DREAM, Celebrate Opening Refurbished Field Of Dreams Through Grant From Scotts And MLB

DREAM, along with Major League Baseball and The Scotts Company LLC (Scotts), celebrated the newly refurbished Field of Dreams with a ribbon-cutting in East Harlem, New York yesterday. Continue Reading →

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Join East Harlem Park As They Host The 11th Annual Street Games Festival

Patch reports East Harlem’s Thomas Jefferson Park, located on First Avenue between East 111th and 114th streets, will be transported back to the ’60s and ’70s for the city’s 11th annual Street Games Festival on Saturday, April 28, 2018. Continue Reading →

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Disability Rights Protest Derails MTA Event In East Harlem

NY1 reports things went off the rails at a meeting in East Harlem on Thursday where MTA chairman Joe Lhota was set to discuss the future of the city’s crumbling subway system. Continue Reading →

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119th Street Expanded Development East Harlem

Permits originally filed for 217 East 119th Street in East Harlem have been scrapped for a larger residential structure with both a new developer and design architect. Continue Reading →

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Community Forum On Opioids In East Harlem

The NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan Community Advisory Board will host a community forum on Saturday, April 21, 2018, to focus on opioid use in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Mitchell-Lama Housing Affordable Saved By Pols In Harlem

Patch reports that one of East Harlem’s last-remaining Mitchell-Lama housing developments will be kept affordable for at least 20 more years, local elected officials announced. Continue Reading →

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Rudy’s World: The Dr. James Sims Statue Removal In East Harlem (Photographs)

By Rudy Collins

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On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018, the NYC Parks Dept., removed the monument to Dr. James Sims in East Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

East Harlem’s Char-Ko-Lette AKA Colonial Tea Room, 1940’s

There is a long tradition of Tea in Harlem as we discussed in this article A Short History Of Tea In Harlem from 2012. Another Tea Room to add to that list is the Char-Ko-Lette aka the Colonial Tea Room at 116th Street and Pleasant Avenue in East Harlem, NY, 1949. Continue Reading →

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Hunter For Target Is Here From East Harlem To Hollywood

Refinery 29 reports that it’s been a while since we heard anything from Target especially since its store is right there in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

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East Harlem Man Struck In Hit-And-Run

Patch reports that a man was taken to the hospital after being struck by a hit-and-run driver Friday morning in East Harlem, police and fire officials said. Continue Reading →

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Hearts Are Broken Over the Closing Of Children’s Aid Society In East Harlem

NY City Lens reports that two weeks ago, families in East Harlem received a letter announcing that the local Children’s Aid Center will be closing by the end of summer 2018. Continue Reading →

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Lottery Opens For Below-Market East Harlem Apartments

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Patch reports that a lottery for 124 below-market apartments in East Harlem is accepting applications until the end of May 2018. Continue Reading →

3 Rescued After Fire Breaks Out Inside Apartment Building In East Harlem

ABC reports that first responders rescued three people after a fire erupted inside a public housing apartment building in East Harlem Monday afternoon. Continue Reading →

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Second Avenue And East 115th Street Harlem 1901

East 115th Street in 1901 (Second Avenue and  E. 115th Street. Looking South East, October 15th, 1901.) Notice the store sign to the upper center of this photograph. Continue Reading →

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Affordable Rental Offers Apartments In East Harlem

NY Curbed reports that a new fully-affordable East Harlem building has launched the affordable housing lottery on its rentals. Continue Reading →

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Development Permits Filed For Rentals In East Harlem

New York Yimby reports that permits filed reveal a new eight-story building will be coming to 410 East 115th Street, in East Harlem, Manhattan. Continue Reading →

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Buildings With Strong Community Ties Are Now NYC Landmarks In East Harlem

NY Curbed reports that three East Harlem buildings with strong neighborhood ties were swiftly landmarked on Tuesday morning. Continue Reading →

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NYPD Rescue Man Threatening To Jump From East Harlem Bridge

Patch reports that a man was rescued Sunday, March 25th, 2018, from the span of the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge that connects East Harlem with Randall’s Island, police said. Continue Reading →

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MTA Worker Dies After Fall In East Harlem

ABC reports that an MTA worker died while on the job at 125th Street on the Lexington Avenue line early Tuesday morning after falling nine feet and hitting his head while doing debris pickup. Continue Reading →

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