The Strange Story Of George Washington’s Dentures In Harlem

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One of the biggest myths that’s persisted about George Washington over the years (other than that he chopped down a cherry tree and never told a lie) is that he had wooden teeth. Continue Reading →

Las Vegas: East Harlem’s New Rao’s Restaurant In Vegas World

Heading to the West Coast and want a taste of Harlem while you’re in Las Vegas, we suggest you head to the new Rao’s restaurant. Continue Reading →

Harlem Taxpayer Funds Helped Pay For Puerto Rican Day Parade Float

NY Post reports that a Harlem non-profit bankrolled with taxypayer funds from City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito helped construct the float convicted terrorist Oscar Lopez Rivera rode during the recent Puerto Rican Day Parade. Continue Reading →

Harlem State Assembly Member And Council Hopeful MIA At Crucial School Control Vote

As the race for a City Council seat heats up, candidate Robert Rodriguez — also a member of the state Assembly — is under fire for missing a critical vote to determine the future of New York City public schools. Continue Reading →

Harlem Community Board Rejects Rezoning Plans

Community Board 11 in East Harlem rejected a controversial rezoning proposal amid anxiety over rising rents and displacement. Continue Reading →

Sparks Fly After Dump Truck Catches Fire Below Metro-North Tracks In East Harlem

Explosions rocked parts of East Harlem in the middle of night after a dump truck caught fire, sending sparks and flames flying below the Metro-North train tracks. Continue Reading →

What, East Harlem Playground Shooting Leaves 3 Hurt, And 1 Paralyzed

Police are searching for two suspects wanted in an attempted robbery that ended with a shooting inside a East Harlem, NY playground sources said. Continue Reading →

East Harlem’s Dominick “Quiet Dom” Cirillo, 1929 –

Dominick V. “Quiet Dom” Cirillo, born July 4, 1929 – present, East Harlem is a high-ranking member of the Genovese crime family, who briefly served as acting boss for the imprisoned Boss Vincent “Chin” Gigante. Continue Reading →

Brewer Announces Return Of Fresh Food For Seniors For 2017 From Harlem To Houston

Today, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer announced the relaunch of her Fresh Food for Seniors program for 2017, which will operate through November, 2017. Continue Reading →

UC Funds And HAP Partner On State-of-the-Art Apartment Building In East Harlem

UC Funds, a vertically-integrated commercial real estate specialty finance firm, and HAP Investment Developers announced today the grand opening of 329 Pleasant Avenue, an eight-story, luxury apartment complex in East Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harry Potter Fans, There Are Hogwarts In Harlem

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was released in the United Kingdom exactly 20 years ago today, which is sort of scary. Continue Reading →

Second NYPD Officer In Two Weeks Gets Legionnaires’ Disease

For the second time this month, an officer at an East Harlem stationhouse has come down with Legionnaires’ disease, according to police. Continue Reading →

7 Shot During Barbecue At Harlem park

Sources report that seven people were shot during a barbecue at a Harlem park, police said. Continue Reading →

Lawmakers Want To Close East Harlem Playground To Make Way For A New Tower

Playtime’s nearly over at an East Harlem playground, which may be relocated to accommodate a $1 billion development that will include the area’s tallest residential tower. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Rezoning Plan Rejected By Community Board During Heated Meeting

East Harlem’s Community Board 11 voted Tuesday night to oppose a city rezoning plan for the neighborhood during a heated meeting that featured no public vote, activists taking over the community board stage and a small fight. Continue Reading →