Mayor de Blasio And Others Announce Proposal To Level The Playing Field For Minority And Women-Owned Businesses

Mayor Bill de Blasio, business leaders, advocates, and elected officials today announced a State proposal that would create more economic opportunity for Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) in New York City. Continue Reading →

An Intimate Pop-Up Listening Party With “The Truth” Diva India Arie In Harlem

On Monday, January 22, 2019, the “#Harlem for the Culture,” event took place at the Hexagon Lounge “Harlem’s best-kept Secret” at 318 West 142nd Street in Harlem, NY.  Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Benjamin And Others Support Senate Majority José Peralta NY State DREAM Act

The Senate Majority Conference today passed the José Peralta New York State DREAM Act (S.1250). Continue Reading →

Tell Senator Brian Benjamin What Time It Is At The Listening Sessions In Harlem

Tell State Senator Brian Benjamin about the issues most important to you during one of four upcoming listening sessions to cover Participatory Budgeting, housing, etc. Continue Reading →

Join The First Annual Shop And Dine East Harlem For The Holidays Festival 2018

The first annual Shop and Dine East Harlem for the Holidays will bring together the local community for a series of festive events during the holiday season to support East Harlem businesses. Continue Reading →

Harlem Senator’s Bill Will Extend Time To Report Rent Overcharge

Harlem state senator wants to give New Yorkers living in rent-regulated housing more time to report illegal rent hikes to state officials, according to recently-introduced legislation. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: The PFBL Scholarship Fund, Inc. 2018 Awards Ceremony

By Lil Nickelson

On Sunday, August 19th, 2018 at 1:30 pm, the Pelham Fritz Basketball League (“PFBL”) Scholarship Fund, Inc. held their annual awards ceremony. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaks Out Against Landmarked Brownstone’s Into Drug Treatment Facility

Thursday evening, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, Assembly Member Al Taylor, State Senator Brian Benjamin, and other officials joined Harlem community members and elected officials at an emergency rally. Continue Reading →

Harlem Senate Staffer Suspended For Online Mocking

NY Post reports that a Harlem state senator suspended one of his staffers Sunday for mocking women and Asians on Instagram. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Host, Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Attend Harlem Town Hall

On Thursday, September 28, 2017, Mayor Bill de Blasio will host a town hall with East Harlem residents, represented by Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito in addition to Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, U.S. Representative Adriano Espaillat, State Senator Brian Benjamin, State Senator José M. Serrano and Assembly Member Robert Rodriguez. Continue Reading →