B.P. Brewer Invites NY’s To Stop By Diabetes Health Fair In Harlem

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer invites all New Yorkers to attend a Diabetes Health Fair her office is hosting in partnership with Lenox Hill Hospital next Tuesday, May 23, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, at the Borough President’s Northern Manhattan Office. Continue Reading →

Brewer Statement On White House Rescinding Guidance That Protected Transgender Students

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer issued the following statement in reaction to the White House’s decision to rescind federal guidelines protecting transgender students’ rights in schools across the country. Continue Reading →

Uptowns Ydanis Rodriguez And Other Elected Call For Immediate Fixes To MTA Elevators

Following a week where elevators at the 168th Street subway station broke down on four separate occasions, elected officials and community residents are saying “enough.” Continue Reading →

Harlem And Manhattan’s Community Board Application Deadline Extended

Today the Office of Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer extended the deadline for New Yorkers to apply for seats on Manhattan’s 12 Community Boards by a week. Continue Reading →

First Lady McCray And Police Commissioner O’Neill Announce Resources To Combat Sex Trafficking In NYC

First Lady Chirlane McCray (pictured) and Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill today announced the City would be expanding its resources to combat sex trafficking in New York City. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Warn About Tax Refunds And Paid Preparers

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas and New York City Taxpayer Advocate Eunkyong Choi today issued a warning to New Yorkers about predatory tax preparer tactics, in particular advertising for and selling “express refund advances” or “refund transfers.” Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Mayor de Blasio And Others Forgive $150 Mil Home And Business Owners Debt

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the resolution of more than $150 million in debt from violations issued by city agencies – the result of a three-month Department of Finance amnesty program, run in conjunction with the New York City Council. Continue Reading →

B.P. Brewer Welcomes Applications For Millions In Capital Funding From Harlem To Houston

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer announced her office is accepting applications for Fiscal Year 2018 city budget capital grants, and welcomed organizations and institutions interested in capital funding to contact her office for more information or apply online. Continue Reading →

Health Department New Data Show Increase In Blood Pressure From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department today published two Epi Data Briefs that point to an increase in hypertension rates from Harlem To Hollis. Continue Reading →

Brewer Invites Cultural Tourism Grant 2017 Applications

gale BrewerManhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and the NYC & Company Foundation encourage Manhattan cultural institutions to apply for funds through the Manhattan Cultural Tourism Development Grant Program. Continue Reading →