East Harlem Deli Workers Shotgun Robbery

New York CBS Local reports that men armed with a shotgun recently tried to rob a deli in East Harlem, but the workers weren’t having any of it. Continue Reading →

City Officially Launches East Harlem Rezoning Plan

The city Department of Planning is taking the next step in its ambitious, and divisive, plan to rezone East Harlem in the name of spurring housing and economic development in the neighborhood. Continue Reading →

Poisoned Elderly Harlem Couple’s Carbon Monoxide Detector Was Disabled

The carbon monoxide detector in an East Harlem apartment where an elderly couple was discovered dead had been disabled when its alarm went off, an FDNY spokesman told Patch. Continue Reading →

“Old New Year” Young Russians, Lost And Found In Harlem

Looking up at the lit-up windows of apartment buildings and picturing the lives within is part of the New York imagination. The Russian Jews in the new play “Old New Year” project their views of typical urban lives in full color. Continue Reading →

36th Annual Harlem Business Alliance Fundraising Awards Gala

For the past 36 years, the Harlem Business Alliance (HBA) has honored black brilliance with their annual awards gala. This annual must attend celebration is the pinnacle fundraising event for the non profit. Continue Reading →

Man Shot In Back, Woman Shot In Wrist In Harlem

NBC New York reports that a man was shot in the back and a woman was shot in the wrist East Harlem on Sunday afternoon, police say.  Continue Reading →

East Harlem’s Vito “I Vote My Conscience” Marcantonio (Video)

Harlem’s Vito Anthony Marcantonio, December 10, 1902 – August 9, 1954, was an Italian-American lawyer and democratic socialist politician. Originally a member of the Republican Party and a supporter of Fiorello LaGuardia, he switched to the American Labor Party. Continue Reading →

Cali Developer Turns Shipping Containers Into Harlem Homes For Veterans’ Housing

Cities across the U.S. are searching for new ways to add affordable housing stock to their lagging inventories for low- and middle-income residents as wages fail to keep pace with soaring rental and home prices. Continue Reading →

The Downfall Of A School Librarian Of The Year And His Fatal Stabbing In East Harlem

PIX 11 reports that the path that took Deven Black to his bloody death in a gritty homeless shelter was as baffling as it was tragic. Continue Reading →

‘The Future Of East Harlem,’ A Talk With Silicon Harlem

Join a conversation presented by Silicon Harlem for this meeting for all who care about East Harlem! Continue Reading →