239th anniversary of the Battle Of Fort Washington

Commemoration of The Battle ofFort Washington

This year marks the 239th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Washington, a key free event during the Revolutionary War. Be transported back in time and celebrate your local history. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: $8.5 Million Dollhouse At Columbus Circle

Dollhouse Amps Up ‘Holiday Under The Stars’Valued and insured at $8.5 million, The Astolat Dollhouse Castle will be on public display this holiday season at The Shops of Columbus Circle at Time Warner Center in Manhattan for the first time ever since being built in the 1980s. Continue Reading →

Free Performance Of ‘Voices Of A People’s’ By Howard Zinn At Lincoln Center

thousands-of-people-130This Lincoln Center commission commemorates the 35th anniversary of Howard Zinn’s seminal book, A People’s History of the United States, with music and spoken-word performances that will bring to life the extraordinary history of ordinary people in the book: Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Fort Tryon Medieval Festival In Washington Heights

cc82a873-ceb1-4d83-983f-98f0f6739450The Medieval Festival in Fort Tryon Park was voted Best Festival of 2015 in the Village Voice’s Best Of annual awardsThe Village Voice writes that it’s a wonder there aren’t more old-timey festivals like the Fort Tryon Medieval Festival, given New Yorkers’ penchant for elaborate costumes, pageantry, and smoked meats. Continue Reading →

Apollo Live Wire Hip-Hop Dance Theater In Harlem

braking at the apollo in tharlem1Performing artists from around the world discuss how they integrate hip-hop choreography and theater in their work. Continue Reading →

Dance Harlem 2015 At Marcus Garvey Park In Harlem

Dancer Francine OttThe Marcus Garvey Park Alliance brings an afternoon of FREE dance with the Dance Harlem 2015 is dedicated to the memory of Blondell Cummings and Dudley Williams who lived for the love of dance.

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The 3rd Annual Ed Gordon Lecture Featuring Sonia Nieto In Harlem

sonia-nieto_-8-615x320As part of the 3rd Annual Edmund Gordon Lecture professor Sonia Nieto reflects on her life as a teacher, curriculum developer, mentor, ethnic studies instructor, researcher, and professor of teacher educator. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: SundanceTV And Rooftop Films Free Screenings For Halloween

fench horror filmsIt’s not in Harlem, but we love that the SundanceTV has partnered with Rooftop Films to bring French horror drama series “The Returned” to New York City via several free events in advance of the show’s second season premiere on Halloween. Continue Reading →

Heather Garden And Billings Estate Free Walking Tour In Inwood

gardenlisty-top-masterLearn firsthand why today’s NY Times featured the Heather Garden. Take a no cost walking tour of the Heather Garden and discover the recently restored area of the former Billings estate just North of Harlem. Continue Reading →

Register For Seniors Fitness Park Classes In Harlem

edb381be-a3ae-4bb4-acad-ab3dde3dfe8bOnline registration is open for fall Seniors Fitness classes offering free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city.  Continue Reading →