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BP Levine Announces Next Phase of $2 Million Small Business Booster Loan Program with Boroughwide LinkNYC Campaign

PRESS RELEASE FOR: Wednesday, May 11th, 2022
Contact: Winthrop Roosevelt,, (617) 680-0158 New York – After already making more than $300,000 in loans since its inception this February, Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine announced a new boroughwide LinkNYC campaign as the next phase is his office’s partnership with the Hebrew Free Loan Society to offer $2 million in interest-free loans to small businesses that have… Read more

Newsletter: What to Know About NYC’s Yellow-Level Covid Alert

Today NYC officially moved into “yellow” (medium risk) Covid alert status citywide.This reflects the rising impact of omicron sub-variants in our city. We are now seeing about 2,500 cases daily, up four times since March. Hospitalizations, while also increasing, thankfully remain low.In light of our new alert status, NYC Health Dept has updated one key piece of guidance. It’s now advised that people who are at higher risk… Read more

On Inside City Hall: One-on-one with Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine

Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine joined Errol Louis on “Inside City Hall” Monday to discuss the rise in COVID cases, the city’s eviction crisis, and his opposition to the One45 development in Harlem.… Read more

Newsletter: This Arbor Day Help Us Plant a Million More Trees in NYC

Today we celebrate one of my favorite holidays – Arbor Day! Arbor Day is about looking forward – planting a tree is an act of hope for the future. The trees we plant today will not only be beautiful for New Yorkers but will also stand as a lasting investment in our battle against climate change and in the health of our neighborhoods for decades to come. In an early… Read more

In Patch: Expand Hours On High Bridge Connecting Wash Heights, Bronx: Pols Say

Uptown elected officials are pushing to expand the hours of a bridge that lets pedestrians and bikers travel from Washington Heights to The Bronx.
The High Bridge, connecting Washington Heights to Highbridge in The Bronx, is the city’s oldest standing bridge. It is also the only crossing bridge between the boroughs that is car-free, specifically made for pedestrians and cyclists.
The bridge is currently open until 7 p.m. during the
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Newsletter: Our first 100 days

Today is my 100th day serving as your Manhattan Borough President. It’s been a whirlwind three months. I could not be prouder of what we have accomplished thus far. I stepped into the Borough President’s office at One Centre Street at a moment of enormous challenges for our city, with the Omicron wave at its peak. January saw our city hit by tragedy again and again–including the horrible murders of… Read more

In Streetsblog: Manhattan and Brooklyn Borough Presidents Ask DOT To Raise Cap on E-Bikes in Citi Bike Fleet

These politicians want to give you the power. Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine and his Brooklyn counterpart Antonio Reynoso asked the Department of Transportation last week to allow Citi Bike to put even more e-bikes on the streets of the city in order to make the city more bike-friendly and cut down on car trips. Read the full article HERE.… Read more
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There is no denying that we face many challenges with the Randall’s Island site. But I am proud that New Yorkers are stepping up to receive the asylum seekers with open arms. I know that these families have a great deal to contribute to our city. @univisionNY

It was an honor to be recognized by a public servant I admire so much, in the boro I’m lucky to call home. Thanks to @MarkLevineNYC, treasured friends & my community that embodies Latinx pride, joy & prosperity! 💞 Happy #HispanicHeritageMonth!

Jim Houghton founded the Signature Theatre in 1991, making a great contribution to the art and artists of our city by creating a playwright-focused venue. Earlier today, Jim Houghton Way (W. 42nd St. and Dyer Ave.) was named to honor and remember these contributions.


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