Grant Houses Archive

Sep

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Tayshana Murphy, a high school senior who happened to be one of the nation’s top-ranked basketball players, was shot and killed in the early hours of Sunday morning in Grant Houses on 123rd Street.

DNA Info reports that police have identified two suspects in the murder, and that Murphy seems to have been the victim of a “long-running feud between Grant Houses and Manhattanville Houses” on 129th Street.

Spectator has a story with reactions from the neighborhood.

Murphy was a senior at Murry Bergtraum High School in Lower Manhattan, where she was nicknamed “Chicken” by her friends.

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Grant Housing Project experiences discrimination. Photo via NYT

Barnard uniforms have been catalogued. (Genuine Incongruity)

Brooklyn’s best pizza is expanding to Manhattan. (Gothamist)

Milk smuggling is growing. (Gothamist)

Columbia neighborhood identified as a case in point for NYC’s human rights violations. (NYT)

J-School finds magazine websites are poorly edited. (Huffington Post)

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