Leslie Wyche, ‘Harlem’s Mayor,’ Crosses Over

NY Daily News reports that Leslie Wyche (left), a life-long Harlem resident known for years as the uptown neighborhood’s honorary mayor, passed away Thursday evening at a Bronx hospital. He was 73. Continue Reading →

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“Affordable” Apartments Today In Harlem (Update)

6sqft reports that applications are now being accepted for five affordable units at 517 West 134th Street, in the burgeoning Manhattan neighborhood of West Harlem. Continue Reading →

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City To Extend Amsterdam Bike Lane In Harlem

The city Department of Transportation proposed extending the Amsterdam Avenue bike lane — which currently spans West 76th to 110th streets — as far as West 162nd Street in Washington Heights. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Minority And Women Business Owners Received Less Than Fair Share (Update)

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On Sunday, December 8th, 2016, Comptroller Scott Stringer hosted a Minority and Women Business Enterprise (MWBE) owned business round table hosted at Cheri Restaurant on Lenox Avenue in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s P.S. 186 Affordable Units Will Rent From $508

PS186 Residential Entry RenderingP.S. 186 in Harlem is in the midst of a transformation from dilapidated, abandoned building to a $48.6 million mixed-use development, with a focus on low- to middle-income housing. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s CB 9 Votes For Broadway Road Diet In Harlem

community 9 in harlemCommunity Board 9 voted last night to approve DOT’s plan for safety improvements along Broadway in West Harlem Streetsblog reported. Continue Reading →

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DOT Weakened Riverside Drive Plan For CB 9 [Updated]

Riverside_Dr_-_Google_MapsDOT watered down and delayed an already half-hearted plan to make Riverside Drive safer for walking in deference to opposition from Community Board 9 in Harlem. Continue Reading →

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Will Harlem’s CB 9 Take Cues From Denny Farrell?

traffic drviing street in harlemHarlem Council Member Mark Levine and the local precinct commander spoke in support of a traffic safety plan [PDF] for a deadly stretch of Broadway last night at a Harlem Community Board 9 transportation committee meeting. Continue Reading →

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