Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Support Mayor’s Gender Equity

Executive Director of the Commission on Gender Equity Azadeh Khalili today announced the launch of the CGE website: nyc.gov/genderequity. 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 leave this…

Arthur Mitchell Honored By Columbia University In Harlem

Columbia University will confer the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters on the legendary dance pioneer and social activist Arthur Mitchell this month, the Arthur Mitchell Project announced today. 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…

When Convicts Go To College From Harlem To Harare

America spends $80 billion a year keeping criminals behind bars, but research has shown that cost could be reduced by making one thing more accessible to inmates – education. 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…

Mayor Bill de Blasio And Others Announce New Caregiver Law

Today, Mayor de Blasio and New York City Commission on Human Rights Commissioner and Chair Carmelyn P. Malalis announce that new caregiver protections go into effect, protecting people with care giving responsibilities. 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…

NYCEDC Announces Major Expansion Of Initiatives To Support Minority And Women-Owned Firms

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced a suite of initiatives to support emerging developers and minority, women-owned and disadvantaged businesses enterprises (M/W/DBE) across all five boroughs. 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…

HW Pick: Carla Hall Of ABC’s The Chew To Host 150th Anniversary Gala

Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) announces that Carla Hall, the acclaimed cuisine author and co-host of ABC’s popular lifestyle series The Chew, will be the emcee at the historic 150th Anniversary Kick-Off Gala Our Purpose is Our Community. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would…

Harlem’s Milton ‘Mr. Television’ Berle 1908 – 2002

Milton Berle (July 12, 1908 – March 27, 2002) was an American comedianand actor. As the host of NBC’s Texaco Star Theater (1948–55), he was the first major American television star and was known to millions of viewers as “Uncle Miltie” and “Mr. Television” during TV’s golden age.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter…

Harlem’s Opera Singer Martina Arroyo – The Other One

Martina Arroyo, (born February 2, 1937), is an American operatic soprano who had a major international opera career from the 1960s through the 1980s. 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…

Former Yuengling Brewery In Harlem Gets Landmarks Hearing

Prohibition nearly killed it, but time could destroy it. That’s the situation for the last remaining brewing complex in Manhattan. The former D.G. Yuengling Brewery Co. complex in Harlem is under consideration for landmark designation and a public hearing was held last Thursday. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem…

Harlem Council Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Launch K2 Campaign

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Julie Menin and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett today announced the launch of the City’s public awareness campaign 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 Council Speaker Mark-Viverito At K2 Summit

On Monday, November 16 at 8:30 AM, the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs , New York City Policy Department (NYPD) and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will co-host a summit, K2 in NYC: Promoting Public Health and Safety…  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World…

Rodgers And Hammerstein Harlem, NY, 1940-50’s

Richard Rodgers (1902–1979) and Oscar Hammerstein II (1895–1960) met in a brownstone on West 119th Street while both attended Columbia University in West Harlem, New York. 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…