Uptown Rezoning Could Increase Affordable Housing

The city has released its plan to rezone Inwood, the third New York City neighborhood targeted under Mayor de Blasio’s initiative to build and preserve 210,000 units of affordable housing by 2020. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

Arts And Culture Lives As Lavazza Partners With The Guggenheim

Harlem has always had a love affair with arts and culture, from Orson Welles Macbeth to the Harlem Renaissance.  That’s why we love the annoucement today, Lavazza took another major step in its ongoing commitment to helping promote the arts and culture around the world with the announcement of a multi-year collaboration with the Peggy Guggenheim…

Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces New Resiliency Guidelines For Climate Change

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the release of preliminary Climate Resiliency Design Guidelines, which for the first time establish citywide guidance on incorporating projected impacts from climate change into the planning, engineering, construction, and renovation of City facilities. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….”…

JBF To Honor Marcus Samuelsson At Chefs And Champagne NYC Summer Fundraiser

The James Beard Foundation (JBF), the country’s preeminent culinary organization, announced today that Marcus Samuelsson, multiple James Beard Award–winning chef, author, philanthropist, and restaurateur, will be honored at this year’s Chefs & Champagne on Saturday, July 29, 2017. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This…