New NYC Buses Have Wi-Fi But No Tech To Avoid Those On Foot

2-newnycbusesh sliderThere are some nifty features on New York City’s sleek new fleet of more than 2,000 buses, the first of which began hitting the streets this past week. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Announce Decline In K-12 Emergency Visits

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoMayor Bill de Blasio, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett and Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) First Deputy Commissioner Alba Pico today announced an 85 percent decline in synthetic cannabinoid-related emergency department visits since July 2015. Continue Reading →

De Blasio Used ‘Slush Fund’ To Support Harlem And Other Pre-K Programs

mayorb ill de blasio in harlemMayor Bill de Blasio’s office arranged for a nonprofit fund to loan $130 thousand to West Harlem Community Organization, the funds were part of $1.36 million used for three other private pre-kindergarten programs who did not get city contracts. Continue Reading →

Everything Harlem’s Sharpton Has Lived For Is At Stake

e03921212e871ea2716eab1327767f02July 20, 2014, three days after Eric Garner suffocated to death during an arrest by New York City police officers for selling loose cigarettes, the Reverend Al Sharpton delivered the Sunday sermon at Riverside Church, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollis, NYPD To Wake Napping Riders

fa512d2485a48d068f0f6a706700adfaOn late-night and early-morning subway rides, it’s common to see passengers dozing off (or passing out) on the way home. But New York City’s police commissioner is sounding the alarm. Continue Reading →

De Blasio Initiates Paid Parental Leave Policy

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Nearly 20,000 non-union city employees will receive six weeks of paid parental leave under a new policy announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday.  Continue Reading →

Council Approves Security Guards for Private Schools From Harlem to Hollis

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Citizens Union reports that the City Council on Monday passed a controversial bill to provide public funding to private and religious schools to pay for security guards.  Continue Reading →

NYC Plans $3 Billion Homelessness From Harlem To Hollis

trash24u-7-webNew York City, in what will mark the single biggest investment of the de Blasio administration to fight homelessness, plans to create 15,000 additional units of housing that will be paired with social-service support, an initiative estimated to cost about $3 billion. Continue Reading →

Rest In Peace Harlem Tech Man Hank Williams

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Hank Williams, 50, was hospitalized for over a week while battling pneumonia and myocarditis, which can be caused by a viral infection of the heart. Continue Reading →

New York City And Paris Launch Business Exchange

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The Harlem and France relationship is deep, from the Harlem Hellfighters fighting for France in WWII, Pastry Chef Moha Orchid at Jolie Patisserie, to Chef Alain Eoche, of Chéri at the French Bistro on Lenox Avenue and in 1815, Joseph Bonaparte, Napoleon Bonaparte’s brother, moving in to the Claremont Inn in West Harlem. Continue Reading →