Officials Plan To Remove Thrash In Riverside Park

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…  Olmsteds plans for Morningside Park and Riverside Park combined parkways, and hilly bluffs … rustic park with … natural enclosures, and open vistas….

Council Member Mark Levine will join Manhattan Borough Commissioner William Castro, Department of Parks and Recreation; the 30th Precinct, NYPD; the Riverside Park Conservancy and members of the community to announce the successful implementation of a multi-pronged approach for dramatically reducing the waste left behind after heavy use of the park over the weekend. Continue Reading →

Yolande’s Yard: Hamilton Heights Green Youth Market

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The Brotherhood/Sister Sol opened their second annual farmer’s market on July 2nd. Their opening day got off to a lively start with about 15 customers in the first hour.

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City Council Funds Anti-Eviction Legal Services in Harlem

city council logoThe City Council has funded almost $12 million in initiatives to support and expand legal services in this year’s budget. Continue Reading →

Harlem Parks And Residents Win In $75 Bill Budget

morningsideparkLast night, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council agreed on a landmark $75 billion budget agreement. Continue Reading →

NYPD Cracks Down On SideWalk Bikers In Harlem

bikes in west harlemFirst it was jaywalkers. And now rule-breaking bikers are in the crosshairs of traffic-obsessed West Harlem cops. Continue Reading →

Harlem Interns Sought For Government Position

levineProgressive New York City Council Member Mark Levine is seeking several Rock Star intern to learn, help and experience working in local government first-hand. Continue Reading →

Leaders, Progressives and Activists Gather for the Inauguration in Harlem

NYCC logoOn Sunday, January 26th New York City Council Member Mark D. Levine (D, Manhattan 7th district) will be sworn-in to office as the City Council Member for Manhattan’s 7th district at the South Hall of Riverside Church in West Harlem.   Continue Reading →