DOT And Ydanis Rodriguez Break Ground On Uptown Bike Lanes

IMG_0068Don’t underestimate the importance of this development: Today, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez announced the groundbreaking for new bike routes linking the Hudson River Greenway to the restored High Bridge, which connects Upper Manhattan to the Bronx. Continue Reading →

Under the Viaduct 2015 Pop-Up Premiere In Harlem

Harlem_viaductFor the 2nd year, the West Harlem ArtFund will produce pop-up art under the 12th Avenue Viaduct in West Harlem.“Under the Viaduct 2015, is comprised of art; lifestyle experiences that disrupts everyday life for local residents” according to Savona  Bailey-McClain, Artistic Director for Under the Viaduct. Continue Reading →

Gale Brewer Reappoints Safe Streets Foes To Harlem And Other CB’s

Gale Brewer tells traffic violence victims how nasty they are for urging her to remove street safety obstructionists from community boards. Photo: Stephen Miller

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer has reappointed a slate of community board members with a long history of opposing safer streets and better transit. Continue Reading →

New York Public Library’s A People’s History of Harlem

harlem oral hisotry1Harlem history deserves to be documented, preserved, and celebrated, and the New York Public Library started their Community Oral History Project to collect Harlem and surrounding Harlem stories from those who have lived them firsthand. Continue Reading →