New Yorkers From Harlem To Hollis Are Cycling More, And They’re Healthier For It

bikes-in-harlem1The Health Department today released an Epi Data Brief entitled, “Cycling in New York City, 2007 to 2014.” The most recent data for NYC adults and high school students show more New Yorkers are riding bicycles. Continue Reading →

Officials And Development Partners Gather For Opening Of PS 186

G:Valerio SibonaNew folderwireframe 2.pdfOfficials and development partners will gather to announce the opening of The Residences at PS 186, a 79 unit mixed-use affordable housing development, co-located with a new 11,302 square feet state-of-the art clubhouse for the Boys and Girls Club of Harlem (BGCH). Continue Reading →

Influencers Turn Out for “Women For Hillary” Harlem Fundraiser (Photographs)

harlem1Last night, over 200 influencers gathered in Harlem to support 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Hosted at Harlem’s Lenox Saphire restaurant, the “Women for Hillary” event served a dual purpose of raising funds and encouraging voter education. Continue Reading →

The Greater Harlem Chamber Of Commerce Celebrates Its 120th Anniversary

east-harlem sliderThe Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, originally incorporated as the Harlem Board of Trade on October 3, 1896, is the longest continual business organization in upper Manhattan and will celebrate this anniversary with a gala reception at Harlem Hospital’s Muriel Pavilion. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark Levine And Other Electeds Provide Legal Representation For Low-income Tenants

mark levine 2There will be a press conference and public hearing on Int. 214A-2014, a local law that will provide legal representation for low-income tenants who are subject to eviction, ejectment or foreclosure proceedings. Continue Reading →

NYC Parks Launch East Harlem Esplanade Project

esplanade east riverNYC Parks and the Randall’s Island Park Alliance (RIPA) today announced the launch of the East Harlem Esplanade Project. Continue Reading →

A Quickly Disappearing NYC From Harlem To Hollis

Broadway near West 157th Street Washington Heights 2010 - has since closedNew York is a city of neighborhoods, and perhaps nothing tells the story of a neighborhood’s character better than the small, family-owned businesses that operate in Harlem like the New Caporal Fried Chicken Shrimp. Continue Reading →

All Star Panel At Shop Harlem/Live Harlem At Harlem Park To Park Event In Harlem

Untitled (1)A resounding “YES!” was the answer to “Is Harlem Friendly for Families?” according to Sarah Saltzberg of Bohemia Realty Group (second from left), who joined the all-star panel at the Shop Harlem/Live Harlem event. Continue Reading →

Mark-Viverito’s East Harlem Plan Recommends Tossing Parking Minimums

Screen-Shot-2016-02-26-at-11.03.02-AMCouncil Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito has released an “East Harlem Neighborhood Plan” to guide the city’s rezoning of the community, and one of the recommendations is the elimination of parking minimums. Continue Reading →

Javits Playground Renovation Discussion At CB 12’s Park Committee Meeting

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NYC Parks will present their initial design approaches to the Javits Playground renovation at the Community Board Parks Committee Hearing on Tuesday, March 1st, 2016.  Continue Reading →