Six-Story Building Coming To Washington Heights

New York Yimby reports that on a vacant lot just South of Columbia Presbyterian Hospital and Yeshiva University, 465 West 163rd Street will soon rise six stories, in Washington Heights, in Upper Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Beyoncé And Ivy Park Partner With Figure Skating Nonprofit In Harlem (Video)

Atlanta Black Star reports that after giving fans the performance of a lifetime at Coachella, Beyoncé continues to make headlines. Continue Reading →

Rendering Revealed For 32-Story Condo Building At Morningside Heights In Harlem

NY Yimby reports that a new high-rises aren’t a frequent occurrence in Upper Manhattan, but one such project currently rising at 543 West 122nd Street, in Morningside Heights, now has its first renderings. Continue Reading →

Manhattan Borough President: Public Hearing On Inwood Rezoning Proposal

As part of my office’s statutory ULURP (“Uniform Land Use Review Procedure”) responsibilities, we will hold an official public hearing on the Mayor’s proposed rezoning of a large swath of Inwood in Upper Manhattan at 6:00 pm, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at IS 218, 4600 Broadway (enter on 196th St.). Continue Reading →

The 125th Street Fault In Harlem, And Harlem’s Earthquake Risk

The NY Times commented that, “the earth never rests, not even in the city that never sleeps,” is on point because the rift in the crust that runs along underneath this street from the East River to New Jersey and is known as the 125th Street Fault or the Manhattanville Fault is live. Continue Reading →

The Mayor And Others Demand Albany Expand Speed Enforcement Cameras Near Schools In State Budget

Mayor de Blasio joined crash survivors, victims’ families, seniors and elected officials on the steps of City Hall to demand leaders in Albany include an expansion of New York City’s school zone speed enforcement camera program in the final state budget by April 1, 2018. Continue Reading →

Uptown State Senator Marisol Alcántara Reacts To President Donald Trump’s Statement

A statement from Upper Manhattan State Senator Marisol Alcántara on president Donald Trump’s statement:

From the first day of his administration, when I was arrested in front of Trump Tower, I have been vocal against the racism and sexism that he cannot or will not avoid spouting.

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‘Harlem’ And ‘Downtown’ Rats Are Actually Different

NY Post reports that “Uptown” rats are genetically different than “downtown” rats — and there’s also a distinction between “West Village” and “East Village” rats, a Fordham University grad student has discovered. Continue Reading →

Hamilton Heights’ Alexander Hamilton’s ‘The Grange’ Was His Last Home Before the Duel

Like other well-to-do New Yorkers in the late 1700s, Alexander Hamilton and his family moved to Harlem Heights in Upper Manhattan, a rural area with cool breezes that also provided an escape from the yellow fever threat in Lower Manhattan, according to the National Park Service (NPS). Continue Reading →

Join The Renters Free “What To Expect When Renting,” Workshop At La Maison D’Art In Harlem

Bohemia Realty Group’s Michaela Morton and Erin Whitney get ready for a spirited session on “What to Expect When Renting,” the fourth free community workshop sponsored by the Harlem-based brokerage firm in 2017. Continue Reading →

3 West Harlem, Morningside Heights Projects Funded Through Participatory Budgeting

Three projects to improve parks, public housing and schools in West Harlem and Morningside Heights won funding during this year’s participatory budgeting cycle, according to Harlem City Councilman Mark Levine. Continue Reading →

A&E To Sell Four-Building Portfolio For $60M In Harlem

A group of investors led by Sugar Hill Capital Partners and Abro Management is in contract to buy a four-building portfolio from A&E Real Estate Holdings for $60 million, sources told The Real Deal. Continue Reading →

Bohemia Hosts Free Real Estate Workshop Series In Harlem (Update)

Bohemia Realty Group,  residential and commercial, sales and leasing brokerage company in Upper Manhattan and the Bronx, is hosting the third workshop of its monthly series on Wednesday, March 22, 7- to 8 p.m., at 3880 Broadway between 162nd & 163rd Street in Washington Heights, NY.
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Ajee’ Wilson Runs The Sixth Fastest 600 Of All Time In Upper Manhattan

Ajee’ Wilson continued to show strong early-season form, clocking the second-fastest indoor 600m ever by an American woman at the 22nd annual New Balance Games at the Armory Track & Field Center in Upper Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Pathways To Growth Information Session For Your Business In Harlem

Pathways To Growth is a free entrepreneurial experience utilizing The Streetwise ‘MBA’™ curriculum designed to accelerate the growth of businesses owned by women and entrepreneurs of color. Continue Reading →

A Message From Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez

Dear friends and neighbors,

oday marks a turning point in our country’s history. Over the past eight years, we’ve made strides; expanding the rights of the LGBT community, combating climate change with real commitments, furthering conversations on race and criminal justice reform and strengthening job growth at a consistent pace. Continue Reading →