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…

West Harlem Development Corporation Releases Grant Application

West Harlem Development Corporation announces the release of the application for smaller grants to fund programs in the areas of affordable housing, community facilities, education and workforce and economic development that benefit West Harlem/Community District 9. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would…

19-Story Building Development In Washington Heights

In January, NY YIMBY brought you the first look at a 23-story residential project planned for 4650 Broadway, on the border between Washington Heights and Inwood. 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…

Q&A With Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito will discuss the City Council’s outreach to the community and ethnic media, her State of the City address… 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. Please…

NYC’s First Passive House Rental Tops Out In Harlem

Passive house construction is expensive, but condos built according to the energy-saving standard are becoming more common throughout New York City. Rentals, however, are still few and far between. 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…

Salvation Army Plans 11-Story Senior Building In East Harlem

Just before New Year’s Eve, the Salvation Army filed plans for 11 stories of affordable senior housing and community facilities at the corner of East 125th Street and Third Avenue in East Harlem. 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…

Another New Condo Comes To Harlem

The NY Times reports that in New York, a checkerboard of blocks, circles are hard to come by. Even so, Frederick Douglass Circle, at the northwest corner of Central Park, has long suffered from inattention. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like…

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…

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.…

HW Pick: Leaders Honored At One Hundred Black Men Golf Event

One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York will host its Eighth Annual Golf Outing on Monday, August 3 at the Forest Hill Field Club, 9 Belleville Avenue, Bloomfield, New Jersey. 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…

Rents One-year Leases Are Frozen From Harlem To Hollis

New York City’s Rent Guidelines Board took an unprecedented step Monday, voting for the first time to freeze rents on one-year leases for tenants in rent-stabilized apartments. 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…

Zenaida Mendez New Director Of The MNN In Harlem

Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) has appointed Zenaida Mendez as the Director of the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center. Ms. Mendez previously served as MNN’s External Affairs Director. 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…