Bassett, Health Commissioner Passes Legislation To Curtail Tobacco Use From Harlem To Hollis

Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett on passing of comprehensive tobacco legislation package with effects from Harlem to Hollis, Queens:

“The City today took a major stride toward improving the health of New Yorkers by passing a comprehensive legislative package to further curtail tobacco use. Continue Reading →

Senator And Assemblyman Surprise Ex-Harlem Resident On Her 99th Birthday

New York State Senator Tony Avella (D) and Assemblyman Ed Braunstein (D-Bayside) made a surprise appearance and presentation of honorary proclamations to Luz Olmo Hernandez as she celebrated her 99th birthday alongside family and friends Saturday, August 5th 2017. Continue Reading →

NYC Prosecutors To Dismiss 700,000 Open Warrants From Harlem To Hollis

The city’s top prosecutors are going to forgive and forget. The district attorneys from Harlem to Hollis, Queens announced this week they are dismissing nearly 700,000 warrants for low-level crimes committed more than 10 years ago. Continue Reading →

For Refugees From East Harlem To The Middle East, Cooking Provides Path To Security

In a kitchen in Queens, New York, a chef named Dhuha is making potato kibbeh—Middle Eastern croquettes made with ground beef—that the women in her family taught her how to shape just so. Continue Reading →

REBNY Residential Sales Market Off To A Strong Start From Harlem To Hollis In 2017

The New York City residential sales market started 2017 with robust activity and price growth in the first quarter of the year, according to the Real Estate Board of New York’s (REBNY) Residential Sales Report. Continue Reading →

Harlem Developers, NYCEDC Seeks Proposals To Bring Mixed Income Housing And Open Space

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), in partnership with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), today issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the development of a 58,000 square foot site in Long Island City, Queens. Continue Reading →

Sex Offender Arrested For Grinding Against Woman On Subway In East Harlem

harlem-sex-offenderA registered sex offender was arrested for grinding against a woman – twice – at an East Harlem subway station Thursday night. Continue Reading →

Queens Racist Cuffed For Trying To Push Straphanger Onto Harlem Subway Tracks

d-train-in-harlem1Cops busted a Queens man for trying to push a straphanger onto the subway tracks in Harlem and yelling, “I hate white people!” Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Al Sharpton Promises Donald Trump ‘A Fight for the Future of This Country”

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 18: The Reverend Al Sharpton speaks at a rally in Brooklyn to call for justice for Eric Garner one year after he died in an apparent police chokehold on July 18, 2015 in New York City. The rally of several hundred people was held in front of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Downtown Brooklyn. Members of Garner's family joined Sharpton in demanding a federal investigation into his death. Garner, who was killed in a controversial choke-hold by a Staten Island police officer, had been approached by police for selling loose cigarettes. His death set off waves of protests around the city and country. Garner's family has settled with the city for 5.9 million in a wrongful death suit. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Rev. Al Sharpton warned President-Election Donald Trump to “saddle up your horse” because he’s planning to spend the eight weeks leading up to Trump’s inauguration fighting any changes that could adversely impact communities of color—starting with a rally at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on January 14. Continue Reading →

Nate Parker’s “The Birth Of A Nation,” Arrives At AMC Magic Johnson In Harlem (Video)

harlem1This week, Fox Searchlight held community-focused screenings of the new film The Birth of a Nation* in various markets around the country in Los Angeles, Charlotte, Detroit, HoustonMiami, Queens and Harlem. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Market, New York, 1891

harlemmarketThe Harlem Market, one of the greatest open-air markets of its time, was started by a group of men who wanted to provide a wholesale market for small tradesmen and farmers from Westchester County and Long Island. Continue Reading →