What is happening to our neighborhood?

e-Newsletter Part II N90s Reports: What Is Happening To Our Neighborhood?   A HUGE BLUNDER BY OUR POLITICIANS! A year ago, lawmakers passed a bill that was supposedly intended to preserve affordable housing by outlawing tourist hotels.  The result has been:     An…

Supportive Housing Does Not Help Anyone

In the 1950s and 1960s, the practice of “blockbusting” became commonplace. Speculators depressed housing prices by scaring away white middle-class residents. Then they resold the properties to black homebuyers at artificially inflated prices, often resulting in default and further devaluation.…

Rally at Court on Thursday, re: St. Louis Project

Dear Neighbors, I’d like to now tell you the fight to save our neighborhood is over. It’s Not! This is merely a lull. Here’s what you can do to help right now: ATTEND… The St. Louis, pet project of City Council Member…

What’s moving into the Alexander?

Dear Neighbors, The sight of “hotel” furniture being delivered to the lobby of The Alexander—instead shelter furnishings—is a positive sign for our neighborhood. The building’s tenants, aided by SRO Law Project stuck to their guns. They held out against terrible…

Stop the Alexander Shelter! Attend CB7 Tues @ 6:30

Dear Neighbors, Let’s KEEP UP THE  PRESSURE We have to SHOW UP and STAND TOGETHER AS NEIGHBORS Tomorrow (T U E S D A Y) at: RODEPH SHALOM 7 West 83rd Street (near CPW) 6:30 PM   Our beautiful neighborhood is in crisis.  A contract can be…

Alexander Hotel mtg and Fair Share Lawsuit

Dear Neighbors, Thank you for showing up and demonstrating for the tartuffes of City Government that this neighborhood is not a point of least resistance, which appears to be the primary siting criteria for shelters and facilities by the Bloomberg Administration. In…