El Barrio’s Fav Outdoor Party Spot To Get Million Dollar Makeover

The city will foot the bill for a $5.5 million renovation of the outdoor portion of La Marqueta, the popular neighborhood spot for live music and dancing under the Metro North track on Park Avenue and 116th Street, DNAinfo New York has learned. Continue Reading →

East Harlem African Burial Ground Project Gains Key Approval

A city project to construct a massive mixed-use development on the site of a former bus depot in East Harlem has been approved by the City Planning Commission, making it one step away from completing the public review process. Continue Reading →

Harlem State Assembly Member And Council Hopeful MIA At Crucial School Control Vote

As the race for a City Council seat heats up, candidate Robert Rodriguez — also a member of the state Assembly — is under fire for missing a critical vote to determine the future of New York City public schools. Continue Reading →

Statement By Speaker Mark-Viverito And Rodriguez About MTA Derailment

A statement by Harlem speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Ydanis Rodriguez regarding the MTA Derailment effecting A and D trains in and out of Harlem: Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rodriguez, Mark-Viverito And Others Helping To Improve Quality Of Life For All

Yesterday, the city took important steps to hold landlords accountable and make our streets safer by passing legislation that will help with the crisis when it comes to affordable housing, and to protect pedestrians and cyclists who are the most vulnerable street users.

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Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Opening Statement Immigration Bills Public Hearing

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito opening statement at a public hearing on immigration Bills: Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Fight For Affordable Flood Insurance

The cost of flood insurance could reach crisis levels for low-income New Yorkers and other low-income Americans if Congress does not act to reform FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Continue Reading →

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