How To Get Your Harlem Home In A Movie Or TV Show

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There are many perks to renting your Harlem home to a film production. It can mean extra income, free home improvements, a free hotel stay and, of course, there is also the cool factor of having your home immortalized on the big screen. Continue Reading →

Air Quality Health Advisory From Harlem To Hollis

cloudsThe New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an Air Quality Health Advisory for New York City for tomorrow, May 27, 2016 from 11:00 AM until 11:00 PM. Continue Reading →

NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray Hosts Health Workforce Summit In Harlem

First-Lady-3Wednesday, May 25, the New York City Health Department and First Lady Chirlane McCray will convene healthcare leaders for the first ever Mental Health Workforce Summit where they will discuss the future of mental health treatment and care in New York City. Continue Reading →

How To Recover After Hitting Rock Bottom

stock in harlemMovies from the 1980s profiled the prototypical “It Girl” – pretty, blond, wealthy, who drove luxury sports cars to high school, was liked by other girls and chased by all the boys. Continue Reading →

Touro Professor Honored At 12th Annual Latino Social Work Event

Copacabana at touro collegeTouro College Graduate School of Social Work Associate Professor Annecy Baez, Ph.D. was honored with a Leadership Award from the Latino Social Work Coalition and Scholarship Fund (LSWC) at the group’s 12th Annual Awards Dinner held recently at The Copacabana in New York City. Continue Reading →

New NYC Buses Have Wi-Fi But No Tech To Avoid Those On Foot

2-newnycbusesh sliderThere are some nifty features on New York City’s sleek new fleet of more than 2,000 buses, the first of which began hitting the streets this past week. Continue Reading →

Duke’s Belongings In His Sister’s Harlem Apartment Go Under The Hammer

3466F6DE00000578-3600155-image-m-89_1463713586132If Duke Ellington was the king of jazz, Harlem was his kingdom.

And on Wednesday, the neighborhood celebrated the music connoisseur with an auction of his most prized possessions – just a few blocks from the Cotton Bar where it all started in the 1920s. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: New Crowdsourced Database Will Locate The Burial Sites Of Forgotten US Slaves

slave-grave-databaseThe stories are infrequent but deeply compelling: one recent news item in the AP’s The Big Story describes the bones of 14 people from the 18th or early 19th century, discovered in Albany, NY, “wrapped in shrouds, buried in pine boxes and—over centuries—forgotten. Continue Reading →

Target’s New Small-Format Store With Chobani Cafe

Harlem TargetWith a Target store in East Harlem, Target will finally bring its small-format urban stores to Manhattan when it opens a 48,000-square-foot location in New York’s Tribeca neighborhood later this year. And the Minneapolis-based retailer is bringing a tried-and-true partner with it to the Big Apple: Chobani. Continue Reading →

Elevated Rise For Brush Fires From Harlem To Hollis

rainy weather in harlemThe National Weather Service has issued a statement for the elevated risk for the spread of brush fires in New York City today, May 16, until 7:00 PM this evening. Continue Reading →