Alternative Currency Valor y Cambio Caps NYC Run In East Harlem

Valor y Cambio (Value and Change), an interactive art installation and storytelling project designed to foster stronger communities and more equitable economies in Puerto Rico and the United States, launches its last leg of its mainland tour at New York City’s East Harlem, El Barrio. Continue Reading →

Second Ave Subway Could Bring New Opportunities For East 125th Street In Harlem

Beginning in September 2017, WE ACT for Environmental Justice organized a growing coalition of more than 40 local community groups, New York City departments and agencies, and elected officials Continue Reading →

Julia De Burgos Center Welcomes New Era of Increased Impact & Engagement In Harlem

Upon entering the Julia de Burgos Performance and Arts Center [JdBPAC] a quote from the late, esteemed Puerto Rican Poet whom the center is named after adorns the wall. Continue Reading →

The London Irish Pub Comes Home To Harlem

At the turn of the twentieth century many Irish men and women made East Harlem home, and now ABC7 reports that a new gastropub specializing in craft cocktails, hearty Irish comfort food, and American bar bites has debuted in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio On First-Of-Its Kind Crowdfunding Program For NYC Women Start Ups

On International Women’s Day, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, New York City Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop and Council Member Helen Rosenthal announced that over $280,000 in zero-interest loans has been pledged to women entrepreneurs through the City’s crowdfunding partnership with Kiva. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Rezoning Challenged By Legal Group

Patch reports that a legal advocacy group is suing the city to block a recently passed rezoning proposal for East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Activists Sue City To Reverse East Harlem Rezoning

A group of tenant-friendly attorneys wants a state court to overturn a key piece of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s affordable-housing plan. Continue Reading →

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