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Marble Hill threw a block party Saturday to celebrate the 60th anniversary of its oldest Black-owned business and honor its venerable proprietor, Rosey Spivey. more
If there is anything besides the obvious loss of life due to the pandemic people have had to live with it is dealing with postponements. No one knows that better than Tony Edwards. more
The announcement that Marble Hill Houses will get much-needed heating upgrades was great news for those living at the public housing complex. more
They’re not condominiums or co-ops. Marble Hill Houses are a mass grouping of apartment units for families with a little help from the New York City Housing Authority. But even with city workers involved, it can be near impossible sometimes to have your voice heard among nearly 1,700 others. But that’s where the tenant association comes in. more
The community garden at the Marble Hill Houses has been busy. But now more light can be shed on those projects thanks to a single solar panel installed in the garden of the New York City Housing Authority complex. more
For anyone who has been through the expansive Marble Hill Houses property where two boroughs meet in recent years, one might have felt they were traversing one big construction zone. more
For Spanish-speaking residents like Stephanie Rodriguez, housing resources can be very limited. Living at Marble Hill Houses, Rodriguez often finds it difficult to get the help she and her family needs when it comes to some of the even most basic issues. more
Tony Edwards says he’s witnessed some activity at Marble Hill Houses he believes is evidence of just how hasty a move it was from Mayor Bill de Blasio to relocate homeless people out of the coronavirus pandemic-era hotel rooms they were staying in. more
Marble Hill Houses is one of the more unique public housing complexes in the city. It straddles the border shared by both the mainland borough and Manhattan, creating a community where residents in one building could be represented by a completely different set of elected officials than those immediately next-door. more
Roosevelt Spivey is a survivor.  He’s cut hair in his Marble Hill barbershop on West 228th Street for nearly six decades. And so far, no challenge has stopped Spivey — known by his friends and customers as “Rosey” — from doing what he loves. more
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