Brewer-Vacca Bill To Ensure Families From Harlem To Hollis Get Free Summer Meals

Today, the New York City Council passed Intro 461, legislation sponsored by Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and New York City Council Member James Vacca requiring that the NYC Dept. of Education distribute official information on summer meal locations, times, and dates every year by June 1. Continue Reading →

Manhattan Borough Board Calls For Commercial Rent Tax Reforms

In a unanimous vote this morning, the Manhattan Borough Board formally called on the City Council and Mayor Bill de Blasio to pass and sign into law two bills reforming the city’s Commercial Rent Tax (CRT), to save Manhattan small businesses and supermarkets. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Adriano Espaillat Honors The Memory Of The Victims Of Flight 587

Yesterday Sunday, October 29, 2017, with their friends, families, and community leaders, New York unveiled “Flight 587 Way” at 181st Street and Amsterdam Avenue in honor to the victims and their families whose lives have been marked on Monday, November 12, 2001 by this tragic accident. Continue Reading →

Borough President’s Capital Funding To Improve Patient Care And Experience From Harlem To Hollis

NYC Health + Hospitals has been awarded $388,298 in Fiscal Year 2018 capital funding through Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer’s Office to improve technology associated with patient care in the borough’s three public hospitals. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Host, Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Attend Harlem Town Hall

On Thursday, September 28, 2017, Mayor Bill de Blasio will host a town hall with East Harlem residents, represented by Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito in addition to Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, U.S. Representative Adriano Espaillat, State Senator Brian Benjamin, State Senator José M. Serrano and Assembly Member Robert Rodriguez. Continue Reading →

Brewer Statement On Attempts To Exclude Her From East Harlem Steering Committee Meeting

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer issued the following statement on the mayor’s office’s attempt to exclude her from today’s long-planned East Harlem Steering Committee meeting: Continue Reading →

Brewer Marks Women’s Equality Day With Voter Registration Drive

Manhattan Gale A. Brewer will be registering voters this Saturday, August 26, 2017, to commemorate the 97th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which guaranteed women the right to vote in the United States. Continue Reading →

MBP Gale Brewer’s 2017 Manhattan Cultural Tourism Grant Winners And More

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and the NYC & Company Foundation have announced this year’s Manhattan recipients of Borough Cultural Tourism Development Grants. Continue Reading →

DCA Commissioner Lorelei Salas Puts Home Care Industry On Alert

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced that its Office of Labor Policy & Standards (OLPS) has launched investigations into nearly 40 home healthcare agencies  from Harlem to Hollis that represent upwards of 33,000 workers. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Bill Perkins, Adriano Espaillat, Inez Dickens, Brian A. Benjamin And Others At Harlem Town Hall

On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017, Mayor Bill de Blasio will host a town hall with residents of 9thCouncil District, represented by Council Member in addition to Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, U.S. Representative Adriano Espaillat, State Senator Brian A. Benjamin and Assembly Member Inez Dickens. Continue Reading →

East Harlem-El Barrio Community Land Trust Gets Slice Of $1.65M For Homeless

Picture the Homeless has been talking about community land trusts as a tool for helping the homeless for more than a decade. Continue Reading →

Gale Brewer Hosts Caregiving 101 Sponsored By NYC Health + Hospitals | Harlem

On Sunday, July 23, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer will host “Caregiving 101: The Essentials of Caring for Others (And Yourself!),” a conference for New Yorkers dealing with the challenges that come with caregiving for family members and friends. Continue Reading →

Rep. Adriano Espaillat Leads District Small Business Summit 2017

Yesterday, Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat held his “State of Emergency: Small Business Summit” at Yeshiva University, New York. Continue Reading →