Melissa Mark-Viverito

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East Harlem »

Murals to Showcase Immigrant Diaspora in East Harlem and the South Bronx

Puerto Rican art collective La Respueta is bringing together international artists to create the murals.

Central Harlem »

Uptown Pols Want Select Bus Service Plan Restored for 125th Street

Adriano Espaillat and Melissa Mark-Viverito want to revive the plan to speed bus service in Harlem.

Civic Center »

Council Speaker Hopeful Weprin Donates Thousands to Key Political Orgs

Mark Weprin's donations to key groups and campaigns come ahead of the showdown for speaker next year.

Upper West Side »

Traffic Study Focuses on West 90s Stretch to Improve Safety for Pedestrians

Traffic consultants made recommendations for nine intersections on the Upper West Side.

Lower East Side »

Furious Residents Slam NYCHA Plan for Private High-Rises at Annual Meeting

Many residents spoke out against the plan to build market-rate apartments on public housing land. 

Upper East Side »

Trash Transfer Station Supporters Use Kids as 'Human Shields,' Foes Say

Asphalt Green and Pledge 2 Protect have slammed Borough President contender Julie Menin.

East Harlem »

Harlem Program for Wayward Youth Threatened by Budget Cuts

YouthBuild helps young people who have left high school get their GED and job training.

East Harlem »

Parents and Politicians Fight to Save East Harlem Tech School

The DOE plans to redevelop the School of Cooperative Technical Education in Harlem.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Artists Stage Performance Protest Outside Closed Theater

City officials said they would soon begin leasing space at Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center.

East Harlem »

City to Rent East Harlem Theater Space Until Operator Chosen

The theater at the Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center has been shuttered since 2010.

East Harlem »

AG Investigates Money Trail Between Coors and Puerto Rican Day Parade Team

Eric Schneiderman is looking into how the parade's board used MillerCoors funds meant for scholarships.

East Harlem »

Coors Light to Stop Producing Beer Can That Offended Puerto Ricans

MillerCoors apologized for offending the Puerto Rican community in a letter just hours before a protest.

East Harlem »

Coors Says Nothing Wrong with Beer Can Designed for Puerto Rican Parade

Latino advocacy groups and politicians say the "disrespectful" image is meant to be a Puerto Rican flag.

East Harlem »

Puerto Rican Flag on Coors Beer Cans Sparks Outrage

East Harlem councilwoman and advocacy groups are calling the advertisment "disrespectful."

East Harlem »

New High-Capacity Trash Cans Aim to Keep the Streets of El Barrio Cleaner

Eighteen new high-capacity trash cans have been purchased for the neighborhood.