Nearly 60 Percent Of Harlemites Live Paycheck To Paycheck: Study

east-harlem sliderNew Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis hear it all the time — homelessness can happen to anyone. A new report has found that nearly 60 percent of New Yorkers could be out on the street if they lose their jobs, have an accident or encounter some other unforeseen event that limits their ability to pay the bills. Continue Reading →

Paul Sadowski’s “Autumn Fungi: The Eaters & The Eaten” In Inwood

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Join Paul Sadowski at Payson Center as he presents a short visual presentation showing mushrooms common to Inwood Hill Park (just north of Harlem, New York). Continue Reading →

Rodriguez And Espaillat Other Electeds, Advocates, Residents Call Out Uptown Bad Landlords

espaillat-rodriguez-jpgJust as Harlem World Magazine posts their Harlem’s 25 Worst Landlords: The Full 2016 List, a Landlord at 78 Thayer Avenue has driven his rent regulated tenants out of the buildings to the point where over 30 apartments are now vacant, while the uptown community languishes in an affordable housing crisis.
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The World-Renowned Association of Dominican Classical Artists Free Opening Concert In Harlem

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Join an exciting upcoming event, featuring great music and an educational environment. The Association of Dominican Classical Artists is beginning their 7th season with a free concert on Thursday, October 20th at 7:00 PM.

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Citizens Committee Grant Applications Now Open For Inwood

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Inwood Parks GrantThe partnerships for parks Inwood Parks Grant Program, made possible by Columbia University in Harlem, provides grants of $500 to $15,000 to community groups and nonprofit organizations for small NYC Parks. Continue Reading →

Harlem Knights In Washington Heights? No, Its The Medieval Festival In Fort Tryon Park

harlem knights in whastionsJoin NYC Parks, the Washington Heights & Inwood Development Corporation and the Fort Tryon Park Trust for the 32nd annual Medieval Festival in Fort Tryon Park. Continue Reading →

City Councilman Leads Protests In Inwood Against Rezoning

east-harlem sliderCouncilman Ydanis Rodriguez has made the decision to not support the proposed rezoning of Inwood that would allow for a 15-story residential building in a low-rise neighborhood, reports POLITICO. Continue Reading →

A Glance At The Pre-History Of Harlem To 1865

indiansAll the area north of what is now 59th Street was called “Muscoota” by the Manhattan Indians. Muscoota means “flat place”. This flat place was good for growing food and this is why many of the Manhattan Indians lived in this part of Manhattan. Continue Reading →

My Beauty Mark Cancer Awareness Event In The Heights

julissa perezJoin cancer survivor Julissa Perez and others on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at her 1st annual cancer awareness event.  Continue Reading →

Join The Discussion At Our InwoodNYC Neighborhood Planning Meeting

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I would like to invite you to our large open house to discuss the latest happenings around the Inwood NYC neighborhood planning process. Continue Reading →