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 →

More than 53,000 Artists Apply for 89 Affordable Harlem Apartments

public school“Developers for the space, known as El Barrio’s Artspace PS 109 and located between Second and Third avenues, fielded 51,313 online applications via a city website by the July 14 deadline, officials said. Continue Reading →

Harlem Street Renamed For ‘Young Lords’

young lords2NBC News reports that over four decades after Puerto Rican youth in New York City began their fight for social justice, New York’s Young Lords will have a street in El Barrio named in their honor. Continue Reading →

Deutsche Bank Awards $125,000 To Union Settlement In East Harlem

Union-Settlement-logoUnion Settlement Association (http://www.unionsettlement.org), Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Service (http://www.littlesistersfamily.org) and The Boys’ Club of New York (http://www.bcny.org) today announced the award of a $125,000 grant from the Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation. Continue Reading →

Join The Salute To The Harlem Explosion Volunteers And First Responders

BiitH6kCAAATle8East Harlem Council woman Melissa Mark-Viverito this Wednesday, April 9th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, we will hold a special reception in the Council Chambers at City Hall to salute the volunteers and first responders who did so much for El Barrio/East Harlem, in the aftermath of the Harlem explosion. All are welcome! Continue Reading →