NYC Hits Record Low Unemployment, Grows Wages and Jobs From Harlem To Hollis

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced key signals that New York City’s economy is thriving, hitting a record low unemployment rate of 4.2%, the lowest since 1976, Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Apply For Pre-K For All From Harlem To Hollis

By Josh Wallack, Deputy Schools Chancellor When it comes to a child’s education, starting early makes a huge difference.

Harlem’s Alicia Keys To Produce Biopic On Legendary Choreographer Alvin Ailey

TV One reports that Harlem’s Alicia Keys, her producing partners and Fox Searchlight will tell the story of barrier-breaking choreographer Alvin Ailey, who started as a dancer and became the founder of the Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat Calls On GOP To Help Improve The ACA And Health Care Costs

On the eighth anniversary of President Obama’s signing of the Affordable Care Act, Rep. Adriano Espaillat released the following statement to urge Republicans to stop their sabotage of healthcare.

Harlem’s Marcus Samuelsson Sued For Discrimination and Wage Theft (Update)

Easter reports that Harlem Chef and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson is being sued for discriminating against black bartenders at his flagship Harlem restaurant Red Rooster.

Join The Our Seat At The Table: Women for Electoral Politics Conference In Harlem

Our Seat at the Table: Women for Electoral Politics is bringing together women in local politics, labor, and electoral finance in an effort to invigorate women with the skills and Continue Reading →

Developer Looking At 69-Unit Condo Church Site In Harlem

Developer Chaim Nortman is looking to bring 69 condominiums to his Harlem development at 11 Hancock Place, a new filing with the New York state Attorney General’s office shows.

Firefighter Dies After Set Of New Edward Norton Film Catches Fire In Harlem

A New York firefighter was killed on Thursday night in a blaze at a building in Harlem that was being used as a set for Motherless Brooklyn, a film adaptation Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Releases Annual Vision Zero Year Four Report From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the release of the City’s Vision Zero Year Four Report, a comprehensive review of the first four years of the groundbreaking safety initiative.

Harlem Restaurant Sued For $6 M By Ex-Employee

The Root reports that a popular Harlem restaurant has been hit with a $6 million lawsuit alleging multiple instances of sexual harassment.

Deliveryman Fights Off Robbers In Harlem

Patch reports that the NYPD is trying to identify two men who attempted to ambush a Chinese food deliveryman in a Harlem apartment building, police said.

Sensen Networks Makes The Smart Move Signing With Silicon Harlem

ManMonthly reports that SenSen Networks, a leading smart cities solutions provider headquartered in Melbourne, has signed an agreement with Silicon Harlem to enhance technology infrastructure in New York City.

Harlem’s Dave East Featured In New Netflix Series

Page Six reports that Hot Harlem rapper Dave East is featured in a new Netflix series, “The Rapture,” on hip-hop wordsmiths including Nas, 2 Chainz, T.I., G-Eazy and others.

Aging Boilers Crash, Leave 3,000 Harlem Residents In The Cold

The NY Daily News reports that the 3,000 public housing tenants of King Towers in Harlem suffered without heat during Wednesday’s snowstorm, but they can’t expect much help from either Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: The Legendary Harry Belafonte at City College In Harlem, NY

On Thursday March 1, City College Center for The Arts celebrated the legendary Harry Belafonte in Harlem, NY.

Harnessing The Power Of Happiness, Mindfulness, And Inner Strength From Harlem To Harare

Harvard Health Publishing reports want to feel better and improve your health? Start by focusing on the things that bring you happiness.

Health Department’s Community Health Worker Program Leads To Healthy Harlem Residents

The Health Department’s Center for Health Equity today announced that the Harlem Health Advocacy Partners (HHAP) program has improved health outcomes for Harlem residents.

HBO NY Premiere Of ‘King In The Wilderness’ Free At The Riverside Church In Harlem

HBO Documentary Films and The Riverside Church cordially invite you to a special event commemorating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the New York Premiere of King Continue Reading →

Man Who Killed Harlem Woman May Spend Life In Prison

The NY Daily News reports that a man who killed a Harlem woman by pouring acetone down her pants and setting her on fire more than 20 years ago was Continue Reading →

MTA Worker Dies After Fall In East Harlem

ABC reports that an MTA worker died while on the job at 125th Street on the Lexington Avenue line early Tuesday morning after falling nine feet and hitting his head Continue Reading →