Harlem’s Mark-Viverito And Other Electeds Pass Resolution Affirming NYC As A Sanctuary City

mellissa-mark-viverito-in-east-harlem1Resolution 1321 sponsored by the Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Council Member Brad Lander and Council Member Carlos Menchaca, affirms that despite president-elect Donald Trump’s senseless threats, NYC will remain a Sanctuary City for immigrant residents. Continue Reading →

Trafficking Ring Brought At Least 86 Guns Into Harlem NY From Virginia

guns1Four members of a gun trafficking ring that has smuggled at least 86 firearms into New York City from Virginia were indicted Monday, according to the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. Continue Reading →

73-Year-Old Woman Dragged Out of SUV During Attempted Robbery In East harlem

73-year-old-dragged-from-suv-in-robberyA 73-year-old woman was taken to the hospital Friday night after being dragged out of an SUV and knocked to the ground in the southern end of East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Blind Man Speaks Out After Being Slashed In East Harlem Subway Fight

east-harlem-lsashersA blind man was slashed and his friend punched in the face during a dispute on an East Harlem subway platform that started as an argument on the train. Continue Reading →

2016 Women Of Light, Peace & Power In East Harlem

celebrate-women-in-harlemDeAlmas Women’s Institute invites all women to join them in sisterhood for an evening of prayer and art of resistance (poetry/song/readings) aimed at activating and broadcasting the incredible power of women’s wisdom and sacred energy on a planetary level during this critical time. Continue Reading →

Citywide Action Alert: United Against Displacement!

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Concerned about gentrification in East Harlem? Join El Barrio Unite, South Bronx Community Congress, and the Citywide Alliance Against Displacement! 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 →

Man Killed In Drug Related Robbery In East Harlem

east-harlem-robberyPolice are searching for a killer after a 72-year-old man died in an apparent drug related robbery in his East Harlem apartment. Continue Reading →

Join East Harlem’s Union Settlement On Giving Tuesday (Update)

union-settlement-renaming-in-east-harlemTuesday, November 29th 2016, is Giving Tuesday, East Harlem’s legendary Union Settlement is giving back to the East Harlem community by passing out free reusable folding tote bags. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Rezoning Opponents Deliver Giant Turkey To Mayor Bill de Blasio

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Protesters marched on Gracie Mansion carrying a giant plastic turkey Sunday to voice their opposition of a plan to upzone East Harlem. Continue Reading →