Our community has a look and feel. Ever stop and wonder how it got that way? Who makes the creative decisions? How do the demands of real estate profitability dovetail with a neighborhood aesthetic? What does it take to preserve Harlem’s heritage while also setting the stage for its growth?
Karen Phillips, Director of the NYC region of NY State Parks and Recreation, can give you those answers and more. Continue reading
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Do you know about the Harlem Community Farm Share group? You have to check them out, they’re all about the new urban agricultural movement in Harlem. Harlem World receives the member newsletter and thought you would like member Karen Phillips hot Curried Cauliflower & Sweet Potato Soup recipe below to warm your soul this weekend.
The New York City Planning Commission voted on Wednesday to rezone the eastern portion of 125th Street, helping to pave the way for a 1.7 million- square-foot, mixed-use complex.
City officials spent months working with community activists on the plan, which is to include stores, restaurants, offices and housing. However, strains began emerging in March because the city opted to start to rezone the parcel before selecting a developer.