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Battle Brews Over Harlem Marx Brothers Playground

Bloomberg reports that Groucho Marx once said that politics is the art of looking for trouble. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito have found it in a playground named for the comedian and his brothers in their old neighborhood on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Continue Reading →

Woman Robbed On Upper West Side In Harlem

Patch reports that the NYPD is trying to identify a man (above) who robbed a woman on the Upper West Side and was later spotted using her purse in a Harlem store, police said. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Cam’ron Talks Reebok’s At Event

Foot Wear News reports that rap legend Cam’ron is from Harlem, the most stylish borough in New York. So if he cosigns something, the street style-focused listen. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Sean Combs Finds His Roots On “Finding Your Roots” (Video)

Harlem man, Sean Combs (aka Diddy, Puffy, Puff Daddy, etc.,) discovers the history of his ancestors in Finding Your Roots: Season Three, episode seven, “Family Reunions”. Continue Reading →

Harlem, Donate Books To Brighten Holidays For Neighbors

If you have already carved a few minutes out of your busy schedule to give the invaluable gift of reading through Total Equity Now’s 6th Annual Literacy Across Harlem. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Moves To Create Cluster Buildings Into Housing For Homeless Families

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that the City will help not-for-profit developers acquire and rehab residential “cluster site” buildings from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Art Show In The Community At Harlem Hospital (Photographs)

On Saturday, December 9th, 2017, community photographer Seitu Oronde covered the Art community show at the Harlem Hospital in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Nearly 50 East Harlem Locations Graced With New Trash Cans

Patch reports that the city department of small business services has purchased nearly 50 new trash cans for the East Harlem‘s highly-trafficked corridors, a spokesperson for the department said. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s “Mini Michael Jordan” Signs With Harlem Globetrotters (Video)

NY Post reports that a 4-foot-5 hoopster dubbed the “mini Michael Jordan” has been signed by the Harlem Globetrotters — the team’s shortest player ever. Continue Reading →

Landmarks Will Consider Designating 4 NYC Buildings, Harlem Historic District

NY Curbed reports that the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission moved swiftly on Tuesday to calendar a group of historic structures, and one proposed historic district, allowing for their designation by the Commission in the future. Continue Reading →

Holiday! Festive! Live! Mix ‘n’ Mingle & More At State Office Building In Harlem

Join us and round up your friends, family and associates to do like in the Holiday! Festive! Live! a Mix ‘n’ Mingle & More…Sip. Sit.Chat. Chew. Dance. Continue Reading →

“Art In The Parks Active Open Space” Program Creates Eight New Public Art From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department, in partnership with NYC Parks, today announced the installation of eight new public artworks in parks in the South Bronx, East Harlem and Central Brooklyn. Continue Reading →

HBCU Gear That Gives Back And Not Just For The Holidays

This holiday season Collegiate and HBCU apparel brand Tradition has made repping your Alma mater more important and stylish than ever. Continue Reading →

MTA Seeks Contractor For First Platform Safety Barriers From Harlem To Hollis

The Daily News reports that the MTA is looking for a contractor to design and build one of the subway’s first platform barriers, which are common in transit systems around the world. Continue Reading →

First Lady Chirlane McCray Launches New Partnership To Promote Mental Health And More

First Lady Chirlane McCray today announced Sisters Thrive, a women-led, family-centered volunteer effort to promote mental health literacy in Black communities. Continue Reading →