Mayor de Blasio Announces Initiative To Divert Homeless On Subway From The Courts

The de Blasio Administration today announced a pilot initiative to support people experiencing unsheltered homelessness on the subway by offering alternative pathways off the streets into transitional and permanent housing. Continue Reading →

MTA Details Of Harlem Second Avenue Subway

As the Metropolitan Transit Authority slowly but surely moves ahead with plans to extend the new Second Avenue Subway line up through East Harlem, it’s letting neighborhood resident and businesses know how the new subway could affect them. Continue Reading →

Track Fire In Harlem Disrupts Subway Service

Nine people were treated for smoke inhalation after a track fire in Harlem snarled the Monday morning rush-hour commute for many subway riders. 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 Panhandler Steals $30 From Teenager Trying To Help Him

Police are searching for a man who robbed a 19-year-old after the victim agreed to spare the suspect some change, police told Patch. Continue Reading →

Study Shows National Retail Chains Increase Footprint In Harlem

east-harlem sliderThe presence of national chain retailers — such as Starbucks, Subway and 7-Eleven — has increased in Harlem, according to a new study from the Center for an Urban Future. Continue Reading →

Blind Man Speaks Out After Being Slashed In East Harlem Subway Fight

east-harlem-lsashersA blind man was slashed and his friend punched in the face during a dispute on an East Harlem subway platform that started as an argument on the train. Continue Reading →

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