Department Of Consumer Affairs Kicked Off NYC Free Tax Prep From Harlem To Hollis

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today kicked off the tax season with the launch of the Agency’s 15th annual tax time campaign and encouraged New Yorkers who earned $64,000 or less to file for free using NYC Free Tax Prep. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Council Member Rodriguez And Others Call To Hit And Run Driver At City Hall

Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez (above) and others will call for the driver of a black Ford Econoline van to turn himself in, following a hit and run crash that left a man in critical condition on Monday morning in Midtown Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Streaming Inauguration 2017 And Women’s March On MNN In Harlem, New York

In just a few days, a new chapter in history will begin as the 45th President of the United States is sworn into office and women march to defend their rights. Continue Reading →

Missing Person: Have You Seen Debreh Gilbert In Harlem

A Silver Alert has been issued for Debreh Gilbert, a 63-year-old white female from West 109th Street and Broadway in Harlem, New York.
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HW Pick: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “100 Days, 100 Nights” (Video)

We love the song “100 Days, 100 Nights” by Sharon Jones, “the hardest working woman in the business,” the female James Brown, after you here her and the Dap-Kings, you’ll understand why.  Continue Reading →

Clark & Wilkins Lumber Company, The “Tiffany” Of Wood In Harlem, 1870 (Photographs)

cut wood at 128th street in east harlem 1907

The Clark & Wilkins Company at 306 East 128th Street off Second Avenue at East Harlem River, New York, 1870. Continue Reading →

Al Green Live At The Apollo, 1990, Harlem, NY (Video Full)


A great video of the L-O-V-E (Love) concert with words and music by nine time Grammy award winner Al Green, with band members Willie Mitchell, Mabon Hodges and others at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem, New York, 1990.

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Uptown Harlem Projects From Karim Rashid’s Just-Launched Firm, Kurv Architecture

Interior Design Hall of Fame member Karim Rashid has joined forces with Alex Hughes, AIA, to launch a New York City–based firm called Kurv Architecture. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Make the MetroCard A Gateway To Opportunity, Not A Barrier

By David R. Jones and Carol Kellermann

Affordability is an increasing concern in New York and other growing cities where residents are being squeezed out as housing costs rise faster than incomes. Continue Reading →

Celebrate NY State’s 240th Birthday In Harlem (Update)

New York History blog reports that on April 22nd, 2017 at noon, New York State will be 240 years old. It was on that date back in 1777 that New York’s Constitution was signed in Kingston, New York. Continue Reading →