150+ NYC High School Students Attend YouthBridge

YouthBridge-NYMore than 150 New York City high school students from all five boroughs will convene at UJA-Federation of NY, 130 East 59th Street, to learn how to create social justice projects in their schools and hear from inspirational keynote speakers, Christian Claudio and Jessica Abo, at the annual YouthBridge-NY Leaders to Leaders Youth Summit. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Hector ‘Macho’ Camacho elected to Boxing Hall of Fame

Hector_ComachoIn his heyday in the ring, there was nobody quite like Hector Camacho. Now, three years after his untimely death, the “Macho” man has reached the pinnacle of his sport. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Carver Mobb, NY Street Football Kings

zone29s-8-webGreat story by Daily News about East Harlem’s 20 year street ball champions the Carver Mobb. Continue Reading →

Pole Dancers Celebrate Wellness At ‘Body Art’ In Harlem

body_art_thumb-380x280Rolling Out reported that on a breezy autumn night in Spanish Harlem, the art of pole dancing was on full display at the “Body Art” showcase. Pole dancers converged on Camaradas El Barrio on 1st Avenue  to celebrate the human form and spirit with a showcase of pole dancers from around the city. Continue Reading →

Boy Waiting For Trolley In East Harlem, NY 1911

1703-1705-lexington-avenue-107th-street-1911-upper-east-side-1703 1705 Lexington Avenue and 107th Street, on the Upper East side in what was then IItalian Harlem, New York, 1911.

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Ben E. King’s “Spanish Harlem” Passes (video)

ben e kingBen E. King was born Benjamin Earl Nelson on September 28, 1938, in Henderson, North Carolina, and moved to Harlem, New York, at age nine. Continue Reading →

7-Eleven Replaces Local Businesses In East Harlem

7 eleven in east  harlem

A 7-Eleven will be the first store to open in a building that stood vacant for more than a year after the landlord pushed out eight small businesses to make room for renovations.

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