New NYC Buses Have Wi-Fi But No Tech To Avoid Those On Foot

2-newnycbusesh sliderThere are some nifty features on New York City’s sleek new fleet of more than 2,000 buses, the first of which began hitting the streets this past week. Continue Reading →

Train Service Into Grand Central Limited After Blaze (Update)

CisaciTVEAEBRrsCommuters into and out of New York’s famed Grand Central Terminal faced crippling delays Wednesday, a day after a raging fire broke out beneath elevated train tracks in the city, officials said. Continue Reading →

New York City L Train Shutdowns Could Begin In 2019

L train line in nycIf you’re traveling to Harlem or traveling from Harlem and you’re new to the New York City area, you might not know that Hurricane Sandy dealt quite a blow to the tunnels connecting the city’s boroughs. The G and R trains’ tunnels have already been repaired. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: President Clinton Speaks At Harlem Church

churches1Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Sunday, April 10, 2016 Congressman Charles B. Rangel, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, President Bill Clinton, Assemblyman Keith L. T. Wright and Inez E. Dickens attended Harlem historic churches and other spaces. Continue Reading →

Cuomo Signs Minimum-Wage Hike And Paid Family Leave Into Law

Andrew_Cuomo_by_Pat_Arnow_croppedGov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a law that will gradually raise New York’s minimum wage to $15. Cuomo and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton marked the occasion Monday at a Manhattan rally with labor leaders and workers. Continue Reading →

“Eateries Will Adjust ” Says Acclaimed Harlem Restaurateur


Harlem man Marcus Samuelsson, the chef and owner at Red Rooster and Streetbird Rotisserie, talks to Greg David at CrainsNY asked about more innovative food delivery coming down the line. 

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has raised the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $15 an hour by 2018 and wants to extend the increase to all employees. How will that affect restaurants? Continue Reading →

New Medical School To Open In Harlem

City-College's-Sophie-Davis-School-of-Biomedical-Education (1)New York City is getting a new medical school in Harlem with the goal of training more doctors to practice in underserved communities across the state. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Basil Smikle Jr., New Ex. Director Of State Dem Party

basilFormer Gov. David Paterson, the chairman of the New York State Democratic Party, announced today that Basil Smikle Jr., a top Democratic consultant, will become the new executive director of the party. Continue Reading →