Harlem’s Columbia President “Nicholas Miraculous” Murray Butler

Portrait_of_Nicholas_Murray_ButlerNicholas Murray Butler, April 2, 1862 – December 7, 1947, was an American philosopher, diplomat, and educator. Butler was president of Columbia University in West Harlem, president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Continue Reading →

New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia

In her first major policy address in New York City New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen EIn her first major policy address in New York City, New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia will deliver her vision for preparing excellent teachers during the Phyllis L. Kossoff Lecture on Education Policy. Continue Reading →

A New Leasing Enclave At the Cathedral In Harlem

enclave at the cathedral in harlem ny1The Brodsky Organization, one of New York City’s premier developers, owners, and managers of residential and commercial real estate, announced today that Enclave at the Cathedral has opened for leasing. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Bennett Alfred Cerf, New York 1898 – 1971

BennettcerfBennett Alfred Cerf, May 25, 1898 – August 27, 1971, was an American publisher, one of the founders of American publishing firm Random House. Continue Reading →

The Jazz Of Stefon Harris And Sonic Creed In Harlem

Stefon Harris & Sonic CreedArmed with marimbas, vibes, and an electrifying stage presence, Stefon Harris (www.stefonharris.com) offers “a high-gloss, dizzyingly virtuosic blend of postbop and funk- and R&B-informed groove” (Time Out New York). Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Morris “Moe” Berg, New York 1902 – 1972

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Morris “Moe” Berg (March 2, 1902 – May 29, 1972), was an American catcher and coach in Major League Baseball who later served as a spy for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. Continue Reading →

Howard Vs Columbia Men’s B-ball Game, Viewing & Happy Hour In Harlem

columbia vs howardJoin the game this Monday, December 28th, 8 pm in Harlem at the Park 112 for the Howard University vs Columbia University basketball game viewing & happy hour. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Elisabeth Mason Wins NYer Of The Year

elizabeth mason nyer of the year east harlemEast Harlem native Elisabeth Mason, co-founder and former CEO of Single Stop USA, a not-for-profit organization that connects low-income Americans with life-transforming resources, was named “New Yorker of the Year” by NY1.  

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Touro #1 In NY State for Awarding Ed Degree

TouroCOM commencement at ApolloFor the third year in a row, Touro College Graduate School of Education awarded more Master of Education degrees to minority students than any other college or university in New York State, according to the magazine, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.
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Columbia Students And Rikers Inmates Create A Bot

Columbia_College in harlemNot long ago, a team from Harlem’s Columbia University set out to build an automated Twitter bot in a place with no Internet access—part of a 12-hour class for people with no prior programming experience. Continue Reading →