Public Art Takes Root Across 110th Street In Harlem

Marcus Garvey Park, like all of Harlem, is contested space. It was named for the Pan-Africanist leader in 1973, but the adjoining landmarked district retains the old name, Mount Morris Park. Continue Reading →

Volunteer With Partnerships For Parks And It’s My Parks In Harlem

After a long, cold winter it’s time for Harlem, New Yorkers to get outside and into your local parks. This month, Partnerships for Parks has opportunities to enjoy the outdoors while giving some love to these valuable green spaces. Continue Reading →

The “1769 9 Miles From N York,” Mile Stone In Harlem, NY, 1908 – 1965 (Photos)

The NY Times reports that before GIS, before GPS, before Google Earth, there was the milestone. These heavy markers, inscribed with distances to City Hall or other locations, went up in series as early as 1769, and once numbered 40 or 50 in all from Harlem to the Hudson. Continue Reading →

Huge Harlem Duplex Private Backyard $1.45M

239-west-135th-street-backyard2Outdoor space is the star at this Harlem apartment at 239 West 135th Street. This 1,308-square-foot, two-bedroom duplex comes with a 625-square-foot private garden, boasting enough room to fit an outdoor couch, dining table, barbecue and more. Continue Reading →

A Reflection On Harlem’s Historical Parks

st-nicholas-park-in-fallBy Lil Nickelson

Harlem contains four (4) parks within its borders: Marcus Garvey Park on the east side, Morningside Park and St. Nicholas Park in its interior and Jackie Robinson Park in West Harlem.  Continue Reading →

Development At 320 West 135th Street In Harlem (Update)

320-west-135th-street-777x406Central Harlem is soon going to have one fewer vacant lot. Developer Rafael Santandreu hopes to build a nine-story, mixed-use building at the corner of 135th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue, next to the 135th Street stop on the B and C trains. Continue Reading →

The Studio Museum Goes Outside The Museum inHarlem

studio-museum in harlemThelma Golden, Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem, today announced the launch of inHarlem, a set of new initiatives designed to explore dynamic ways to work in the community and take the institution beyond its walls. Continue Reading →

What $1,300/Month Can Rent You In Harlem, NY

harlem living roomNY Curbed writes in Curbed Comparisons a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various NYC neighborhoods! Today’s price: A $1,300/month apartment in the St. Nicholas Park area (no cross streets) in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Urban Thread Week In St. Nicholas Park

Picture12-300x225Enjoy a sun set evening of creating, sharing and networking in the world of fiber, textile and needle arts. Bring a chair, blanket, your latest project and let’s create together. Continue Reading →