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New Yorkers Demand City End 'Backdoor Deals,' Hold Developers Accountable

By Danielle Tcholakian | December 16, 2015 6:56pm @danielleiat

BOWLING GREEN — The city can't keep giving away subsidies and tax breaks to developers if it is not equipped to hold them accountable for affordable housing and other promises made in exchange, community leaders and residents said Wednesday at a City Planning Commission hearing.

Reject Zoning Changes For El Barrio, Residents Say

By Gustavo Solis | November 10, 2015 4:01pm 

http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20151110/east-harlem/reject-zoning-changes-for-el-barrio-residents-say​

East Harlem resident Raymond Tirado fears the zoning changes will make it difficult for him to stay in East Harlem after he retires. He asked the community board to vote against them in an upcoming meeting.

Want your wish granted? Then, participate.

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD of AM-NY

November 10, 2015

In the bureaucracy that is NYC government, individual residents and their wish lists often get lost.

Now, those wishes can be granted. Would you want a playground or new technology at your child's school? Are you interested in a dog run in the park, a fixed roof for the library, or upgrades to a senior center? What about better street lighting, sidewalks, or wheelchair ramps?

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