Community Gather To Mark One Month Amanda Morales Guerra Took Refuge Uptown

TOMORROW Sunday, September 18 at 12:00 PM in front of Holy Rood Church in Washington Heights, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa and NYS Senator Marisol Alcantara. Continue Reading →

Brewer Statement On Attempts To Exclude Her From East Harlem Steering Committee Meeting

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer issued the following statement on the mayor’s office’s attempt to exclude her from today’s long-planned East Harlem Steering Committee meeting: Continue Reading →

“Living In America: Frank Lloyd Wright, Harlem & Modern Housing” Show Opens In Harlem

Living in America,” a phrase written on wooden panels traveling with the model of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Broadacre City (1929–58), evokes a question that preoccupied architects and planners throughout the mid-twentieth century: How to live together? Continue Reading →

Harlem Townhouse Prices Have Increased 171 %

NY Curbed reports that Harlem townhouse prices are skyrocketing is no surprise; every few months, a new townhouse comes on the market trying to create a new sales record. Continue Reading →

Subway Rider Stabbed By Mentally Ill Panhandler In Harlem: A Case For Healthcare

A mentally ill panhandler pulled a knife on a Manhattan train early Saturday — then plunged it three times into the stomach of a straphanger who still wouldn’t give him money. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Talented Cardi B Goes “Bodak Yellow” (Video)

Here’s Washington Heights lady Cardi B (iamcardib.com), the rapper, songwriter, television personality and actress has been blowing up, from the VMA’s to Love & Hip Hop: New York, and who knows what next. Continue Reading →

Uptowns Senator Marisol Alcantara And Queens Jose Peralta Announce State Allocate Funding

To help community-based organizations which work to improve the quality of life of neighborhoods and their residents, State Senator Marisol Alcantara and State Senator Jose Peralta announced a state allocation of $150,000 for Citizens Committee for New York. Continue Reading →

119th Street Gatehouse, West Harlem, NY 1895

The current 119th Street Gatehouse replaced an older gatehouse (ca. 1842) that is located in the middle of the road at Amsterdam Avenue (aka Tenth Avenue) and West 119th Street on what was called “Asylum Ridge.” Continue Reading →

East Harlem The Capital Of Dog Bites

The dogs in East Harlem aren’t all bark. A study conducted by the New York City Health Department showed that East Harlem had the highest rate of dog bite-related emergency visits in Manhattan reported Patch. Continue Reading →

Affordable Development Approved In Harlem

On June 27, 2017, Landmarks considered and approved a proposal for a new development on a vacant lot at 841 St. Nicholas Avenue, at the corner of 152nd Street, in the Hamilton Heights/Sugar Hill Northwest Historic District. Continue Reading →

As Door Rips Off ‘A’ Train Three Injured In Harlem Derailment

Gothamist reports that straphangers said a southbound A train crashed into a subway wall between 135th and 125th Streets in Manhattan on Tuesday morning. Continue Reading →

Harlem Presbyterian Church, Harlem, NY,1890-1915

The Harlem Presbyterian Church, East 125th Street and Madison Avenue, Harlem, New York, undated, 1890-1915. Continue Reading →

Public Art Takes Root Across 110th Street In Harlem

Marcus Garvey Park, like all of Harlem, is contested space. It was named for the Pan-Africanist leader in 1973, but the adjoining landmarked district retains the old name, Mount Morris Park. Continue Reading →

Hat-Loving Robber Is Terrorizing City Banks In Harlem

He’s throwing his hat into the ring as the Big Apple’s most wanted chapeau-wearing bank robber. Continue Reading →

REBNY Residential Sales Market Off To A Strong Start From Harlem To Hollis In 2017

The New York City residential sales market started 2017 with robust activity and price growth in the first quarter of the year, according to the Real Estate Board of New York’s (REBNY) Residential Sales Report. Continue Reading →