Landmarks Considers Designating Former Loew’s 175th Street Theater, Washington Heights

unitedpalace-777x617If you’ve been reading YIMBY regularly for the past month or so, you’ve read about the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s backlog of 95 items calendared prior to 2010. Continue Reading →

Harlem Churches, A Chance For Landmark Designation

historic in harlemA number of religious institutions were considered for landmark designation at a public hearing held by the Landmarks Preservation Commission last Thursday. Continue Reading →

Harlem State Senator Bill Perkins To Attend Police Impersonators Harassed Tenants Meeting

nypd polic impersonatorsAfter two instances of harassment from police impersonators entering their building, tenants at 50 West 93rd Street on the Upper West Side are holding a meeting with advocates and local elected officials to learn their rights and how to protect themselves. Continue Reading →

Harlem School For The Arts Open House 2015

Alfred-Preisser-Eric-Pryor-Mark-Levine-Nina-Olson_photo-by-Byron-McCray (1)On Saturday, September 12th, 2015 was the Harlem School of the Arts Open House in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

HCCI’s Harlem Revive! A Day Of Unity And Empowerment

Brewer & Crew1Harlemites descended on the Bradhurst neighborhood’s Jackie Robinson Park Amphitheater on Saturday, August 1st to participate in Harlem Revive!: A Community Day of Unity. Presented by Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI) this community affair was designed to offer a social, emotional, spiritual and financial health revival for Harlem community residents. Continue Reading →

Silicon Harlem’s Clayton Banks Talks Tech On Harlem World Radio (canceled)

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Today, Harlem man and Executive Director of Silicon Harlem Clayton Banks talks Clayton Banks talks with Danny Tisdale about the upcoming Hackathon this week in partnership with Harlem Week on Saturday, August 8th on The Danny Tisdale Show on Harlem World Radio. Continue Reading →

Canceled: Harlem’s Clayton Banks Talks Tech With Danny Tisdale On Harlem World Radio

clayton banks head shotToday, Harlem man Clayton Banks talks about his tech work in and around Harlem on The Danny TIsdale Show on Harlem World Radio. Continue Reading →

Join Gale Brewer And Common Cause Forum On Verizon In Harlem

commoncause and gale brewerJoin Common Cause NY, Consumers Union and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer are hosting a Community Forum on Neighborhood Experiences with Verizon FiOs Rollout this Thursday, July 23, 2015 for all Manhattan residents to hold Verizon accountable for its obligations to New Yorkers under its 2008 franchise agreement.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Group To Receive $750,000 Grant from UMEZ

CCCADI Gala Guests  Lloyd Williams Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce    CCCADI Pres and Founder DrThe Caribbean Culture Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) is slated to receive grant funding of $750,000 over the next three years from the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone for capacity building as the organization works towards their move to a new home in a renovated firehouse located at 120 East 125 Street in Harlem.  Continue Reading →