Yolande’s Yard: Hooked On Harlem Hookah

hookah2By Yolande Brener

I went to Harlem Hookah for the Bloggers, Authors, and Publishers celebration on October 5th, 2016. Husband and wife co-owners, Tiffany and Stephen Bowen, gave my friend and I a warm welcome when we arrived. Continue Reading →

New: JCC Harlem Brings Hopes And Dreams To Harlem

jcc-harlemJCC Manhattan is proud to announce that JCC Harlem, a new 6,000-square-foot community space on West 118th Street between Fredrick Douglass Boulevard and Manhattan Avenue, will officially open in January 2017. Continue Reading →

$91M Property Purchased By Donald Durst In Harlem


Douglas Durst’s company has made a big move in central Harlem, purchasing a key development site for $90,955,570 from Ian Bruce Eichner. Continue Reading →

Carver Federal Savings Bank Hosts A Pop-Up Enrollment Center In Harlem

Carver Bank_IDNYC pop up1On Thursday, July 21st, 2016, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, Department of Consumer Affairs, and Carver Federal Savings Bank launched an IDNYC pop-up enrollment center at the bank’s 125th Street branch, giving Harlem residents easy access to IDNYC and its banking benefits.

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Due To A Power Outage Harlem Trains Expect Extensive Delays

3 train subway in harlem1Due to a power outage, expect extensive delays on the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 trains in East and Central Harlem lines. Continue Reading →

Fairstead Capital Acquires Savoy Park Apartment Complex in Harlem

Savoy-Park-complex in harlemFairstead Capital announced the purchase of Savoy Park Apartments, a 1,790-unit, 10.5-acre multi-family campus in Central Harlem for $315 million. The purchase represents Fairstead’s continued support for New York City affordable housing and the company’s long-term belief in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Development At 320 West 135th Street In Harlem (Update)

320-west-135th-street-777x406Central Harlem is soon going to have one fewer vacant lot. Developer Rafael Santandreu hopes to build a nine-story, mixed-use building at the corner of 135th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue, next to the 135th Street stop on the B and C trains. Continue Reading →

The Most Expensive Home In Harlem $11 Million

harlem real estate

The Most Expensive Home In Harlem this month is this wonderful 19,370 square foot have a total of 18 residential units, 18 beds, and two commercial spaces right in the heart of central Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio: Harlem, Is The Soul of Our City

Bill_de_BlasioBy Mayor Bill de Blasio

Where does the soul of our city reside?

Amid all the pressures and all the change in our neighborhoods, what do we—what can we—protect? Continue Reading →

Charles Rangel Okay, After Car Accident In Harlem

rangel car in harlem1Rep. Charles Rangel is having a challenging time at home in Harlem this week: Five days after his apartment was robbed of thousands in cash and jewelry, he sideswiped a parked car just outside his building in Central Harlem on Sunday. Continue Reading →