Heat Advisory From Harlem To Hollis

heat and hot harlem1The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for NYC from 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM tomorrow, 8/16. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Nicky the Wig,’ ‘Tugboat,’ ‘Tony the Cripple’ And Dozens More Mobsters Arrested

art-mob17n-0116We know Harlem has a rich Italian Mafia history throughout East Harlem, but inside and outside of Harlem, the mob rule of omerta may be a thing of the past, but one tradition clearly remains from La Cosa Nostra — wiseguys love their nicknames. Continue Reading →

NYC’s WiFi Kiosks Aren’t Accessible to the Blind, New Lawsuit Claims

LinkNYC-777x776A disability rights group filed a complaint Thursday against the city for creating WiFi kiosks across the city that are inaccessible to the blind. Theis gradually installing 7,500 kiosks across the five boroughs in place of old pay phones, but the nonprofit Disability Rights Advocates says blind people are unable to use them. Continue Reading →

Yeah, First Ever Drone Race Set Against The NYC Skyline

drone fund1Give Me Liberty… and give me the best drone pilots in the Northeast! Liberty Science Center and Yeah Drones are partnering to host The Liberty Cup, the first-ever family friendly drone race set against the New York City skyline, Saturday and Sunday, July 30 and 31, 2016. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Join National Parent’s Day At Herald Square In New York City

Family eating healthy meal1Sunday, July 24th, is National Parent’s Day. For the first time in NYC, a rally commemorating the day will be held at Herald Square at Avenue of Americas on West 34th Street, New York, New York. Continue Reading →

Join The Community Against The Shuttering Of City Fresh Market In East Harlem

city market in harlem1Less than a year after Pathmark – East Harlem’s largest supermarket closed its doors for the last time – the National Supermarket Association, East Harlem community leaders, Community Board Members and elected officials, including Harlem, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rangel Honored For Partnership Between NY And The Dominican Republic

1785f1be-4c20-4e63-aa58-efd94282199fOn Tuesday, July 12, 2016, Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel was recognized by the Dominican Republic Ambassador to the U.S., José Tomás Pérez, for his work in strengthening the partnership between the U.S., and the Dominican Republic, and supporting the Dominican community in New York. Continue Reading →

Brewer Ok’s $26 Mil In School Awards From Harlem To Hollis

gale BrewerManhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer today announced a slate of capital funding awards supporting the borough’s schools, parks, libraries, and community-based nonprofit organizations. Continue Reading →

Tips For Staying Safe During The Coming Heat Wave In Harlem

mark levine 2By Rep. Mark Levine

With expected temperatures of 95 degrees or higher, the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory from Harlem to Hollis starting this afternoon until 8pm tomorrow. Continue Reading →

The Dept. Of Environmental Conservation Has Issued An Air Quality Health Advisory For Harlem

rainy weather in harlemThe New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an Air Quality Health Advisory from Harlem to Hollis tomorrow, Wednesday, July 6 from 11:00 AM until 11:00 PM. Continue Reading →