Man, 58, Fatally Hit By Car In Washington Heights

A 58-year-old man died after he was struck by a car as he tried to cross the Harlem River Drive, officials said Friday. Continue Reading →

Road Closure Planned On 125th Street In Harlem

In order to erect a girder for a new bridge span, the NYC Department of Transportation has announced full overnight closures of the Harlem River Drive between East 125th Street and East 132nd Street in Manhattan from March 6th through March 11th. Continue Reading →

‘Harlem River Drive’ Revisited With Eddie Palmieri (Video)

eddie-with-harlem-river-driveNPR reports that in 1971, Harlemite, pianist, composer and bandleader Eddie Palmieri put out a formative album called Harlem River Drive. Continue Reading →

Hotel And Offices At 2420 Amsterdam Avenue, Washington Heights

2420-amsterdam-avenue-777x489Youngwoo and Associates is planning an ambitious commercial project on the eastern edge of Washington Heights. Yesterday, the firm filed plans to develop a two-tower, 18-story hotel and office building at 2420 Amsterdam Avenue, next to the Harlem River Drive and Highbridge Park. Continue Reading →

Alert: Extensive Traffic Delays in Harlem

1st-ave-and-96th-streetDue to a motor vehicle collision, expect extensive traffic delays in both directions on the Harlem River Drive at East 127th Street in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Armed Ski Masked Robbers Escape Harlem Home Invasion

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On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015, at 9:51 AM in the morning, a armed robbery from a home invasion took place on Frederick Douglas Blvd., at Harlem River Drive, East Harlem, NY.

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Harlem Lane, Harlem, NY 1900

harlemlaneHarlem Lane was an old road in the area that served as a popular racecourse for horse-drawn carriages in the 19th century. Continue Reading →