Modell’s To Open 2nd Store On 125th Street In Harlem

Modell’s Sporting Goods on August 24, 2017, will open its second location on 125th Street in Harlem.  This will bring Modell’s total store count to 159 locations.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Woman Helps Stray Cats Find Permanent Homes

When Alicia Harding moved to her Harlem home in 2015, she noticed a group of stray cats living in front of her apartment building. It wasn’t until Harding went to feed them that she understood the gravity of the situation, she told Patch. Continue Reading →

Man Apprehended On The Run After Escaping Police Custody In East Harlem

Sources said a prisoner who escaped custody in East Harlem this past weekend was back in custody Monday night. Continue Reading →

Handcuffed Man Accused Of Shoplifting On The Run In East Harlem (Video)

Police are looking for a man who escaped custody Saturday after he allegedly shoplifted at a Duane Reade in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

OP-Ed: Get Your Flu Shot…Not the Flu From Harlem To Hollis

mary-bassettBy Dr. Mary T. Bassett

A few days ago, I overheard a woman in Brooklyn saying proudly that she and her two children have never gotten the flu shot, and have never gotten sick. Continue Reading →

Health Department Launches 2016-2017 Season Flu Shot Awareness Campaign From Harlem To Hollis

seniors in harlemThe Health Department today launched a public awareness campaign, “I Got My Flu Shot…Not the Flu,” reminding New Yorkers that the flu vaccine is the best protection against influenza and its terrible symptoms. Continue Reading →

Harlem Mother Arrested After Letting Her Children Wander Streets Alone

nypd-badge1A 34-year-old woman was arrested after her four young children, one of them with a black eye and another with a burn mark, were found wandering the streets in Harlem, police said on Tuesday. Continue Reading →

Modell’s Looking Good At Thor-Owned Harlem Building

135-e-125th-st-photoLess than four months after Thor Equities closed on a 45,000-square-foot office building in Harlem, the developer has sewn up a new lease for a sizable portion of the property’s retail space. Continue Reading →

Possible Closings With Rite AID And Walgreen’s Merger In Harlem

walgreens to buy rite aidWith three Rite Aid and three Walgreens stores in Harlem, it’s interesting that a few months ago, the shareholders of #3 U.S. drugstore chain Rite Aid approved the company’s proposed acquisition by the parent company of the #1 chain, Walgreens Boots Alliance. Continue Reading →

Duane Reade Settles New York City Overcharge Probe

duane reade in harlemWith a couple of Duane Reade’s stores in Harlem, Walgreen Co agreed to pay $500,000 and reform its advertising practices to settle allegations its Walgreens and Duane Reade stores in New York routinely overcharged consumers and tricked them into thinking they were getting great deals. Continue Reading →

Upper West Side Landmarked Theater Retail Conversion Moves Forward

metro-theater-2626-broadway-777x476Last fall, the New York Times broke the news that the landmarked Metro Theater on the Upper West Side would become a Planet Fitness. Now applications have officially been filed to convert the 1930s Art Deco theater at 2626 Broadway into retail. Continue Reading →

Fashion Night Out 2 Nights Of Beauty With Vera Moore

vera moore meet and greetAs part of Fashion Night Out receive a complimentary makeover and skin consultation from Harlem fave Vera Moore. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Free Legal Clinic For Immigrant Workers

immig16n-2-webMFY Legal Services will hold a free, walk-in legal clinic for immigrant workers on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 from 10 am to 4 pm. Continue Reading →