Harlem Council Member Levine Leads Approval Of Morningside Heights Historic District

Following a decades long fight to designate the Morningside Heights Historic District, today New York City Council Member Mark Levine declared victory for the community as he voted to approve the designation in the City Council with the unanimous support of his colleagues. Continue Reading →

Top Cop Comes To Harlem Church To Tout A Union Of NYPD And Community

The NY Daily News reports that the city’s top cop continued a community outreach campaign Wednesday in an appearance at Riverside Church in Morningside Heights. Continue Reading →

West Harlem’s George Carlin, One Of The Best Comics Of All Time

George Denis Patrick Carlin, May 12, 1937 – June 22, 2008, was an American comedian, actor, author and social critic. Carlin was noted for his black comedy and thoughts on politics, the English language, psychology, religion, and various taboo subjects. Continue Reading →

3 West Harlem, Morningside Heights Projects Funded Through Participatory Budgeting

Three projects to improve parks, public housing and schools in West Harlem and Morningside Heights won funding during this year’s participatory budgeting cycle, according to Harlem City Councilman Mark Levine. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollis Keeping A Rent-Stabilized Apartment Is Getting Harder

There are still more than 900,000 rent-stabilized apartments in New York City, but these regulated units are turning over at a faster rate in certain neighborhoods, according to a new report by the city’s Independent Budget Office  Continue Reading →

Hundreds Join Jewish, Muslim, And Christian Religious And City Leaders In Harlem

In an unprecedented display of solidarity, 31 community religious institutions and organizations came together today to lead an interfaith solidarity march through Morningside Heights and Harlem. Continue Reading →

‘Little Coney Island’ On West 110th Street, Harlem, New York 1890’s (Updated)

By Pam Tice

For a short period, perhaps less than five years, West 110th Street became an entertainment district known as “Little Coney Island,” 1890’s in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Harlem Men Juelz Santana And Dave East Capture The Essence Of Harlem (Video)

Earlier today, Love and Hip Hop New Yorks Juelz Santana and rapper Dave East released the visuals for their latest hit, “Time Ticking.” Continue Reading →

Morningside Heights Woman, 46, Reported Missing

Police are asking for the public’s help to find a missing Morningside Heights woman who was last seen almost one week ago in her apartment building. Continue Reading →

City To Extend Amsterdam Bike Lane In Harlem

The city Department of Transportation proposed extending the Amsterdam Avenue bike lane — which currently spans West 76th to 110th streets — as far as West 162nd Street in Washington Heights. Continue Reading →