Need Potty Break While On The Go? New Site Lets Retailers Promote Their Public Toilets!

nyc pottyWe all been there, running around New York City streets and all of sudden; nature calls! Stefan George is trying to convince local businesses to open their commodes to the public as part of his new site, WeeWeeFree. The site, weeweefree, allows businesses to list their toilets free of charge. The businesses can also control which hours their restrooms are open to the public and include that on the site. WeeWeeFree lists all of New York’s public bathrooms and only shows ones that are open at the time users check the site.

There are other existing sites and apps that direct New Yorkers to the nearest toilet, including Charmin-sponsored SitOrSquat, or the 99-cent iPee Address – Restroom FinderLINK



Fashionista Partner’s Take Fashion’s On The Road In NYC…

Fashionista Takes Her Style on the Road With Boutique in a TruckLe Suite Boutique, the 18-foot-long, bright purple fashion truck ran by Iran Ortiz and business partner Mareana Rosario Torres created has popped up on streets in New York City since it started rolling in May. The truck goes out three to four days a week packed with women’s clothes from a dozen carefully selected Los Angeles and New York brands. Items include $25 pouches from Married to the Mob, $36 Private Party sweatshirts and $30 skirts from BLBD. Most items range in price from $25 and $120, although the store also sells $250 Super sunglasses and $15 bracelets from Endless Noise, a brand Ortiz created after graduating from Marymount College, where she studied fashion merchandising. The two business partners are still bartending part-time in the South Bronx and looking to expand in Men’s and Children’s wear in the future . To see where Le Suite Boutique will be next, check its Instagram and Twitter accounts. LINK



Shared Office Space Coming Too Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn!

Shared Office Space Owner Wants to Help Bed-Stuy Work TogetherBed-Stuy resident Jason Johnson the owner of a new co-working space in Bed-Stuy wants to make sure people in the neighborhood are working together. Confluence Coworking, a shared office space at 544 Park Ave. is designed to give stay-at-home workers the opportunity to collaborate in an office environment. Shared office space has become very common in NYC. Jason, hopes to open his office to at least 15 people from different industries. The 1,200-square-foot loft industrial space boasts cubicles with large desks and chairs, as well as a conference room table that can be rented out for meetings. Prices on the space range from $29 a day to $249 a month for Monday through Friday access. A premium membership featuring 24 hours a day, 7 days a week access costs $299. LINK


Who Are Your Neighborhood Celebrities? We Want to Know….

Who Are Your Neighborhood Celebrities We Want to KnowEvery neighborhood has its local celebrities from myself to your next door neighbor and DNAinfo New York wants to tell their stories, but DNA Info needs your help finding them. Can you help? Of course you can. Fill out the form, tell DNAinfo who in your neighborhood you want to know a little more about.



Beer Hall Opening In The Harlem Neighborhood!

Harlem Beer HallHeartland Brewery is opening a new beer hall and restaurant on Broadway at West 114th Street in The Morningside Heights section of Harlem. The new spot will open Labor Day weekend, which will serve lunch and dinner. The 250-seat establishment will be reminiscent of early-1900s breweries. Heartland Brewery will sell different types of rye whiskey and plenty of beers and the food menu will include a “diverse” mix of eats under the supervision of Heartland chef Richard Pietromonaco. The owner of the establishment also has beer halls in the Flatiron District and The West VillageLINK



Artists Invited To Submit Ideas For Lower East Side Park!

Artists Invited to Submit Ideas for Lower east side MuralsFirst Street Green, the neighborhood group that turned an empty lot at Houston Street and Second Avenue on the Lower East Side into an art space and park, is open to ideas including street art, graffiti and representational work. Artists can submit proposals by email through July 31. A jury including the Department of Parks and Recreation, First Street Green and the Centre-Fuge Public Art Project will review the designs, and then six to eight artists will be chosen to create their pieces on 8-foot-high plywood panels in mid-September. The murals will be up for at least two to three months.

Artists Invited To Submit Ideas For Murals


Come KICK OFF THE BLOCK PARTY For The 2014 Summer Stage In Harlem!!

HARLEM SUMMERSTAGECome out to the opening night KICK OFF BLOCK PARTY for the 2014 Summer Stage in Harlem, with DJ Legends, July 10th thru August 28th. Help welcome summer in Harlem with your family, friends and neighbors!

Summer Stage in Harlem 2014

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

State Office Building

163 West 125th Street, Harlem, NY


July 10th              Kick Off Block Praty w/ DJ Legends Celebration

July 17th              Dancing in Harlem

July 24th              Soul Music – Gedeon Luke and The Peoples/

Opening Act Brown Rice

July 31st               R&B

August 7th          African Music Hassan Boukary & Friends

August 14th        Latin Music Night – Johnny Mambo

August 21st        Jazz – Frank Sirus, Charissa the Diva Violinist,

Brooke Alston & Junot

August 28th        Gospel Explosion