MTA Expands Employees Testing For Sleep Apnea

mta wreck2More MTA employees will get tested for sleep apnea, expanding a program instituted  to prevent another accident to effect Harlem riders like the fatal 2013 Metro-North derailment caused by a drowsy engineer, Gov. Cuomo announced Tuesday. Continue Reading →

New York Is The State With The Highest Tax Burden

east-harlem sliderWith a week remaining until Tax Day and many Americans finding the current tax code too confusing to determine exactly how much their home states are actually taking from their income in taxes, the personal finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’s States with the Highest & Lowest Tax Burdens. Continue Reading →

Alvin Ailey’s Fab 2-Week Engagement At Lincoln Center

Paul KoknikAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world’s most popular dance companies, will return to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts for a two-week 15-performance engagement at the David H. Koch Theater June 8th – 19th, 2016.  Continue Reading →

April Snow Showers This Weekend From Harlem To Hollis

rainy weather in harlemThese April showers might be bad news for your flowers: Meteorologists have forecast that precipitation this Saturday could be a mix of rain, sleet, and — you guessed it — snow. Continue Reading →

Starbucks Raises The Bar(ista) With Roastery NY (video)

Starbucks_Reserve_Roastery and harlem spotStarbucks showed us how to grow your Fortune 500 Company by coming to Harlem, they did it by being successful in Harlem and now they are showing us how Starbucks can grow inside and outside of Harlem. Continue Reading →

Two Bills For People With Disabilities Signed Into Law

Rosenthal's Two Bills for People with Disabilities Signed Into LawToday Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law Council Members Helen Rosenthal and Ritchie Torres’ legislation to expand access for people with disabilities attending events held by the City and interacting with city agencies. Continue Reading →

How To Become A Runner Even If You Hate Running In Harlem

HarlemRunRUDYdiverserunnersBy Laura Stampler

For most of my adult life, I thought running was useful only for catching a departing subway train. And even then, another F train was bound to come sometime, right? Continue Reading →

Digital Health Marketplace Application Deadline

digital conference 2016The Digital Health Marketplace helps companies sell products through matchmaking and pre-sale pilot support. We aim to accelerate the diffusion of useful technologies that will help NYC’s hospitals, health systems, payers, and clinics transform healthcare across the five boroughs. Continue Reading →

Brewer Tours Senior Centers Launching Resource Guide

DSC02035Today, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer toured three senior centers, kicking off a citywide effort to distribute thousands of copies of “Age-Smart Manhattan,” her office’s new senior resource guide. Continue Reading →

Alternate Side Parking Suspended From Harlem To Hollis

alternate street parking in harlemThe New York City Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, today announced that Alternate Side Parking Regulations will be suspended Friday, March 4, 2016 to facilitate snow removal. Continue Reading →