EHP Annual Event, Celebrating The People’s Churches In East Harlem

Join the East Harlem Preservation team as we celebrate the recent victory of the removal of the J. Marion Sims statue and information on upcoming housing, cultural, and social justice campaigns. Continue Reading →

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East Harlem Target Shopping Cart Attack Left Woman Incapable Of Physical Intimacy

Patch reports that an Upper West Side philanthropist left brain-damaged when a shopping cart was dropped on her in East River Plaza mall is a “shadow of her former self,” rendered incapable of physical intimacy, the woman’s lawyer said.

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East Harlem Launches Tax And Financial Coaching Services For Small Businesses

Newswire reports that East Harlem Financial Services has launched tax and financial coaching services for entrepreneurs and small businesses. The services are available for small business owners under $150,000. Continue Reading →

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East Harlem’s African/Afro-Caribbean Legendary Poet Julia de Burgos 1914 – 1953

Julia de Burgos, February 17, 1914 – July 6, 1953, was a poet from Puerto Rico. As an advocate of Puerto Rican independence, she served as Secretary General of the Daughters of Freedom, the women’s branch of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party. Continue Reading →

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What Tha! This Harlem Pizzeria Joint Will Deliver To L.A. – By Plane (Video)

Food & Wine writes that they never thought they’d live to see the day where you could be in Los Angeles, order pizza from New York, and have it delivered to your doorstep. Continue Reading →

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Suspect Who Fatally Shot East Harlem Teen May Face Death Penalty

NY Daily News reports that a Manhattan man could face the death penalty in the fatal shooting of an East Harlem teen who was gunned down last week in a turf battle at a public housing project, authorities said. Continue Reading →

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DREAM, Celebrate Opening Refurbished Field Of Dreams Through Grant From Scotts And MLB

DREAM, along with Major League Baseball and The Scotts Company LLC (Scotts), celebrated the newly refurbished Field of Dreams with a ribbon-cutting in East Harlem, New York yesterday. Continue Reading →

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Join East Harlem Park As They Host The 11th Annual Street Games Festival

Patch reports East Harlem’s Thomas Jefferson Park, located on First Avenue between East 111th and 114th streets, will be transported back to the ’60s and ’70s for the city’s 11th annual Street Games Festival on Saturday, April 28, 2018. Continue Reading →

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119th Street Expanded Development East Harlem

Permits originally filed for 217 East 119th Street in East Harlem have been scrapped for a larger residential structure with both a new developer and design architect. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Mitchell-Lama Housing Affordable Saved By Pols In Harlem

Patch reports that one of East Harlem’s last-remaining Mitchell-Lama housing developments will be kept affordable for at least 20 more years, local elected officials announced. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio Announced The 2018 “MTV VMAs” Will Return Live At Radio City

Today, Mayor de Blasio announced the 2018 “MTV VMAs” will return to NYC and air live on Monday, August 20, 2018 from Radio City Music Hall. Continue Reading →

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East Harlem’s Char-Ko-Lette AKA Colonial Tea Room, 1940’s

There is a long tradition of Tea in Harlem as we discussed in this article A Short History Of Tea In Harlem from 2012. Another Tea Room to add to that list is the Char-Ko-Lette aka the Colonial Tea Room at 116th Street and Pleasant Avenue in East Harlem, NY, 1949. Continue Reading →

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East Harlem’s Bobby Darin 1936 – 1973 (Video)

Bobby Darin, born Walden Robert Cassotto, May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973, was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor in film and television. He performed jazz, pop, rock and roll, folk, swing, and country music. Continue Reading →

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Mount Sinai Human Rights Program And Others Call On ICE To Discontinue Policy On Detaining Pregnant Individuals

Today, a broad coalition of over 250 civil and human rights organizations called on the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to reverse a recent policy change from the Trump Administration regarding the detention of pregnant individuals and to reinstitute a general presumption that pregnant individuals should not be subject to detention. Continue Reading →

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