From Weekquaeskeek To Point Of Rocks, St. Nicholas Avenue’s Amazing History

Untappedcities.com 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 →

LED Safety Lights Installed At Saint Nicholas Houses In Harlem

The New York City Housing Authority celebrated the completion of a $2.5 million project to upgrade the lighting system at Harlem’s Saint Nicholas Houses.

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 →

Modell’s Sporting Goods And P.C. Richard & Son Opening New Store In Harlem

The NYDaily News reports that the is a tale of two immigrants, two successful businesses — and two new stores coming to Harlem’s vibrant 125th St. commercial strip this year.

Harlem/Havana Music & Cultural Festival 2017 From Harlem To The W Hotel

This week, the Harlem/Havana Music & Cultural Festival – an international visual and performing arts, fashion, education and culinary exchange kicks in.

National Dog Day Comes To Harlem At The Bark Shoppe!

The Bark Shoppe,, Upper Manhattan’s first 24 hour/7 days a week premium pet care and lodging facility, offers the following services: