Pope Francis, From Harlem To Rock Star (audio)

steven-tyler popeThat’s right, we said it. Last week the Pope was in East Harlem, now in November, the Pope will officially release a rock album called Pope Francis: Wake Up! (which you can already pre-order on iTunes). Continue Reading →

MTA Guide for Pope Francis’ Visit to East Harlem

our lady of angels in east harlem

Dozens of traffic changes and street closures are being implemented for Pope Francis’ historic visit to East Harlem this week, and the MTA says city bus routes will be affected. Authorities encourage all Harlemites and visitors to rely on transportation. Continue Reading →

Join The East Harlem Preservation’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

mural of east harlem1Join the East Harlem Preservation team on Thursday, November 5th as we celebrate our 10th year of community service and advocacy at the East Harlem Café from 6-9 p.m. Continue Reading →

Lexington Avenue And 109th Street, Harlem 1911

lexington-avenue-109th-street-1911-upper-east-side-manhattan-nyc-49A great street level photograph of turn of the century looking south on Lexington Avenue and 109th Street in East Harlem, New York, 1911

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Your Invited To A Community Plan For Rezoning East Harlem

east-harlem1In this meeting the Harlem community is invited to express issues regarding small businesses and jobs. Why? Because there is an opportunity to include the community in a Neighborhood Plan that would guide the rezoning process in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Cafe Pacheteau And Jacques Pacheteau, NY, 1890-1911

Cafe Pacheteau1Harlem has always been an international village, and the history of the Cafe Pacheteau, at 128th Street and 3rd Avenue, (just east of 3rd Street) in Harlem, New York, 1911, echoes that point. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Dickens, Mark-Viverito Support Naked Ladies

For Sunday News: 08/26/15:Topless:New York - NY Post reporter Amber Jamieson walks in Times Square as a "desnuda" as she goes undercover as a topless painted woman soliciting tips in Times Square. Photo by Helayne Seidman

Prominent female city leaders — including Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito — praised The Post Sunday for revealing that Mayor Bill de Blasio’s crusade against the half-naked ladies of Times Square is wrong-headed and sexist. Continue Reading →