4 Months After Rezoning, East Harlem Stakeholders Remain Vigilant

City Limits reports that last Wednesday, city planners returned to the East Harlem community board to give their first update since the City Council’s passage of the East Harlem rezoning last November. Continue Reading →

Cuomo Tours NYCHA Buildings In East Harlem

CBS reports that Gov. Andrew Cuomo toured New York City’s public housing buildings Saturday and pledged more state money to fix the “disturbing” conditions. Continue Reading →

The Poet X is A Stunning Amplification Of The Latina Experience From Harlem

Entertainment Weekly reports that Xiomara Batista is often urged to bite her tongue. The “miracle” of her and her twin brother Xavier’s births to her aging Dominican parents makes Xio feel like a spectacle in her Harlem community, a constant point of conversation and judgment. Continue Reading →

Schools Handling National Student Walkouts Differently From Harlem To Hollywood

Campus Safety Magazine reports that schools are grappling with safety concerns today as students across the country are walking out of their classrooms to protest gun violence from Harlem to Hollywood. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park Alliance To Be Honored With An It’s My Park Awards

Partnerships for Parks is proud to announce that the 5th annual It’s My Park Awards Reception, recognizing New York City park volunteers who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to their local parks through service, advocacy and collaboration. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Landlords Skirted Rent Stabilization Rules, Lawsuits Claim

AMNY reports the nonprofit Housing Rights Initiative and its law firm partners are slated to file four class action lawsuits Thursday alleging East Harlem landlords have benefited from a tax break without abiding by rent rules tied to the incentive. Continue Reading →

5-Month-Old Girl Found Dead In East Harlem

Patch reports that the NYPD is investigating the death of a 5-month-old girl in East Harlem, police said. Continue Reading →

DA Announces Indictments In Unlawful Monopoly On City’s Towing Industry In East Harlem

NY1 reports that the Manhattan DA has announced a major takedown of an illegal enterprise that dominated the city’s towing industry. Continue Reading →

Development Filed For 2nd Avenue In East Harlem

New York Yimby reports that permits have been filed for a two-story commercial building at 1968 2nd Avenue, in East Harlem, Manhattan. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Man Charged In Fulton Houses Attack

An East Harlem man has been charged with rape after police say a woman was sexually assaulted inside the bathroom of an apartment at a Chelsea public housing complex. Continue Reading →

Mt. Sinai Hospital Holds Early Valentine’s Party For Heart Patients, Parents In Harlem

CBS reports that an early Valentine’s Day Party was for heart patients in Manhattan Thursday, celebrating love of the life they have been given. Continue Reading →

NYC Man Indicted On Charges Related To Throwing “Molotov Cocktail,” In East Harlem Bar

Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Ashan M. Benedict, the Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (“ATF”)… Continue Reading →

Man Sticks Up East Harlem Dunkin’ Donuts

NY Daily News reports that the NYPD is trying to identify a man who robbed an East Harlem Dunkin’ Donuts store at gunpoint, police said. Continue Reading →

Not Dynamic Duo Robs 73-Year-Old Woman In Harlem

Police are searching for the two people who robbed a 73-year-old woman in East Harlem Thursday. Continue Reading →

17 East Harlem Arrested For War With Rival Gang

NY Daily News reports that Manhattan prosecutors charged 17 members of an East Harlem gang with engaging a rival crew in a bloody war over for two years, the district attorney said Friday. Continue Reading →

All-Female Boxing Gym Set To Open In Harlem

Her dream has become her reality. “This is it,” said Reese Scott, who is opening the first privately-owned, all female boxing gym in New York City. Continue Reading →

Broken Locks In Public Housing Blamed For Robbery That Cost Senior $10,000 In Harlem

We reported yesterday of a man robbing a senior women in Harlem, today NY1 reports that police are still looking for the person they say robbed an elderly woman of thousands of dollars in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

NYCHA Needs More than $200 Million, Say Residents

City Limits reports a night before Mayor de Blasio was to unveil the first budget of his second term, NYCHA residents and their allies made a plea for more funding than the mayor has pledged. Continue Reading →

Employee Throws Molotov Cocktail At An Mexican Restaurant In East Harlem

The NY Daily News reports that a disgruntled worker at an East Harlem Mexican restaurant chucked a Molotov cocktail into the eatery after getting into a fight with colleagues, police said Thursday. Continue Reading →

Parents Concerned After 8-Year-Old Wanders Away From East Harlem School

An 8-year-old boy was found after running away from his school. As CBS2’s Jessica Layton reported, he wandered away from P.S. 30 and was missing for at least half an hour. Continue Reading →