Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito To Deliver 2016 State Of The City Address

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934On Thursday, February 11th, New York City Council Speaker from East Harlem Melissa Mark-Viverito will deliver her second State of the City address, “More Justice,” at the Samuel Gompers Campus in the South Bronx. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollis, NYPD To Wake Napping Riders

fa512d2485a48d068f0f6a706700adfaOn late-night and early-morning subway rides, it’s common to see passengers dozing off (or passing out) on the way home. But New York City’s police commissioner is sounding the alarm. Continue Reading →

Weather: 40 MPH Wind Gusts From Harlem To Hollis

rainy weather in harlemNew York City is experiencing intermittent wind gusts in excess of 40 MPH. During periods of high winds, residents should use caution when walking or driving high profile vehicles. Continue Reading →

215th Street Steps Have Finally Been Revamped

e749190a3f1b99ebf99f4fcb16210f32Two years after renovation work began on Inwood‘s historic 215th Street staircase or “The Stairs of Death,” or the “Italian Terrace” as it was called in 1911 —which connects Park Terrace East to Broadway over a 50-foot incline—the work has finished, and the refurbished stairs are set to make their public debut. Continue Reading →

New York Fashion Week 2016 Is Coming

NY Fashion WeekHaute Couture at the New York Fashion Week 2016 (February 10 – 18) is taking over the city for one week this month, as the world’s most talented designers reveal their new collections. Continue Reading →

ConEd Seeks Rate Increase From Harlem To Hollis

Con Ed in harlem 126th streetNew York City-area electric customers would see the overall average bill rise 4.5 percent under Consolidated Edison Inc.’s first rate proposed increase since 2012, part of a plan to boost revenue by $482 million, the utility said Friday.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Non-Profit Brings Free Doula Care To Community

Openerslideshow1In the wake of a study released earlier this month on the benefits of doula care in bringing down health care costs, the Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership (NMPP)a Harlem-based nonprofit offering comprehensive health and social services to families—has renewed its commitment to bring doula care to New York City women. Continue Reading →

What You Should Know About Your Tap Water Uptown

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By Mark Levine

On the eve of a record-setting snowstorm, residents across Upper Manhattan experienced brown water flowing through their taps. Continue Reading →

Starbucks Takes A Tea Break, Closes Teavana ‘Tea Bars’

starbucks-east-harlem1Starbucks (not in Harlem) is retreating from Teavana “tea bars” that first opened in New York City a little more than two years ago and mimicked the coffee chain’s namesake stores, except with tea. Continue Reading →

Weather: Hazardous Travel Advisory

rainy weather in harlemNew York City Emergency Management has issued a hazardous travel advisory for Saturday, January 23, 2016 through Sunday, January 24, 2016. Continue Reading →