Harlem’s A$AP Rocky, SoHo Landlord Sue Each Other

asap rocky1Harlem born A$AP Rocky is countersuing the SoHo landlord who sued him this Sept., multiple news outlets report. The landlord asserts that Rocky damaged the apartment he leased, while Rocky claims he helped raise the property value and the landlord should instead pay him because of the poor maintenance of the building. Continue Reading →

The Mink Building Behind-The-Scene Construction In The Manhattanville Factory District Of Harlem

minkbuilding_1361AmsterdamAvenue-777x615The Mink Building is a 110-year-old industrial site, once home of the Bernheimer and Schwartz Pilsner Brewing Company, and later a storage facility for mink coats (the name).

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Hey Harlem, Looking For Affordable Housing In Brooklyn?

bam_south_2Yes, we know its not Harlem, but CUFFH is hosting a free affordable housing workshop Wednesday for available units in the newest development in Downtown Brooklyn, BAM South.

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Harlem Got Game, Now Harlem Ups Its Breakfast Game Once More

new-food-posts-in-harlemThe NY Post reports that Harlem’s independent foodie culture continues to thrive, with two breakfast spots opening early next year: Continue Reading →

City Council Approves Affordable Mixed-Use Project In East Harlem

east-harlem-apartmentsThe City Council has voted to approve a 15-story, 400-unit mixed-use development planned at 127 East 107th Street, located on the southern end of East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Zoning At New Heights: Supertalls & the Accidental Skyline In Harlem

e0fcce97-fb09-46f0-afc6-cb573d8f67e1New Yorkers have long had a love-hate relationship with height. And, as the age of the “supertall” tower sets a new precedent for what’s possible, controversies are growing. Continue Reading →

Huge Harlem Development With Affordable Apartments

east-harlem-apartmentsIn October it was revealed that L+M Development Partners along with Tahl Propp Equities were planning a massive, fully-affordable residential project that would span an entire city block in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Vote On Legislation To Create An Office Of Crime Victim Services And More

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934Today the New York City Council will vote on creating an Office of Crime Victim Services to provide important resources to relevant individuals in need. Continue Reading →

Apartment Development To Replace Baptist Church In Harlem

deveopment-replace-churchAfter half a century on Lenox Avenue just north of Central Park in Harlem, the Second Canaan Baptist Church will meet the wrecking ball to make way for a new apartment building. Continue Reading →

Fidel Castro And Malcolm X At The Hotel Theresa, Harlem NY 1960

fidel-y-malcom-x-1-580x377I always remember when I met with Malcolm X at the hotel Teresa, because he was the one who gave us support and made it possible for us to be accommodated there. Continue Reading →