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 For those of you in SoHo who are concerned with Transgender rights and equal protection, including the rights of seniors and tenants, stay in touch with Brad Hoylman's office. 


For those of you who mistakenly thought that SoHo was all about real estate, hold on, there's hope.


The current antipathy between the White House and the Intelligence community will play out in time and, hopefully, will again become a working relationship that serves America well. With the new geopolitical dangers we are reminded again that we live in a dangerous world -- and the professionals who place their lives on the line to keep us safe are as quietly heroic as they are unknown to us.




Community activists know a thing or two. The High Line was all the rage despite community opposition, like Trump SoHo (which was supposed to be a condo-hotel) in Hudson Square, by the way. Here's an example of "I told you so" that draws lots of tourists for Chelsea, but does little for the residents. Perhaps, the City Council's recent enactment of tougher laws on landlord abuse will help our affordable housing crisis -- another issue that residents have been screaming about for years.

 


 Corey Johnson is among the more progressive members of the City Council and is hosting some exciting events. It is instructive for SoHo residents and tourists that our community was, at one time, more about arts than real estate development. And, so that our community remains a culturally vibrant, diverse place to live as well as visit, more events like this might be studied by our politicians.


The following is a press release.

 

The day the prison doors swing open and an inmate walks free can be as unnerving as it is joyous.

Many prisoners, while no doubt eager to reclaim their freedom, arrive at that moment with no place to live, no money and no job prospects.


 
- Margaret Chin Faces Election Challenge
- Attend Meet & Greet Event in SoHo This Week for Challenger, Christopher Marte

Countless people have inquired how to replace our current council member, Margaret Chin, with someone more supportive of SoHo’s residents’ interests and concerns.
 

FRIDAY
December 23  7pm


 

Pieces by Jill Stasium: Oil on paper, matted 16x20, for $100. 

Find more information at JillStasium.com or by emailing her at JillStasium@gmail.com.

 

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