New $4 Million Grant To Assist East Harlem Small Businesses Impacted By COVID-19

NYC Council Member Diana Ayala, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and Union Settlement today announced the creation of a new $4 million East Harlem Small Business Grant Program. Continue Reading →

Brewer Finds Few Pedestrian Curbs Near Accessible Subway Stations In Compliance With ADA Standards

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, with the assistance of the Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York (CIDNY), released a report today that finds serious shortcomings regarding pedestrian ramps that are located near subway stations that are accessible from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

MBP Brewer And NYCHA Tenant Leaders Accept Donation Of 100,000 Masks

Today, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and NYCHA Executive Vice President Gerard Nelson, and NYCHA tenant leaders Bernadette McNear and Rhonda Bennett accepted a donation of 100,000 three-ply surgical masks from SC Health. Continue Reading →

BP Gale Brewer Warns Gutting HPD Budget Jeopardizes de Blasio Promises On Housing

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, the only borough president to support Mayor de Blasio’s controversial MIH plan, is seriously reconsidering her support after the Mayor’s proposal to cut 40% of HPD’s capital budget over FY20 and 21. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Espaillat And Others Hail INVEST In America Provision To Create Community Outreach Committee At Amtrak

Representatives Adriano Espaillat, joined by Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and uptown Council Member Mark Levine, hailed the inclusion of a provision in the House’s major transportation infrastructure bill. Continue Reading →

B.P. Brewer And Council Member Chin Commend Administration For Black Lives Matter Street Naming

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and Council Member Margaret Chin commended the administration for responding to their request in agreeing to name and paint a section of the Civic Center “Black Lives Matter Way.” Continue Reading →

MP Gale Brewer Calls For COVID-19 Early Warning System By Testing Sewage

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer called on Mayor de Blasio and Governor Cuomo to employ the testing of sewage at wastewater treatment facilities for the 

Continue Reading →