Manhattan DA Invest In Youth From Harlem To Hollis

Frederick Douglass wrote that “it is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” In those famous words lies the best crime-fighting strategy that a society can have. When we adequately invest in our youth, we prevent crime. Continue Reading →

Indian Spring And Tiemann’s Fountain, Harlem NY – 1915

In his book Springs and Wells of Manhattan and the Bronx (New-York Historical Society, 1938; written in 1916), James Ruel Smith documented several springs in the area near Broadway and 125th Street which were still flowing at the time– between 1890 and 1915.

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Bancroft Apartments, West Harlem NY 1912 (Postcard)

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Great photograph of the Bancroft Apartments, at 509 W. 121st Street, (near Columbia University) in West Harlem, New York.  Continue Reading →

Man Gets 46 Years For Drug Crime In West Harlem

suero-in-harlem-crimeA man who was convicted of a drug-related double shooting in West Harlem was sentenced to 46 years to life in prison Wednesday. Continue Reading →

WHDC Releases RFPs For Education, Affordable Housing And Workforce Development Initiative

east-harlem sliderWest Harlem Development Corporation announces the release of three requests for proposals to fund programs in the areas of affordable housing, education and workforce and economic development that benefit West Harlem/Community District 9. Continue Reading →

WHDC Releases RFPs For Education, Affordable Housing And Workforce Development Initiatives

dsc_0006_0West Harlem Development Corporation announces the release of three requests for proposals to fund programs in the areas of affordable housing, education and workforce and economic development that benefit West Harlem/Community District 9. Continue Reading →

Take The Baylander Tour And More At West Harlem Peirs (Update)

the baylander in harlemThe West Harlem Art Fund (WHAF) in partnership with the Baylander and the art collective Friskin’ The Whiskers, this Saturday there will be free boat tours starting at noon and then at 3 pm, visitors can see a series of art film curated with jazz music at West Harlem Piers. Continue Reading →

Grad Students Get OK To Unionize At Columbia In Harlem

Columbia-University-grad-students-Ian-Bradley-Perrin-and-Olga-BrudastovaThe National Labor Relations Board has ruled that student teachers and research assistants at private universities are employees and have a right to be represented by unions. Continue Reading →

Harlem Artist Tomo Mori New Mural Unveiled At Columbia University

Tomo MoriHarlem-based visual artist Tomo Mori will transform the Miller Theatre lobby at Columbia University in West Harlem into an immersive work surrounding viewers with a sponge-stamped waterfall of images, based on her cut and painted mosaic process. Continue Reading →

Bring It, Electronics & Textile Collections To West Harlem

recycle in harlemResponsibly recycle unwanted or broken computers, fax machines, TVs, VCRs, DVD players, cell phones, and more with the Lower East Side Ecology Center (sorry no microwaves, refrigerators, air conditioners, smoke detectors). Continue Reading →