Handy Tips For A Sustainable Holiday In Harlem

Making a list of how to green your Harlem holidays? Here are some of our friends at GrowNYC favorite tips and events to cure the post-holiday blues. Continue Reading →

CHULO Underwear S/S 2018 Official NYFW Fashion Show And Fundraiser

CHULO Underwear is pleased to announce its official NYFW show and fundraiser, A NEW DAY, will take place on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, on the second floor of The Ritz Bar and Lounge, 369 West 46th Street, on the famous Restaurant Row in the Broadway Theater District in Midtown Manhattan, NY 10036. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s H&M Honored Rita Ora With The First Variety And H&M Conscious Award 2017

On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017, Variety in partnership with H&M (located at 125th Street ad Adam Clayton Powell Blvd., was) honored [easyazon_link identifier=”B008LV05EG” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Rita Ora[/easyazon_link] for her outstanding philanthropic work with the first ever Variety and H&M Conscious Award at the 2nd annual Power of Young Hollywood event. Continue Reading →

Martha Stewart Detects Sewage Smell Uptown

And so it happened that on July 13, 2017, with two minutes left ’til 10:45 a.m., career perfectionist and Snoop Dogg spirit animal Martha Stewart, 75, became the latest person to realize that the glamorous isle of Manhattan, despite its fame and fortune and highly exclusionary housing market, still smells a lot like sewage sometimes. Continue Reading →

GrowNYC Launches Compost On-the-Go Commuter Food Scrap Collections Uptown

GrowNYC announces Compost On-the-Go at 18 new food scrap collections, conveniently located near mass transit in Northern Manhattan and and the Bronx in partnership with the NYC Department of Sanitation.  Continue Reading →

Hundreds Gather To Enrich Harlem residents’ Lives At Historic Polo Grounds

The history of Harlem is so vast, it could be the city’s sixth borough, but sadly over time, many of its once-notable areas have disappeared, replaced by endless skyscrapers or long forgotten altogether. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces New Resiliency Guidelines For Climate Change

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the release of preliminary Climate Resiliency Design Guidelines, which for the first time establish citywide guidance on incorporating projected impacts from climate change into the planning, engineering, construction, and renovation of City facilities. Continue Reading →

Solar Capacity Expands Under Mayor de Blasio From Harlem To Hollis

In advance of Earth Day on April 22, Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that solar capacity continues to expand citywide, bringing better access to clean affordable energy and well-paying green jobs. Continue Reading →

Visioning Climate Justice Sustainable Future In Harlem And Northern Manhattan

Please join WE ACT for Environmental Justice, The New School and local colleagues and researchers, on Saturday March 25, 2017 for a workshop in which we will create, visualize, and evaluate alternative options for a more just, resilient, and sustainable future in Harlem and Northern Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Back To The Roots Water Garden Fish Tank Perfect For Any Harlem Home (Video)

Back to the Roots is on a mission to Undo Food. In a college class, they learned mushrooms could grow entirely on spent coffee grounds. Continue Reading →

Cuomo Confirms Deal To Close Indian Point By 2021

A plan to close the aging Indian Point nuclear power plant by 2021 removes a long-held fear of an accident occurring miles from the nation’s most populous city. Continue Reading →

What Da Buck?! Deer Spotted Roaming Harlem Park

deer-in-harlem-park1A one-antlered deer was spotted roaming Harlem’s Jackie Robinson park and may have swam the width of the East River to get there. Continue Reading →

What Trump’s Victory May Mean For New York And It’s Trickle Down To Harlem

trumpDonald J. Trump will be the seventh president from New York and its first since Franklin Roosevelt.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio Appointments Mark Chambers Head Of Mayor’s Office of Sustainability

Bill_de_BlasioAs each one of us make our own moves to advocate for clean energy, inclusive climate action and sustainability in Harlem, Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the appointment of Mark Chambers as the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability. Continue Reading →

Recycle, Recycle, Recycle Unwanted Or Broken Electronics In Harlem

recycle in harlemResponsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwaves or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center.  Continue Reading →