After Zymere Perkins’s Death In Harlem, David Hansell Is Ready To Take On ACS (Update)

NYPost reports that then David Hansell took the helm at the Administration for Children’s Services earlier this year, the city’s embattled child- welfare agency was still reeling from a string of high-profile deaths. Continue Reading →

“The Salon Hang” 2017 Arts Fundraiser Uptown

Friday, October 13th through Sunday October 15th, 2017, Fort Washington Collegiate Church presents “The Salon Hang: Grace –Diversity-Community”, an Uptown arts show and fundraiser for their community based arts & youth programs. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez’s 7th Annual State Of The District

A note to Harlem World Magazine from uptown council member Ydanis Rodriguez: Continue Reading →

Community Gather To Mark One Month Amanda Morales Guerra Took Refuge Uptown

TOMORROW Sunday, September 18 at 12:00 PM in front of Holy Rood Church in Washington Heights, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa and NYS Senator Marisol Alcantara. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Talented Cardi B Goes “Bodak Yellow” (Video)

Here’s Washington Heights lady Cardi B (iamcardib.com), the rapper, songwriter, television personality and actress has been blowing up, from the VMA’s to Love & Hip Hop: New York, and who knows what next. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Drag Ball History (Video)

Numerous historians and cultural commentators have traced the origins of today’s house ball scene to the notorious culture of Harlem drag balls in 1920’s and 1930’s New York.

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Mayor de Blasio, Economic Development Corporation President Patchett, And Harlem Rep Rodriguez Unveil Inwood Plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez and New York City Economic Development Corporation President and CEO James Patchett today unveiled the Inwood NYC 2017 Action Plan. Continue Reading →

NYPD Rolls Out Body Camera’s Uptown

The NYPD began rolling its body camera program Thursday in the 34th police precinct — which spans the Washington Heights and Inwood neighborhoods — department officials told Patch. Continue Reading →

Protesters To Demand Uptown State Senator Marisol Alcantara Leave Democrat Group

Protestors are planning to fill the hallways of State Senator Marisol Alcantara’s Inwood offices Friday morning to demand that the senator leave the Independent Democratic Conference and caucus with mainline Democrats. Continue Reading →

Ajee’ Wilson Runs The Sixth Fastest 600 Of All Time In Upper Manhattan

Ajee’ Wilson continued to show strong early-season form, clocking the second-fastest indoor 600m ever by an American woman at the 22nd annual New Balance Games at the Armory Track & Field Center in Upper Manhattan. Continue Reading →

A Message From Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez

Dear friends and neighbors,

oday marks a turning point in our country’s history. Over the past eight years, we’ve made strides; expanding the rights of the LGBT community, combating climate change with real commitments, furthering conversations on race and criminal justice reform and strengthening job growth at a consistent pace. Continue Reading →

How Bad Are Street Surfaces In Your Harlem Hood?

If your Uber rides home from the bar are starting to feel more like back-road safari trips, a new street quality ranking (and mapping!) project from NYC’s Independent Budget Office may explain why. Continue Reading →

Uptown Elected Ydanis Rodriguez To Discuss Future Of Citi Bike From Harlem To Hollis

Councilmember-Ydanis-Rodriguez1 Uptown Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez will host a committee hearing tomorrow, November 28th at 11 AM in the City Council chambers of City Hall, looking at what comes next for Citi Bike, following the completion of its planned expansion in 2017.

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Uptown’s Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez on MTA Fare Increase

Councilmember-Ydanis-Rodriguez1As the Board of the MTA discusses plans to increase subway and bus fares in New York City, Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez issued this statement:

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Mark Levine And Ydanis Rodriguez Host MTA Press Conference In Harlem

mark-levine-and-rodriquezIn advance of the MTA’s November 16th, 2016 Board Meeting, Harlem and Uptown Council Members Mark Levine and Ydanis Rodriguez will be hosting a press conference at the 125th Street Train Station on Broadway calling on the MTA to increase the quality of service on the 1, A, B, C and D lines. Continue Reading →

Marisol Alcantara Has Eye On Upper Manhattan Senate Seat

delarosa-1473830853-9914-1478603606-5416Marisol Alcantara knows what it’s like to eek out a win on election night. She just won’t have to do it on Nov. 8; she did it two months ago. Continue Reading →