Chancellor Fariña Announces Highest Ever Percentage Of Enrollment In College

Chancellor Carmen Fariña today released the 2016-17 School Quality Reports and announced New York City’s highest-ever postsecondary enrollment. Continue Reading →

Special Riverside Chat On Government Support For Life Sciences At Columbia In Harlem

One year ago, Mayor De Blasio announced $500 million for life-science initiatives in New York City, and every year SBA administers SBIR/STTR grants in the range of hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars each. Continue Reading →

Lead Poisoning Lurks In Scores Of Neighborhoods From Harlem To Hollis

Reuters reports that in public health circles, New York City is known for its long war on lead poisoning. Continue Reading →

Big L’s Harlem Family Launch New Website

Thanks to the folks at HipHopDX they’re reporting that Big L’s family have launched Big L Life, a new lifestyle and merchandise website created to honor the Harlem lyricist and continue his legacy. Continue Reading →

“I Called Him Morgan” At Maysles Cinema In Harlem

On a snowy night in February 1972, the 33 year old jazz trumpet star Lee Morgan was shot dead by his common-law wife, Helen, during a gig at a club in New York City. Continue Reading →

Check Out “Frank And Lamar” Streaming Now On IFC (Video)

Now streaming on IFC.com, Frank and Lamar follows two best buds who live together and work together as middle school teachers somewhere in New York City – so you know its crazy!. Continue Reading →

First Freezing Temps To Hit From Harlem To Hollis

The coldest air so far this season is headed for New York City later this week. Temperatures are expected to drop below freezing on Friday with the cold air lingering through Saturday. Continue Reading →

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Blue Man Group will rock your world. Blow your mind. And unleash your spirit. It won’t call your mom on her birthday. Continue Reading →

Kicked It In Heels Fifth Annual Fundraiser 2017 On The Carpet (Photographs)

On Wednesday night, a diverse group of powerful New York City professionals joined together to raise awareness about breast cancer and address healthcare disparities among minorities and younger women facing the disease at Kicked It In Heels’ Fifth Annual Fundraiser at Beautique. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And The NYPD Announce Plan To Crack Down On Illegal “E-Bikes”

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Police Department today announced that the City will take heightened enforcement action against electric bicycles, otherwise known as “e-bikes,” with a particular focus on the hazardous operation of e-bikes and businesses who use them or permit employees to ride them. Continue Reading →

Parks Officials Discuss Harlem Lane Playground Reconstruction

City Parks Department officials will meet with Harlem residents Thursday night to discuss planned improvements for the Harlem Lane Playground, a public park located on Harlem River Drive between West 151st and 154th streets. Continue Reading →

Construction Underway On Columbia University’s Center In Harlem

Columbia University’s Manhattanville Campus expansion, in Harlem, is one of the biggest new developments underway in New York City, though it may not look it at the moment. Continue Reading →

A Stylish Uptown Co-op With Garden Views

In NY Curbed The Six-Digit Club, they report that when it comes to New York City real estate, one shouldn’t expect to buy much with just $395,000 but every now and then, a listing that might as well be a unicorn springs forth. Continue Reading →

Well And House, Harlem, NY, 1898 (Photographs)

Another great photograph (above) by James Reuel Smith of a Well and House, 50 feet east of Amsterdam Avenue and 100 feet north of West 137th Street, New York, the two photographs were taken on April 9, 1898. Continue Reading →

Harlem Doctor And Others Respond To FEMA’s Absence Deep In Puerto Rico’s Countryside

NY Daily News reports on a great story of New York-based physicians are answering desperate calls to bring aid to Puerto Rico, sending teams of medical professionals to hard-to-access parts of the hurricane-battered island that have been largely neglected by the federal government’s relief effort. Continue Reading →