Harlem Hit-And-Run Driver Hits 30-Year-Old Man

A 30-year-old pedestrian was badly hurt when he was hit in Harlem by a BMW whose driver kept going, police sources said Tuesday. Continue Reading →

Best Places To Watch The July 4th Fireworks For Free In Harlem

Harlem’s Independence Day salute on Sunday, July 4th Fireworks will be set off from multiple locations, meaning there will be Instagram-worthy vistas of the display from multiple spots in Harlem.
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Surveyors At 112th Street And Riverside Drive, Harlem, NY 1879

This is looking north from what is now 112th Street and Riverside Drive.  The gate in the background on the right of the man seated, on what appears to be a pipe, New York Tours By Gary suggest the gate to what was then probably a private home but eventually the Saint Christopher Home and later the Hudson Terrace Inn. Continue Reading →

Harlem Luxury At The Claremont Inn, NY 1804-1950’s (Photographs)

ClaremontInnRoege94811The outdoor photographs of the historic Claremont Inn on Riverside Drive at 121st Street in West Harlem, New York, 1804 until the early 1950’s, are well documented with images of the exterior decks and dinning areas. Continue Reading →

Sixthreezero Women’s Harlem Park Cruiser Bicycle

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Harlem style is timeless, which is why we love this classic design bicycle that’s always in style perfect for riding around enjoying your surroundings with this single-speed Cruiser. Continue Reading →

Summer Launch Planned For Bx6 Select Bus Service In Washington Heights

Select Bus Service is coming to the Bx6, a major crosstown route in the South Bronx. The Bx6 runs between Riverside Drive in Washington Heights and Hunts Point, crossing the Harlem River over the Macombs Dam Bridge. Continue Reading →

Celebrate Earth Day by Beautifying Our Own Backyard

Join the West 102nd & 103rd Streets Block Association as we plant fresh flowers in the tree wells within our Block Association area: West 102nd and 103rd Streets, from Broadway to Riverside Drive. Continue Reading →

“Riverside Drive at 106th Street, New York City,” 1918 (Post Card)

A rare photographic post card taken of what looks like a Harlem manufactured Warren-Nash touring car cruising towards the viewer just after the turn of the century on West 106th Street and Riverside Drive, Harlem, New York, 1918. Continue Reading →

Riverside Drive Gets More Accessible Bus Stops In Harlem

riversidebusstops_20160913_104thstreet-777x461New York Yimby reports that there is some good news for bus riders on the Upper West Side and in Morningside Heights. More accessible bus stops are in the works for Riverside Drive. Continue Reading →

Riverside Avenue And 109th Street, Harlem New York 1870

The future and temporary Riverside Avenue as it will be quickly renamed Riverside Drive. The DriveA rare photograph taken on September 30th, 1870, of the future, and temporary Riverside Avenue, as it will be quickly renamed Riverside Drive, looking south from 109th Street in West Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

DOT Weakened Riverside Drive Plan For CB 9 [Updated]

Riverside_Dr_-_Google_MapsDOT watered down and delayed an already half-hearted plan to make Riverside Drive safer for walking in deference to opposition from Community Board 9 in Harlem. Continue Reading →

West Harlem Gas Tanks At 139th Street, 1912

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The West Side Gas Tanks on Riverside Drive taken from 139th Street, West Harlem, New York, 1912. Continue Reading →

Cyclists Ride New Hudson Greenway Ramp in Inwood

inwoodStreets Blog reports that Cyclists and wheelchair users will soon have improved access to the Hudson River Greenway in Inwood, when the Parks Department officially opens a new ramp connecting the greenway to Dyckman Street. Continue Reading →

St. Walburgas Convent And School, Harlem, NY, 1904-1957

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A great photo-post card of the original Victorian homes of the St. Walburga Convent and School from the first half of the turn of the 20th century at 139th Street and (630) Riverside Drive, in Harlem, pre-1904.

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Church of the Master, Harlem, New York, 1893

churchofthemaster1Church of the Master was at 360 West 122nd Street and Morningside Avenue, in Morningside area of Harlem, New York, 1893. Continue Reading →