Harlem Reporters And Others Talk Rezoning And More With HPD Commissioner Torres-Springer

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is the largest municipal housing agency in the nation. Continue Reading →

Post Sanctuary City: Comptroller Scott Stringer Insists He Stands With New Yorkers (Update)

By Eartha Watts-Hicks

New York, NY: A Sanctuary City. How concerned should we be should newly inaugurated president, Donald Trump be allowed to make good on his threats to withdraw federal funding from all so-called sanctuary cities, cities that refuse to comply with last Wednesday’s executive order? Continue Reading →

Harlem City Council Candidates Debate Housing Policy

Nine of the 12 candidates vying for the Harlem City Council seat vacated by Inez Dickens made their pitches to Harlem voters Tuesday night at a well-attended debate focused on housing policy. Continue Reading →

Lisa Price, Marcus Samuelsson, Louis Johnson Jr. And More Honored At Harlem Business Alliance

hba gala1Yesterday evening, Tuesday, March 29, 2016 Harlem Business Alliance (HBA), a New York City nonprofit that services Harlem-based prospective and current business owners, hosted their 35th Anniversary Awards Dinner in MIST Harlem. Continue Reading →

Join Crain’s Business Breakfast Forum: With Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoEast Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito will discuss the council’s relationship with the de Blasio administration, how new council rules have changed the legislative process, and her agenda for 2016. Continue Reading →

Black Ivy Alumni League 2015 Fundraising Gala (video)

bial 2013 galaWe just posted a qoute from Neslon Mandella who said “The key is working together,” today we received an announcement proving that point from the Black Ivy Alumni League, Columbia Business School 4A, Cornell CBAA, Yale Black Alumni Association YBAA, and Princeton ABPA who are uniting for a blowout celebrity fundraising gala. Continue Reading →