HW Pick: Free Outdoor Screening of ‘Mad Hot Ballroom’

MadHotBallroom_Fall2009Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment Commissioner Cynthia López and NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, announce the free screening of the documentary Mad Hot Ballroom to kickoff the City’s ‘Movies under the Stars’ community program. Continue Reading →

Morgan Freeman’s Step-Granddaughter Passes In Harlem (update)

morgan-freeman-step-granddaughter-deadE’Dena Hines, the 33-year-old step-granddaughter of Morgan Freeman, has died after receiving multiple stab wounds in New York City on Sunday, according to media reports. Continue Reading →

There Are New Developments In The Heights

446_West_167th_Street_Photo1Just in from our friends at New Street Realty Advisors, they’re announcing that they have been appointed exclusive leasing agents for a new development just north of Harlem in Washington Heights at 446 West 167th Street. Continue Reading →

Washington Heights Eliza Jumel (Burr), 1775 – 1865

jumel mansion1Eliza Jumel Burr was born Eliza Bowen in Providence, Rhode Island to a working-class Irish Catholic family. Eliza’s mother, Phebe Kelley Bowen, was a domestic servant in a boarding house. Continue Reading →

The Dominican Film Festival Honors Kiki Melendez

kiki_melendezThe Dominican Film Festival in New York will host its Second Annual Spring Soiree on May 7th at Vacca Lounge in Washington Heights, New York. Continue Reading →

REBNY’s Uptown Open House Expo Open To The Public

East harlem1The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) will be merging its two Upper Manhattan open house expos into one exciting weekend this year, the Uptown Open House Expo, taking place on May 2nd and 3rd from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Continue Reading →