Two Teenagers Shot On Harlem Block

Patch reports that two teenage boys were hospitalized Tuesday night after being shot on a Harlem block, an NYPD spokesman told Patch. Continue Reading →

View Looking West 118th Street At Morningside Drive, West Harlem, NY 1899

Old Harlem meets new Harlem in this rare view of Harlem in transition as this photograph peers between apartments at 419 West 118th Street, in West Harlem, New York, 1899. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Benjamin Jefferson “Ben” Davis Jr., 1903 – 1964

Benjamin Jefferson “Ben” Davis Jr., September 8, 1903 – August 22, 1964, was an African-American lawyer and communist who was elected to the city council of New York City, representing Harlem, in 1943. Continue Reading →

The Nerve, Brooklyn Stickball Team Takes On Harlem In Coney Island

Brooklyn News 12 reports that the Brooklyn stickball team took on the Harlem stickball team Sunday for the second annual stickball challenge in Coney Island. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Silvia’s Grill Skills Show Down Stage 2017 In Harlem (Photographs)

On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017, Seitu Oronde was at the tasteful Annual Silvia’s Grill Skills Show Down Stage 2017 that took place outside of Silvia’s restaurant in Harlem , New York. Continue Reading →

I Like Silicone Injections? Butt It Can Be Lethal

Nearly two weeks after a 31-year-old mother of two Latesha Bynum, from Harlem, New York, underwent buttock enhancement procedure, she died allegedly due to the botched up surgery. Continue Reading →

Youth From Harlem To Hollis Competing At CityParks Track & Field Meet (Photographs)

On Wednesday, August 9, 2017, City Parks Foundation hosted over 2,000 youngsters, ages five to 16, for a day of healthy competition at the 16th Annual CityParks Track & Field Citywide Championships, summer’s largest Track & Field sports games at the world-class Icahn Stadium, Randalls Island, NY. Continue Reading →

Prominent Political Donor’s Facebook Post Draws Condemnation From Harlem To Hollis

NY1 reports that a Facebook posting from a prominent political donor has turned an under-the-radar controversy that started with Governor Andrew Cuomo and state Senate Democrats into one that is now getting public reaction from around the New York political world. Zack Fink filed the following report. Continue Reading →

Health Department Confirms First Human Case Of West Nile Virus For 2017 (Not In Harlem)

The Health Department today confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus of the 2017 season. The patient is less than 50 years of age with underlying medical conditions and is in serious condition at a Manhattan hospital. Continue Reading →

Food Bank For NYC To Receive Nearly 40,000 Pounds Of Donated Pet Food In Harlem

In an effort to keep families together in hard times, PetSmart’s Buy a Bag, Give a Meal program is donating nearly 40,000 pounds of pet food — about 190,000 pet food meals — to Food Bank For New York City (Food Bank). Continue Reading →

Boy On The Street, Columbus Avenue And 101st Street In Harlem, NY, 1920

It’s 1920 in Harlem, at 140 West 102nd Street, on the south side between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues and 101st to 102nd Streets, Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Don’t Throw It Away, Get A Grant For A Repair Project And Reuse It From Harlem To Hollis

Citizens Committee for New York City is partnering with the Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board (SWAB) and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer to launch our newest grant initiative: NYC Reuse and Repair.  Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Gracie Mansion Harlem Havana 2017 Kick Off

Photographs By Seitu Oronde

On Tuesday, August 8, 2017, Seitu Oronde was on the scene for a wonderful gathering of Harlemites, electeds, friends, residents and more at Gracie Mansion for the Harlem Havana 2017 Kick Off just south of Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Dutch New York Histories: Connecting African, Native American, And Slavery Heritage In Harlem

Dutch rule in New Amsterdam and New Netherland (1609-1664) was short in comparison to other colonial empires, but it has had a lasting cultural impact seen in present-day street names, cities monuments, and more. Continue Reading →

NYC-Based Research Finds Interaction With Kids Is Key From Harlem To Hollis

Cornell researchers are working with Head Start Centers and day schools in New York City on early-intervention work to promote development of spatial skills and language acquisition in preschoolers. Continue Reading →