Architect Nicole Hollant-Denis Renovates East Harlem’s LaPlacita Site Of Harlem Night Market

Acclaimed African American architect Nicole Hollant-Denis, founder and principal of Aaris Design Studios, redesigned the popular outdoor space La Placita at La Marqueta in East Harlem, located at East 115th Street and Park Avenue, just in time for the holiday’s weekly Harlem Night Market. Continue Reading →

NYCEDC Reopens Renovated La Placita At La Marqueta In East Harlem

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) yesterday celebrated the reopening of beloved community plaza and outdoor space La Placita at La Marqueta in East Harlem.
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Residents And Others Celebrate Opening Of Harlem African Burial Ground Show

On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, New York City Economic Development (NYCEDC) and Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), in partnership with Council Member Diana Ayala and the Harlem African Burial Ground Task Force. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Bubble Bursts In Her Fight For Public Advocate’s Office

Last Tuesday seemed to dash the dreams of yet another City Council speaker, in this case, Melissa Mark-Viverito, who left the post in 2017 reports Crain’s New York. Continue Reading →

NYC Appoints East Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Transportation Advisory Group

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg appointed former East Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and State Senator Michael Gianaris to the Metropolitan Transportation Sustainability Advisory Workgroup. Continue Reading →

Leaders Praise The Mayor For Opening Of Overdose Prevention Centers From Harlem To Hollis

Speaker Corey Johnson said: “The Council has been a leader in the push to bring these centers to New York City, and we thank Mayor de Blasio for taking this brave, important and necessary step. Continue Reading →