Take The A Train
At least that's what we did this morning to attend a morning presser announcing community opposition to the city's River-to-River rezone which would make the neighborhood denser, livelier, and more of a cultural hub, but also, probably, richer, whiter, and more full of tourists.
Harlem has been undergoing crazy changes over the last few years, starting in the 90's with the creation of Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone and up to today when big box retailers are crowding out old mom and pop record stores
"Our dream of what Harlem couyld become is turning into a nightmare because we're not going to be here," said Harlem historian and amNY fave Michael Henry Adams.
Now some are ready to draw a line in the sand across 125th Street. They better make it a big one. These things almost always go on the side of the Planning Commission. They hold an open hearing next week. Stay tuned