New York City Invests $75M More In East River Esplanade Fixes In East Harlem

New York City is dedicating an addition $75 million to complete and repair sections of the East River Esplanade in Harlem, the Upper East Side and Midtown, parks officials announced Thursday. Continue Reading →

Park-Replacing Development At “No Cost” Sets “Harmful Precedent” In East Harlem

The debate surrounding plans to build a massive development on top of an East Harlem playground as a state investigator reviews the project, according to City Council records. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Signs Legislation To Help Limit Construction Noise From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed legislation into law, authored by Council Member Ben Kallos in collaboration with DEP, aimed at reducing overnight and weekend construction noise and making New York City more livable from Harlem To Hollis. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Rodriguez’s Legislation To Prevent Vehical-Based Attacks

Less than one month after a driver killed a young tourist and injured 20 pedestrians in Times Square, Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez announced legislation to take action and prevent similar tragedies. Continue Reading →

Officials, Advocates Praise From Upper East Side To Harlem Transit Options

City officials and transportation advocates gathered on the Upper East Side to celebrate the neighborhood’s improved transportation options. Continue Reading →

NYC311 Sets New Record With Nearly 36 Million Interactions In 2016

NYC311, New York City’s primary source of government information and non-emergency services, set another record for the most annual contacts with 35,982,514 customer requests for services or information in 2016 – surpassing the previous record in 2015 by 5 percent. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark Viverito, Levine And Mayor de Blasio Sign Legislation To Create Neighborhood Commitment Tracker

Harlem Council members Melissa Mark-Viverito, Mark Levine, Mayor Bill de Blasio and others today held public hearings for and signed 29 pieces of legislation into law – Intros. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Signs Executive Order Banning City Agencies From Reviewing Salary History Of Job Applicants

bill-de-blasio-ydanis-rodriguez-and-melissa1In a major effort to ensure fair employment practices and close the pay gap for women and people of color, Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Executive Order 21 prohibiting City agencies from inquiring about the salary history of job applicants. Continue Reading →