Nearly 60 Percent Of Harlemites Live Paycheck To Paycheck: Study

east-harlem sliderNew Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis hear it all the time — homelessness can happen to anyone. A new report has found that nearly 60 percent of New Yorkers could be out on the street if they lose their jobs, have an accident or encounter some other unforeseen event that limits their ability to pay the bills. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Members Levine, Rodriguez, Mark-Viverito And Others Champion America’s Diversity

mark-levine-melessa-and-ydanis1On Sunday, November 20, 2016, at 2:30 PM, the Hebrew Tabernacle in Washington Heights will host a community interfaith thanksgiving celebration to champion diversity and denounce the hatred America is experiencing nationwide. Continue Reading →

Washington Heights Community Projects Receive Six Major Design Awards in Past Year

the-steps-before-and-after11Commissioner Feniosky Peña-Mora of the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) announced today that three major projects recently completed by DDC in Washington Heights have received a total of six prestigious architecture and engineering awards in the last 12 months. Continue Reading →

Four-Story, Two-Unit Townhouse Planned In Washington Heights

510-west-159th-streetFloral Park, N.Y.-based M&K Enterprises Group has filed applications for a four-story, two-unit residential building at 510 West 159th Street, located on the southern end of Washington Heights. Continue Reading →

The 240th Commemoration Of The Battle Of Fort Washington

battle-of-fort-wahsingtonThis year marks the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Washington, a key event during the Revolutionary War just north of Harlem. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez Chair Of The City Council Talks Driverless Cars

Councilmember-Ydanis-Rodriguez1On Friday, October 28th, 2016, Chair of the Council Member Washington Heights’ Ydanis Rodriguez read this statement regarding Driverless Cars And What They Mean For Uptown And NYC to the NYC Transportation committee:

Good morning and welcome to the Transportation Committee’s hearing on “The Future of Driverless Vehicles in New York City.” My name is Ydanis Rodriguez and I am the chair of the committee. Continue Reading →

NYPD Video Shows Moment George Washington Bridge Jumper Was Rescued

man-rescue-from-washington-heightsThe NYPD has released video footage of the moment a distressed man was rescued by police after climbing to the top of one of the George Washington Bridge’s towers and standing on the ledge. Continue Reading →

Rodriguez And Espaillat Other Electeds, Advocates, Residents Call Out Uptown Bad Landlords

espaillat-rodriguez-jpgJust as Harlem World Magazine posts their Harlem’s 25 Worst Landlords: The Full 2016 List, a Landlord at 78 Thayer Avenue has driven his rent regulated tenants out of the buildings to the point where over 30 apartments are now vacant, while the uptown community languishes in an affordable housing crisis.
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Archaeologist Kathleen Martinez To Announce Break Through In Cleopatra’s Lost Tomb Uptown

kathleenmartinez1World famous archaeologist Kathleen Martinez, State Senator Adriano Espaillat, Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez and other local elected officials and leaders will hold a press conference to announce that Kathleen Martinez will be speaking this weekend in Washington Heights at Columbia University’s Armand Hammer Health Science Building. Continue Reading →

The World-Renowned Association of Dominican Classical Artists Free Opening Concert In Harlem

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Join an exciting upcoming event, featuring great music and an educational environment. The Association of Dominican Classical Artists is beginning their 7th season with a free concert on Thursday, October 20th at 7:00 PM.

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