City To Invest $3 M Per Year In Services To Reduce The Number Of Teens In City Custody

Mayor de Blasio announced a $3 million annual investment to provide an array of services to young people that will help safely drive down the number of teenagers in city custody and advance the City’s commitment to provide young people in trouble with high quality programming that addresses underlying issues in their lives. Continue Reading →

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LPC To Hear Testimony On The Proposed Central Harlem West 130 -132nd Street Historic District

On Tuesday, April 17, 2018, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) will hold a public hearing on the proposed designation of the Coney Island (Riegelman) Boardwalk as a scenic landmark, and the proposed Central Harlem West 130-132nd Street Historic District. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio Announces Drop In Poverty From Harlem To Hollis

The Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity today released its annual New York City Government Poverty Measure report, which shows that both the poverty rate and the near-poverty rate (the percentage living below 150% of New York City’s poverty threshold) have decreased since last year’s report. Continue Reading →

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Internships From Harlem To Hollis With The Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit

Interns will gain experience in government and community organizing while working side by side with senior office staff to carry out the Mayor’s key initiatives across New York City. Continue Reading →

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The 125th Street Fault In Harlem, And Harlem’s Earthquake Risk

The NY Times commented that, “the earth never rests, not even in the city that never sleeps,” is on point because the rift in the crust that runs along underneath this street from the East River to New Jersey and is known as the 125th Street Fault or the Manhattanville Fault is live. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio And Other Mayors File Legal Brief Against President Trump’s Travel Ban

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced the Cities of Chicago, New York City, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Boston, 44 other cities and counties. Continue Reading →

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Sensen Networks Makes The Smart Move Signing With Silicon Harlem

ManMonthly reports that SenSen Networks, a leading smart cities solutions provider headquartered in Melbourne, has signed an agreement with Silicon Harlem to enhance technology infrastructure in New York City. Continue Reading →

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Seitu’s World: NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2018 (Photographs)

On Saturday, March 17, 2018, photographer Seitu Oronde was there to take these great photographs at the NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2018 along at 5th Avenue between 44th Street and 79th Street in New York City. Continue Reading →

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New York City Agencies Prepare For Major Winter Storm From Harlem To Hollis

The New York City Department of Sanitation is in “here we go again” mode for the city’s fourth major storm this month. Continue Reading →

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Bettie “Queen of Pinups” Page’s History In Harlem (warning)

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Long before there was Fifty Shades of Grey, there was Bettie Page. Bettie Mae Page was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on  April 22, 1923. She gained a significant profile in the 1950s for her pin-up photos.  Continue Reading →

Auction To Help Fund New Harlem Art Museum

A group of prominent artists will donate pieces to benefit The Studio Museum in Harlem in its upcoming move to a brand-new facility, auction house Sotheby’s announced. Continue Reading →

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Mayors From Across The Country Join Mayor de Blasio In Supporting Net-Neutrality Protections

Today, Mayor de Blasio, joined by 11 mayors and city leaders from across the country, signed on to the Cities Open Internet Pledge in coordinated resistance to the federal government’s repeal of net-neutrality protections. Continue Reading →

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Join The Macy’s Herald Square “Once Upon A Springtime” Floral Spectacular (Photos)

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Macy’s invites Harlemites to get ready to enter a world of magic, imagination, and wonder as the Macy’s Flower Show® opens the first chapter of Spring with Once Upon a Springtime. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rep. Espaillat Releases White Paper & Continues His Push For NYC TLC Alternative

Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat addressed the need for better policies in response to the growing influx of new driving services, rideshare applications and challenges facing New York City taxi drivers with the current licensing and regulation structure of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC). Continue Reading →

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