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Innovation

What Would You Do With $1 Million?

It’s not just a rhetorical question – the City is asking us to suggest projects to improve our community and we will get a chance to vote on which ones should be included in the City budget. It is a new way of making decisions about… Continue Reading →

“Love The Skin You’re In”

This picture has been floating around social media sites again recently.  Such a simple yet powerful image.  A rainbow of colors.  A  beautiful and important message. Love the skin you are in.

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey feels the electricity of small business in Harlem

Jack Dorsey (co-founder and co-creator of Twitter and founder and CEO of Square, a mobile payments company), connects with entrepreneurs with businesses based in Harlem, in this fascinating interview. Featured businesses include Harlem Skin Clinic and Astor Row Cafe. This… Continue Reading →

Have you every considered running for public office?

If you have ever wondered how candidates get started on their road to elected office, you should check out this seminar on political leadership and the science behind winning elections!  The event is sponsored by WE ACT, a Harlem-based environmental… Continue Reading →

Harlem based battery startup featured in Scientific American

Urban Electric Power is a Harlem based battery startup located 10 blocks from City College and which has received funding from the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Energy (ARPA–E). The company hopes to turn the familiar alkaline battery into a cheap way to store… Continue Reading →

Twitter Founder visits Harlem’s Apollo Theatre

Jack Dorsey is a co-founder of Twitter and founder and CEO of mobile payments processor Square. He will appear at the Apollo Theater next week as part of Square’s nationwide “Let’s Talk” series. The goal is to bring small businesses together to… Continue Reading →

Harlem Biospace: Home to new innovative emerging medical research startups

Sixteen health care focussed startups have settled inside the new Harlem Biospace, on W. 127th St. The Bloomberg administration contributed $626,000 and partnered with Columbia University biomedical engineering professor Sam Sia for the balance of the funding. Companies include an… Continue Reading →

The Harlem YMCA launches HARLEM Y TALKS

The Harlem YMCA will launch HARLEM Y TALKS, a prospective new lecture series, with two evening programs in December. The first program, on Monday evening, December 2nd, is called “He said, she said…Expanding Bartlett’s Quotable Landscape,” and will feature a… Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Open-Air African Market

By NativeNewYorker You’ve probably noticed it when you go across 116th Street – the colorful  entrance is hard to miss.  But if you’ve never gone inside, you are missing one of Harlem’s more unique experiences.  Stepping through the whimsical entrance… Continue Reading →

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