East Harlem’s Vito Anthony Marcantonio, Seven-Term U.S. Congressman (Video)

Vito Anthony Marcantonio, December 10, 1902 – August 9, 1954, was an Italian-American lawyer and communist politician. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Corner Named For Vito Marcantonio, Seven-Term U.S. Congressman

AMNY reports that East Harlem’s hot spot for political players received an official city honor Sunday for one of the neighborhood’s most prominent leaders. Continue Reading →

Harlem Building And Historic District Under Consideration For Landmark Designation

Today, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), unanimously voted in favor of calendaring. Continue Reading →

East Harlem’s Shelby Ellimac Releases New Plus Size Anthem “Takeover” (Audio Mature)

We love our Harlem folks, check out East Harlem Songstress, Shelby Ellimac unleashes her new promotional single “Takeover” which is available for streaming and free download via Soundcloud.com and Audiomack.com. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Finest FDNY Probie Helped Rescue Family In East Harlem Blaze

NY Post reports that an FDNY probie helped prevent a Christmas season tragedy Friday by assisting in saving seven members of an East Harlem family who became trapped when a fire broke out in their apartment, officials said. Continue Reading →

Nearly 50 East Harlem Locations Graced With New Trash Cans

Patch reports that the city department of small business services has purchased nearly 50 new trash cans for the East Harlem‘s highly-trafficked corridors, a spokesperson for the department said. Continue Reading →

With Rezoning, East Harlem Still A Great Investment

The New York Real Estate Journal reports that there is no doubt we’re seeing a shift in New York City’s commercial real estate market with total investment property sales dropping year-over-year. Continue Reading →

Development Filed For 125th Street In Harlem

NY Wimbly reports that permits have been filed for a 19-story mixed-use high-rise at 201 East 125th Street, in East Harlem. The sizable development will rise one block away from the 125th Street Subway Station, serviced by the 4, 5, and 6 trains. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Deputy Mayor Glen Statement On Approval Of East Harlem And Other Developments

“As we work to make this city more equitable, we are building and preserving affordable housing at a record pace. Continue Reading →

City Council Approves East Harlem Rezoning

Patch reports that a long-debated proposal to rezone East Harlem was approved with minimal fireworks Thursday by the New York City Council. Continue Reading →

Harlem Housing Development A Vote Away From Approval

Patch reports that a massive proposed development that would take up an entire East Harlem block is only one vote away from passing the city’s public review process. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito, Bill Perkins And Council Announce Agreement To Rezone Harlem

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Member Bill Perkins and the New York City Council today announced an agreement to rezone El Barrio/East Harlem and secure investments for many priorities of the East Harlem Neighborhood Plan. Continue Reading →

“Joseph Rodriguez’s Spanish Harlem: El Barrio In The 80s” One-Night Event In Harlem

Join Union Settlement and the Museum of the City of New York for the East Harlem book launch of Joseph Rodriguez’s Spanish Harlem: El Barrio in the ’80s Continue Reading →