Rudy’s World: Harlem Week 2014 Elders Jubilee Luncheon

rudy1On this NYC Senior Citizens Day, Tuesday, August 5th, 2014, Harlem Councilwoman Inez Dickens MC’s the Harlem Week 2014 Elders Jubilee Luncheon at the Harlem State Office Bldg. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Puerto Rican Day Parade Kick-Off At Gracie Mansion

Seitu at day1It was a special and great day at Gracie Mansion this year for the kick-off of the Puerto Rican ( PR ) Day Parade kick off with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday, June 6th, 2014 in NYC. Continue Reading →

Harlemite’s Plan For El Barrio A Capital Of Latino Theater

harlem cap of lat theater1Welcome To Harlem blog posted an article regarding a East Harlem playwright who wants to make El Barrio the city’s undisputed Latino cultural center by designating an uptown theater district that would showcase four underutilized auditoriums. Continue Reading →

de Blasio Calls $500K-Per-Unit Harlem Housing ‘Affordable’

de BlasioA day after Mayor Bill de Blasio and other high-ranking elected officials lauded the completion of a permanently affordable apartment building in Harlem’s Sugar Hill section Monday, some housing experts are raising questions about its cost. Continue Reading →

NYC Council Speaker Mark-Viverito At Harlem Firehouse Show

electeds and artists in harlemNew York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, along with Senator Bill Perkins, Assemblyman Robert Rodriguez, New York City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, New York City Council Member Laurie Cumbo; New Harlem East Merchants Association (NHEMA) Program Director, Adriane Mack; … 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 →

Pop Up Exhibition at Decommissioned East Harlem Firehouse

Manny_Vega_ArtworkCaribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) will host a series of program events, beginning with a free hardhat “pop-up” exhibition open to the public for the first time at the 1885 historical landmark firehouse (120 E. 125th Street).  Continue Reading →

Rules Reform Outlines Next Steps in Open Data

city council changing rules with east harlem head

We are taking dramatic steps towards more transparency so members of the press and public can see how our legislative process works … - East Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito

In a great article today by the Gotham Gazzette  ow on May 14 the New York City Council unanimously passed a rules reform package that will change the internal operation of the 51-member legislative body. Continue Reading →