Boy At St. Nicholas Avenue Harlem Spring, NY, 1899 (Photograph)

Unidentified boy is photographed by James Reuel Smith seated on a boulder above a spring at St. Nicholas Avenue and West 139th Street, Harlem, New York, May 5, 1899.

From Weekquaeskeek To Point Of Rocks, St. Nicholas Avenue’s Amazing History reports that St. Nicholas Avenue that extends north-south from 111th Street to 193rd Street,  St. Nicholas Avenue is, of course, named after  that Saint Nicholas, 4th century saint, Greek bishop of the Continue Reading →

729-731 St. Nicholas Avenue Sugar Hill, Harlem New York 1891

Forgotten NY qoutes Harlem’s historian Michael Henry Adams, author of Harlem: Lost and Found who describes Sugar Hill’s architecture (P.T. Barnum house, St. John’s Baptist Church, St. Luke African Methodist Episcopal):

Horse And Wagon Transit, Lenox And St. Nicholas Avenues, Harlem, NY 1901

An incredible early image of a Horse and Wagon Transit (station) seen at Lenox Avenue and St. Nicholas Avenue (not sure of the cross street), Harlem, New York 1901

Urban Thread Week In St. Nicholas Park

Enjoy a sun set evening of creating, sharing and networking in the world of fiber, textile and needle arts. Bring a chair, blanket, your latest project and let’s create together.

Sunday Sermon At St. Nicholas Park In Harlem

Get your dancing shoes and join Sundae Sermon in Harlem with Tony Touch, Cool Marv, Cosi, Stormin Norman, hosted by Bevy Smith, and a special performance by the cast of Continue Reading →

Pilot Lands On St. Nicholas Avenue, 1956

Surprise airplane landings always make headlines. Who will forget Capt. Chesley Sullenberger steering a US Airways jetliner onto the Hudson River in 2009?

‘9 Miles From N. York,’ 1709, St. Nicholas Park. Harlem

The milestones marker is dated from 1709 as the 9th mile from New York within St. Nicholas Park. According to Harlem+Bespoke , it was taken around the 133rd Street and Continue Reading →

Build Community Involvement Together For St. Nichloas Park In Harlem

Build Community Involvement Together for St. Nicholas Park In Harlem. The event is hosted by Partnership for Parks Catalyst’ and Friends Of St. Nicholas Park.

‘Queen Sugar’ Star Nicholas L. Ashe, Maria Hinojosa And More Celebrate AfroPop

Black Public Media (BPM) will commemorate the 10th anniversary of AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange, its signature public television documentary series about the global Black experience, with Lifting the Veil Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day: Sledding in St Nicholas Park On the Great Lawn!

Great photo of a snow day means Harlem sledding in St. Nicholas Park for family, friends and all comers on the fabulous Great Lawn!

Pinehurst, aka Koch’s New Mount St. Vincent’s Hotel

Occasionally one comes across mention of “Koch’s New Mount St. Vincent’s Hotel,” a quasi-rural roadhouse that opened in the vicinity of Hamilton Heights around 1883 or 1884, after the old Continue Reading →

A Sinful Delay Hits St. Stephen Community AME Church In Harlem

An unfinished church, an ongoing lawsuit and a dwindling congregation were the last things the Rev. C. Carlton Woodward envisioned nearly seven years ago when he struck a big deal Continue Reading →

The St. Nick’s Dog Run Coffee Bark

Dear Friends, The St. Nick’s Dog Run Coffee Bark happens this Saturday, October 4th from 9am-11am. Come enjoy the beautiful autumn at the Dog Run with some coffee, donuts and Continue Reading →

Man Fatally Stabbed In Harlem

Patch reports that a man was stabbed to death early Tuesday morning in Harlem, police said.

Man Fatally Stabbed In Harlem

Patch reports that a man was stabbed to death early Tuesday morning in Harlem, police said.

Permits Filed For Development On 143rd Street In Harlem

Permits have been filed for a five-story commercial building at 512 West 143rd Street, in Hamilton Heights, Manhattan says New York Yimby.

Harlem’s Norman Rockwell, An American Master, 1894 – 1978

Norman Perceval Rockwell (February 3, 1894 – November 8, 1978) was a 20th-century American painter and illustrator.

Dang, 83-Year-Old Mugged In Harlem Apartment

Patch reports that the NYPD is trying to identify a man who robbed an elderly woman in her Harlem apartment building, police said.

Central Harlem Leads City In Rate Of Noise Complaints

Patch reports that Central Harlem had the highest rate of noise complaints in New York City between 2010 and 2015, according to a new report by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.