Harlem Shooting ‘Persons Of Interest’ Released

The NYPD has released security camera footage of five teenagers wanted in connection with a shooting in Marcus Garvey Park last week. Continue Reading →

Man Wounded In High Noon Shoot Out In Harlem

A man was wounded in a broad daylight shooting in Marcus Garvey Park on Thursday afternoon in Harlem, New York, officials said. Continue Reading →

Wycliff Gordon Quintet, Theater, Music, And Market In Harlem (Video)

Musical ambassador and interpreter of America’s music, Wycliffe Gordon experiences an impressive career touring the world performing hard-swinging, straight-ahead jazz receiving great acclaim from audiences and critics alike. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: The Harlem Skyscraper Cycling Classic 2017 (Photographs)

Photographs By Seitu Oronde

On Saturday, June 18, 2017, Seitu Oronde was at the Harlem Skyscraper Cycling Classic 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem Shooting Suspect Identified

The NYPD has identified a suspect wanted in connection with a non-fatal shooting this week in Harlem, police told source. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Order Of Black Nuns To Sell Uptown Locale

The Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary, Inc. (FHM), one of three orders of mostly Black nuns in the United States, has put its Harlem location on the market as they restructure. 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 →

Harlem Is Calling, A Renovated Brownstone Near Marcus Garvey Park

This brownstone in Harlem’s Mount Morris Park Historic District combines historic character with modern luxury. Continue Reading →

Volunteer With Partnerships For Parks And It’s My Parks In Harlem

After a long, cold winter it’s time for Harlem, New Yorkers to get outside and into your local parks. This month, Partnerships for Parks has opportunities to enjoy the outdoors while giving some love to these valuable green spaces. Continue Reading →

“Celebrate The Season” Lighting Our Community At Marcus Garvey Park In Harlem

marcus-garvey-parkBring an ornament from home and help decorate the tree indoors at the Pelham Fritz Recreation center donated by the Marcus Garvey Park Alliance, sponsored by Paul and Susan Huck. Continue Reading →

Whole Foods NYC Gives Back To Marcus Garvey Park And Other Local Parks

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Whole Foods Market stores in New York City are joining forces with various city parks to celebrate the retailer’s 5% Community Giving Day. Continue Reading →

T. J. Maxx To Open In November In Harlem NY

tj-maxxT.J. Maxx, a retailer that has long touted lower pricing for expensive department store clothing, is coming to Harlem next month. Continue Reading →

A Reflection On Harlem’s Historical Parks

st-nicholas-park-in-fallBy Lil Nickelson

Harlem contains four (4) parks within its borders: Marcus Garvey Park on the east side, Morningside Park and St. Nicholas Park in its interior and Jackie Robinson Park in West Harlem.  Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: Baked Peach Pudding With Buttermilk Ice Cream Recipe

Baked Peach PuddingBy Marcus Samuelsson

I love visiting the vendor I’ve come to simply call the Peach Man at the Harlem Harvest Farmer’s Market in Marcus Garvey Park on 124th & Fifth Avenue. Continue Reading →

Alpha Blondy Free At Summerstage In Harlem

alpha blondSince his first success in the ’80s with the panafrican hit “Opération Coup De Poing (Brigadier Sabari),” Alpha Blondy has continued to provide unparalleled reggae music to his fans across the globe. Continue Reading →