Wind Gusts In Excess Of 40 MPH From Harlem To Hollis

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

Hey Harlem Parents Apply To Kindergarten Today

kindergarten-photo1As of today, November 30th, 2016 the kindergarten application process is officially underway! All students born in 2012 who currently live in Harlem or in Hollis Quuens are eligible to attend kindergarten in September 2017. Continue Reading →

Interview: Prevention And Management Part Of National Diabetes Awareness Month

goswami-with-branding-in-harlem1NYC Health + Hospitals marks National Diabetes Awareness Month with information to share with your readers about this chronic disease that is the leading cause of kidney failure, adult blindness, and lower extremity amputation, and a prime contributor to heart disease and stroke. Continue Reading →

Harlem Brownstone That Sold For $1.7M Came With Convicted For Manslaughter

west-119th-street-brownstone-in-harlemEven a convicted killer can’t stop a bidding war when it comes to Harlem, New York real estate. Continue Reading →

Get Ready For 2016 TCS New York City Marathon Road Closures

ethiopian marathon winners 2015Notification issued 11/5/16 at 3:00 PM.

In support of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon, numerous bridge and street closures, including the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, will be in effect citywide from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Sunday, 11/6. Continue Reading →

Health Department Today Launches Asthma Campaign Especially For Communties Like Harlem

image003The Health Department today launched a campaign educating parents about asthma as a chronic illness and the need to manage their child’s asthma every day. Continue Reading →

Columbia Grad Laurie Hawkinson Appointed To The Cities Public Design Commission

hawkinsonlaurie-architectMayor Bill de Blasio today announced the appointment of Laurie Hawkinson to the Public Design Commission, New York City’s design review agency. Hawkinson brings a wealth of experience in architectural design and capital construction to the Commission, having completed many public and private projects around the world. Continue Reading →

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 →