Art Installation Chosen For East Harlem’s Thomas Jefferson Park

An artist has been chosen to receive a $10,000 grant to create a public art installation for East Harlem’s Thomas Jefferson Park. Continue Reading →

Cop Suspended After Harlem Suspect Slips Out Of Squad Car

A shoplifting suspect who slipped out of an NYPD squad car Saturday is back in cuffs, and one of the cops who bungled his arrest has been suspended, police said. Continue Reading →

Holland Challenges Perkins For Harlem Primary Seat

Union organizer Marvin Holland, the runner up in Tuesday’s special election for the District 9 City Council seat, has confirmed to Gotham Gazette that he will mount a challenge against the winner Bill Perkins when the seat is up for grabs again later this year. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito To Deliver State Of The City Address

On Thursday, February 16th, Harlem New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito will deliver her third and final State of the City address, “Who We Are,” at the Kings Theatre in Brooklyn and stream. Continue Reading →

Man Sues Over NYPD Officer Allegedly Violating Him In East Harlem Bodega

An East Harlem cop with an “odd fetish” on the job illegally stuck his finger in a disabled man’s anus during a bogus search at a bodega, a new lawsuit claims. 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 →

Harlem Made Honey With Lawrence Rodriquez

lawrence and gary the bee keeper in harlemWhat? Harlem honey made on 119th Street, we love it! We licked our lips when we received an e-mail from the folks at Casa Frela Gallery inviting Harlem World to join their beekeepers for a first hand chance to learn about and (taste!) the Harlem honey harvest for 2015.

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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 →

Lottery Opens For 5 East Harlem Apartments Renting

An affordable housing lottery for 5 newly-constructed, one-bedroom apartments in East Harlem is accepting applications through March 2, 2017. All five units are located in a new building on the corner of Third Avenue and East 117th Street. Continue Reading →

Rev. Lillian Frier Webb, Pioneer In AME Church, Dead At 94

The Rev. Lillian Frier Webb did everything from pastoring a church to ministering to inmates to running a mental health therapy practice. Continue Reading →