Harlem Local Business
Local business in Harlem (New York, NY)
Friday Oct 17 | via TechSpot
Good news for subway commuters in New York: you'll soon be able to make phone calls and connect to the Internet at more stations. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Transit Wireless have deployed wireless and Wi-Fi networks in another 40 underground stations , including 11 new Manhattan stations and 29 stations in Queens, bringing the total to 76. The newly connected stations include major hubs such as the Jackson Heights/Roosevelt Avenue Station, Jamaica Center Station, Court Square Station, 42 Street Bryant Park Station, 34 Street Herald Square Station, and Grand Central 42 Street Station. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 15 | via Technology Marketing
NYC & Company, the marketing and tourism arm of New York City, is setting its sights on New Yorkers, urging them to get out of the house and explore the city's five boroughs. Created in-house, the three-month "See Your City" campaigns uses posters, video and microsite to call out "must see" attractions for locals. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 15 | via Common Dreams
Female Restaurant Workers Protest Industry's Rampant Sexual Harassment and Demand One Fair Wage at 'Not On The Menu' Rally Current restaurant workers and ROC members joined local elected officials and women's rights leaders including Eve Ensler , Marie Wilson , Aleyamma Mathew , Brad Lander , Noreen Farrell , Marisol Alcantara , Deborah Glick , Hollback!, National Organization for Women, and Saru Jayaraman in fight for one fair wage! NEW YORK - Yesterday, 'Not On The Menu' rally attendees called for eliminating the subminimum wage and requiring the restaurant industry to pay one, fair wage directly to their employees. Comment?
Sunday Oct 12 | via CNews
Brown family attorney Benjamin Crump, U.S. civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton, the parents of Michael Brown, Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown, Sr. appear at a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington September 25, 2014. Comment?
Saturday Oct 11 | via WHTC
The family of a black New Yorker who died after a local police officer put the 43-year old man in a chokehold announced on Saturday a replacement in the $75 million wrongful death lawsuit, local media said. Speaking at a news conference with civil rights leader Rev. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 8 | via NYCReligion.info
Journey reporters Christopher Smith & Pauline Dolle outside Bible Faith Tabernacle in Crown Heights. Photo: Tony Carnes/A Journey through NYC religions Journeying is a best practice for hyperlocal journalism. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 8 | via Columbia Journalism Review
C. David Heymann got his books published by a string of respected publishers, which was quite a feat given his well-documented history of fabrications, falsehoods, plagiarism, and highly questionable reporting dating to 1983. That's when a lawsuit led to Heymann's first major book being pulled from shelves, and David Cay Johnston exposed it as a fraud on the front page of the Los Angeles Times . Comment?
Tuesday Oct 7 | via The New York Observer
Park equity? Mayor Bill de Blasio is directing $130 million in public funding to 35 overlooked parks, according to The New York Times . And after battling for pre-K and living wage, the mayor seems okay with easing off his efforts to get wealthier parks to redistribute private donations. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 7 | via PressReleasePoint
The New York Community Trust is giving grants to nonprofits to provide legal aid to unaccompanied minors facing deportation; use the arts to help schools meet Common Core standards; protect New Yorkers from mortgage fraud; and find new ways to help mentally ill Rikers inmates upon their release. In all, 95 nonprofit groups in all five boroughs received $7.6 million in The Trust's largest round of grants this year. Comment?
Monday Oct 6 | via SILive.com
Attorney Sanford A. Rubenstein, left, speaks as his client Sandra Amezquita, 43, who is 5 months pregnant, listens during a press conference at his offices in Manhattan on Sept. 24, 2014. Comment?
Sunday Oct 5 | via The Big Apple
Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano. Comment?
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