“Art In The Parks Active Open Space” Program Creates Eight New Public Art From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department, in partnership with NYC Parks, today announced the installation of eight new public artworks in parks in the South Bronx, East Harlem and Central Brooklyn. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Mott Haven, Rise In Homeless Is One Of The Biggest In The U.S.

We can see the effects in Harlem, homelessness in New York City rose by 4.1% in 2017 overall, one of the bigger increases in the U.S., according to a federal report released Wednesday. Continue Reading →

MTA Should Only Focus On Maintenance, Repair And The Signal System

Today November 30th, 2017, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the Council Committee on Transportation, proposed measures to improve service delivery by the MTA. Continue Reading →

Mayor Announces Changes To Laundry License Application Requirements From Harem To Hollis

Mayor de Blasio announced changes to the City’s laundry licensing requirements today in response to industry concerns. Continue Reading →

MTA Will Increase Subway Service To Boost Ridership From Harlem To Hollis

Curbed NY reports that beginning next spring, the MTA will increase the number of trains on the 2, 3, 7, N, W, and Q lines as the agency attempts to boost its declining subway ridership numbers, reports amNewYork. Continue Reading →

Special Riverside Chat On Government Support For Life Sciences At Columbia In Harlem

One year ago, Mayor De Blasio announced $500 million for life-science initiatives in New York City, and every year SBA administers SBIR/STTR grants in the range of hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars each. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Mayor Bill de Blasio And Others Expand Paid Leave To Domestic Violence Survivors

Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Intro. 1313-A that expands paid leave to domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and trafficking survivors. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And The NYPD Announce Plan To Crack Down On Illegal “E-Bikes”

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Police Department today announced that the City will take heightened enforcement action against electric bicycles, otherwise known as “e-bikes,” with a particular focus on the hazardous operation of e-bikes and businesses who use them or permit employees to ride them. Continue Reading →

Parks Officials Discuss Harlem Lane Playground Reconstruction

City Parks Department officials will meet with Harlem residents Thursday night to discuss planned improvements for the Harlem Lane Playground, a public park located on Harlem River Drive between West 151st and 154th streets. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Others Launch New Paid Internship For Women In Tech

Mayor de Blasio, Cornell Tech and the City University of New York today launched a new winter internship program as part of the Women in Technology and Entrepreneurship in NY (WiTNY) initiative. Continue Reading →

Governor Cuomo Announces ‘Fix NYC’ MTA Woes Panel From Harlem To Hollis

On Thursday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he has assembled a 16-person “Fix New York City” panel that will come up with solutions to the city’s gridlock problems and also bring more money to the MTA, reports the New York Daily News. Continue Reading →

de Blasio Team, ACC, ASPCA To Host Dog Adoption Event For Owners From Harlem To Hollis

On Thursday, October 5, 2017, the de Blasio Administration, Animal Care Centers of NYC and ASPCA will be hosting “City Howl,” a dog adoption event to celebrate Adopt a Shelter Dog month. Continue Reading →