Harlem’s Students Learn About Medicine In Harlem

MedAchieve1Fifty Harlem high schools students gathered at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) last week, where they viewed multiple medical procedures and gained hands-on experience through interactive displays at a fair designed to expose them to the world of science and medical careers. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Publisher Arthur Sulzberger 1891 – 1968

arthur slessinger in harlem collage1Arthur Hays Sulzberger, September 12, 1891 – December 11, 1968 was the publisher of The New York Times from 1935 to 1961 was born in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Better Bike Connections Between East Harlem And The Bronx

The two-way bike lane on First Avenue between 124th and 125th will be protected by a raised concrete barrier. Image: DOT

The two-way bike lane on First Avenue between 124th and 125th will be protected by a concrete barrier. Image: DOT

Streets Blog reports that on Tuesday, DOT presented plans to Harlem’s Community Board 11 for two short segments of two-way protected bike lanes to improve connections between East Harlem and the Willis Avenue and Triborough bridges [PDF]. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito To Deliver 2016 State Of The City Address

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934On Thursday, February 11th, New York City Council Speaker from East Harlem Melissa Mark-Viverito will deliver her second State of the City address, “More Justice,” at the Samuel Gompers Campus in the South Bronx. Continue Reading →

It’s Exploding Manhole Season From Harlem To Hollis

imageTimeOutNY reports that it’s almost February, the streets are filled with slush and ice, and manholes are blowing up left and right. Continue Reading →

What’s New: Harlem Bar-B-Q And Tuscan Kitchen

bbq in harlem

Here are a couple of new food spots in Harlem from our friends at NY Eatery:

1) A new restaurant called Harlem Bar-B-Que is now open at 547 Lenox Avenue. This massive complex, with a pair of large dining rooms lined with red-upholstered booths, supposedly specializes in barbecue. Continue Reading →

Salvation Army Plans 11-Story Senior Building In East Harlem

2306-third-avenue east harlemJust before New Year’s Eve, the Salvation Army filed plans for 11 stories of affordable senior housing and community facilities at the corner of East 125th Street and Third Avenue in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Sponored Love: The Designer Show Closet From Choo To Gucci

amazon shoes special in harlem1If you can dream it, you can do it. That pretty much sums up our life’s motto, including our plan to turn our closet into a designer heaven for the New Year. Continue Reading →

Apartments Lexington Avenue And East 116th Street Harlem NY 1912

lexington-avenue-east-116-th-street-1912-upper-east-side-manhattan-nyc-20A great photograph looking southeast at three apartment buildings at 143 East 116th Street (at Lexington Avenue), in East Harlem, New York 1912.

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Lexington Ave Line Bypass At 103rd Street In Harlem

103rd street harlemAs part of its ongoing Station Component work at the 103rd Street Station of the #6 Lexington Avenue Line in East Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →