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Posts tagged as “Christopher Marte”

Charges to be dropped against ‘Chinatown 10’ arrested for blocking ‘megajail’ project

BY DASHIELL ALLEN | Chinatown community members and advocates gathered outside the Municipal Building on Monday morning before heading to their court appearance — but…

Two Bridges towers foes fight to stop buildings’ foundation work before 421a program ends in June

BY DASHIELL ALLEN | Just 24 hours after construction began on Chinatown’s future “megajail,” community groups and elected officials rallied together at 7 a.m. once…

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…

Christopher Marte backs Vittoria Fariello for state Senate

BY DASHIELL ALLEN | Praising her “commitment to the urgent needs of her future constituents,” Councilmember Christopher Marte endorsed Democratic District Leader Vittoria Fariello for…

‘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…

Mayor hoists Irish flag in honor of city’s first Irish immigrants

BY THE VILLAGE SUN | Mayor Adams on Wednesday raised the Irish flag with St. Patrick’s Day Parade officials and local politicians at Bowling Green…

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