Qoute Of The Day: ‘You Are An idiot!’ To Harlem’s Mark-Viverito

Diane SavinoState Senator Diane Savino called City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito an “idiot” on Friday, after the speaker said she was “surprised” the Independent Democratic Conference backed new funding for public housing in New York City. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollis NYC To Invest $130 Million In Parks

morningsideparkToday, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, New York City Council Speaker Mark-Viverito and Council Member Levine, Chair of the Committee on Parks and Recreation announced a huge step forward in addressing parks equity. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio To Attend Sugar Hill Development

Bill-de-Blasio.jpg&q=80&MaxW=640&imageversion=widescreen&maxh=360As you may have heard, Broadway Housing Communities new  Sugar Hill Development  will be opening soon.   Continue Reading →

Hope Flies Over East Harlem Plan

de BlasioA condemnation drama unfolding in East Harlem is presumably not what community residents expected of Mayor de Blasio’s “progressive” agenda. Continue Reading →

Mark-Viverito City Council speaker

Melissa-Mark-Viverito.jpg&q=80&MaxW=640&imageversion=widescreen&maxh=360After months of political jockeying, Manhattan Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito was elected unanimously as the next City Council speaker Wednesday, becoming the first Hispanic official to hold the city’s second-most-powerful political post. Continue Reading →

Bill de Blasio Touts Speaker Candidate Mark-Viverito

RK1_3050.JPGMayor-elect Bill de Blasio took his preference for Council Speaker public for the first time Monday — appearing at a “rah rah” luncheon with at least 60 backers of his close ally of East Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito, sources said. Continue Reading →