Only two New City Council districts cross borough lines, and only the 8th district spanning Manhattan and the Bronx actually crosses a river—in this case, the Harlem River—to do so. Continue Reading →
In an article from 2014, Harlem World Magazine wrote that Harlem’s Marcus Garvey’s SS Shadyside sank in the Harlem River in 1921. Continue Reading →
A wonderful photograph looking south of the High Bridge (the oldest bridge) and Washington Bridge at 170th Street over the Harlem River, New York, 1890. Continue Reading →
Considered an engineering marvel when it opened in 1848, the High Bridge is part of the Croton Aqueduct that crosses Harlem River and is based on Roman engineering.
Macy’s may put on a pretty spectacular fireworks show for the Fourth of July, but we’re sure outer space has them beat. The annual Perseid meteor shower is set to kick off on August 11, and experts believe this year’s may be the best sparkly spectacle yet. Continue Reading →
NYPD are investigating the death of a 40-year-old woman whose body was found on the edge of the Harlem River in Inwood Saturday morning, officials said. Continue Reading →
Divers searching the Harlem River recovered a gun “consistent” with the weapon that was used to kill a police officer during a foot chase in Harlem on Tuesday, the New York Police Department said on Sunday. Continue Reading →