem showing particularly dramatic declines, but upper Manhattan residents are skeptical .

Latino Political Influence Grows, Elections and Census Show

Latino Political Influence Grows, Elections and Census Show

Upper Manhattan follows national trend of electing more Latino officials.

Weak Economy Pushing Workers Off the Books

Weak Economy Pushing Workers Off the Books

With unemployment still high, upper Manhattan residents find work in the underground economy.

Reviving the High Bridge: City’s Oldest Bridge to Reopen

Reviving the High Bridge: City’s Oldest Bridge to Reopen

The High Bridge, which has been closed for decades, is expected to welcome pedestrians by October 2013.

Retailers on Frederick Douglass Capitalize on Condo Boom

Retailers on Frederick Douglass Capitalize on Condo Boom

With condo construction booming in Harlem, business owners take advantage of new retail spaces along Frederick Douglass Boulevard.

Rangel: Triumphant Campaign. What Next?

Rangel: Triumphant Campaign. What Next?

Rangel is scheduled to face the House ethics committee on 13 charges of violations in less than two weeks.

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