Acadia Sells Inwood Office Building Uptown

The Real Deal reports that Fairbridge Properties bought a 53,000-square-foot office building in Inwood, records filed with the city Tuesday show. Continue Reading →

“The Salon Hang” 2017 Arts Fundraiser Uptown

Friday, October 13th through Sunday October 15th, 2017, Fort Washington Collegiate Church presents “The Salon Hang: Grace –Diversity-Community”, an Uptown arts show and fundraiser for their community based arts & youth programs. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez’s 7th Annual State Of The District

A note to Harlem World Magazine from uptown council member Ydanis Rodriguez: Continue Reading →

The 119th Street Well In Harlem Farming Country, 1897 (Photo)

The 119th Street Well by James Reuel Smith, the Well was located 25 feet south of west 119th Street and 150 feet east of Amsterdam Avenue, NY, October 6, 1897. Continue Reading →

Burglar Breaks Into Harlem Rep Espaillat’s Office

Maybe he was looking for some late-night constituent services. A masked burglar filibustered into a Harlem Congressman’s office early Friday but apparently took nothing, police sources said. Continue Reading →

Inwood Library’s Transformation Into Affordable Housing Is Closer

NY Curbed reports that plans to redevelop Inwood’s library into affordable housing is moving forward. Last week, the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development, in partnership with the New York Public Library, released a request for proposals to redevelop the site at 4790 Broadway. Continue Reading →

FDNY Suspends Trains From Harlem To The Bronx

Due to FDNY activity, A train service is suspended between 125 Street and Inwood at 207 Street in both directions, and C train service is suspended between Euclid Avenue  and 168 Street in both directions. Continue Reading →

City Unveils Updated Inwood Rezoning Plan

Almost one full year after being booed out of a meeting, the city Economic Development Corporation returned to Community Board 12 Thursday night to present an updated proposal to rezone Inwood both east and west of 10th Avenue. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Herman “Denny” Farrell’s Assembly Post May Be Vacant Sooner Than Later

When Assemblymember Herman “Denny” Farrell, who heads the chamber’s Ways and Means Committee, announced he would not seek reelection next year, it set off a murmur about who might succeed him in the powerful — and lucrative — committee post. Continue Reading →

Uptown Rezoning Could Increase Affordable Housing

The city has released its plan to rezone Inwood, the third New York City neighborhood targeted under Mayor de Blasio’s initiative to build and preserve 210,000 units of affordable housing by 2020. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Economic Development Corporation President Patchett, And Harlem Rep Rodriguez Unveil Inwood Plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez and New York City Economic Development Corporation President and CEO James Patchett today unveiled the Inwood NYC 2017 Action Plan. Continue Reading →

‘You Can Take The A Train’ In Harlem Says MTA After Restored Service

Following a prior suspension, partial train service has been restored so ‘You Can Take The A Train’ and D trains with shuttle service in Harlem. The B and C trains remain suspended. The following service changes are in effect: Continue Reading →

Mass Transit Disruption Between Harlem And Inwood (Update)

Due to switch problems, Harlem A and C train service is suspended between Harlem at 145 Street and Inwood at 207 Street in both directions. Continue Reading →

B.P. Brewer Releases Results Of Survey Of Empty Storefronts From Harlem To Hollis

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer today released results of a survey of vacant storefronts along the entire length of Broadway, conducted Sunday, May 21, 2017 by several dozen volunteers and interns organized by her office.  Continue Reading →

East Harlem Noise Complaints Doubled In Five Years

Noise complaints against the city’s bars and restaurants increased sharply in recent years and little was done to crack down on the worst offenders, according to a report released Friday. Continue Reading →