6 Train Service Suspended At 125th Street In Harlem (Updated)

Due to switch problems, 6 train service is suspended between 125th Street in Harlem and Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx in NYC, in both directions. Continue Reading →

God’s Love We Deliver, They Deliver Thanksgiving Meals To Our Veterans From Harlem To Hollis

Over 25% of God’s Love’s clients are Bronx residents. And while most are seniors who are too sick to cook or shop for themselves, hundreds of these seniors are U.S. veterans—many struggling with issues of housing and homelessness, substance abuse, and trauma. Continue Reading →

In East Harlem And Others Are Still Getting Busted For Pot In NYC (Update)


The NY Daily News reports that as the city tries to cut the number of marijuana arrests, East Harlem and the Lower East Side have gone to pot. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Richard “Rich” Porter, 1965 – 1990

Richard “Rich” Porter, July 26, 1965 – January 4, 1990, was an American drug dealer who rose to prominence in Harlem during the War on Drugs in the mid-1980s; police described him as being a “mid-level crack dealer” who “sold about $50,000 worth of crack a week”. Continue Reading →

The Politics Of The Harlem River Divide In The 8th Council District

Only two New City Council districts cross borough lines, and only the 8th district spanning Manhattan and the Bronx actually crosses a river—in this case, the Harlem River—to do so. Continue Reading →

Hey Harlem Big Man, Check Out Harlem Fave Mo Vaughn’s MVP Collections

MLB legend Mo Vaughn, played with the NY Mets‘, works on distressed housing in NY, and his own fashion line for men,  MVP Collections that just announced their first retail partnership with men’s big and tall retailer, DXL located in the Bronx, NY. Continue Reading →

Legionnaires’ Found In NYPD Harlem Stationhouse

The bacteria that causes Legionnaires disease has been detected at a Manhattan NYPD stationhouse and at least one officer has been hospitalized, The Post has learned. Continue Reading →

GrowNYC Launches Compost On-the-Go Commuter Food Scrap Collections Uptown

GrowNYC announces Compost On-the-Go at 18 new food scrap collections, conveniently located near mass transit in Northern Manhattan and and the Bronx in partnership with the NYC Department of Sanitation.  Continue Reading →

Join The Renters Free “What To Expect When Renting,” Workshop At La Maison D’Art In Harlem

Bohemia Realty Group’s Michaela Morton and Erin Whitney get ready for a spirited session on “What to Expect When Renting,” the fourth free community workshop sponsored by the Harlem-based brokerage firm in 2017. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: The Fabulous Healthfirst Award Gala 2017 At Mastros In The Bronx

On Thursday, March 30, 2017, photographs by Seitu Oronde at the fabulous annual Healthfirst Award Gala 2017 at the iconic Mastros in the Bronx, New York.

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Harlem’s Hottest And French Montana At House Of Vans At SXSW

Trying to get into Mohawk was a bit of a mess Thursday night — Bronx rapper French Montana headlined the House of Vans showcase, and there were a lot of folks clamoring to see him. Continue Reading →

Man Touched And Exposed Himself On No. 1 Train In Harlem

Police were searching for a suspect who exposed and touched himself on the No. 1 Train as it passed beneath Harlem one evening last month. Continue Reading →

Lottery Opens For Affordable Units Across Harlem

Second to the Bronx, Central Harlem has seen perhaps the most new affordable housing opportunities in the city. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: The Fordham Road Festival 2016 Bronx NY (Photographs)

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Images by Seitu Oronde

On Saturday, October 1st, 2016, the Fordham Road Festival 2016 was in effect and our man Seitu Oronde was on hand to document the proceedings from the smiles of our NYPD officers to the talented performers in the Bronx, NY.

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Connecting Harlem, The High Bridge Tour With Sid Horenstein

highbridge tour in harlemConsidered an engineering marvel when it opened in 1848, the High Bridge is part of the Croton Aqueduct that crosses Harlem River and is based on Roman engineering.

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