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Posts tagged as “CHINATOWN”

Ten arrested trying to block start of demolition work for Chinatown ‘megajail’

BY DASHIELL ALLEN | Ten people were arrested — including two political candidates — Wednesday morning outside the Manhattan Detention Complex after more than 20…

Protesters decry Chinatown ‘megajail’ as Adams goes all in on disruptive project he vowed to oppose

BY DASHIELL ALLEN | Armed with posters, megaphones and boxes of Dunkin doughnuts in hand, community members from across Lower Manhattan gathered at the break…

Downtown councilmembers champion participatory budgeting: Voting is this week

BY DASHIELL ALLEN | It’s the closest New York City gets to direct Democracy. All residents of Downtown Councilmembers Erik Bottcher and Christopher Marte’s districts…

‘We live in constant fear’: Chinatown slams Grand St. homeless shelter plan as C.B. 2 concedes to write a resolution

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Updated Thurs., March 31, 2 a.m.: Nearly 500 people “packed” a Zoom meeting, albeit virtually, last Thursday evening as Chinatown residents…

‘We cannot have 10 shelters’: Chinatown pushes back on planned Grand St. homeless site

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Chinatown residents are up in arms about yet another homeless facility planned for their neighborhood. The city, for its part, argues…

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