At Harlem Press Conference Bob Marley’s Granddaughter Demands Better Police Protocol

Billboard reports that should have been an uneventful stay for Donisha Prendergast, the eldest grandchild of Bob and Rita Marley, in the suburban community of Rialto, California, instead became an unexpected news story that has unfolded under increasingly familiar circumstances. Continue Reading →

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Danny Glover, MPAC, Faith And Community Leaders Host Economic Justice Day With Airbnb

Faith and community leaders from across New York City came together today for Economic Justice Day, a day-long conference organized by MPAC and sponsored by Airbnb. Continue Reading →

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The City Enforced Airbnb Fines From Harlem To Hollis When Something Happened

The Real Deal reports that active Airbnb listings are up slightly since NY City Hall started handing out fines in February 2017 for illegal listings. And areas like Harlem and Bushwick, where affordable housing is in short supply, are seeing a marked increase. Continue Reading →

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Congressman Adriano Espaillat Slams Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky For Harlem

Today, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement and letter to Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky following the company’s announcement of local-led tours through the Harlem neighborhood. Continue Reading →

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With A Increase In Harlem, Experts Forecasting Chill In NYC Hospitality Market

Real Estate Weekly reports that despite a record-breaking year of tourism in New York City, with 60 million people visiting the Big Apple, the hotel market is in a slump. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: Spend the Night At Brooklyn’s Rough Trade Record Store

sonosroughtradeairbnbAh, the weekend… Time to sit back, blare that favorite record, and pour yourself a glass of wine. Right? But wait, there are so many other things to worry about… Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: Airbnb Invites You to Stay in Hamlet’s Castle

castle-denmark-airbnbCN Travel reports that Airbnb continues to outdo itself. In the past, the home-sharing site has allowed travelers to rent a castle, stay in Van Gogh’s bedroom, spend a night in Paris catacombs, and sleep with sharks. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Council Members Levine, Rodriguez And Others Get Legal With Illegal Hotels

levine and rodriquez in harlem1On Friday, October 30 the City Council Committee on Housing and Buildings held a hearing on a package of legislative proposals aimed at strengthening New York City’s enforcement against illegal hotels. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Art Collective Tries to Better Community With Airbnb

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Airbnb isn’t all bad. Actually, when the site is used as it was intended, it can be pretty cool. Case in point, an artist collective in East Harlem is utilizing the site to rent out two rooms in its five-bedroom apartment and uses a portion of the proceeds to fund free art workshops for area residents, DNAinfo reports.

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