On Thursday, October 29, Harlem Council Member Mark Levine, Council Member Jumaane Williams, Public Advocate Letitia James, and a group of council members and state legislators joined a coalition of teachers, students and business leaders calling for a broad expansion of foreign language education programs in New York City.
Crains New York reports that the de Blasio administration is pursuing two zoning changes that could make the city a denser place without increasing the size of buildings.
New York City Health + Hospitals and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) are teaming up to offer free workshops to help New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis understand Medicare, health care reform, the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Harlem RBI announced today that it received $500,000 from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to support its Project Coach program helps teens gain the skills necessary to enter the workforce and ensure they are highly competitive for college and beyond.
Harlem City Council Parks Committee Chair Mark Levine announced today that the Council passed Intro 558, a bill he sponsored that would require the Parks Department (DPR) to submit an annual report to the Council on the status of disability access in its facilities and its compliance with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities…
First Deputy to the Mayor de Blasio Anthony Shorris stated today that “Today the administration, City Council and Uber have agreed to a framework that will advance the city’s vital policy goals for passengers, drivers and the public.
Last August, Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN) New York, won a $25,000 partnership with Turbana, a leading banana producer, through the campaign “Win 25k For Your Cause.”
By Lil Nickelson Back in March 2015 Executive Chef Lance Knowling was getting antsy waiting to open up Blujeen Restaurant so he invited a select number of people to his pre-opening launch party that was held for two (2) hours on Friday, March 27th, 2015.
A DOT plan to extend bus lanes and add turn restrictions on 125th Street was shouted down last night by the same hecklers who have filibustered street safety improvements at Community Board 10 for years. Noticeably absent from last night’s meeting: People who ride the bus on 125th Street.
Harlem history deserves to be documented, preserved, and celebrated, and the New York Public Library started their Community Oral History Project to collect Harlem and surrounding Harlem stories from those who have lived them firsthand.
BLVD Bistro is a family owned and operated restaurant located at 239 Lenox Avenue on the Southwest corner of 122nd Street and Lenox Avenue on the ground floor of a centuries old brownstone.
The coming Minority Independent Producers Summit conference is a really important and strong program and support from entities like HBO, SAG-aftra, Black Public Media, and the National Black Programming Consortium.
Aidan Doyle of New York, N.Y., is training for the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon with the Children’s Tumor Foundation NF Endurance Team. Aidan is “Running for the Mayors,” that is, all the donations towards the campaign will be made by past and/or incumbent mayors of major American cities and towns.
By Lil Nickelson The last time I was in Minton’s Playhouse was in May 2102. With the permission of the owner of the space New York businessman Richard Parsons, Jazzmobile, Inc. hosted jazz music here as part of their contribution to the Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival 2012.
By Hadasah Ingrid On any given day in Harlem, one can count probably 1 to 10 middle-aged to senior citizens surprisingly using a cane or roller walker to maneuver down the street.