Isaac Kassirer To Buy $100M UWS Harlem Portfolio

Isaac Kassirer is expanding into the Upper West Side, with the pending purchase of a three-building multifamily portfolio for just shy of $100 million, The Real Deal has learned. Continue Reading →

MWBE Accelerator, A First-Of-Its-Kind Digital One-Stop-Shop In Harlem

Harlem Commonwealth Council (HCC) and Better Local Business Agency (BLBA), with support from Citi Community Development (CCD), have joined forces to launch a Minority-and Women-owned Business Enterprise MWBE Accelerator, a first-of-its-kind digital one-stop-shop for public and private sector opportunities. Continue Reading →

Banana Republic Employee From Harlem Told Braids Violated Dress Code

ABC news reports that a young employee at a Banana Republic store in Westchester County braided her hair. Continue Reading →

Congrats, Tim McChristian Appointed Executive Director Of Madison Square Boys & Girls Club

The Board of Trustees of Madison Square Boys & Girls Club today announced that Tim McChristian has been appointed Executive Director of Madison Square Boys & Girls Club. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s The Leading Niche Is #6 On Fortunes Top 100 Fastest-Growing Inner City Companies

Fortune reports that from an organic candy shop in Oakland, Calif. to a cutting-edge data consulting company based in Harlem, there is a wide swath of businesses thriving in America’s urban centers and creating jobs where they are needed most. Continue Reading →

Harlem Commonwealth Council And Citi To Launch MWBE Accelerator In Harlem NY

Access. Readiness. Capacity. Harlem Commonwealth Council (HCC) is launching a new, first-of-its-kind digital solution that will help make the procurement of minority and women-owned business enterprises (MWBEs) faster and easier while transforming local communities. Continue Reading →

New City Program To Offer Free Design Services To Support Neighborhood Development

The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) today announced the launch of Neighborhood Design Lab, a new City program offering free visual design services to community-based organizations (CBOs). Continue Reading →

PayPal Appoints Harlem School Of The Arts’ Board Member Rodney C. Adkins To Its Board

Business Wire reports that PayPal Holdings, Inc., today announced it has appointed Harlem School of the Arts board member, Rodney C. Adkins to its Board of Directors. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Carver Federal Savings Bank Invites You To A Small-Business Seminar

Carver Bancorp, the holding company for Carver Federal Savings Bank based in Harlem, NY, today announced that the Bank is sponsoring two Profit Mastery complimentary hands-on seminars. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat Seeks Rejection Of AT&T And Time Warner Merger

Rep. Adriano Espaillat, released the following statement in response to the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner. Continue Reading →

Nike Personalizes Its Brand Experience For Growth

Brand Channel reports that New York City’s new Nike By You studio—launching on September 16th, 2017, —will be the brand’s epicenter for customization and co-creation. Continue Reading →

Best Market Closes Hartsdale Invites Customers To Harlem Locale

Sources report that the Best Market in Hartsdale has closed its only Westchester County location. Continue Reading →

Ex-Carver Federal Savings Bank In Harlem’s Sulamit Nieves Gets VP Job In Islandia

Newsday reported that Sulamit Nieves of Coram has been hired as vice president and Bank Secrecy Act officer at Gold Coast Bank in Islandia. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Jessica Spalding Became A Chocolate Mogul After Saying, ‘I Quit’

Jessica Spaulding is the owner and driving force behind the Harlem Chocolate Factory. Making Chocolate has always been a passion of hers but she only decided to turn it from hobby to career recently. Continue Reading →

Harlem Based See.Gold Brings Old World Charm To Modern Day

Need old world gilding for your new world Harlem home? Then, you have to check out see.gold, it’s an all-female Harlem-based team of gilders specializing in hand painted and gilded glass signage and house numbers. Continue Reading →