How Bad Are Street Surfaces In Your Harlem Hood?

If your Uber rides home from the bar are starting to feel more like back-road safari trips, a new street quality ranking (and mapping!) project from NYC’s Independent Budget Office may explain why. Continue Reading →

Affordable Housing, Tech Incubator To Be Built On City-Owned Land In Harlem

A city-owned vacant lot in Central Harlem has been selected for a development project that includes restaurant space, affordable housing units and space for a tech incubator. Continue Reading →

Report Says “East Harlem’s District 4 Is The Worst District For Middle Schoolers”

If you’re a parent in East or Central Harlem, your education options are slim — both neighborhoods house the worst districts for middle schools in the city, according to a new report released Thursday by StudentsFirstNY. Continue Reading →

Request For Proposals From The Manhattan District Attorney

As part of efforts to prevent crime and enhance public safety in Manhattan, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for their Saturday Night Lights (SNL) program. Continue Reading →

“In The Heat Of The Summer,” The Harlem Riot Of 1964

prof-michael-w-flammOn the morning of July 16, 1964, a white police officer in New York City shot and killed a black teenager, James Powell, across the street from the high school where he was attending summer classes. Continue Reading →

Yolande’s Yard: Hooked On Harlem Hookah

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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

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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 →