City Awards Over $3.5M For Longstanding Businesses From Harlem To Hollis Compete

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced that the City awarded over $3.5 million to help longstanding businesses adapt and grow in a modern economy.

Harlem’s Premier Merchant Associations And The State Of New York Join Forces To Launch Harlem Restaurant Week

Harlem Restaurant Week, a new collaboration among Harlem’s premier merchant organizations, is featuring cuisines from Central, West and East Harlem businesses.

New Legislation Mandates Online Database Of Vacant Storefronts And Tracking Of All Commercial Spaces From Harlem To Hollis

Uptown Council Member Helen Rosenthal‘s legislation which mandates the tracking of commercial storefronts across New York City, and a public database of vacant storefronts, was passed by the City Council Continue Reading →

With A Promise Of Funding Harlem’s African Burial Ground Enters A New Phase

After a decade of planning and research by Harlemites, an unused bus depot on East 126th Street is being prepared to honor its past state: a burial ground for enslaved Continue Reading →

The First Proton Therapy Center In New York State To Open In East Harlem

On Thursday, June 6, 2019, a consortium of New York City’s leading cancer care providers are coming together to launch the New York Proton Center, at —a $300 million, 140,000-square-foot Continue Reading →

Second Ave Subway Could Bring New Opportunities For East 125th Street In Harlem

Beginning in September 2017, WE ACT for Environmental Justice organized a growing coalition of more than 40 local community groups, New York City departments and agencies, and elected officials

Elected Officials And Stakeholders Break Ground On Mixed-Use Development In East Harlem

Today, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) Executive Vice President and COO Rachel Loeb, Department of Housing Preservation…