NY Curbed reports that makes a park a park? That’s the question at the center of a lawsuit, filed by several preservation groups (including the Municipal Art Society, New Yorkers for Parks, and Carnegie Hill Neighbors), that aims to stop the rise of a 68-story rental building on East 96th Street. Continue Reading →
A group of 13 New York City-based civic organizations, including New Yorkers for Parks, sent an open letter to Mayor de Blasio outlining seven steps the city can take to ensure that we have the open space necessary for our gatherings and demonstrations to be safe and welcoming. Continue Reading →
The Health Department’s Center for Health Equity and community partners today launched the East Harlem Community Walking Trail – a three mile pathway along East Harlem sidewalks that runs east and west along 106th and 115th Streets, connecting residents to Central Park and Randall’s Island. Continue Reading →
Today, Parks Committee Chair Harlem’s Mark Levine announced the City Council will allocate $9.6 million in the city budget to save the jobs of 150 park maintenance workers and gardeners. Continue Reading →
Today, City Council Parks Committee Chair Mark Levine and New Yorkers for Parks were joined by elected officials, community garden enthusiasts and advocates from across the city, who gathered to rally in support of the City’s parks and green spaces. Continue Reading →
This morning, Harlem City Council Member Mark Levine led the first hearing for the Parks and Recreation Committee on the Fiscal 2017 Preliminary Budget for the Department of Parks and Recreation. Continue Reading →
Quality independent publishing doesn't come free. Perhaps it goes without saying — but publishing isn't cheap. At a time when resources and revenue across the country are declining, Harlem World Magazine remains committed to sustaining our mission: creating a more engaged and informed Harlem with every story we cover and every newsletter we send and our work at H.Y.P.E. As a independent magazine, we rely on readers like you to help keep our stories free and our events open to the public. Do you value our independence? Show us with your support. YES, I'LL CONTRIBUTE TODAY! Thank you.