Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito’s Long-Time Aide Diana Ayala Wins Harlem City Council Primary

Patch reports that City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito‘s long-time aide Diana Ayala (right) has emerged victorious in a closely-contested primary race to succeed the speaker in New York City’s eighth City Council district. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that…

NYC Department Of Small Business Services Awards $800,000 In Grants For New BIDs From Harlem To Hollis

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Kevin D. Kim today announced that 16 community-based development organizations (CBDOs) will be awarded a total of $800,000 in Business Improvement District (BID) Exploration and Formation grants. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this…