Thelma Golden Added To The Obama Foundation Board

thelma golden1The State Journal reports that Barack Obama Foundation building President Barack Obama’s future library is adding the versatile Thelma Golden to its board. She’s the director and chief curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Developer’s Harlem Site Could Sell For $150 Mil

Ian Bruce Eichner  at University Club speech before Young Mens’/Womens’ Real Estate Association credit Lois Weiss

Ian Bruce Eichner at University Club speech before Young Mens’/Womens’ Real Estate Association credit Lois Weiss

Developer Ian Bruce Eichner is selling his two-building, 600,000 square-foot, shovel-ready development site on East 125th Street and Park Avenue in a deal that could bring in $150 million. Continue Reading →

“Shake the Dust” With Fab Five Freddy in Harlem (video)

hip hop changes the worldCan breakdancing save the world? From executive producer and rapper Nasir “Nas” Jones, who also provides original music for the film, we are treated to a fascinating look at how hip-hop is striking a resonant chord in the slums, favelas, and ghettos of the world and is inspiring young people to enact social change. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Pet Adopt-Athon Grows In Many Ways

image003A Beaming Sarah Saltzberg, Co-Founder of Harlem-based Bohemia Realty Group, and official New Mom, is at the firm’s fourth Pet Adopt-Athon by her own little “puppies,” including newborn son Itai and a fully-festooned Dashiell Frazier, son of Bohemia broker Kelly Mares. Continue Reading →

Church of Scientology To Celebrate On 125th Street

extralargeThe Church of Scientology wants to celebrate the grand opening of its house of worship and community center with a massive block party on Sept. 19 at 125th Street between Second and Third avenues — but it hasn’t received approval from locals concerned about traffic.  Continue Reading →

Dr. Muriel Petioni Family Practitioner in Harlem (video)

dr. muiral pettioniDr. Muriel Petioni was a family practitioner in Harlem for over 50 years. Her practice specialized in the delivery of health care to at-risk populations. Continue Reading →