Don’t Throw It Away, Get A Grant For A Repair Project And Reuse It From Harlem To Hollis

Citizens Committee for New York City is partnering with the Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board (SWAB) and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer to launch our newest grant initiative: NYC Reuse and Repair.  Continue Reading →

Cy Vance Building Community Relationships One Person At A Time In Harlem

After Manhattan DA Cy Vance visited Harlem in an effort to build community he sent Harlem World Magazine an e-mail stating that:

“When new federal policies threaten to undermine trust between local law enforcement and the diverse communities that are served,  join with our neighbors to say no – we will not be divided, and we will not turn back the clock on our progress. Continue Reading →

Another Milestone For The African Burial Ground Project In Harlem

City Limits reports that the Economic Development Corporation (EDC)’s proposal to rezone the 126th Street Bus Depot to facilitate the development of an African Burial Ground memorial and a mixed-use development with housing was approved unanimously by the City Planning Commission on Wednesday. Continue Reading →

MBP Gale Brewer Visits Harlem’s Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center (Photos)

This week, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer visited the Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center, one of Harlem’s leading community-based organizations dedicated to providing supportive behavioral health services. 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 →

Manhattan Supermarket Survey Shows Too Few For Residents From Harlem To Houston

AMNY reports that Manhattan has one supermarket for every 7,178 of its residents, and its borough president said that must change. 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 →

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Adriano Espaillat And Others Speaks At Renaming Honoring Harry Belafonte (Video)

Mayor de Blasio delivers remarks and unveil a plaque alongside First Lady Chirlane McCray and Harry Belafonte and New York Public Library President & CEO Tony Marx at the renaming of the 115th Street Library to the Harry Belafonte-115th Street Library. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Harlem Haberdashery Celebrates The Kentucky Derby In Harlem

Photographs by Rudy Collins

On Saturday, May 6th, 2017, hats and the most fashionable patrons crowded the Harlem Haberdashery on Lenox Avenue in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Hundreds Join Jewish, Muslim, And Christian Religious And City Leaders In Harlem

In an unprecedented display of solidarity, 31 community religious institutions and organizations came together today to lead an interfaith solidarity march through Morningside Heights and Harlem. Continue Reading →

Join MBP Gale Brewer And Others Immigration Rights Workshop In Harlem

Manhattan Borough President Brewer Gale Brewer asks, do you know your rights? Do you know what to do or say?  Do you know who to call? What will happen to your children or spouse? Continue Reading →

Join MBP Gale Brewer Learn How To File Discrimination Or Harassment Complaints In Harlem

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and Representatives from the NYC Human Rights Commission will present on the topic of discrimination and harassment. Continue Reading →

Standing Up Interfaith March For Justice And Racial Tolerance In Harlem

Gale Brewer is delighted to cosponsor, with the Jewish Theological Seminary, an interfaith march uptown to affirm the dignity of all people and the essential values of tolerance, racial justice, and welcoming the stranger. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep Mark Levine And Others Host Hate Crimes Community Forum

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. and Harlem New York City Council Member Mark Levine hosted a community forum last night in Manhattan Valley to address the recent uptick in reports of hate and bias crimes. Continue Reading →

‘We Don’t Want It’: Protesters Disrupt East Harlem Rezoning Plan (Video)

east-harlem-forum1A public forum held by the Department of City Planning and local elected officials to discuss the proposed rezoning of East Harlem was disrupted Thursday night by two neighborhood activist groups. Continue Reading →