Pope Francis To Visit East Harlem School

Pope_FrancisPope Francis visit to Our Lady Queen of Angels School, in East Harlem a pre-K through eighth grade school on East 112th Street, marks an opportunity for the pope to speak about the needs of immigrants and poor children, who make up much of the school’s student body. Continue Reading →

Harlem Is ‘KEEN On Growing’ Healthy Eating

keen on growingLast August, Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN) New York, won a $25,000 partnership with Turbana, a leading banana producer, through the campaign “Win 25k For Your Cause.” Continue Reading →

Harlem Art Collective Tries to Better Community With Airbnb

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Airbnb isn’t all bad. Actually, when the site is used as it was intended, it can be pretty cool. Case in point, an artist collective in East Harlem is utilizing the site to rent out two rooms in its five-bedroom apartment and uses a portion of the proceeds to fund free art workshops for area residents, DNAinfo reports.

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104th Street S Curve, Elevated Railway, Harlem, 1899 (video)

video-tape-1From (Thomas) Edison Films catalog taken from the front platform of a special train that ran backward over the celebrated S (“Suicide Curve,”) Curve, Elevated Railway in East Harlem, New York, 1899. Continue Reading →

Pop Up Art Installation And Watchtower Update In Harlem

c67490d6-5552-47a2-8e45-ae23b8ded925The New York City Department of Parks & Recreation would like to update the residents of East Harlem, Central Harlem and members of the Marcus Garvey Park Alliance and the Mount Morris Park Community Improvement Association about the restoration of the fire watchtower.  Continue Reading →