‘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 →

Bloomingdale School Of Music’s 52nd Birthday Bash Community Concert A Great Success

ed-erika-floreska-and-ken-michaels-honor-gale-brewer1On November 11, 2017 the Broadway Presbyterian Church on 114th Street and Broadway in Harlem NY, was filled with over 200 supporters of music education and fans of Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer who had gathered to celebrate the 52nd birthday of the esteemed Bloomingdale school of Music. Continue Reading →

Harlem River Houses Public Library Branch Tabbed For Expansion

screen_shot_2016-10-27_at_13617_pm-1477589814-8710The Macomb’s Bridge branch of the New York Public Library — located within the Harlem River Houses — has about a fourth as much seating space as a subway car. Continue Reading →

Bloomingdale School Music Celebrates 52nd Birthday With Free Concert And Gale Brewer

brandon-vazquez-and-more-photo-credit-chen-chuBloomingdale School of Music (BSM) is celebrating its founding in 1964 with a Birthday concert on November 11th at 7:00 pm at the Broadway Presbyterian Church, 601 West 114th Street. Free Admission. Continue Reading →

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 →