Initial East Harlem Rezoning Plan Promises 30-Story Towers And Less Parking


City officials unveiled a massive rezoning last night for East Harlem, where the administration hopes to encourage towers as tall as 30 stories, less parking for new buildings, and more ground floor retail. Continue Reading →

‘Bad Gurl’ Cooking Up Good Things In East Harlem Kitchen Incubator

harlem-food-incubatorJet Toomer was chopping up some collard greens when she had a realization.”I should be making some burgers,” Toomer said. “I don’t want people to think that I make salads.” Continue Reading →

Pit Bull Bites Baby’s Face And Bite Baby-Sitter In East Harlem

ambulanceA pit bull bit a 16-month-old boy in the face and attacked his baby-sitter in East Harlem Friday, officials, witnesses and source said. Continue Reading →

Harlem Center Lost $500K Grant Because Of Program’s Success

161006_martin_jcrice_27_134596344The federal government cut off a $500,000 grant for a Harlem program that helped poor kids go to college — because it was doing too good a job. Continue Reading →

Man Wanted For Shooting Taxi Driver In Harlem

taxi-driver-shooter3Police are asking for the public’s help Saturday to locate a man who allegedly shot a cab driver in the hand after refusing to pay fare in East Harlem Wednesday. Continue Reading →

Woman Settles With Target Over Horrific Shopping-Cart Toss (Video)

target-store-shoppingcartShe was nearly killed when two teens tossed a shopping cart onto her from an elevated East Harlem mall walkway in 2011 — and the nightmare still isn’t over for Marion Hedges, who faces financial ruin as her legal case drags on. Continue Reading →

After Fare Argument Cab Driver Shot In East Harlem

crime-tape-in-harlemA cab driver was rushed to the hospital Wednesday morning after he was shot in the hand by a man he chauffeured around East Harlem, police told our source. Continue Reading →

Cyclist Injured Slamming Into Taxi In Harlem

struck-in-harlem1A bicyclist was critically hurt after he rode the wrong way on Park Avenue in East Harlem and slammed into a green cab Monday night, police sources said. Continue Reading →

Man, 39, Shot, Critically Wounded In East Harlem

crime-tape-in-harlemA 39-year-old man is fighting to survive after a gunman shot him in the back and leg on an East Harlem street Monday night. Continue Reading →

No Surprise, Loss Of Affordable Housing Affect Residents’ Health In East Harlem

15538423905_69bfbaca15_k-1475182883-1097A new study released this week says that the loss of affordable housing in East Harlem can have negative affects on the health of neighborhood residents. Continue Reading →