MTA Certified Minority Women Owned Business

business diversity mta MTA Certified Minority, Women Owned Business Enterprises (MWBE’s) owners on September 12th, from 9 am to 12 pm, in New York, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Announces Revitalization Of La Marqueta

la marqueta in east harlem redevelopmentGovernor Andrew Cuomo and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced the revitalization of La Marqueta, a commercial and cultural corridor spanning 110 th to 125 th Streets in East Harlem.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Real Estate Brokers Pay For Discriminating Against Poor

sneinerdmanNYDailyNew reports that two Brooklyn real estate brokers and one from Harlem agreed to pay a combined $39,000 to settle allegations that they discriminated against low-income tenants. Continue Reading →

NY Becomes 23rd State to Allow Medical Marijuana

marijuanaNew York has become the 23rd state to authorize marijuana as a medical treatment—though it will have one of the most restrictive programs in the country. Continue Reading →

Deal Reached To Legalize Medical Marijuana From Harlem To Hempstead

marijuanaGov. Andrew Cuomo and leaders of the state Senate and Assembly struck a deal Thursday to legalize some forms of medical marijuana. Continue Reading →

Harlem And Gov Cuomo Congrats The NY Rangers

ice hockey in harlemHarlem World Magazine sends a shout out to the NY Rangers for taking it to the next level and going to the Stanly Cup playoffs against the LA Kings for the second time in 10 years.. Continue Reading →

Gov. Cuomo’s Strikeforce Campaign To Hit Harlem

NY_Vocational_NYC_Workforce_1-2Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced an Unemployment Strikeforce, a new multi-pronged campaign to target areas of the State with the highest unemployment rates and boost employment. Continue Reading →

Harlem Responds To The Death Of Maya Angelo

maya11“Today we mourn the passing and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou, whose voice, passion, and life has left a lasting influence on our state and nation…. Continue Reading →

NY State Wants NYC Tourists

Satchel Paige & Goose Tatum Harlem Stars Negro League 8x10 B&W PhotoNew York state wants to take a bite out of the Big Apple’s tourism market–attracting a greater share of the 54 million plus people who visit the city and convincing them to spend time upstate and on Long Island. Continue Reading →