Harlem Council Member Mark Levine’s 3rd Annual Back-to-School Block Party

mark levine 2Council Member Mark Levine (District 7) will host the Third Annual Back-to-School Block Party at 141st Street (between Hamilton Place and Amsterdam Avenue) on Thursday, August 25th, 2016 from 5 – 8 P.M. Continue Reading →

Iconic Artist Keith Haring Mural At Risk In Harlem

HaringBy Councilperson Mark Levine

residential building which houses dozens of tenants and a mural by the iconic Keith Haring is in danger of being lost to our community. Continue Reading →

Street Named For Harlemite Norman Rockwell

Norman Rockwell place in harlemBy Mark Levine, City Council

Did you know that the American art legend Norman Rockwell was born
in our very own district?
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Levine, DC 37 And Park Advocates Hail Investments In Park Workers In City Budget

mark levine 2Today, Parks Committee Chair Harlem’s Mark Levine announced the City Council will allocate $9.6 million in the city budget to save the jobs of 150 park maintenance workers and gardeners. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Levine And Health Department “Know Before You Go” Free Text Alert Service

mark levine 2With Memorial Day weekend approaching, the Health Department is reminding beachgoers to sign up for the Health Department’s “Know Before You Go” free text alert service.  Continue Reading →

Brewer, Levine And Chin Call For Transparency In Deed Restriction Revelation In Harlem

brewe levine chinBorough President Gale A. Brewer, Council Member Mark Levine, and Council Member Margaret Chin jointly issued the following statement: Continue Reading →

Levine To Announce Participatory Budget Project Winners

mark levine 2On Wednesday, April 20, Harlem City Council Member Mark Levine will hold a ceremony to announce the project proposals selected by District 7 residents during this year’s cycle of participatory budgeting. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Levin And Jewish Council Members Denounce Anti-Israel CUNY Vote

mark levine 2On Friday, April 15 Jewish members of the New York City Council spoke out against a resolution set to be voted on by the student government at CUNY’s graduate school that would endorse a boycott of Israeli academics and academic institutions. Continue Reading →

Map Of Disappearing Subsidized Housing In NYC Addressed

affordable housing in harlem1Since 2012, a tenant protection group has helped restore 50,000 units of rent regulated housing in New York City that had been improperly deregulated, the New York Daily News reports. Continue Reading →

Uptown Residents Honor Late Rev. Dr. Jasper Simmons With Street Co-Naming

dr jasper street collageOn Saturday, April 9, 2016, Harlem City Council Member Mark Levine, Community Board 12 Chair Shah Ally, and uptown residents will hold a ceremony officially co-naming W. 155th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, “Rev. Dr. Jasper Simmons Place.” Continue Reading →