Mayor de Blasio Hosts Meeting With Banks To Advance Opportunities For M/WBEs

This afternoon, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery met with eight of the City’s designated banks from Harlem to Hollis at City Hall.

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 →

Harlem Legend Cicely Tyson And Others Kick Off 25th Anniversary Of The ESSENCE Festival

On Monday, June 10th, 2019, ESSENCE and AT&T kicked-off the countdown to the 25th Anniversary of the ESSENCE Festival with a celebration that honored the power of human connectivity and Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Others Announce Proposal To Level The Playing Field For Minority And Women-Owned Businesses

Mayor Bill de Blasio, business leaders, advocates, and elected officials today announced a State proposal that would create more economic opportunity for Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) in New Continue Reading →

Wells Fargo Systems From Harlem To Hollywood Hit With An Outage And Safeguards

With a number of Wells Fargo banks in Harlem, the story by Consumer Affairs that Wells Fargo customers found they couldn’t access their online bank accounts Thursday, nor could they withdraw money from Continue Reading →