Better Bike Connections Between East Harlem And The Bronx

The two-way bike lane on First Avenue between 124th and 125th will be protected by a raised concrete barrier. Image: DOT

The two-way bike lane on First Avenue between 124th and 125th will be protected by a concrete barrier. Image: DOT

Streets Blog reports that on Tuesday, DOT presented plans to Harlem’s Community Board 11 for two short segments of two-way protected bike lanes to improve connections between East Harlem and the Willis Avenue and Triborough bridges [PDF]. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito To Deliver 2016 State Of The City Address

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934On Thursday, February 11th, New York City Council Speaker from East Harlem Melissa Mark-Viverito will deliver her second State of the City address, “More Justice,” at the Samuel Gompers Campus in the South Bronx. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: The State Of New York For Minority Business

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Photos By Seitu Oronde

Seitu’s photographic essay takes place on Thursday, January 28th, 2016, the New York State For Minority Business Expo took place at SOBRO, 555 Bergen Ave, Bronx, NY. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The Free Opening Of The High Bridge

the high bridge in uptownJoin NYC Parks for The High Bridge Festival at Highbridge Park, on both the Manhattan and Bronx sides of the Harlem River! Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: At The Bronx Democratic Committee Gala 2015

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By Seitu Oronde

Sietu was at the annual fundraising dinner on Thursday, July 16, 2015 with the Bronx Democratic Committee Gala 2015 at the Marina Del Rey in the Bronx, New York.

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From Mambo to Hip-Hop: A South Bronx Tale At Maysles In Harlem

the bronxThere’s a postage stamp of urban sidewalk known by people of a certain age for having burned to the ground. A more recent generation knows it as the place where hip-hop was born. Continue Reading →

Bronx Teen’s Photographs to be on Display at the Studio Museum in Harlem

IMG_8019Angelica Calderon, a junior at St. Jean Baptiste High School on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, will have an opportunity of a lifetime. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito With Sesame Street’s Maria Reads In The Bronx

Melissa-Mark-Viverito1City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is in the Bronx to celebrate the reopening of the oldest standing bridge in New York City and to tell the amazing story of the 167-year-old historic High Bridge, the emerging Bronx Children’s Museum published Bronx native Sonia Manzano’s heartfelt contribution with fun and colorful illustrations by Noelle S. Gibbons. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Bankers Breakfast

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On Friday, May 8, 2015, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Business Initiative Corporation of New York will host the 17th Annual Bronx Bankers Breakfast at the Villa Barone Manor.

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Seitu’s World: BCHN Workshops At Einstein College In The Bronx

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On Wednesday March 15, 2015 twenty eight key public health professionals and community leaders gathered at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx to attend a workshop on how to engage communities to improve health outcomes.

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