WHDC Releases RFPs For Education, Affordable Housing And Workforce Development Initiative

east-harlem sliderWest Harlem Development Corporation announces the release of three requests for proposals to fund programs in the areas of affordable housing, education and workforce and economic development that benefit West Harlem/Community District 9. Continue Reading →

Woman Struck, Run Over in West Harlem Hit-And-Run: Police

crime-tape-in-harlemPolice are searching for a hit-and-run driver who hit a woman and then ran her over while trying to flee in West Harlem last weekend. Continue Reading →

RiteCheck To Open Its First “Fin-Tech” Center In Harlem

rite_check_-in-harlem-ny1This is certainly not the “check cashing place” that our grandparents used to visit.  RiteCheck, a network of transaction-based financial service centers in under-banked and underserved areas in Harlem and The Bronx. Continue Reading →

Milt Jackson, Jimmy Heath And Many Others At Jazzmobile In Harlem, 1995, (Video)

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That’s legends Milt Jackson with Jimmy Heath, Bob Cranshaw, MIke LeDonne and Kenny Washington playing in these video series we found on Youtube of a legendary Jazzmobile concert at Grant’s Tomb in West Harlem, New York on August 28th, 1995.

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Grad Students Get OK To Unionize At Columbia In Harlem

Columbia-University-grad-students-Ian-Bradley-Perrin-and-Olga-BrudastovaThe National Labor Relations Board has ruled that student teachers and research assistants at private universities are employees and have a right to be represented by unions. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: 2016 Harlem Week’s Harlem Day At Grants Tomb (Photographs)

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On Sunday, July 31, 2016, the annual Harlem Week’s event Harlem Day took place at Grants Tomb at 121st Street and Riverside Drive in West Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem Artist Tomo Mori New Mural Unveiled At Columbia University

Tomo MoriHarlem-based visual artist Tomo Mori will transform the Miller Theatre lobby at Columbia University in West Harlem into an immersive work surrounding viewers with a sponge-stamped waterfall of images, based on her cut and painted mosaic process. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Vaughan Harper Celebration Of Life In Harlem (Photos)

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Photographs By Seitu Oronde

On Saturday, July 16th, 2016, Seitu Oronde photographed Melba Moore, Dr. Bob Lee, Terry Williams, Lloyd Williams and many others for the Vaughan Harper Celebration Of Life at the iconic Riverside Church 121st Street in West Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Low Income Affordable Housing At Lexington Gardens In East Harlem

Tahl Propp Equities (TPE), a privately-held, community-based real estate investment firm that owns, manages and is developing over 3,000 units of affordable housing in East and West Harlem, announced the long-term preservation of 107 units of low-income affordable housing at Lexington Gardens, 127 East 107th Street. Continue Reading →

NYC SAFE Disposal Event In West Harlem

nycsafe_events_480_480Safely dispose of electronics and other potentially harmful household products like batteries, paint, pesticides and medicine. Continue Reading →