Cinco de Mayo Celebration In East Harlem

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Join us for hands-on activities in honor of Mexican heritage as we commemorate the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito And Ferreras-Copeland Responds To de Blasio Budget

Melissa and ferrars in east harlem1“The FY 2017 Executive Budget incorporates many of the recommendations and priorities outlined by the Council in our Preliminary Budget Response, including greatly building New York City’s reserves and increasing the City’s capital investments, which will help safeguard our City’s continued financial security.
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Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Opens East Harlem’s Vendy Plaza

Melissa-Mark-Viverito (1)This Sunday, May 1,2016 join Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito for the opening of the new season of East Harlem’s Vendy Plaza. Continue Reading →

Nat’l Jazz Museum In Harlem Announces Gala 2016

national museum of jazz in harlemThe National Jazz Museum in Harlem (NJMH) has announced that legendary jazz drummer Roy Haynes will be honored with the Legends of Jazz Award, and President & CEO of The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone, Kenneth J. Knuckles, Esq with the Jazz and Community Leadership Award at its 2016 Annual Benefit Concert to be held on Tuesday, June 14 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College. Continue Reading →

Target Increases Minimum Wage To $10 An Hour

Harlem TargetDiscount retailer Target Corp located in East Harlem has started raising employee wages to a minimum of $10 an hour, its second hike in a year, pressured by a competitive job market and labor groups calling for higher wages at retail chains, sources said. Continue Reading →

$1.5M Is The Average For This New Condo In East Harlem

harlem street shot1A developer is looking to make $105 million from the sale of condos at a planned 23-story building in Harlem, The Real Deal reports. Continue Reading →

NYPD’s Fresh Look At Harlem ’90s Transgender Murders

trans3n-1-webTheir murders were barely noticed, two transgendered women and a man who dressed as both sexes, slain within 13 months of each other in Harlem in the 1990s. Continue Reading →

Family, Friends Of 16-Year-Old Shot In Harlem Pray For His Life

teen28n-4-webDevastated friends and family of the 16-year-old boy on life support after he was shot in the head outside an East Harlem housing development were so racked with grief they were barely able to speak between prayers for the teen on Sunday. Continue Reading →

MNN Launches HD Channel For Community Producers

mnn manhattan neighborhood networkOn Sunday, March 20, Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) will launch an HD channel for community producers on Time Warner Cable Channel 1993. Continue Reading →

When Spanish Harlem Made The Boogaloo Big (video)

In 1966 at the height of rock and souls invasion of the pop charts Latin music in New York underwentThe Wall Street Journal reports that in 1966, at the height of rock and soul’s invasion of the pop charts, Latin music in New York underwent its own cultural revolution. Continue Reading →