Artist “Rudy Shepherd: Induction Ceremony” In Harlem

rudy-shepherd-invites-you-to-induction-ceremony-a-performance-inaugurating-inharlem-rudy-shepherd-cuRudy Shepherd invites you to Induction Ceremony, a performance inaugurating inHarlem: Rudy Shepherd, currently on view in Jackie Robinson Park through July 25, 2017. Continue Reading →

East Harlems Thomas Jefferson Park Receive Art Installation

screen_shot_2016-09-23_at_43809_pm-1474663504-8212The Parks Department and clothing company UNIQLO are teaming up to feature art from emerging artists in city parks, and East Harlem’s Thomas Jefferson Park has been chosen to receive one of the installations. Continue Reading →

Full Reconstruction To Start On Abraham Lincoln Playground in Harlem

housing-complex-in-harlemA Harlem playground has been added to a $285 million city initiative to fully reconstruct long-overlooked parks. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: For Family Fun Build & Fly Kites At FDR Four Freedoms Park

downloadOn Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25, 2016 families, friends and visitors are invited to build and fly kites at Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park in celebration of International Peace Day. Continue Reading →

Free Fitness Lessons For CityParks Seniors Fitness In Harlem This Fall

morningsideparkCity Parks Foundation welcomes all Harlemites and New Yorkers, 60 and over, to participate in CityParks Seniors Fitness. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Get Hooked” On Randall’s Island “Run The River” Free Events

Get-Hooked_Randalls-Island-Park-Alliance1The month is almost over, before it ends here are a few Free Events to put on your radar screen on Randall’s Island at Randall’s Island Park: Continue Reading →

Ponytailed Man Caught On Video Stealing Art Mural In East Harlem

k scharf in harlemPolice are searching for the ponytailed man in a tie-dye shirt captured on clear, close-up video snatching a specially commissioned art banner from a East Harlem park last month.  Continue Reading →

Best Places To Go For Labor Day In Harlem

east-harlem1Before you say good bye to summer, go out with a bang on Labor Day. Whether you want ideas for a cool spot in south Harlem or you just want a staycation further uptown or around Harlem villages, we’ve listed the best places and other things to do, including ways to have the best ever Labor Day weekend. Continue Reading →

Harlem Electeds Support Big Investment In Anchor Parks

harlem politics1This month Harlem’s Mark Levine joined Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver in announcing our Anchor Parks program, committing $150 million for major improvements at five large parks in areas of need. Continue Reading →

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 →