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04.28.15 Liam Mathews

Adele Sarno, the 85-year-old woman who has lived at 187 Grand Street since 1962, has given up the fight against her landlord, the Italian-American Museum. She will be out of the apartment by June 30, the New York Times reports. Despite community support and attempts at intervention from housing rights activists, real estate development has […]

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04.20.15 Liam Mathews

Ernest Magliato’s family donated a historic statue of the Madonna del Soccorso to Little Italy’s Italian American Museum back in 2009. Now, he wants to take his gift back over the museum’s treatment of Adele Sarno, the 85-year-old Italian woman who has lived at 185 Grand Street for 53 years. “Why should [museum founder and […]

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03.25.15 Prachi Gupta

While getting priced out is a problem everywhere in New York, the irony is particularly painful in the case of Adele Sarno: The 85-year-old Italian woman is facing eviction by her landlord, the Italian American Museum. DNAinfo reports that Sarno, who has been living in the apartment for 53 years, was given the ultimatum of […]

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01.30.15 Rhett Jones

On Thursday, a Brooklyn federal judge ruled against Jimmy McMillan‘s lawsuit that was seeking to stay his ​eviction from an East Village apartment. McMillan, the founder of the Rent Is Too Damn High movement, has been fighting since 2011 to keep his rent controlled residence after receiving an eviction notice. McMillan claimed that his landlord, Lisco Holdings […]

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12.31.14 Rhett Jones

Around 10 AM, Ferguson Protestors gathered in St. Louis near an old downtown courthouse before marching to police headquarters and occupying the lobby. The demonstrators had come to remind the police department that nothing had changed since the shooting death of Mike Brown and to serve them a list of demands in the form of […]

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