“Art In The Parks Active Open Space” Program Creates Eight New Public Art From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department, in partnership with NYC Parks, today announced the installation of eight new public artworks in parks in the South Bronx, East Harlem and Central Brooklyn. Continue Reading →

Everyone Invited To The Tree lighting And After Party Marcus Garvey Park Alliance Holiday Party

This event gets better and better every year. Vy Higginsen’s Sing Harlem Choir will be back for the third year in a row, Led by Ahmaya Knoelle Higginsen​ the choir is contemporary and will inspire you to get up and dance. Continue Reading →

Central Park Host 21st Annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony At The Fabulous Harlem Meer

The Central Park Conservancy, the organization that helps maintain Manhattan’s largest park, will host its 21st annual holiday lighting ceremony Thursday. Continue Reading →

NYS Park System Supports $5B In Sales, 54k Jobs For A Win Win From Harlem To The Hudson

New York History Blog reports that a new economic impact study found that the New York State Park System and its visitors generated spending of about $5 billion, which supported nearly 54,000 jobs within the state of New York and over $2.8 billion in state GDP, is a boom for locations from Harlem to the Hudson. Continue Reading →

Parks Officials Discuss Harlem Lane Playground Reconstruction

City Parks Department officials will meet with Harlem residents Thursday night to discuss planned improvements for the Harlem Lane Playground, a public park located on Harlem River Drive between West 151st and 154th streets. Continue Reading →

Community Connections, An Evening Of Networking For Park Group Leaders From Harlem To Hollis

A buffet dinner, wine, and beer will be served to attendees. Enjoy a glass of wine on a roof deck overlooking Seward Park!

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Free Best Ways To Say Goodbye To Summer In Harlem

Autumn is here but there are plenty of ways to savor summer. From working out to Zumba in the park to enjoying an outdoor film at Morningside Park, here’s a way to say goodbye to summer in Harlem.

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Youth Explore Music From Around The World At PAL’s Annual Cultural Day

Recently, Manhattan youngsters joined close to 400 children at the Police Athletic League’s (PAL) annual Cultural Day at the New South Bronx Center and Rainey Park in the Bronx. Continue Reading →

Union Settlement Announces Launch Of East Harlem 360°

Union Settlement www.unionsettlement.org, the oldest and largest social service provider in East Harlem, today announced the launching of “East Harlem 360°”, a community development program intended to revitalize the local economy and trigger economic growth in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Pharrell And Garbiñe Are Bringing Love To The US Open And Harlem

Vogue reports that you can’t underestimate the power of positivity—especially in today’s world. This Monday, when the [easyazon_link identifier=”B01M2UZTMI” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]US Open[/easyazon_link] kicks off, many of the tournament’s favorites, including Garbiñe Muguruza and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, will take to the courts in colorful uniforms designed by Pharrell Williams for Adidas. Continue Reading →

Youth From Harlem To Hollis Competing At CityParks Track & Field Meet (Photographs)

On Wednesday, August 9, 2017, City Parks Foundation hosted over 2,000 youngsters, ages five to 16, for a day of healthy competition at the 16th Annual CityParks Track & Field Citywide Championships, summer’s largest Track & Field sports games at the world-class Icahn Stadium, Randalls Island, NY. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Activates ParkNYC Mobile Payment System From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that ParkNYC, a new and convenient way to pay for on-street parking in New York City, is now available to drivers in all five boroughs with this week’s activation of the program in Queens. Continue Reading →

Something Positive At The 24th Annual Harlem Meer Performance Festival 2017 (Updated)

Join Something Positive (founded by longtime Harlem fave Cheryl Byron) at the 24th annual Harlem Meer Performance Festival 2017 brings the best Harlem talent in music and dance at the Harlem Meer in Central Park! Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Restoring The Beauty To Harlem’s Parks

By Lil Nickelson

Harlem is home to some of NYC’s most beautiful parks.  Last month on Monday, June 19th, 2017 the NYC Parks Department held a waterfall restoration ceremony at Morningside Park at 112th Street and Manhattan Avenue in Harlem, NYContinue Reading →

Wycliff Gordon Quintet, Theater, Music, And Market In Harlem (Video)

Musical ambassador and interpreter of America’s music, Wycliffe Gordon experiences an impressive career touring the world performing hard-swinging, straight-ahead jazz receiving great acclaim from audiences and critics alike. Continue Reading →

Free Family Adventure Races In NYC Parks From Around Harlem To Hollis

City Parks Foundation’s “Family Adventure Race” is an exciting, parent-child race that incorporates basic exercises and sports skills, and provides a healthy, one-hour dose of fun for all. Continue Reading →

The PAL Announces The Fantastic Summer Playstreets Program 2017 From Harlem To Houston

For over 100 years, the Police Athletic League (PAL) has provided safe places to play and learn for thousands of children through PAL’s Summer Playstreets Program from Harlem to Hollis, Queens, NY.  Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Jackie Robinson Park To Be More Accessible

It will soon be easier to get into Jackie Robinson Park. On Tuesday, the Preservation Commission approved changes that include reopening a long-closed entrance. Continue Reading →