East Harlem’s Burton Stephen “Burt” Lancaster

burt lancaster from east harlem1Burton Stephen “Burt” Lancaster (November 2, 1913 – October 20, 1994) was an American film actor noted for his athletic physique, blue eyes, and distinctive smile (which he called “The Grin”). Continue Reading →

7-Eleven Replaces Local Businesses In East Harlem

7 eleven in east  harlem

A 7-Eleven will be the first store to open in a building that stood vacant for more than a year after the landlord pushed out eight small businesses to make room for renovations.

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Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And NYC Council Members Kick off Participatory Budgeting

Council Speaker Melissa  Mark-Viverito Holds Press Conference to Kick-Off...Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and New York City Council Members kicked off the voting period for New York City’s 2014-2015 participatory budgeting cycle — now the largest such process in the nation. Continue Reading →