Rats, Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces $32 Million Neighborhood Rat Plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a $32 million, multi-agency plan to reduce the city’s rat population that targets the three most infested parts of city: the Grand Concourse area, Chinatown/East Village/Lower East Side and Bushwick/Bedford-Stuyvesant. Continue Reading →

Health Department Tells Harlemites To “Know Before You Go”

On Memorial Day weekend, the Health Department is reminding beachgoers to sign up for the “Know Before You Go” free text alert service, which lets Harlemites know if beaches are open or closed due to water quality issues. Continue Reading →

WildlifeNYC Brings Animal Education From Harlem To Hollis

In December 2016, you may remember Bambi, Rudolph And Maybe Dancer Scene In Harlem (pictured above), as they found themselves trapped by spectators and the media in Jackie Robeson Park. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Randall’s Island Press Release – Run the River 5K

run-the-river-photo-october-7-20161Hey Harlem, what do you have planned at the end of the month? If the answer is nothing, then on Saturday, October 29, 2016 the Randall’s Island Park Alliance (RIPA), in partnership with Riverkeeper and the Queens Library, will host the 7th annual Run the River 5K to benefit Randall’s Island Park. Continue Reading →