Robber Steals From 5 Year Old Girl And Punches Mother In East Harlem

A man believed to be in his forties, over 200 pounds and almost six feet tall reportedly stole from a little girl and punched her mother in the face. Continue Reading →

East Harlem’s Burton Stephen “Burt” Lancaster

burt lancaster from east harlem1Burton Stephen “Burt” Lancaster (November 2, 1913 – October 20, 1994) was an American film actor noted for his athletic physique, blue eyes, and distinctive smile (which he called “The Grin”). Continue Reading →

Knees Up, Spring Track & Field Programs For Kids From Harlem To Hollis

Registration is available for two youth Track & Field programs. Both programs are free and include the use of equipment.  Continue Reading →

Hooters Looking To Open A “Breastaurant” In Harlem

Hooters is looking to go up a few sizes in Manhattan.

The “breastaurant” chain and its fast-casual offshoot, Hoots, are searching for new locations in the borough, the New York Post reported. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Considers Wave Of Other Developments

While East Harlemites can expect a few months’ wait before the launch of the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) that will lead to a vote on the city’s proposed rezoning of the neighborhood, there’s no shortage of matters to keep Manhattan Community Board 11 busy. Continue Reading →

East Harlem’s Union Settlement Wins Multi-Million Dollar Grant

Union Settlement has been selected as one of five New York City organizations to receive a multi-million dollar, multi-year grant from the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. Continue Reading →

Man Stabbed Near East Harlem Subway Station

A man was stabbed several times near an East Harlem subway station Sunday afternoon, police said.  Continue Reading →

3 Years Since East Harlem Gas Explosion

Today marks three years since the East Harlem explosion that destroyed two buildings and killed eight people. Continue Reading →

Bus Depot Development To Include ‘Deep Affordability’ In East Harlem

The city Economic Development Corporation hasn’t released many details about a planned 1.1-million-square-foot development on the site of a former MTA bus depot in East Harlem, but officials announced this week that 20 percent of the eventual apartment units will be offered at “deeply affordable” rates. Continue Reading →

Lottery For 15 Affordable East Harlem Units Accepting Applications

Applications are currently being accepted to enter an affordable housing lottery for 15 units in a newly constructed East Harlem building. Continue Reading →