March 13, 2019

Plowshares Coffee Roasters relocated its headquarters and operations from Hillburn, New York in Rockland County to the Manhattanville Factory District in West Harlem. 

The 3,600 s/f space, located at 1351 Amsterdam Avenue between West 125th and 126th...

March 13, 2019

Go big or don’t go at all. That appears to be the mantra of Gateway Development Consortium (GDC), a development team led by an influential group of local black businessmen, who are making a strong effort to do what generations of civic, political and business leaders h...

June 1, 2018

Cross Bayou Point, A Neighborhood for the future

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March 27, 2018

Not long after it became clear that Cynthia Nixon would challenge Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, the Rev. Clinton Miller, who leads a mostly black, 1,200-member congregation in Brooklyn, received a call from a close associate of Mr. Cuomo’s asking if the governor could speak at...

March 27, 2018

City kids no longer have to jump through 'hoops' to understand tough science topics.

A new exhibit called DUNK! in Manhattan uses basketball to help young people learn scientific concepts — like hang time, jump height and wing span.

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January 19, 2018

The Supreme Court is deliberating a case that could fundamentally reshape the relationship between an an attorney and their client. 

The case, McCoy v. Louisiana, looks at a decision made by Louisiana criminal defense attorney Larry English in 2010. English wa...

January 16, 2018

Larry English left the Louisiana courtroom knowing that he had tried his last criminal case.

His attempt to save his client’s life had failed. Over repeated objections from his client, Robert McCoy, who insisted on his innocence, Mr. English had told the jury that Mr. M...

January 16, 2018

A residential project in the Bronx, designed to house middle-class and low-income tenants, as well as people with addiction and mental-health problems, has received $65 million in public bonds to fund construction, according to an announcement from its developer, Thoro...

September 7, 2017

Brooklyn District Attorney candidate Patricia Gatling called for the U.S. Justice Department to investigate former KKK leader David Duke after a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia left a 32-year-old woman and two police officers dead.

“Justice demands...

September 7, 2017

On the first day of summer vacation for NYC public school students, concerned parents and advocates discuss the Department of Education's plan to increase diversity in schools. We hear from Naomi Peña, member of District 1's Community Education Council, Natasha Capers,...

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