UMEZ And Mertz Gilmore Foundation Create Seed Fund For Dance For Upper Manhattan Artists And Choreographers

Today, UMEZ and the Mertz Gilmore Foundation announced a new award for Upper Manhattan individual artists and groups with dance or choreographic talent. Continue Reading →

Uptowns Rodriguez, Advocates, Public Officials Rally Mayor Demanding Riders First

Bus riders, transit advocates, New York City Council Transportation Committee Chair Ydanis Rodriguez and elected colleagues rallied at City Hall to demand the mayor deliver on his promise to end ‘the tale of two cities.’ Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Rodriquez And Others Stand With TWU Workers Call For Full Train Services

Today, uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chairman of the Transportation Committee and Brooklyn Borough President, Eric Adams stood alongside the Transit Workers Union (TWU). Continue Reading →

The Harlem Castle, The One Of A Kind, Owned By Celebrity Milliner To The Stars Rodney Keenan

In this month’s report, number 22 of an ongoing series, Robb Pair discusses the current status and future trajectory of the Upper Manhattan residential real estate market. Continue Reading →

City Council Passes Legislation Combating Racial & Gender Discrimination In NYC Healthcare

The City Council overwhelmingly passed Council Member Harlem’s Helen Rosenthal’s legislation today establishing an advisory board to address gender and racial discrimination and harassment. Continue Reading →

NYC Environmental Justice Advocates Respond To Mayor de Blasio’s Fossil Fuel Ban

On behalf of our staff, 800-plus members, and the more than 650,000 residents of Northern Manhattan, WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) thanks New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. Continue Reading →


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