Borough President Gale Brewer Celebrates Tech During Black History Month In Harlem

galebrewerheadshotManhattan Borough President Gale Brewer invites you to celebrate Black History Month with a networking reception honoring six African American leaders in Manhattan’s technology community: Continue Reading →

Behind The Scenes At The NY Association of Black And Puerto Rican Legislators

20150215_181755Harlem World Magazine gets exclusive access with President and founder of The Friends of Frederick E. Samuel Foundation, Slam Jam and Harlem’s Got Talent with Harlem Assembly Member Keith L.T. Wright, NY City Council Member Inez E. Dickens, Michael Garner of the MTA, and Clyde Frazier, Sr.
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Harlem CB Chair Complains About Bus Lanes

Manhattan CB 10 Chair Henrietta Lyle. Photo: Stephen Miller

Manhattan Community Board 10 Chair Henrietta Lyle thinks bus lanes have made it harder to get around Harlem. In a conversation with Streetsblog, Lyle disputed our coverage of Select Bus Service on 125th Street and waved off data from the Census and NYC DOT. Continue Reading →

M60 Controversial Bus Service On 125th Street In Harlem

M60-Bus1An abbreviated Plan for the M60 Select Bus Service was implemented on 125th Street in May 2014.  Currently, there are many discussions taking place and news articles are being written about the success or lack thereof and problems encountered with select bus service on 125th Street.

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Harlem To Lose Bastion Of Affordable Housing

lakeview-gallery-04The Lakeview Apartments, a four-building, 446-unit complex, is one of the last remaining state-guaranteed affordable housing complexes in East Harlem. But the complex’s owner hopes to change that. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Herman Badillo Blazed Path Of Influence

Gonzalez: Few played as big a role in community as Herman Badillo Badillo applauded our goals but sharply disagreed with our militant tactics. Mayor Lindsay ordered the police to arrest more than a hundred of us in the church, whereupon Badillo suddenly intervened as a mediator of the conflict.

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Def Jam Vs. Heavyhitters Annual Family Fall Classic

10689714_10152498031547529_5952871536456138006_nThis Saturday, September 13th, 2014, is the Def Jam Vs. HeavyHitters Annual Family Fall Classic- a softball game played by celebrities, staff, and friends.

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UFCW Local 2013 Signs Contract With Fresh Direct

LogoToday, the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 2013, which represents more than 15,000 members, announced the ratification of a contract with Fresh Direct.

The agreement went into effect September 1, and increased wages and benefits for nearly 1,000 FreshDirect employees. UFCW Local 2013 members will see wages increase an average of 20 percent over the life of the three-year deal. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Harlem Week’s Children’s Festival

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By Rudy Collins

Harlem Week’s Saturday’s Children’s Festival on 135th Street was a win-win situation for this young man with The Harlem Globe Trotter’s Bobby Hunter, who won $50.00 in a 2 shot chance elimination. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Harlem Week Swings On Great Day in Harlem

rudy tne2On Sunday, August17th, Harlem Week brought tennis lessons to Harlem youth, with Congressman Charles Rangel, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, performers and others on hand to the festivities on 135th Street for another Great Day in Harlem!

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