MBP Brewer Says “No” To East Harlem Rezoning

This morning, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer released her formal recommendation rejecting the de Blasio administration’s East Harlem neighborhood rezoning proposal. 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 →

Gale Brewer To Hold East Harlem Rezoning Hearing

This Thursday, July 13, 2017, starting at 6:30 pm, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer will hold a public hearing in East Harlem on the Dept. of City Planning’s East Harlem neighborhood rezoning proposal. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Bill Chong Kicks Off Summer Youth Employment Program With Record Jobs And Sites

Mayor Bill de Blasio and DYCD Commissioner Bill Chong today announced the start of the 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program with a record 70,000 young New Yorkers employed at more than 11,000 worksites. SYEP, which runs through August 19, is the nation’s largest summer youth employment initiative. Continue Reading →

Brewer Announces Return Of Fresh Food For Seniors For 2017 From Harlem To Houston

Today, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer announced the relaunch of her Fresh Food for Seniors program for 2017, which will operate through November, 2017. Continue Reading →

Brewer Promotes Free Summer Meals For Kids From Harlem To Hollis

On Friday, June 16, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer will lead a borough-wide Day of Action to provide parents and children with detailed information about free meals available this summer through New York City’s Summer Meals Program. Continue Reading →

B.P. Brewer Releases Results Of Survey Of Empty Storefronts From Harlem To Hollis

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer today released results of a survey of vacant storefronts along the entire length of Broadway, conducted Sunday, May 21, 2017 by several dozen volunteers and interns organized by her office.  Continue Reading →

Rev Malika Lee Whitney, Significant Elders Of Harlem, And Others At The Apollo Theater

The Apollo Theater Education Program in partnership with the Harriet Tubman Learning Center C.S. 154 in Harlem celebrated members of The Significant Elders of Harlem for their 10 year contribution to the Apollo Theater Oral History Project.  Continue Reading →

Brewer And Citizens Committee Announce Grant At Lydia’s Magic Garden In Harlem

Today, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer joined the Citizens’ Committee for New York City and the Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board (SWAB) to announce 36 Community-Scale Composting Grant awards for community garden programs across the city in 2017. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Chancellor Fariña Announce Universal PE Initiative

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Assembly Member Cathy Nolan and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced a Universal Physical Education (PE) initiative to provide all schools with a designated PE space by 2021. Continue Reading →