Mayor de Blasio Signs Legislation To Repeal Cabaret Law From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed a historic piece of legislation into law which will repeal the 91 year-old Cabaret Law. Continue Reading →

Harlem Electeds Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez And Other Council Members Hail Growth Of Latino Population

On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017, the Census estimated that the share of Latinos from Harlem to Hollis living in New York City had grown to comprise 29% of all inhabitants. Continue Reading →

Uptowns Ydanis Rodriguez And Others Unite To Support Bill Increasing Safety Of Bicycling

Councilmember-Ydanis-Rodriguez1Today, despite the rain, Council Members Carlos Menchaca, Uptowns Ydanis Rodriguez, and Antonio Reynoso, advocates and community members came together at the steps of City Hall for a press conference in support of Intro. Continue Reading →

Major Bill de Blasio Administration Announces Major Dusk And Darkness Initiative From Harlem To Hollis

east-harlem sliderThe de Blasio Administration today announced that New York City was redoubling its efforts around Vision Zero as the City enters what has traditionally been the deadliest time of year for pedestrians on streets from Harlem to Hollis, Queens. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Access To Credit & Capital For Minority & Women Owned Business Enterprises Town Hall Forum

The Small Business Expo For Free In NYC1Hosted by The Black Institute with The Black Latino and Asian Caucus

Town Hall Forum to discuss access to credit and capital for minority and women owned business enterprises. Continue Reading →

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 →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Assures Minors Free Access To Attorneys

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoOne year after calling for New York City to step up and “respond to the humanitarian crisis we have before us,” East Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced today that the New York City Council Unaccompanied Minors Initiative is successfully providing free attorneys for every minor who arrives in New York City. Continue Reading →