Support El Museo And The Three Kings Day Parade 2016

9a4314fc-7326-4c34-bbd0-7474e1c030f0El Museo del Barrio is excited to participate in this year’s #GivingTuesdaya global day dedicated to giving, on Tuesday, December 1, 2015!  Continue Reading →

NYC Plans $3 Billion Homelessness From Harlem To Hollis

trash24u-7-webNew York City, in what will mark the single biggest investment of the de Blasio administration to fight homelessness, plans to create 15,000 additional units of housing that will be paired with social-service support, an initiative estimated to cost about $3 billion. Continue Reading →

Police Deploy In NY After Paris Attacks

695521a8f3931cb987a76416144acee9bb20aa06New York went on a heightened state of alert Friday, deploying counter-terrorism police reinforcements to crowded places and French interests after attacks in Paris killed at least 39 people. Continue Reading →

New York City Launches $40M Park Redesign Program

harlem parks mitchel silverGood fences also make good parks. The city is launching a $40 million initiative to fix parks from Harlem to Hollis that have gated entrances, lack trees or have tall fences that block eye-level views, the Daily News has learned. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Details Mental Health Crisis From Harlem to Hollis

de BlasioThe de Blasio Administration today released a white paper detailing the size and scope of the mental health crisis in New York City. Continue Reading →

New ‘Path Through History’ Website Launched

Andrew-Cuomo-Path-Through-historyNew York History blog reports that an announcement sent to the media says that Governor Andrew Cuomo has introduced a new Path Through History website in celebration of New York State History Month. Continue Reading →

New York City’s Public Health Care System Rebrands

image006The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation will now be known as NYC Health + Hospitals as part of a new brand strategy that unifies its more than 70 patient care locations in the five boroughs and represents a transition to a wellness-focused health care leader that provides essential services to 1.4 million New Yorkers every year. Continue Reading →

Ailey’s Opening Night Gala Benefit Honoring BNY Mellon

alvin ailey gala1On December 2nd, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will kick off a five-week holiday season with a star-studded gala benefit including a performance at New York City Center and party at the New York Hilton Midtown Grand Ballroom.  Continue Reading →

Centuries-Old Tombs Found Beneath NYC Park

nyc burial spaceCity workers have discovered two burial vaults underneath Washington Square Park in New York City, uncovering the remains of at least a dozen people interred around two centuries ago. Continue Reading →

NYC Health Dept., Illegal Aphrodisiac Warning

warning stone in nycThe Health Department today warned New York City residents about an illegal aphrodisiac known as “stone,” which can cause serious poisonings and death. Continue Reading →