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Posts tagged as “Carlina Rivera”

E. 16th St. corner co-named for Harry T. Burleigh, leading African-American composer

Local politicians and clergy members joined in the unveiling of a new street sign on a corner of Gramercy on Sunday co-naming it Harry T.…

Chin, Rivera silent after demanding Soho/Noho rezoning actually create affordable housing

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | A month ago, they called on the Department of City Planning to “return to the table now” and improve the Soho/Noho…

Activists FOIL Comptroller’s Office for info on East River Park project

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | East River Park activists rejoiced at the end of last month when Comptroller Scott Stringer refused to sign off on a…

East River Park activists stage weeklong protest outside City Hall, push for emergency hearing

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Fired-up East River Park activists “barbecued” outside City Hall Park on Friday. It was the culmination of a weeklong series of…

Fire-displaced East Villagers plead for landlord to help find them new homes

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | They’re hoping for a kernel of kindness from Popcorn. Former tenants of 48 E. Seventh St., joined by Councilmember Carlina Rivera,…

Chin, Rivera say Soho/Noho rezoning must ‘guarantee’ affordable housing; Foes say scrap flawed plan now

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Councilmembers Margaret Chin and Carlina Rivera are finally seemingly jumping on the bandwagon with opponents of the mayor’s Soho-Noho rezoning plan…

East River Park activists not giving up the fight, or their sumac mocktails

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Sumac mocktails, a Twitter flap, a police raid gone awry on said sumac slingers and the future of East River Park…

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