SummerStage Is Great Time For Family Day In Central Park

SummerStage performances are fun and welcoming for New Yorkers of all ages. Their schedule highlights family-friendly activities, including dance and drum workshops. Continue Reading →

Nordstrom NYC Opens First Men’s Boutique Style Store

If you are heading downtown from Harlem, Nordstrom opens its first “full line” store in New York on Thursday—a standalone space for men “on the go” that’s located across the street from where its future NYC store for women will be located. Continue Reading →

The 125th Street Fault In Harlem, And Harlem’s Earthquake Risk

The NY Times commented that, “the earth never rests, not even in the city that never sleeps,” is on point because the rift in the crust that runs along underneath this street from the East River to New Jersey and is known as the 125th Street Fault or the Manhattanville Fault is live. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Casa Frela Has Your Harlem Honey

By Lawrence Rodriquez

Our bees forage in Central Park, Marcus Garvey (Mount Morris) Park and in the Central Harlem area. The color and flavor of honey varies from hive to hive and season-to-season based on the type of flower nectar collected by the bees. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Immigration-Themed Art By Ai Weiwei

An enormous exhibition by the activist artist Ai Weiwei, designed to draw attention to the world’s refugee crisis, is going on view at some 300 sites around New York City. Continue Reading →

When Is The NYC Marathon 2017 And How Does It Effect Harlem?

Whether you’re sitting in your East Harlem lacing up your running shoes for a training session or in Sugar Hill gathering glitter glue and poster board for those inspirational signs, we hope you’re getting excited for the NYC Marathon 2017. Continue Reading →

New Harlem Meer “Kinky” Fly Species Gets Harlem Professor’s Moniker

Source reports that introducing Themira lohmanus, a fly like no other, and the most recently discovered species in the popular Manhattan urban oasis of Harlem Meer in Central Park! Continue Reading →

Proposed World’s Tallest Wooden Structure Filters Contaminated Water In Harlem Meer

Responding to the ever-growing demand for sky-high public spaces and the need for innovative environmental solutions, New York-based studio DFA has envisioned a 712-foot-tall prefabricated timber observation tower in New York’s Central Park that, if built, would become the world’s tallest timber structure. Continue Reading →