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City Books Hotel Rooms For Homeless, But Management Isn’t Pleased

When the city booked 100 hotel rooms at the Radisson JFK Airport in Jamaica, Queens for a “government group,” the hotel’s manager was delighted.

“When you say they have a government group, as hotel people we like government groups,” Radisson general manager Pierre Merhej told… 271 more words

New York City

Characters: Noach Dear – “a piece of work”

Noach Dear has his good points. Now a judge, he has stood up for suffering debtors against sleazy debt collectors. Even as a rascal, his uninhibited forthrightness had a certain charm. 661 more words

NYC Politics

Remezcla Interview: Mike Diaz vs. Juan Bago

BY Claudio E. Cabrera

This is the story of Michael Diaz, a.k.a. Juan Bago: the actor, the community activist, the producer, the writer, and the son. 224 more words

Washington Heights


BY Led Black (@Led_Black)

The dam has broken. This article, written by friend to the UC, Carla Zanoni of DNAinfo, has aired what we here at the Uptown Collective have been speaking about privately for some time now. 257 more words

Washington Heights