Harlem School of Arts Names Eric Pryor New President

Eric PryorThe Harlem School of Arts announced Thursday that Eric Pryor has been appointed as president of the school. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: At The Bronx Democratic Committee Gala 2015

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By Seitu Oronde

Sietu was at the annual fundraising dinner on Thursday, July 16, 2015 with the Bronx Democratic Committee Gala 2015 at the Marina Del Rey in the Bronx, New York.

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Uber Gets ‘Community Leaders’ Support In Harlem

UBERNYweb1-master675For months, the clash has seemed inevitable: the professed disrupters of municipal transportation policy and the chief executive of the country’s largest city government, tussling over who should rule the roads of New York City. Continue Reading →

The Studio Museum To Construct New Building In Harlem

20The Studio Museum in Harlem today announced that it will construct a new home on Manhattan’s West 125th Street, replacing its current facility with a structure designed expressly for its program by architect David Adjaye. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Police Show Solidarity With Fallen Officers

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By Udo Salters 

The funeral for New York City Police Officer Ramos was held on Saturday December 20th at the Christ Tabernacle on Myrtle Avenue. Ramos and his Partner Police Officer Wenjian Liu were shot in their police car in Brooklyn. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: New York City’s Slave Market

indexOn a recent NYPL blog post it stated that on June 27, a plaque marking the site of New York City’s main 18th-century slave market was unveiled in Lower Manhattan by Mayor Bill de Blasio. Continue Reading →

Rents One-year Leases Are Frozen From Harlem To Hollis

east-harlem1New York City’s Rent Guidelines Board took an unprecedented step Monday, voting for the first time to freeze rents on one-year leases for tenants in rent-stabilized apartments. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill And Chancellor Fariña Announce closure For The Lunar New Year

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced that New York City will become the second major urban school district in the nation, after San Francisco, to close on Lunar New Year in the official school calendar. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s $8 Bill Of Construction Projects From Harlem To Hollis

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Mayor Bill de Blasio, Counsel to Mayor and M/WBE Director Maya Wiley, Contract Services Director Lisette Camilo, Senior Advisor to the Mayor Bill Goldstein, and School Construction Authority President Lorraine Grillo,… Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: The 1st Annual Harlem Eat Up Festival

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By Lil Nickelson

Executive Chef/Owner Marcus Samuelsson of Red Rooster Harlem and Streetbird Rotisserie (pictured above with his wife model Maya Haile) came up with the idea for a festival to celebrate and showcase the diversity of Harlem’s food, culture and spirit.  Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollis Mayor Bill de Blasio Calls For Stronger Rent Laws

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Mayor Bill de Blasio today called for stronger rent laws that will stem the loss of affordable apartments to deregulation. More than 35,000 affordable apartments have left rent regulation since it was last extended in 2011, putting enormous pressure on working families and pushing longtime tenants out of fast-gentrifying neighborhoods. Continue Reading →