Long Island-Based Company Files For Development Uptown

An anonymous Long Island-based LLC has filed applications for a six-story, seven-unit  building at , located uptown in . The project will measure 8,676 square feet and rise 60 feet to its rooftop. Continue Reading →

Jessica O. Matthews Wants To Run Harlem’s First Billion-Dollar Startup

In September 2016, Uncharted Play, a company that makes energy-generating products, raised $7 million in a series A financing round and became the 13th company with a black female founder to raise more than $1 million in outside investment. Continue Reading →

‘Lina Puerta: From The Botánico Series,’ At Columbia University In Harlem

This July, the Harlem-based Colombian-American artist Lina Puerta transforms the lobby of Miller Theatre with a new installation from her Botánico Series, inspired by weeds and uncontrolled nature within urban spaces. Continue Reading →

The “After Death, A Psychological Coup” A Talk At The Schomburg In Harlem

Malcolm X wrote that Fidel Castro “achieved a psychological coup over the U.S. State Department when it confined him to Manhattan, never dreaming that he’d stay uptown in Harlem and make such an impression among the Negroes.” Continue Reading →

Harlem Congressperson Adriano Espaillat Statement Regarding Abortion Rights (Update)

Harlem Congressperson Adriano Espaillat made the following remarks yesterday on January 24th, 2017, on the U.S. House floor in opposition to H.R. 7 in Washington D. C..  Continue Reading →

Second Avenue Subway Takes Cuomo, de Blasio And Others On New Year’s Eve Ride Uptown

AMNY reports that Governor Andrew Cuomo will be spending his New Year’s Eve underground. He’ll be taking a celebratory ride uptown Saturday night on the new Second Avenue subway extension, ahead of the line’s public opening on New Year’s Day. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez Statement On Pending Legislation Regarding The MTA

Councilmember-Ydanis-Rodriguez1Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez released this statement in relation to legislation currently pending Governor Cuomo’s signature, that would remove the ability for the MTA to circumvent local zoning law when it comes to building on MTA-owned sites for a “Transportation Purpose”. Continue Reading →

Uptown Community Democrats Launch Uptown

IMG_3506On Monday Wednesday, May 18th, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm the Uptown Community Democrats had its official launch at Mitchell Square Park, at the intersection of Saint Nicholas, Broadway and 167th street. Continue Reading →