City Council Approves Affordable Mixed-Use Project In East Harlem

east-harlem-apartmentsThe City Council has voted to approve a 15-story, 400-unit mixed-use development planned at 127 East 107th Street, located on the southern end of East Harlem. Continue Reading →

NYC To Put Landlords From Harlem To Hollis On Notice Comply With Law Or Lose Tax Benefits

east-harlem sliderNYC housing and finance officials will notify 3,000 landlords next week that they will lose a lucrative property tax break unless they follow procedures aimed at limiting rent increases. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Rezoning Opponents Deliver Giant Turkey To Mayor Bill de Blasio

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Protesters marched on Gracie Mansion carrying a giant plastic turkey Sunday to voice their opposition of a plan to upzone East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Trump Eyes Eva Moskowitz For Education Secretary

Eva Moskowitz

Donald Trump is considering charter school advocate and and founder of Success Academies in Harlem Eva Moskowitz to serve as education secretary, according to a senior Trump official. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito, Mayor de Blasio And Others Sign Laws For Free Lancers

viveritodeblasio1Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and others today held public hearings for, and signed, 12 pieces of legislation into law. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio To “Fight Nationally And Act Locally” With Faith Leaders

mayor-at-de-blasio-2On Monday, November 14, 2016 in the Blue Room of City Hall, Mayor Bill de Blasio led a discussion with faith leaders to reinforce the Administration’s commitment to protect initiatives that may be at risk during Donald J. Trump’s presidency from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Appointments Mark Chambers Head Of Mayor’s Office of Sustainability

Bill_de_BlasioAs each one of us make our own moves to advocate for clean energy, inclusive climate action and sustainability in Harlem, Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the appointment of Mark Chambers as the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio And Heathcare Leaders Recommendations For Harlem To Hollis

mayor-de-blasio1On November 7, 2016, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that Stanley Brezenoff would be recommended to the Health + Hospitals Board of Directors for appointment as Interim President and CEO of the public healthcare system which Harlem Hospital is a part of the network. Continue Reading →

New HIV Outreach Effort Distributes Over 1,700 Free HIV Self-Test Kits To New Yorkers

mayor-de-blasio1At the American Public Health Association (APHA) annual conference in Denver, the New York City Health Department today presented findings from a new and successful outreach effort that distributes free HIV self-test kits to New Yorkers among populations overrepresented in the NYC HIV epidemic – men and transgender people who have sex with men (MTSM). Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Signs Harlem Council Member Levine Hate Crimes Legislation in to Law

image006Today New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation sponsored by Council Member Mark Levine that will enhance the way the New York City Police Department (NYPD) reports hate crimes.
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