White Park Reopens After $3 Million Reconstruction In East Harlem

white rock parkAs city officials announced the reopening of East Harlem’s White Park on Thursday one sound echoed constantly in the background — the joyful screams and shrieks of a full playground. Continue Reading →

Best Things To Do On A Staycation In Harlem

east-harlem sliderFor a few decades now, people have been cutting back on discretionary spending.  One of the first cuts in a Harlem household budget has been the annual family vacation. Continue Reading →

The Best Places To Catch Pokemon In Harlem

hand holding phone at pokemon goIt should come as no surprise that the Pokemon Go craze that has swept basically everywhere this week is especially strong in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Outdoor Public Pools Open For Summer Today

harlem poolHarlem’s outdoor public pools open for the summer season today. This year, water-lovers can rejoice over the extended hours being offered across the various pool sites. Continue Reading →

Big Wins From Harlem To Hollis For City Parks Budget

Rally_20161Overall, this is shaping up to be a good year for our city parks. Advocates from across the city signed NY4P’s letter to the mayor and the City Council, came to the Rally 4 Parks, contacted their elected officials, and supported the Parks work. Continue Reading →

Put On Your Dancing Shoes And Join The Harlem Meer Performance Festival

harlem meer on 110th streetEnjoy the best local talent on the best outdoor uptown park stage at the 23rd annual Harlem Meer Performance Festival! featuring Harlem artists from jazz, Latin, world, gospel music to dance and food! Continue Reading →

Get Up & Go! Helps Uptown Kids Stay Fit

Get Up & Go- City Parks Foundation1This summer, City Parks Foundation is once again offering its educational, multi-sport fitness program designed to get uptown children, ages six to 10, active in their local parks.  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The Daily Show With Trevor Noah Stand-Up At SummerStage In The Park

Trevor-NoahComedy Central invites you to a night of free, live comedy featuring your favorite personalities from The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. Continue Reading →

Anpu, Wonfu And Sunset Rollercoaster At SummerStage In Central Park

summerstage in central parkCheck out the Taiwanese Waves with Anpu, Wonfu, and Sunset Rollercoaster riding it, they’re considered “…one of the most influential alternative musical artists of this generation” in Japan. Continue Reading →

Levine, DC 37 And Park Advocates Hail Investments In Park Workers In City Budget

mark levine 2Today, Parks Committee Chair Harlem’s Mark Levine announced the City Council will allocate $9.6 million in the city budget to save the jobs of 150 park maintenance workers and gardeners. Continue Reading →