Crack Bust Nets 17 Arrests At East Harlem’s AK Houses

ak housesSeventeen members of a gang responsible for selling crack at an East Harlem affordable housing development have been arrested following a 10-month investigation dubbed “Operation Insomnia.” Continue Reading →

NYPD Bomb Squad Clears Suspicious Package In East Harlem

crime-tape-in-harlemThe NYPD was called to investigate a suspicious package on the corner of Madison Avenue and East 107th Street at about 5:15 p.m. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s NYC Council Speaker And Others Launch “Getting Out And Staying Out”

mrivera_082316_crop-1Today, East Harlem anti-recidivism organization Getting Out and Staying Out (GOSO), which works to empower court-involved youth and young men returning from Rikers and other correctional institutions to stay out of the criminal justice system, officially launched the new East Harlem Stand Against Violence East Harlem (S.A.V.E) program site at 91 E 116th St. Continue Reading →

East Harlems Thomas Jefferson Park Receive Art Installation

screen_shot_2016-09-23_at_43809_pm-1474663504-8212The Parks Department and clothing company UNIQLO are teaming up to feature art from emerging artists in city parks, and East Harlem’s Thomas Jefferson Park has been chosen to receive one of the installations. Continue Reading →

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito To Launch Harlem Cure Violence Initiative

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoOn Monday, September 26, join City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Eric Cumberbatch of the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice and reentry organization Getting Out and Staying Out for the community launch of the Stand Against Violence East Harlem (S.A.V.E) Cure Violence Site. Continue Reading →

Acacia Network Breaks Ground On $73 Million Housing Project In Harlem

20160922_111829_1-1474570124-3555A decades-old dream to build an affordable housing development in East Harlem is finally coming to fruition. The Acacia Network broke ground Thursday morning on its 100 percent affordable mixed-use development at 413 E. 120th St., that will contain 179 units. Continue Reading →

Condos With Harlem Meer Views Ask From $680,000

225953264-0Heritage Real Estate Partners’s upscale East Harlem condo launched sales over the weekend from $680,000. Wedged between East 103rd and 104th streets along Park Avenue, 11 of the building’s 72 condos are now up for grabs. Continue Reading →

Missing 10 Year Old Girl In Harlem

2667-16_25_pct_missing_9-17-16_photo_of_missing-1474298029-7991Police are searching for a 10-year-old East Harlem girl reported missing Saturday. Continue Reading →

Brewer And Others Recognize Harlem Store Owners For Participating In Shop Healthy NYC

gale BrewerThe Health Department’s Center for Health Equity and the East and Central Harlem District Public Health Office (DPHO) today joined New York State Senator Jose M. Serrano and Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer outside Wild Olive Market, in East Harlem, to recognize store owners in the community for participating in Shop Healthy NYC. Continue Reading →

Suspect Arrested In East Harlem Screwdriver Stabbing

womanattackedstabbedeastharlem2This is an update on an earlier story we reported that Police have arrested a man wanted in East Harlem screwdriver stabbing a 58-year-old woman Wednesday as she entered a building. Continue Reading →