Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church Cut From $3.1M

rev butts in harlemAbyssinian Development Corp., the sprawling housing and social service arm of Harlem’s most influential black church, was cut off from $3.1 million in city contracts two weeks ago after it failed to submit three years of overdue tax filings and independent audits to the Mayor’s Office of Contract Services, the Daily News has learned. Continue Reading →

Pope Francis, From Harlem To Rock Star (audio)

steven-tyler popeThat’s right, we said it. Last week the Pope was in East Harlem, now in November, the Pope will officially release a rock album called Pope Francis: Wake Up! (which you can already pre-order on iTunes). Continue Reading →

Pope Francis At Our Lady Queen of Angels In Harlem

pope in harlemA playful Pope Francis laughed, played and took lots and lots of selfies with hundreds of inner-city schoolchildren during a visit to East Harlem Friday. Continue Reading →

“We Are All Immigrants…” Pope Francis


As Pope Francis makes his way to Harlem today, we are posting his comments. Harlem has been and is home to people from all over the world from African, Italian, French, English, Indian, Irish German, Russian, Chinese, you name it and we hope Harlem will continue to be home to everyone from around the world.

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Op-Ed: Issues Facing NCP (Non-Custodial Parents)

Pope_FrancisDear Pontiff:

We the undersigned, representing ourselves and numerous others whose vocation and mission is the well-being of families welcome you to the City of New York and wish you best tidings during your visit and the 2015 World Meeting of Families. Continue Reading →

MTA Guide for Pope Francis’ Visit to East Harlem

our lady of angels in east harlem

Dozens of traffic changes and street closures are being implemented for Pope Francis’ historic visit to East Harlem this week, and the MTA says city bus routes will be affected. Authorities encourage all Harlemites and visitors to rely on transportation. Continue Reading →

Mount Morris Baptist Church, Harlem, NY 1890’s

Mount Moriah Baptist Church1Mount Morris Baptist Church post-card at 2050 Fifth Avenue (between 126th and 127th), Harlem, NY, 1890’s. Continue Reading →