NYC Joins Amicus Brief In Challenging Gender-Affirming Surgery Denial

On June 28, 2017, New York City joined a coalition of municipalities and private employers across the United States in filing an amicus brief in Fulcher v. Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Continue Reading →

MBP Gale Brewer Announces Special Help For Veterans Twice A Week In Harlem

Starting this month, a veterans’ specialist from the NYC Dept. of Veterans’ Services will be onsite in her Northern Manhattan Office all day every Monday and Friday.  Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Others Announce Launch New Bus Service Along 125th Street

Bill_de_BlasioMayor Bill de Blasio, the Department of Transportation, MTA NYC Transit and elected officials today announced that the new M23 Select Bus Service (SBS) has launched along 23rd Street and improving service along 125th Street in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

NYC’s First Micro Apartment Buildings, May Be In Harlem’s Crystal Ball

micro-apartmentsIn a project that might give some insight into the future of Harlem real estate, the de Blasio Administration today joined Monadnock Development and the Lower East Side People’s Mutual Housing Association to celebrate the completion of Carmel Place, New York’s first micro-unit apartment building. Continue Reading →

ER’s Gloria Reuben And The Good Wife’s Chris Henry Coffey Star In Theater Of War In Harlem

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Join a dramatic reading of Ajax and Philoctetes, ancient Greek plays about war, followed by a panel and town-hall style discussion including Gloria Reuben and Chris Henry Coffey at Teachers College. Continue Reading →

NYC Mayor’s Office Announced Artists Residency In Harlem

21PLAZA2-articleLargeThe NYC Mayor’s Office of Veterans’ Affairs and NYC Department of  Cultural Affairs have announced a new residency that will place the artist collective Social Design Collective (SDC) in the Harlem Vet Center. Continue Reading →

Here, Here, Lawmakers To Create NYC Department Of Veterans Services

veterans-day-parade-in-new-york-cityLawmakers say the NY City Council is expected to pass landmark legislation to create a stand-alone NYC Department Of Veterans Services. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito $1 Mil To Cut Vet Homelessness

a-Mark-Viverito_3Capital New York reports that East Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced a $940,000 initiative on Thursday to support veteran homeless prevention, job placement, legal and mental health services. Continue Reading →