Keyword: Brad Hoylman
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An express bus navigating the tricky turn from Kappock Street to Johnson Avenue claimed the life of Ruth Mullen on the evening of Sept. 7 — a woman who spent years advocating for a traffic signal at that very intersection in front of her home. more
Community Board 8 kicks off its fall meeting schedule with a gathering of all its committee chairs on Sept. 1. But anyone looking to observe firsthand what CB8’s executive committee is up to can leave their computer shut down, because seeing this meeting means traveling out to the Kingsbridge Heights Community Center. more
State lawmakers are feverishly trying to extend the state’s eviction moratorium as the Aug. 31 expiration date protecting renters financially during the coronavirus pandemic looms. more
State Sen. Gustavo Rivera’s attempts to expand Medicaid coverage for new mothers through the first year after giving birth passed the senate, but stalled in the Assembly. more
Last Saturday, with every last option exhausted, Sarina Prabasi stood in front of their proud Riverdale Avenue coffee shop to share the bad news: The doors were closing for good. more
The temperature was a chilly 32 degrees outside of Buunni Coffee, but there was nowhere else Sarina Prabasi wanted to be at that moment. When the doors finally opened in 2018 at 3702 Riverdale Ave., after months of delay, this location marked the official expansion of an idea to bring hot Ethiopian coffee to the city, which Prabasi started with husband Elias Gurmu in Washington Heights. more
What kind of town hall could bring together state lawmakers, a former presidential candidate, and dozens of New York City workers? One held by One Fair Wage, a national advocacy group focused on ensuring tipped workers across the country make what they say is a full and fair minimum wage more
April 1, 2020, was dramatically different from the April 1 of decades past. New York City is largely quiet, with businesses closed and people staying home in light of the coronavirus pandemic that grips the nation. Yet, some things remain the same, like paying rent. more
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz has joined forces with state Sen. Brad Hoylman to correct some of the questions the state asks to new attorneys looking to practice law in New York when it comes to gender and mental health. more
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz is no stranger to vaccines. Then again, neither is Greenwich Village state senator Brad Hoylman. more
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