Dont Like It, Change It! Applications For Community Board Membership Now Open

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer‘s office is now accepting applications for Community Board membership. New Yorkers living, working, or studying in one of Manhattan’s 12 community board districts are encouraged to apply. Continue Reading →

City Council Approves East Harlem Rezoning

Patch reports that a long-debated proposal to rezone East Harlem was approved with minimal fireworks Thursday by the New York City Council. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito, Bill Perkins And Council Announce Agreement To Rezone Harlem

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Member Bill Perkins and the New York City Council today announced an agreement to rezone El Barrio/East Harlem and secure investments for many priorities of the East Harlem Neighborhood Plan. Continue Reading →

Northside Center Hosts Annual Pumpkin Painting At East Harlem Head Start

Northside Center for Child Development this week hosted its annual pumpkin painting sessions at the Susan Patricof Head Start Center in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

CVS Health And Northside Center Partner To Enhance Mental Health Clinic Program From Harlem To Hollis

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, New York City Councilperson Corey Johnson and Northside Center for Child Development, today announced a new partnership with CVS Health to expand mental health clinics in public and charter schools across New York City. Continue Reading →

Join Silicon Harlem Conference 2017

What would it take for Upper Manhattan to serve as a model of “smart city” corridors of the future while providing a pipeline of fresh talent for 21st-century jobs? Continue Reading →

Politicians Celebrate Al Sharpton’s Birthday During Harlem rally

Rev. Al Sharpton’s weekly rally at his National Action Network headquarters in Harlem had a jovial air as the civil rights activist celebrated his 63rd birthday. Continue Reading →

East Harlem rezoning wins City Planning approval

The effort to rezone East Harlem to allow for more building density and low-income housing made a leap forward today, as the City Planning Commission voted to approve the measure. Continue Reading →

‘City Hall in Your Borough’ Brings Mayor To Harlem

Patch reports that City Hall is moving to Harlem for the week as Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “City Hall in Your Borough” series stops in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

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 [easyazon_link identifier=”B002OHD2DY” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Gale Brewer[/easyazon_link] 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 →