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 →