Crazy Car Fire Shuts Down FDR Drive In East Harlem

Firefighters battled a car fire on the FDR Drive that shut down multiple lanes of traffic during the Tuesday evening rush hour, an FDNY spokesman told Patch. Continue Reading →

Princess Nokia + Buscabulla Live At El Museo In Harlem

Calling all DIVAS! Join El Museo del Barrio as we host Dia de las Divas, our annual Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) fundraiser featuring a live performance by artist and musician Princess Nokia. Continue Reading →

Tom Ford Cateye Anoushka Sunglasses Nice Harlem Winter Add

Tom Ford knows what Harlem style is about, these Anoushka Sunglasses featuring an oversized cat-eye silhouette are tagged and are great examples of that style. Continue Reading →

Experience Mister Show Business Harlem’s “Sammy Davis Jr., I’ve Gotta Be Me” (Video)

DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary festival, runs November 9-16, 2017, at the IFC Center, Cinepolis Chelsea and the SVA Theatre. Our pick is Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me, about the legendary Harlemite Sammy Davis Jr.,.

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Mayor de Blasio And Citizens Committee Cavin Push Residents To Apply For Block Grants

NYC Service and Citizens Committee for New York City launched the 2018 Love Your Block application to support resident-led volunteer projects that transform public spaces, like City blocks or community gardens, and empower residents to be change makers in their neighborhoods. Continue Reading →

First Lady McCray, Adriano Espaillat And Others Cut Ribbon For NYC Soccer Initiative

First Lady Chirlane McCray, Senior Advisor to the Mayor and Director of the Office of Strategic Partnerships Gabrielle Fialkoff, and Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, were joined today by New York City Football Club players, community leaders, agency partners and philanthropic sponsors for a ribbon cutting at P.S. 083 Luis Munoz Rivera / P.S. 182 The Bilingual Bicultural School in Harlem to inaugurate the first ten new mini-soccer pitches across the City. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez Introduces Bill To Save The Taxi Industry

Today, October 17th at 12:00PM on the steps of City Hall, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, chair of the Council Transportation Committee held a press conference where he announced the introduction of a bill and ongoing efforts to ease the burden of declining taxi medallion values, and make the yellow taxi more competitive. Continue Reading →

Isaac Kassirer To Buy $100M UWS Harlem Portfolio

Isaac Kassirer is expanding into the Upper West Side, with the pending purchase of a three-building multifamily portfolio for just shy of $100 million, The Real Deal has learned. Continue Reading →

Council Approves Harlem African Burial Ground

City Land NYC reports that the Harlem African Burial Ground, affordable housing, and commercial space will replace the 126th Street Bus Depot. Continue Reading →

Look At New Development In West Harlem

The Upper West Side doesn’t often see major new residential developments, especially of the affordable variety, which is why HPD’s plans for 145 West 108th Street, on behalf of the West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing, are somewhat surprising. Continue Reading →

Search For Gun Robbers Targeting Harlem Businesses

CBS reports that the NYPD were searching Monday for a pair of men who have been holding up people and businesses at gunpoint in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez, Levine And Mayor de Blasio Signs New Safety Laws

Mayor Bill de Blasio today held public hearings for, and signed, twelve pieces of legislation into law. Continue Reading →

Residents At Get View Of Public Sex In Harlem Park

Near Harlem‘s Marcus Garvey Park there is growing concern about lewd activity happening in public. Continue Reading →

Sankofa: AfroLatin@s And The United States’ Racial Landscape With Dr. Griselda Rodriguez In Harlem

To centralize the histories, culture, and brilliance of Africans of Latin American descent, we present Sankofa: AfroLatin@s and the United States’ Racial Landscape with Dr. Griselda Rodriguez. Continue Reading →

The Schomburg And Others Celebrate An Extensive Two-Year, $22.3 Million Renovation

The New York Public Library’s renowned Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem today celebrated the reopening of several renovated spaces after a nearly two-year, $22.3 million renovation. Continue Reading →