Food Bank Asks For Hurricane Harvey And More To Volunteer

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Hurricane Harvey is on the minds and spirits of all Americans. Food Bank staff has been fielding calls all week from NYers looking for ways to be helpful. Continue Reading →

Transit Headaches Ahead With MTA Tunnel Repairs

125th street in harlem1Plan your trips to and from Harlem accordingly, the MTA is quietly planning work on the 2, 3 and F tunnels that may rival the impending L train shutdown. An MTA rep told Brooklyn Paper that the agency is banking on making repairs to the Hurricane Sandy-damaged tunnels some time in the future. Continue Reading →

New York City L Train Shutdowns Could Begin In 2019

L train line in nycIf you’re traveling to Harlem or traveling from Harlem and you’re new to the New York City area, you might not know that Hurricane Sandy dealt quite a blow to the tunnels connecting the city’s boroughs. The G and R trains’ tunnels have already been repaired. Continue Reading →

Climate Plan Calls For Better UpperTown Biking, Walking

WEACT_climateplanWhile most of Northern Manhattan escaped the harshest ravages of Hurricane Sandy, there was some flooding along the waterfront, including inside the 148th Street subway station. Continue Reading →

Cuomo Grant Restores 142 Year Old Harlem Stained Glass Window

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The historic St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Harlem built in 1873 is one of the beneficiaries of $6.2 million set aside by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for 16 historic sites damaged during Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Continue Reading →