New Record $13.6B in NYC Home Sales Transacted in 3Q 2016

east-harlem sliderThe New York City residential sales market posted a record $13.6 billion in citywide total consideration (monetary value for completed home sales transactions) in the third quarter of 2016, according to the Real Estate Board of New York’s (REBNY) newest Residential Sales Report. Continue Reading →

General Daniel Edgar Sickles Harlem Civil War Organizer 1819 – 1914

daniel_edgar_sicklesDaniel Edgar Sickles, October 20, 1819 – May 3, 1914, was an American politician, soldier, and diplomat. Sickles spent allot of time in Harlem, visiting his brother John Sickles who lived on “123rd Street, Northside just west of Second Avenue,” giving speeches and organizing during the Civil War in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

High Bridge And Washington Bridge Over Harlem River NY, 1890

high-brideg-ny-2A wonderful photograph looking south of the High Bridge (the oldest bridge) and Washington Bridge at 170th Street over the Harlem River, New York, 1890.  Continue Reading →

Landmarks Preservation Commission Launches NYC Archaeological Repository


New York Yimby posted an interesting article about what happening on Wednesday, October 6th, 2016, the Landmarks Preservation Commission consolidated its collection of historic artifacts from Harlem to Hollis and launched the NYC Archaeological Repository at the Nan A. Rothschild Research Center in Midtown. Continue Reading →

Intermittent Wind Gusts In Excess Of 40 MPH To Hit Harlem

rainy weather in harlemNew York City from Harlem to Hollis is experiencing intermittent wind gusts in excess of 40 MPH. During periods of high winds, residents should use caution when walking or driving high profile vehicles. Continue Reading →

New Design? City Pulls Plug On Sidewalk Net After Porn Complaints

LinkNYC-777x776There are a number of the LinkNYC WiFi kiosks uptown, the company announced today that the web-browsing feature will be disabled after critics complained that homeless people were monopolizing them and using them to watch porn. Continue Reading →

A Tropical Storm Warning And Surge Watch From Harlem To Hollis (Update)

rainy weather in harlemHarlem World Magazine reported earlier of the coming storm warming for areas from Harlem to Hollis Queens, below is the most up-to-date warning:

The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for New York City until further notice. New Yorkers should take actions ahead of the storm to prepare for high winds, minor-to-moderate coastal flooding, rain, life-threatening rip tides, and high surf.  Continue Reading →

A Tropical Storm Warning And Surge Watch

rainy weather in harlemThe National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Warning and Storm Surge Watch for New York City until further notice. Continue Reading →

Tropical Storm Hermine Could Hit Harlem Over Labor Day Weekend

east-harlem sliderA “tropical depression” in the Gulf of Mexico, reclassified as a tropical storm and given the clunky moniker Tropical Storm Hermine (pronounced “her-mean”) Wednesday afternoon, may be heading straight for New York City, according to a graphic released by government weather officials. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Keys And Diddy Do It At The 2016 VMA’s

alicia-keys-mtv-vmas-show-2016-billboard-Alicia Keys presented and Diddy performed along with the other fabulous stars during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards (VMA’s) at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night, August 28th, 2016 in New York City. Continue Reading →