HW Pick: NYCxDESIGN’s Official Celebration Of Global Design Kicks Off

design print in nyc1Now in its fourth year, NYCxDESIGN, the official citywide celebration of global design, kicks off today and runs until May 17.  Continue Reading →

Second African Burial Ground Discovered In Harlem

alg-mta-bus-depot-jpgFor nearly a decade, keepers of Harlem’s historical flame have insisted — in the face of official skepticism — that a significant antebellum landmark lay beneath an enormous bus depot near the Harlem River. Continue Reading →

Seeking Proposals East Harlem Commercial Opportunity RFP

rfp in east harlemNew York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) is seeking proposals for the commercial redevelopment of 2321-2325 3rd Avenue, an approximately 7,000 square foot vacant parcel of land located on the northeast corner of 126th Street and 3rd Avenue in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

New York City And Paris Launch Business Exchange

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The Harlem and France relationship is deep, from the Harlem Hellfighters fighting for France in WWII, Pastry Chef Moha Orchid at Jolie Patisserie, to Chef Alain Eoche, of Chéri at the French Bistro on Lenox Avenue and in 1815, Joseph Bonaparte, Napoleon Bonaparte’s brother, moving in to the Claremont Inn in West Harlem. Continue Reading →

NYCEDC Closes New York Proton Center In Harlem

EastHarlemCenter1New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the sale of a 51,000 square foot parcel in East Harlem for the construction of The New York Proton Center (NYPC), the first proton beam therapy facility in New York State. Continue Reading →

The Launch of NYC Broadband – Making Harlem And NYC Better

bbmapscreen_GKNew York City Economic Development Corporation today announced the launch of the NYC Broadband Map, an initiative designed to expand connectivity and ensure that the City further establishes its position as a leader in technology in the 21st century.  Continue Reading →