Health Department Unveils STD Awareness Month Digital Ad Campaign

In recognition of STD Awareness Month, the Health Department today unveiled a new social media ad campaign that will run until late May. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact…

NY Approves $15 Minimum Wage, Paid Family Leave

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, Senate Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeffrey Klein, and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced an agreement on the 2016-17 state budget. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem…

NYC Schools Provide Free Feminine Hygiene Products From Harlem To Hollis

New York City Council Member Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (pictured in the right hand corner) and others announce today announced the launch of a groundbreaking initiative to outfit New York City public school restrooms with dispensers of free feminine hygiene products. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem…

NYC Health Department Recognizes Colon Cancer Awareness Month

The NYC Health Department announced today that New York City’s colon cancer screening rate increased by 66 percent in the last decade. Despite colon cancer being one of the most preventable cancers, it is the second deadliest cancer, killing more than 1,300 New Yorkers in 2013. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select…

HW Pick: Dolce & Gabbana’s Abaya And Hijab Haute Line

Today, Dolce & Gabbana announces that they are the latest brand to target Muslim shoppers, introducing a line of hijabs and abayas. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use.…

“Eateries Will Adjust ” Says Acclaimed Harlem Restaurateur

Harlem man Marcus Samuelsson, the chef and owner at Red Rooster and Streetbird Rotisserie, talks to Greg David at CrainsNY asked about more innovative food delivery coming down the line.  Gov. Andrew Cuomo has raised the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $15 an hour by 2018 and wants to extend the increase to all employees.…

The Health Department Recognizes World Aids Day

The Health Department today released its 2014 HIV Surveillance Annual Report, which shows that the annual number of new HIV diagnoses in New York City has reached an all-time low, and, for the first time, includes data on HIV/AIDS among transgender New Yorkers.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe…

Resurrected Harlem, Rev. Calvin Butts Seeks Salvation

Crains New York reports that when the definitive history of New York’s resurgence is written, one of the pivotal players will be Harlem’s Abyssinian Development Corp., the church-based housing and social-services organization that the Rev. Calvin Butts led to resurrect a neighborhood that once symbolized urban collapse. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter…

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Young Women’s Initiative

Today, Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the New York City Council launched the Young Women’s Initiative, a multiplatform coalition aimed at supporting young women in New York City. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine.…

Souleo: Harlem’s New Children’s Museum Opens In Harlem

By Souleo Visual artist, David Shrobe wishes that during his childhood in Harlem he had his own local children’s museum. As a fourth generation Harlemite he is finally seeing that dream manifested with the opening of Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to…

NYCEDC Closes New York Proton Center In Harlem

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the sale of a 51,000 square foot parcel in East Harlem for the construction of The New York Proton Center (NYPC), the first proton beam therapy facility in New York State. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…