“Just Don’t Want To Be Lonely,” 1974, By Harlem’s The Main Ingredient (Video)

The Main Ingredient formed in Harlem, NY in 1964 as a trio called the Poets, composed of Donald McPherson, Luther Simmons, Jr., Panama-born Tony Silvester and Cuba Gooding, Sr.,. Continue Reading →

Restore Grant’s Tomb To Its Glory (Photographs)

Hearing the term “national park,” most Americans probably think of Yellowstone or Yosemite, expanses that preserve some of the most remarkable natural features in the country. 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 →

East Harlem’s Vito “I Vote My Conscience” Marcantonio (Video)

Harlem’s Vito Anthony Marcantonio, December 10, 1902 – August 9, 1954, was an Italian-American lawyer and democratic socialist politician. Originally a member of the Republican Party and a supporter of Fiorello LaGuardia, he switched to the American Labor Party. 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 →

Cali Developer Turns Shipping Containers Into Harlem Homes For Veterans’ Housing

Cities across the U.S. are searching for new ways to add affordable housing stock to their lagging inventories for low- and middle-income residents as wages fail to keep pace with soaring rental and home prices. Continue Reading →

NYPD Officer’s In East Harlem Shooting Killer Sentenced To life In Prison

A New York City man convicted of murdering an NYPD officer during a foot chase in Manhattan in 2015 was sentenced to life in prison with no chance for parole. Continue Reading →

New York City Experiences Safest First Quarter From Harlem To Hollis

New York City’s sustained reduction in violence and overall crime continued through March 2017, making this the safest first quarter in the modern Comstat-era from Harlem To Hollis. Continue Reading →

Round 2 For Pre-K For All Applications Opens Today From Harlem To Hollis

Please let your families know that Round 2 of the pre-K application process is officially underway for families who haven’t already applied to pre-K! Continue Reading →

East Harlem’s Burton Stephen “Burt” Lancaster

burt lancaster from east harlem1Burton Stephen “Burt” Lancaster (November 2, 1913 – October 20, 1994) was an American film actor noted for his athletic physique, blue eyes, and distinctive smile (which he called “The Grin”). Continue Reading →