Apartment Development To Replace Baptist Church In Harlem

deveopment-replace-churchAfter half a century on Lenox Avenue just north of Central Park in Harlem, the Second Canaan Baptist Church will meet the wrecking ball to make way for a new apartment building. Continue Reading →

Man Arrested After Multiple Sex Charges From Harlem To Hollis

crime-tape-in-harlemPolice have arrested a suspect in connection with the robbery and attempted sexual assault of a woman in Central Park. Continue Reading →

Woman Robbed, Nearly Raped In Central Park

crime-tape-in-harlemA woman was robbed and sexually assaulted at Harlem Meer in Central Park on Monday night as she was jogging on East Drive near 107th Street, police said. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Janelle Monáe Free For Capital One Bank Customers At SummerStage In Central Park

janelle monae in summerstageJust when you thought the outdoor concert season was coming to an end, City Parks Foundation and Capital One Bank are happy to announce a free exclusive concert for Capital One Bank customers featuring Janelle Monáe, Nate Ruess, and DJ Moma on Thursday, September 29, at SummerStage in Central Park. Continue Reading →

Join The Free Lacoste Pro Tennis Clinic In Central Park

Althea Gibson at the West Side Tennis Club Forest Hills NY ca 1950 Credit CorbisIn a Harlem community that produced Althea-Gibson, you know we love tennis. That’s why its great that you and the family can cap off the summer and celebrate the 2016 US Open with CityParks Tennis and Lacoste!  Continue Reading →

How You Can Watch The Perseid Meteor Shower Tonight In Or Around Harlem

Perseid Meteor Shower1Macy’s may put on a pretty spectacular fireworks show for the Fourth of July, but we’re sure outer space has them beat. The annual Perseid meteor shower is set to kick off on August 11, and experts believe this year’s may be the best sparkly spectacle yet. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: A Massive Water Fight Is Coming To Central Park

waterfight 2016 in central parkThe Great Lawn in Central Park is about to get watered.

Waterfight NYC 2016 will be going down at the end of this month on Saturday, July 30. Continue Reading →

Best Things To Do On A Staycation In Harlem

east-harlem sliderFor a few decades now, people have been cutting back on discretionary spending.  One of the first cuts in a Harlem household budget has been the annual family vacation. Continue Reading →

The Best Places To Catch Pokemon In Harlem

hand holding phone at pokemon goIt should come as no surprise that the Pokemon Go craze that has swept basically everywhere this week is especially strong in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Sshhhh, Join The Big Quiet, A Mass Meditation in Central Park

5e1feeed-cb98-45fd-a430-6581044281d9The Big Quiet is returning to SummerStage, Central Park to celebrate its first birthday! Join 2000 New Yorkers in an outdoor mass meditation and short sound bath, followed by a series of live performances, musicians, special guests and DJs. Continue Reading →