In a city often considered a “one-party city” where most voters are Democrats, Staten Island stands out as the only borough of New York that consistently elects Republican representatives to office. However, there are actually more Democrats registered to vote there than there are Republicans.
New York City holds one of the highest populations of Puerto Ricans in the United States and as commercial flights off of the island become easier to access the city is preparing for an influx of Puerto Ricans coming to rebuild their lives in the city.
At Harlem Yoga Studio, providing a the community with a space for political activism is almost as important as the practice of yoga itself.
The new Shop Fair supermarket, which opened on August 19 in on East 116th Street, brings a welcome food shopping option to East Harlem. The neighborhood lacks options for fresh, healthy, affordable food and is often considered to be a food desert.