Oh Boy, Harlem Man Accused Of Forcing Ex On Naked Walk Suffers From ‘Penis Envy’

Update on story we posted on December 9th, 2017. The guy who ​forced the mother of his child ​to ​walk naked through the streets of Harlem after he caught her texting other men ​– and then filmed and posted it to social media — ​merely suffers from “penis envy,” his lawyer ​claimed in closing arguments Thursday. Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Public Testimony From Puerto Ricans Impacted By Hurricanes Irma And Maria In Harlem

A Town Hall meeting featuring first-hand eyewitness accounts of the devastation and reports in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria in Puerto Rico will be held Monday, December 11, 2017 at 6pm at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center, co hosted by Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN). Continue Reading →

In East Harlem, 19-story tower will bring 400 apartments to 125th Street

NY Yimby reports that a long-dormant East Harlem development may finally be moving forward. Over the weekend, a permit application for 201 East 125th Street was filed with the city’s Department of Buildings. Continue Reading →

Mayor de blasio, Harlem’s Mark-Viverto And Garodnick Announce Small Business Assistance

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Council Member Dan Garodnick today announced a new bill that would make changes to the Commercial Rent Tax (CRT) aimed at helping New York City’s small businesses succeed. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Deputy Mayor Glen Statement On Approval Of East Harlem And Other Developments

“As we work to make this city more equitable, we are building and preserving affordable housing at a record pace. Continue Reading →

Harlem Housing Development A Vote Away From Approval

Patch reports that a massive proposed development that would take up an entire East Harlem block is only one vote away from passing the city’s public review process. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito, Bill Perkins And Council Announce Agreement To Rezone Harlem

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Member Bill Perkins and the New York City Council today announced an agreement to rezone El Barrio/East Harlem and secure investments for many priorities of the East Harlem Neighborhood Plan. Continue Reading →

Holiday Market Is Coming To La Marqueta In East Harlem, Are You?

New York City Economic Development Corporation is partnering with ACACIA network and La Marqueta Retoña to bring a Holiday Pop-up Market to the residents of East Harlem inside La Marqueta. Continue Reading →

El Barrio Latino Children’s Film Festival In East Harlem

On the heels of several natural disasters that have shaken the Latino community and a socio-political environment that consistently stirs fear in those migrating to the United States, the Hispanic Federation, one of the nation’s foremost Latino cultural organizations. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Non-Profit Organization Receives New Warm Coats From Warm Hearts

Today marked the launch of Burlington’s 11th Annual Warm Coats and Warm Hearts Coat Drive, hosted in partnership with ABC’s Good Morning America and the national non-profit organization, Delivering Good at Cherry Kids, Inc., 413 East 120th Street, New York, NY. Continue Reading →

Rocker, Ex- Harlem Teacher Gene Simmons Talks Women, Career And Kids In New Book

In Gene Simmons new book, “On Power: My Journey Through the Corridors of Power and How You Can Get More Power” (Harper Collins, out Tuesday), the 68 year old Kiss bass player, onetime Harlem teacher and vocalist uses his decades of business experience to preach about how to get ahead in the modern world. Continue Reading →

Hoops Against Violence Scores With Harlem Youth Anti-Violence Basketball Tournament (Photographs)

The first annual Hoops Against Violence event this weekend was a great Harlem community success attended by over 300 people. Continue Reading →