117th Street Is The Smelliest Block In Harlem

The NY Post reports that the smelliest block in Manhattan, as measured by the number of 311 complaints, is 117th Street in Harlem, but residents blame a bar and grill a block away for the odor. Continue Reading →

Notice Of Public Hearing And Opportunity To Comment On Proposed Rule

Pursuant to Section 1301 of the New York City Charter, the NYC Department of Small Business Services is proposing to continue a program that provides grants to companies that provide school bus transportation.

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NYC’s Open Data Program And The Chief Analytics Officer Job

Here are some great opportunities regarding NYC’s Open Data Program and the position of Chief Analytics Officer Job. Continue Reading →

First Lady Chirlane McCray And Others Announce M/WBE’s Loans From Harlem To Hollis

First Lady Chirlane McCray and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery, Citywide Director of Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs), today announced the launch of the Contract Financing Loan Fund, allowing M/WBEs to apply for low-interest contract financing loans of up to $500,000 for M/WBEs. Continue Reading →

NYC Brings Tech Companies And Non Profits Together For Neighborhood Challenge

The New York City Department of Small Business Services, along with New York City Economic Development Corporation, today announced the launch of Neighborhood Challenge. Continue Reading →

How Can I Get My Local Government To Pay Attention To Me In Harlem?

If you didn’t like a “recent election,” and you’ve been trying to get your city council in Harlem or Hollis to pay attention to some issues in your neighborhood that have been going on for a while now. Continue Reading →

Bidlinx: Your Portal to Government Procurement Opportunities

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You are invited to our event, “Bidlinx: Your Portal to Government Procurement Opportunities”.
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From Harlem To Hollywood Target Offers Refund For Fake Egyptian Sheets

Harlem TargetWe love the Target store in East Harlem, it was a surprise when we read that Target is offering customers millions of dollars in refunds after discovering that it sold fake Egyptian cotton sheets. Continue Reading →

Cumbo, Mark-Viverito And Others Celebrate Investments In Youth, School And Culture

de blasio and othersNew York City Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo released the following statement after Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and members of the New York City Council reached an early agreement on Wednesday with Mayor Bill de Blasio on a balanced FY2017 budget. Continue Reading →

After Barge Collison Amtrak Restores Metro-North Service

Metro-North RailroadAmtrak has restored service on the Empire Line after a boat struck the Spuyten Duyvil Bridge (where the Hudson and Harlem Rivers meet). The boat struck the bridge around 4:20 p.m. Sunday, prompting a temporary suspension in both directions. Continue Reading →

NYC Health Commissioner Submits Affidavit In Support Of Sodium Warning Rule

Is-sodium-reduction-falling-down-the-food-policy-agendaThe Health Department today filed its response to the National Restaurant Association’s (NRA) effort to halt implementation of the city’s sodium warning rule, which will help New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis identify items with excessive sodium content. Continue Reading →