Hey Harlem, The Charter Revision Commission Wants To Hear From You!

The 2019 Charter Revision Commission released a preliminary staff report on proposed changes to the Charter in four areas: elections, governance, finance, and land use. Continue Reading →

NYC Women Aging Into Poverty Council Oversight Hearing Livestream At NYCity Hall

On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019, the Committees on Women and Aging, chaired by Council Members Helen Rosenthal and Margaret Chin respectively, will hold an oversight hearing.

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de Blasio Administration Launches “NYC Go Purple Day” New Domestic Violence Ad Campaign

In honor of NYC Go Purple Day, the de Blasio Administration today launched a new ad campaign to raise awareness about domestic violence. Continue Reading →

Mayor De Blasio And MBP Brewer At City Resource Fair In Harlem

On Wednesday, September 27, 2017, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer will host a during City Hall in Your Borough week. Continue Reading →

The City Enforced Airbnb Fines From Harlem To Hollis When Something Happened

The Real Deal reports that active Airbnb listings are up slightly since NY City Hall started handing out fines in February 2017 for illegal listings. And areas like Harlem and Bushwick, where affordable housing is in short supply, are seeing a marked increase. 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 →

Mayor Bills Billion NYC Budget Adds Tax Exemptions From Harlem To Hollis

New York City’s municipal budget is $85.2 billion for the upcoming fiscal year — reflecting a 14 percent hike over the $75 billion budget that the Democratic mayor and council leadership enacted in 2014, their first year in office. Continue Reading →