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East Harlem residents protest planned rezoning

Protesters with the group Movement for Justice in El Barrio hold signs protesting the mayor’s plan to rezone East Harlem. The plan will allow new developments to begin construction in the neighborhood. Photo by Kristen Torres. Protesters gathered outside an East Harlem town hall meeting last night to push back against Mayor Bill De Blasio’s plan to rezone some sections […]

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East Harlem businesses preserve culture through Mexican Independence Day festival

Like the business owners around him, Cano celebrates Mexican Independence day as a means of staying connected to his culture.

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East Harlem’s Street Games

New York City Street Games in Thomas Jefferson Park in East Harlem, is an annual event that give families the opportunities to step into the past and play 80s and 90s style street games for the day.

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A Mexican business owner remembers her journey and worries about her future

A Mexican business owner lives in fear of Trump.

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New York City Marathon: East Harlem

This year for her first marathon, Glyptis and his daughters have been following Marilena at every stop possible to encourage her every step of the way.

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East Harlem gas explosion victims are still waiting for more help

Displaced residents still waiting for aid.

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Bringing smiles to the community with cupcakes

Two New York City women bring smiles to under-served communities by baking cupcakes

NYC Marathon: Pastries and cheers in East Harlem
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NYC Marathon: Pastries and cheers in East Harlem

The East Harlem vibe was jovial with colorful banners lining the fences of Jefferson Park, a hip hop group performing a few paces away and blue ribbon fencing off the spectator areas.

Few vendors remain in historic market
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Few vendors remain in historic market

These days, Jose Cintron doesn’t carve as much pork as he used to. He doesn’t even have enough customers to keep his hands dirty.

Green movement targets low-income communities
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Green movement targets low-income communities

Governments across the country promote environmentalism in low-income communities. But many residents say those programs feel distant and irrelevant to their lives.