Mark-Viverito City Council speaker

After months of political jockeying, Manhattan Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito was elected unanimously as the next City Council speaker Wednesday, becoming the first Hispanic official to hold the city’s second-most-powerful political post.

Walter’s World: Creative Outlet (with video)

By Walter Rutledge Jamel Gaines’ Creative Outlet Dance Company is one of Brooklyn’s best-kept secrets. Founded in 1994 Creative Outlet is a dance company, which has performed nationally and internationally, a school that has an outstanding track record of developing professional artists, an Arts-in-Educations programs that has provided arts programming in over forty inner-city schools,…

Weather: JFK airport Has Reopened

Harlem travelers, please be advised that JFK airport has reopened for arriving/departing flights. Please expect residual delays. Related articles Ready for Take Off ? Clearing the Runway for Rapid Growth Man stabbed in the face outside JFK Airport Snowy owls shot and killed at JFK airport Gwyneth Paltrow Goes Makeup-Free at JFK Airport–See the Pic!