Isaac Kassirer To Buy $100M UWS Harlem Portfolio

Isaac Kassirer is expanding into the Upper West Side, with the pending purchase of a three-building multifamily portfolio for just shy of $100 million, The Real Deal has learned. Continue Reading →

Look At New Development In West Harlem

The Upper West Side doesn’t often see major new residential developments, especially of the affordable variety, which is why HPD’s plans for 145 West 108th Street, on behalf of the West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing, are somewhat surprising. Continue Reading →

Flames Engulf Car Outside Harlem Meer At Central Park

NY Daily News reports that a car erupted in flames just outside Harlem Meer at Central Park early Friday. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces $750,000 Investment Tackling Rat Hot Spots Uptown

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a $750,000 investment dedicated to tackling rat hot spots on the Upper West Side. Continue Reading →

NYC Orgs Partner For Patient Self-Management, Health Coaching Uptown

Sources report that New York City-based hospital Mount Sinai St. Luke’s has partnered with a local health coaching group to support health coaching and patient self-management. Continue Reading →

H Mart Signage For Korean Grocery In Harlem

NY Eater reports that the area between Morningside Heights and the Upper West Side has quickly increased the number of Chinese and Korean restaurants recently, and now, it looks like H Mart . 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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Harlem’s Denny Farrell Wants New Tappan Zee Bridge Named After Mario Cuomo

The new Tappan Zee Bridge is set to be named after Gov. Cuomo’s father, the late Gov. Mario Cuomo, under an agreement reached late Wednesday night. Continue Reading →

Harlem Special Election With A Brian Benjamin Win

Harlem’s game of political musical chairs comes to an end Tuesday. Voters elected Democrat Brian Benjamin to serve as the new State Senator for New York’s 30th District — which spans most of Central Harlem and parts of West Harlem, East Harlem, the Upper West Side and Washington Heights. Continue Reading →

Harlem Whole Foods Is Hiring, Will Open This Summer

Whether you love it or hate it, Whole Foods is setting up shop in Harlem this summer. The popular, but pricey, supermarket chain announced this week that it’s seeking staff for all positions at its new location on West 125th Street and Lenox Avenue. Continue Reading →

Harlem Children Attend 176 Different Public Schools

Chalk Beat reports that Harlem elementary schools are “hemorrhaging” students, according to a new report by the Center for New York City Affairs at the New School. Continue Reading →

Shake Shack Is About To Shake Up Morningside Heights

The reigning burger prince of New York, Shake Shack is opening a new location in Morningside Heights In Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

City Proposes Consolidating South Harlem Public Schools

harlem-schoolsThe city Department of Education (DOE) proposed a plan to shut down PS 241 and redistribute students from its school zone to three neighboring schools during a Wednesday night meeting of the Community Education Council for District 3 (CEC). Continue Reading →

Whole Foods NYC Gives Back To Marcus Garvey Park And Other Local Parks

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Whole Foods Market stores in New York City are joining forces with various city parks to celebrate the retailer’s 5% Community Giving Day. 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 →