Join The Discussion At Our InwoodNYC Neighborhood Planning Meeting

Councilmember-Ydanis-Rodriguez1By Ydanis Rodriguez, Council Member

I would like to invite you to our large open house to discuss the latest happenings around the Inwood NYC neighborhood planning process. Continue Reading →

How To Engage In Or Decline A Political Conversation

Panel TalkingAfter last week’s RNC and this week’s DNC, politics is on everyone’s mind. But what’s the best way from Harlem to Hollis to respond when someone asks you, “Which candidate do you support” or “Who are you going to vote for?” Continue Reading →

Espaillat’s Historic Story Receives Thunderous Ovation At Democratic National Convention (video)

espanialt-1 slider1Today, Harlem State Senator Adriano Espaillat, the Democratic primary winner in New York’s 13th congressional district, addressed the delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in support of the Clinton-Kaine ticket. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Global STEM Alliance Summit In NYC

©2015 Diane Allford_4043The first annual Global STEM Alliance Summit, with students traveling from China, Egypt, India, Macedonia, Mexico, Morocco, Philippines, Scotland, Singapore, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and throughout the USA to attend. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Espaillat To Address The Democratic National Convention Watch Live

adriano-espaillat-fbHarlem State Senator Adriano Espaillat, the Democratic primary winner in New York’s 13th congressional district, will address the delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in support of the Clinton-Kaine ticket. Continue Reading →

Supermarket Association, Residents And Electeds Decry Closing Of City Fresh Market In Harlem

-Anthony Espinal Melissa Mark-ViveritoThe National Supermarket Association (NSA), community leaders and elected officials, including New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat, rallied today on East 116th Street, East Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Accused Of “Accommodating” Mayor And NYPD

de blasio and wark in harlemNew York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s decision to scuttle legislation that would have toughened guidelines for police stops has exposed tensions on the council, with some lawmakers accusing her of being too accommodating to Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Dickens And Other Electeds Introduce “Right To Record Act”

Right to Record Act recroppedOn July 14, Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, Deputy Leader, and Council Member Helen Rosenthal, Chair of the Committee on Contracts, held a press conference to announce the introduction of the “Right to Record Act”. Continue Reading →

Keith Wright Supports Inez Dickens To Get Her City Council Seat

wright-inez-1NY Post reports that Harlem heavyweights Keith Wright and Inez Dickens are taking steps to swap seats after Wright’s narrow loss in a congres­sional primary last month. 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 →