“Queen of Katwe” With Lupita Nyong’o Makes All The Right Moves (Video)
A Generous Investment From VH-1 Save The Music & TYLENOL® Brings Classical Music To Harlem School
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Sean “Diddy” Combs And Others Receive 2016 Triumph Award Hosted By Tichina Arnold (Photographs)

Crack Bust Nets 17 Arrests At East Harlem’s AK Houses

ak housesSeventeen members of a gang responsible for selling crack at an East Harlem affordable housing development have been arrested following a 10-month investigation dubbed “Operation Insomnia.” Continue Reading →

CUNY Application Fee of $65 Waived For Low-income City Public School Students

mayor-de-blasio1Applying to college just got cheaper for some of the city’s poorest families.

Mayor de Blasio and CUNY officials announced Monday that the $65 application fee currently required by the city’s public colleges will now be waived for low-income public school kids. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Community And Outreach Effort From Harlem To Hollis

im-musilm-im-nyThe Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit and Office of Immigrant Affairs and the Commission on Human Rights announced today a series of ongoing events and a new social media ad campaign that promote respect, understanding, and support for the City’s diverse Muslim communities. Continue Reading →

NYPD Bomb Squad Clears Suspicious Package In East Harlem

crime-tape-in-harlemThe NYPD was called to investigate a suspicious package on the corner of Madison Avenue and East 107th Street at about 5:15 p.m. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s NYC Council Speaker And Others Launch “Getting Out And Staying Out”

mrivera_082316_crop-1Today, East Harlem anti-recidivism organization Getting Out and Staying Out (GOSO), which works to empower court-involved youth and young men returning from Rikers and other correctional institutions to stay out of the criminal justice system, officially launched the new East Harlem Stand Against Violence East Harlem (S.A.V.E) program site at 91 E 116th St. Continue Reading →

Six-Story, 13-Unit Residential Project Tops Out At 15 West 119th Street, Harlem

15-west-119th-street1Construction has topped out 60 feet above street level on the six-story, 13-unit residential project under development at 15 West 119th Street, in Harlem said New York Yimby. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Khalid “Amir” Yasin, 1946 – Present

khalid-yasin-in-harlemKhalid Yasin (also known as Abu Muhammad and Abu Muhammad Khalid Yasin) born in 1946 is an American convert from Christianity to Islam who lives in Manchester, England and lectures in the United Kingdom and elsewhere. Continue Reading →

Mothers Of Men Killed In Police Confrontations Rally For Mom Of Harlem Man Shot By Cops

bah26n-1-webShe is not alone.

Mothers of men killed in questionable confrontations with police gathered once again Sunday, this time to support one of their own, whose son was killed four years ago after an emotional distress call to cops. Continue Reading →

Gun-wielding Skateboarder Sought In Shooting Death Of Harlem Man

crime-men-in-harlem1A gun-toting skateboarder shot a man dead outside a Harlem apartment building, police said Sunday. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The MOMS Introduce A MAMARAZZI® Event With “Favorite New Yorker” Kristin Chenoweth

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 07: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been processed using digital filters.) Actress Kristin Chenoweth attends the 2015 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 7, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)

Hey Harlem, join fabulous MOMS Denise Albert and Melissa Musen Gerstein along with award-winning actress, singer and “favorite New Yorker” Kristin Chenoweth (who hangs out with The New Boys & Girls Choir Of Harlem) are hosting a MAMARAZZI® event on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016, from 12 pm – 3 pm. Continue Reading →