The Times takes a look at the impact of the economic crisis on Harlem. Yes, it may slow gentrification, but it may also cause much-needed grant funding to dry up.

The City Planning Commission approved a new sanitation garage for the west end of Spring Street, and a lawsuit from the community is already in the works, reports Downtown Express.

Streetsblog checks in on the Bronx Hub, where a “major livable streets makeover” is in the works.