Responding to complaints from residents tired of the raucous behavior and piles of trash left behind in Harlem’s northern Riverside Park, the NYC parks department on Thursday announced a plan to deal with the problem through stepped-up enforcement and additional cleanup crews.
By Yolande Brener The Brotherhood/Sister Sol opened their second annual farmer’s market on July 2nd. Their opening day got off to a lively start with about 15 customers in the first hour.
Pix11 reports that New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams has seen enough. “This pandemic, this public health crisis is not something that is being ignored, it is not something that we are going accept as normal.”
On Saturday, June 14, Jazz at Lincoln Center will partner with The Harlem Children’s Zone to present Uptown Family Swing, a free community concert featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and Mr. Aubrey’s Show Kids.
Welcome To Harlem blog posted an article regarding a East Harlem playwright who wants to make El Barrio the city’s undisputed Latino cultural center by designating an uptown theater district that would showcase four underutilized auditoriums.
Every Harlemite and New Yorker deserves a safe and livable home. Since I took office, I have been working hard to make sure that we protect tenants in my district and the entire city.
More than 100 members of three feuding gangs were arrested in Harlem for killings and gun violence on Wednesday in what was described as the largest indictment of gang members in New York City’s history, authorities said.
A dangerous Upper Manhattan intersection could get pedestrian safety upgrades [PDF], if three community boards can agree on a plan.
Just in our Harlem World Magazine e-mail box, a message from East Harlem City Council and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito offering face-time with constituents:
John A. Catsimatidis (born 7 September 1948) is a Greek-American businessman. He is the owner, president, chairman, and CEO of Gristedes Foods, the largest grocery chain in Manhattan, and the Red Apple Group, a real estate company with about $700 million to $800 million in holdings.
As part of a multi-year effort to provide New Yorkers with free access to state-of-the-art computer and technology centers, Time Warner Cable will officially open one of its Learning Labs at Ali Forney Center in Harlem on April 24 at 2 p.m.
Award winning Filmmaker/writer/producer, Nadine Patterson, will be screening her film “Tango Macbeth” at the Magic Johnson Theater, at 2309 Frederick Douglas Boulevard in Central Harlem, (124th St and Frederick Douglas Boulevard) on Wednesday, April 23rd from 6:30-8:15 pm.
Parents and public school advocates staged a dramatic protest outside the New York City Department of Education on Tuesday against a bid, backed by Governor Andrew Cuomo and financed by Wall Street lobbyists, to evict special needs students in order to make room for charter school expansion.
Congressman Charlie Rangel, who is facing a tough re-election battle in a rematch against State Senator Adriano Espaillat, has notched another endorsement, this time from the teamsters union.
A law requiring all city agencies, commissions and task forces to webcast their public meetings and hearings took effect this week, but most of those entities are failing to comply.