Upper West Side Strategies Selected New Operator Of LifeSci NYC Internship Program

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the selection of Upper West Strategies (UWS), a NYC-based consulting firm that focuses on government and mission-driven clients, to develop and Continue Reading →

New York City Opening New Vaccine Site At American Museum Of Natural History

Just a few minutes from Harlem, NY, Mayor de Blasio announced that the City will open a new vaccination site at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)on Friday, April Continue Reading →

Harlem Restaurant Week Starts As NY’s Only Neighborhood Program During The Pandemic

As restaurants came out of the mandatory COVID lockdown, Harlem’s hospitality landscape, while badly shaken, was largely standing. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!

Groundbreaking $15.5 Million Project To Expand And Revamp Montefiore Square In Harlem

The NYC Department of Transportation (DOT), NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), NYC Department of Parks and Recreation (Parks) Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!

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 →

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Electeds And Others Announce Largest Year For Affordable Housing

Mayor de Blasio today announced that his administration financed 32,116 affordable homes last year, breaking the all-time record previously set by former Mayor Ed Koch in 1989 of 25,243 units. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s UMEZ Announces Ken Knuckles To Retire After 15 Years Leading The Organization

The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (UMEZ) today announced that the organization’s longtime President and Chief Executive Officer, Kenneth J. Knuckles, will step down in June after 15 years of service Continue Reading →