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 →

de Blasio Unveils New NYC Open Data Homepage

The de Blasio Administration today celebrated the 5-year anniversary of the Open Data Law by launching a new homepage for the NYC Open Data web portal. 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 →

Harlem Electeds Support Big Investment In Anchor Parks

harlem politics1This month Harlem’s Mark Levine joined Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver in announcing our Anchor Parks program, committing $150 million for major improvements at five large parks in areas of need. Continue Reading →

NYC Parks Launch East Harlem Esplanade Project

esplanade east riverNYC Parks and the Randall’s Island Park Alliance (RIPA) today announced the launch of the East Harlem Esplanade Project. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Volunteers Awarded For Parks Service

MN Golden Trowel Winner 1On December 2, Partnerships for Parks hosted the It’s My Park Awards Reception to honor parks volunteers who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to their local parks through service, advocacy and collaboration. Continue Reading →

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