Harlem’s 25 Worst Landlords: The Full 2016 List

east-harlem sliderOur Harlem World Magazine list has been adapted from Public Advocate Letitia James’ 100 of the city’s worst landlords list posted on Wednesday, October 12th, 2016, which is her annual list. Continue Reading →

City Announces Immediate Reforms In Wake of 6-Year-Old Harlem Boy’s Death

bill-de-blasio-in-caseMayor Bill de Blasio delivered a powerful statement at a press conference to announce immediate reforms to the Administration of Children’s Services following the death of 6-year-old Zymere Perkins: “The buck stops here.” Continue Reading →

After Death Of Boy In Harlem Mayor Says Blame Lies With Him

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Mayor Bill de Blasio had an emotional response Wednesday when discussing the death of a 6-year-old boy.  Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Community And Outreach Effort From Harlem To Hollis

im-musilm-im-nyThe Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit and Office of Immigrant Affairs and the Commission on Human Rights announced today a series of ongoing events and a new social media ad campaign that promote respect, understanding, and support for the City’s diverse Muslim communities. Continue Reading →

Update: Chelsea Explosion Suspect Named As Ahmad Khan Rahami

_91300617_rahami1New York officials are looking for Ahmad Khan Rahami, a naturalized US citizen who was born in Afghanistan for questioning over Saturday’s Chelsea Explosion blast in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The Chelsea Explosion, A Homemade Device Explodes (Update)


A street-corner Chelsea explosion that law enforcement sources said was caused by an intentionally detonated improvised device in the busy Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan sent shrapnel flying into pedestrians Saturday night, injuring at least 29 people, including one person believed to be in serious condition. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Chelsea Explosion Rocks New York City (Video)

usa_new_york_explosion-4A “deafening’’ Chelsea Explosion rocked Saturday night, injuring 29 people, blowing out scores of windows and forcing the evacuation of at least two buildings. Continue Reading →

New Design? City Pulls Plug On Sidewalk Net After Porn Complaints

LinkNYC-777x776There are a number of the LinkNYC WiFi kiosks uptown, the company announced today that the web-browsing feature will be disabled after critics complained that homeless people were monopolizing them and using them to watch porn. Continue Reading →

Harlem Electeds Support Big Investment In Anchor Parks

harlem politics1This month Harlem’s Mark Levine joined Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver in announcing our Anchor Parks program, committing $150 million for major improvements at five large parks in areas of need. Continue Reading →

Harlem School Performance Improves In Math, English

school_standardized_tests-1470071305-7711-1470075470-1412New York City Public Schools recorded “substantial” gains on state English and math exams announced Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña. Continue Reading →